The Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, West Africa awarded QNET the ‘eCommerce CSR Company of the Year’ at an award ceremony that was held in Accra Ghana in 2018 and attended by captains of industry in the country and across the region. The award was conferred on the company based on the quality, quantity and impact of its corporate social responsibility activities across the sub region.
QNET is a direct selling company that offers a wide range of health, wellness, lifestyle and education products through an e-commerce platform. QNET products are designed to help people lead healthier lives and improve their lifestyles and livelihoods.
QNET cares about the communities in which it operates. Each year, QNET organizes exhibitions called: “Absolute Living Expo” in order to give its customers and independent representatives the opportunity to experiment with its products and build their capacities.
In addition, QNET has initiated and implemented several charitable programs in Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Ghana, Mali, Guinea, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad, Tanzania, Kenya. Recently, QNET made donations of medical and sanitary materials to the Governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, as part of the fight against COVID-19.
QNET is headquartered in Hong Kong and has offices and agencies in more than 25 countries around the world. QNET offers assistance to its customers and independent representatives through its offices and agencies.
According to Biram Fall, Regional General Manager for QNET in Sub-Saharan Africa; “QNET is committed to giving back to communities. That is why we invested heavily in sustainable corporate social responsibility projects across different parts of Africa through our Corporate Social Responsibility arm, RYTHM Foundation. RYTHM stands for Raise Yourself To Help Mankind. It is based on the principle that an individual first needs to raise him or herself to be able to help another individual to rise. The Foundation’s mission is to promote strategic and sustainable development of communities in need through social investment, fundraising and grant-making. The Foundation’s charitable endeavours fall under three focus areas: children with special needs, community development and community wellbeing. The Foundation’s commitment to a better future stems from a strong sense of responsibility and commitment to engage with communities and assist them in developing sustainable solutions in every aspect and element.”
He stated further: “Over the years and during Ramadan, QNET, brought joy to underprivileged communities across Africa. In a social intervention programme implemented across 13 African countries, QNET made donations of food items and cash. The cash donation was to aid the education of needy children living in slums.”
QNET is also active in sports sponsorships around the world. Some of the more recent prominent partnerships include being the Direct Selling Partners of Manchester City Football Club and Manchester City Women’s Football Club, and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for Total CAF Champions League, Total CAF Confederation Cup and Total CAF Super Cup. Previous major partnerships have included Formula One, badminton and more, due to the company’s strong belief that the drive, passion and teamwork of sports mirror that of QNET.
QNET has a culture of social responsibility which is deeply rooted in its business mandate and across its global operations.
For more information, please visit:
QNET website at: www.qnet.net
QNET Africa Blog at: www.qnetafrique.com
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