At the 7th annual Shout Climate Change Africa awards ceremony hosted at Freetown’s Radisson Blu Hotel, on Friday, November 24th, 2023, the CEO of Orange SL, Sekou Amadou Bah, was distinguished as the Environmental Champion CEO of the year.
In accepting this esteemed recognition, CEO Sekou Amadou Bah underscored the pervasive impact of climate change, emphasizing its relevance to everyone. He articulated Orange SL’s commitment to sustainability by actively pursuing measures to mitigate the company’s impact on the environment. This includes strategic investments in renewable energy mechanisms to power operations and the establishment of robust Environmental Health and Safety programs aimed at curbing carbon footprints.
The commendation extended beyond the CEO’s personal recognition, with Orange Sierra Leone itself honored as the Carbon Zero Champion Mobile Company of the Year. This prestigious acknowledgment celebrated the company’s dedicated efforts toward minimizing the environmental impact of its operations.
Notably, this marks the second occasion in the past two years that Orange Sierra Leone has been lauded for its commitment to enhancing environmental responsibility, showcasing the company’s ongoing dedication to sustainable practices and environmental stewardship.