THE WHAT? Unilever has wound down its Ghana Foundation as part of a wider move to manage its CSR strategy at a global level, according to a report published by Joy Online.
THE DETAILS Managing Director of Unilever Ghana, George Owusu Ansah emphasized that the company remained committed to the supporting the country’s development, despite the local CSR branch’s closure.
THE WHY? Andrew Quayeson, Chairman of the Foundation, noted at the closing ceremony, per Joy Online, that the closure, “is in line with the strategy of Global Unilever to centralize the operations of its social projects and initiatives across the world to tackle global environmental and health challenges such as climate change, plastic waste and COVID-19 pandemic.”