Okta received the international award – Best CSR practice for the campaign “Chance for Life”. The award was granted by “CSR for ALL”, a project created by the European Union and implemented in the country by the Business Confederation of Macedonia. In presentations of nine countries – participants in the project, Chance for Life was chosen as a socially responsible practice which stood out the most, with its unique contribution towards the community. This is a second recognition for the campaign, as recently the Ministry of Economy acknowledge the successful implementation of this CSR practice in the category – contribution in the community for 2014.
The award was handed by Jaromir Levichek, Coordinator for Economy and Finances in the Delegation of the European Commission in Macedonia, who emphasized:
“At such events we promote the spirit of the good corporate practices with the public and the business community, we encourage community leaders and inspire other companies to develop their own policies and initiatives. I also hope that this award will encourage Okta to do more in this area and inspire other companies to follow its example”, stated Levichek.
Initiated in early 2014, the campaign Chance for Life is aiming to raise public awareness about improvement of the conditions at the Children’s Clinic in Skopje. Through direct donations from the company and by encouraging other companies, individuals and organizations to join for the same cause, the Intensive Care Department received a new incubator, baby-therm, and other medical equipment necessary for normal functioning of the Department were repaired.Category: Member News