OCCI ceremony to fete social responsibility award winners

MUSCAT: Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) will organise tomorrow at the Sheraton Oman Hotel a ceremony to honour the winning companies in OCCI Social Responsibility Competition in its second edition in 2017 which came to highlight the role of the private sector. The ceremony will be held under the patronage of Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, Chairman of the State Council. The award comes to spread the culture of social responsibility in the society and highlight the outstanding role of institutions and companies in this regard, as well as to encourage the positive competition of companies to contribute to the economic, social and environmental aspects of society, to promote the pursuit of sustainable development and to encourage innovation in this area. The second edition of OCCI Award was announced in January 2017. The award targeted the local and international institutions and companies affiliated with OCCI in various economic sectors. — ONA