The certificate acknowledged the company’s CSR efforts which largely benefited local students and children in the province in the 2016 – 2020 period
Quang Ninh Province, 25 December 2020. Today, AES Mong Duong was granted a certificate of merit for its outstanding contributions to child protection and childcare in Quang Ninh Province in the 2016 – 2020 period. Ms. Pham Thuy Ha, Stakeholder Officer of the company, received the certificate from Quang Ninh Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs at a ceremony in the presence of representatives from the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, the People’s Committee of Quang Ninh Province and other local government officials.
Children are one of the main beneficiaries of the company’s CSR programs. Examples of initiatives that focus on children include scholarship programs and New Year gifts to support disadvantaged students, as well as the improvement of facilities and promotion of digitalization in schools. In June 2020, the company announced its Back to School Support CSR program after the COVID-19 pandemic, which benefitted 1,500 students at the Mong Duong High School and Nguyen Trai Elementary School in Cam Pha City.
Speaking at the award ceremony, Ms. Pham Thuy Ha, Stakeholder Officer of AES Mong Duong, said, “Since 2012, we have been working closely with various local organizations to promote childcare and child protection in Quang Ninh Province. I am glad that our positive contribution has been acknowledged. My wish is to have more initiatives and more meaningful, practical, and sustainable support programs to provide a better life for everyone in general, and children in particular.”
“At AES, we are committed to our business mission of providing much needed electricity to Vietnam, and to making positive changes and improving lives in local communities where we are operating. Therefore, we are delighted to receive the certificate of merit from Quang Ninh Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs which signifies our company’s contribution to the five-year program of childcare and child protection in the province”, said Mr. David Stone, CEO of AES Mong Duong.
The support packages for children are part of the company’s CSR program, which has been carried out since 2012. A total of 130 CSR initiatives, valued at more than VND12 billion, have been implemented, focusing on four main pillars – Health, Education, Livelihoods and Infrastructure – ensuring a long-lasting impact in improving the lives of people in local communities.