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Award for Corporate Excellence 2012


The Secretary of State's 2012 Awards for Corporate Excellence (ACE) were presented on November 28.

This year’s small-medium-size company winner is Sorwathe in Kigali, Rwanda. This tea production company was honored for its efforts to support adult literacy, worker association and collective bargaining rights; undertake sustainable forestry and water management; and produce socially and environmentally responsible high quality tea. Sorwathe distinguished itself by leading the charge for the eradication of child labor in Rwanda’s tea sector.

This year’s winner in the large multinational enterprise category is Intel Corporation in Vietnam. This technology company was honored for its leadership in environmental protection though the generation of electricity through solar power; in transformative educational programs that focus on faculty and curriculum development, including through sending local educators for university training in the U.S.; and providing scholarships to disadvantaged children, youth, and women. Remarks» More» Photos» Sorwathe Video» Intel Corporation Video»



-11/28/12   Photo Gallery: Secretary Clinton Presents 2012 Awards for Corporate Excellence
-11/28/12  Presentation of 2012 Award for Corporate Excellence to Large Multinational Enterprise Winner Intel Corporation in Vietnam;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-11/28/12  Presentation of 2012 Award for Corporate Excellence to Small-Medium-Size Company Winner Sorwathe;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-11/28/12  Remarks at the 14th Annual Award for Corporate Excellence;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
-11/28/12  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Presents Awards for Corporate Excellence; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-11/23/12  Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Present the 2012 Awards for Corporate Excellence; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-09/24/12  Announcement of 2012 ACE Finalists;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats; Washington, DC
-09/21/12  2012 Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence Finalists Selected; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

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