PRAGUE, October 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
On October 2, the Global Sourcing Association (GSA) in cooperation with Business Process Enabling South Africa (BPESA) announced the winners of the 2018 GSA Global Sourcing Awards. IBA Group - www.ibagroupit.com - was selected the winner in the category Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility.
The following IBA Group's projects qualified for the final of the GSA Awards: a series of SAP solutions that automated financial and property asset management, and production performance management at Gazprom Transgaz Belarus (GTB), RPA projects that automated debt recovery and fraud investigation at a leading South African bank, and projects that foster personal and professional empowerment of disabled people in Belarus. Of these, the project on empowerment of disabled people in Belarus was announced a winner.
In 2016, IBA Group received a GSA award in the same category Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the project entitled Promotion of IT among People with Disabilities, the first IT education project for disabled people in Belarus. The project Personal and Professional Empowerment of Disabled People in Belarus continued the initiative of IBA Group to integrate people with disabilities in labor market through training and support in employment. The project included the following free training courses for people with disabilities:
- Development of soft skills for successful career building
- Fundamentals of entrepreneurship. How to turn a hobby into a profession?
Sergei Levteev, IBA Group Chairman, said: "CSR plays a very important role in the company's strategy and operations. We adopted a CSR program in 2008 and joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world's leading voluntary CSR initiative in May of this year. It is a great honor to receive this GSA award on a global scale and we will maintain our commitment to social responsibility in the years to come."
See also IBA Group Wins CSR Award 2016 of Global Sourcing Association at https://ibagroupit.com/en/newsroom/news/eoa-award-10-10-16.html