Islamabad: Proctor and Gamble in Pakistan has been named a finalist for the 2011 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). Proctor and Gamble is one of 13 U.S. companies chosen from 62 outstanding nominations submitted by U.S. Ambassadors around the world.
ACE finalists are international business leaders who recognize the vital role that U.S. businesses play abroad as good corporate citizens. U.S. Embassy Islamabad congratulates Proctor and Gamble in Pakistan for earning this significant honour.
Procter and Gamble in Pakistan was noted for the consumer products company’s humanitarian assistance efforts that provided clean drinking water, food, hygiene products, medical care, and laundry services after unprecedented floods in the region; sustainable partnerships to establish a network of schools, early education programs, and support for orphanages; implementation of science and technology standards; reduction of carbon dioxide emissions at its facilities; and collaboration with universities to develop young business leaders.
These distinguished awards, which were established in 1999, demonstrate how American firms can have a tremendous impact by promoting our values and helping to define the United States as a positive force in the world. As Secretary Clinton has stated, “Corporate social responsibility and socially responsible development are not marginal to our foreign policy but essential to the realization of our goals.”
Additional information about the Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence and the accomplishments of past award winners may be found on www.state.gov/e/eeb/ace.
For more information, contact:
Public Affairs Section
Embassy of the United States of America
Diplomatic Enclave, Ramna 5
Tel: +9251-208 0000
Fax: +9251-227 8607