Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnamhas recently received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2012 (CRS Award 2012), from the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in the category of Environment.

The Awards ceremony was held on 30 March 2013 at the National Convention Center, Me Tri, Tu Liem, Hanoi, as well as broadcasted live on VTV1 – Vietnam Television.

The Judging Panel has spent a year collecting and reviewing applications from a wide variety of deserving enterprises before selecting 41 businesses to advance into the final round and win an Award in one of two categories: Labor or Environment. Each category contained: one first prize, two second prizes, three third prizes and 14-15 consolidation prizes.

The CSR Awards recognized the contributions made by businesses operating in Vietnam to the improvement of working conditions, protection of workers’ rights, and the implementation of cutting edge and environmentally friendly technologies into their production activities. The awards also demonstrate business awareness of the importance of setting and reaching sustainable social development goals. Winners of the 2012 CSR Awards were honored for their implementation of CSR in the environment and labor categories for the period 2010 – 2012.

The Awards are conducted by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in collaboration with government ministries and the project “Helping Vietnamese SMEs adapt and adopt Corporate Social Responsibility for improved linkages with global supply chains in sustainable production,” which is funded by the European Union and administered by the UN Industrial Development Organization. This ceremony marked the fifth presentation of the CSR Awards, which are conferred upon the winners every three years.

Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnam won its first CSR Award in 2009 (Consolidated Prize). This year marks the second consecutive time that the company has accepted this prestigious honor.