CATEGORY: SUPPORTING SOCIETY DURING COVID PANDEMIC
On 19th May 2021, the online award ceremony of ‘Georgia’s Responsible Business Awards Meliora 2020’ will take place. The focus of Meliora 2020 is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Meliora is organised for the third time by the Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia (CSRDG), with the support of the European Union and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).
One of the category of the awards is ‘supporting society during the Covid pandemic’.
This category recognizes remarkable project/initiative/activities, which company implemented in response to COVID-19 crisis over and above statutory obligations imposed by regulators, aimed at supporting specific communities and society at large; initiatives might comprise providing humanitarian aid to most vulnerable communities and groups in need, socially disadvantaged individuals or those who found themselves without means of existence, caring about physical, mental and financial health and wellbeing of communities, transforming business solutions to adjust them to the new reality, supporting doctors and healthcare system etc.
Different companies participated in that category, among them:
Bank of Georgia
DUTY FREE Georgia
Georgian Leasing Company
Winners already have been selected by an independent jury consisting of leading Georgian and international experts from United Kingdom, Austria, Israel, Slovakia. The jury evaluated nominees based on the consistency and effectiveness of their effort, sustainability of the results and proper design of the initiatives.
Meliora is organised for the third time by the Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia (CSRDG), with the support of the European Union and Konrad-Adenaer-Stiftung (KAS), in the frames of ‘Civil Society STAR Initiative’ project.
Sponsor of Meliora 2020 is Moore ABC.