ENGIE Africa wins International Company of the Year Award at the Africa CEO Forum in Kigali
Every year, the AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS recognize the companies and investors that have shaped the year in Africa, during the Africa CEO Forum.
Yoven Moorooven, who is present at the Forum in Kigali: “We are extremely proud and happy to have won the International Company of the Year Award. Congratulations to everyone in ENGIE Africa and thank you to all our stakeholders, including partners and clients who made this possible. We will continue our efforts in Africa, pushing boundaries for a better access to energy throughout the Continent.”
The award was attributed by a panel of experts to the company that has had the most remarkable economic and social impact on the African continent over the past year.
- Number of jobs created in Africa over the course of the past year
- Number of board members (group) who are African
- Number of executive managers who are African
- Total investments made in Africa
- The implementation of programs to encourage the development of local communities and preserve the environment
About ENGIE Africa
For over 50 years, ENGIE has been active in many African countries through its energy engineering business and more recently as an independent power producer in South Africa and Morocco with a total capacity of 3,000 MW either in operation or under construction. By 2025, ENGIE wants to be a reference partner in several African countries for power plants, energy services to businesses and decentralized solutions for off-grid customers – communities, companies and households. ENGIE already has more than 2 million customers with domestic solar installations and local microgrids, and aims to become one of the viable leaders on the continent’s off-grid service market. For more information, go to: www.engie-africa.com.
Our group is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. In response to the urgency of climate change, our ambition is to become the world leader in the zero carbon transition of our customers, in particular businesses and local authorities. We rely on our key businesses (renewable energy, gas, services) to offer competitive turnkey solutions “as a service”.
With our 160,000 employees, our customers, partners and stakeholders, we are a community of Imaginative Builders, committed every day to more harmonious progress.
Turnover in 2018: 60.6 billion Euros. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main financial indices (CAC 40, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe) and non-financial indices (DJSI World, DJSI Europe and Euronext Vigeo Eiris – World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120, France 20, CAC 40 Governance).