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Firm bags CIPM, NECA awards

By Robert Egbe

Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group has won three awards at the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and the maiden Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) 2020 Employers’ Excellence Awards.

The global conglomerate won two of the prizes at the 2021 CIPM People First and Safety Awards to recognise and celebrate heroes and organisations that prioritised the well-being of employees during the pandemic.

TGI Group’s Group Managing Director, Rahul Savara was awarded the ‘People First CEO Award’ for his support to employees and ensuring business continuity.

The group was then also awarded the ‘People First Safety Award for Organisations’ for its commitment to its employees and communities during the Covid-19 pandemic.

CIPM, the governing human resources professional body in the country, organised the Awards in collaboration with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), a leading organisation for safety and health professionals worldwide.

TGI Group also won the award for the ‘Best and Responsible Practice in Agro & Agro Allied Services at the NECA event held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The NECA award is geared towards promoting and encouraging best practices in corporate performance, people management and industrial relations practices among employers in Nigeria.

TGI Group’s Corporate Affairs Director, Sadiq Kassim, expressed delight at the triple honours and affirmed the Group’s commitment to excellence and staff welfare.

“Indeed, 2020 was a challenging year globally given the pandemic and the imperative for business continuity across our Group. We appreciate the recognition from various quarters, it is a testament to the commitment of our Leadership team to the humane treatment and career development of our people,” Kassim.

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