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Philip Morris wins CSR award for education and health

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Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]
Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PMPKL), an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI), has won the annual Corporate Social Responsibility award for the fourth consecutive year, being recognized under ‘Community Development & Services’ for their Summer Schools Program, and ‘Women Welfare, Empowerment & Development’ for their Mobile Health Clinics Program, at the 11th International CSR Summit 2019, organized by the ‘National Forum for Environment and Health’ (NFEH).

The Summer Schools Program and Mobile Health Clinics Program, were both carried out during 2018 with major presence in tobacco-growing areas, with PMPKL farmers’ footprint.

Summer Schools is a program to eliminate child labor from tobacco farms during peak crop season, while Mobile Health clinics is a unique program providing standard health services to under-privileged women and other community members.

The prestigious awards recognize PMPKL’s consistent efforts to make a positive impact on the communities it operates in, through its community-development endeavors and social-uplift initiatives.

The awards were distributed among the winners, by the Honorable President of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) – Sardar Masood Khan, in the presence of the President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

During the NFEH CSR Summit, numerous corporate leaders, CSR experts, government officials, ambassadors and other stakeholders shared their wisdom and ideas through insightful presentations and speeches.

More than 50 large companies participated in this forum to create awareness and suggest remedies for various social challenges such as education, health, environment, etc.

Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

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