Corporate Social Responsibility
Corporate Social Responsibility in IWAD Ghana Ltd.
The performance of IWAD and its partners in the Sisili Kulpawn Irrigation Project is interlinked with the impact that its performance may have on the social and physical environment in which it operates. IWAD therefore recognizes the importance to mitigate any adverse negative effects its performance may have on this environment. As a company IWAD takes its responsibilities on the core elements of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) thereby adhering to its principles of accountability, transparency, ethical behavior, respecting interests of its stakeholders, respecting the rule of law, respecting international norms of behavior, and
respect human rights. This way IWAD aims to contribute to the sustainable socio-economic development of in the area of operation.
The company aims to be transparent, accountable and responsive to stakeholder concerns including women and local youth. It believes that business, social and environmental performance are mutually dependent, can go hand in hand and can have a multiplying effect on the project sustainability, proposed output and anticipated outcomes and impact.
Adhering to the CSR Code of Conduct will enable the company to act according to the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility and therefore IWAD has written this policy document stating commitment on each of the following 7 elements of CSR:
- Corporate Governance
- Human Rights
- Labor practices
- Fair Operating Practices
- Consumer Issues
- Community involvement and Development