Britcham Lazos

Angelina Lozano, a single mother whose job is to sell trash bags and “obleas” (wafers) to support her family, was the beneficiary of the house that the Colombian British Chamber of Commerce donated in the name of all its affiliates through  Un Techo para mi Pais foundation.

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After a dedicated process of evaluating the participating programs of CSR, the Bricham Lazos 2012 annual awards took place on November 1st, 2012 in the auditorium of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation.  The event was attended by distinguished guests including UK Adjunct Ambassador to Colombia, Mr. Tony Regan, representatives of ANLA and IDEAM as well as Members of the Chamber’s Board of Directors and affiliates. 

In addition, the event counted with the special presence of 12 distinct children from the participating programs, winners of a drawing entry that were flown to Bogotá with their parents for two days in order to participate in several activities planned during the celebration.  Among the participating children, we had children from Barranquilla, Santander, Boyacá and municipalities close to Bogotá.      

 

The Britcham Lazos 2012 winners in the 3 categories awarded were:

BEST PROGRAM IN SPECIFIC GROUPS OF INTEREST

First Place: Drummond LTDA.

Second Place: Cemex Colombia S.A.

BEST PROGRAM IN ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES

First Place: Mineros S.A.

Second Place: Cemex Colombia S.A.

BEST PROGRAM IN NUTRITION & NOURISHMENT

First Place: Unilever Andina Colombia LTDA.

Second Place: Fundación Nutresa

Furthermore, this year we had the high honor to award a special recognition to a program that helped local communities in a very innovative manner beyond our three categories:

MENTION OF HONOR: INNOVATIVE PROGRAM WITH NATIONAL HIGH IMPACT

Awarded to: Sociedad de Acueducto, Alcantarillado y Aseo de BarranquillaS.A. ESP

 

Additionally, we awarded special recognition to other participating programs in CSR

SPECIAL RECOGNITION TO:

Alpina S.A

Grandes Superficies de Colombia S.A - Carrefour

Fundación Casa Ronald McDonald de Colombia

Fundación Techo

Organización Terpel

Salitre Plaza Centro Comercial P.H.

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