Dangote Cement Ethiopia PLC (DCE) had contributed more than ETB 21.8 Million (USD 0.80 Million) for the different local communities, as its commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility since its establishment.
Dangote Country Manager, Mr. Danilo Trugillo said that his company is committed to the preservation of the Environment impacted by its operations. The cement has remained steadfast and engaged in full implementation of these lofty ideals since commercial operations commenced March 2015.
Dangote Cement Ethiopia PLC puts a lot of efforts to help improve the economic conditions and daily standard of living in the host communities through provision of primarily direct and indirect employment for around more than 4,000 people, portable water, electrification, construction of roads, building of classrooms and school supplies, hospital rooms and facilities, ambulance, sports programs, trainings on health care and technical know-how, infrastructure support for cooperatives and police officers are worth mentioned.
DCE also constructed Cooperative Union Office in Inchini town to support sustainable programs of the local areas and for its workers. Many Cooperatives and Small & Micro Enterprises are partnering with the company and had benefited from vast job opportunities including the supply of some materials and services. Some of them are ‘Dhalootaaf, WiirtuuQeerransaa, OdaaTuutaa, Wliin Guddinaa and others.
Environmental management is always supported with modern technology facilities using a Baghouse device which is of almost less than 10 mg/Nc3 emission level. Green vegetation is also much preserved to keep the good balance with nature.
On top of that sustainability pillars are now officially launched all throughout the Dangote Group to make sure that all our Business Operations are fully aligned with the global Best Practices and norms, it was learnt.
Source: Public Relations Directorate