Grameenphone has been awarded Gold Medal for ‘Corporate Governance Excellence Award’ under the category of ‘IT and Telecom Companies’ by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB). The 7th ICSB National Award for Corporate Governance Excellence, 2019, took place recently at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in Dhaka.
The award reflects the strong corporate governance structure that Grameenphone has established within its organization. On this occasion, S.M. Imdadul Haque, Company Secretary of Grameenphone, said, “The award stands as a testimony of the transparency, which ensures strong and balanced organizational practices. On this achievement, I would like to convey my thanks to all of my colleagues who generated this massive task with the highest precision, accurateness and helped us build a positive image across the nation.”
Over 150 companies from 13 different categories have submitted their annual reports for the 2019 fiscal year. Out of it, 35 companies from 13 different categories won the ‘Corporate Governance Excellence Award.’ The corporate governance committee cross-checks information to help the independent jury board of external experts to evaluate the companies.
Recently, Grameenphone was awarded the Best Presented Annual Report 2019 award under the Communication and Information Technology category by the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) and by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB).