Green Delta, a private non-life player in Bangladesh was honoured this week with the New Champions award for 'excellence in sustainability' at the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Pioneers of Change summit 2020.
The Pioneers of Change summit held 16-20 November this year aims to explore innovation needed by organisations to bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. As a part of the summit, WEF also hosted the New Champions awards and recognised organisations with the potential to create real long-term change through sustainability, digital disruption and agile governance.
Despite massive disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past eight months, Green Delta has been maintaining business as usual through the digital transformation of its services and working format. The company adapted quickly to the new normal and continued with its sustainable business footprint through different initiatives aimed at benefiting marginalised communities in the country.
The WEF’s New Champions companies explore or already use business models, technologies and sustainable growth strategies that will be needed in the fourth industrial revolution. The aim of these awards is to recognise such projects or initiatives that have the potential to deliver a substantial impact on business and society, be financially viable and ready to operate at scale or already doing so. Green Delta managing director & CEO Farzanah Chowdhury says that the company has made sustainability an integral part of everything it does. “We are truly honoured by this recognition and consider it our prime responsibility to be adaptive while maintaining utmost caution and serving our people, economy and the country,” she said.