SERAs 2017 calls for entry
Organisers of the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards, also known as SERAs CSR Awards has announced the commencement of submission of entries for the 2017 edition. The annual SERAs CSR Awards, first featured in 2007, and has since grown to become the prime corporate awards, promoting and measuring Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability in Africa.
Though in its 11th cycle, the 10th edition saw participation from organisations from across Africa such as Angola, Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Botswana and Ghana for the first time.
From inception to date, the SERAs has registered 710 entries from 115 organisations, with 87 of them rate top in their industries. Theme for the 2017 awards is transformational Sustainability: From Social Responsibility to Social Impact.’ This edition of the awards seeks to uncover the brands that have walked their talks in the real sense and unravel the links between investments/interventions and the actual impacts of these in communities where organisations do business and the general society at large.
The award is open to large, medium and small scale, not-for-profit organisations, as well as public sector organizations. Twenty honors would be up for grab in line with the sustainable development goals as set by the United Nations.The entry portal, which opened on May 18, will close on July 17, 2017. The SERAs CSR Awards is billed to hold on November 17,, 2017 at Eko Hotel, Lagos.