Award for Corporate Excellence 2018

 Assistant Secretary Singh (Oct. 5): "The winners today in Sustainable Operations and Women’s Economic Empowerment are a sign of our times.  At this point in consumer purchases, we’ve found that American consumers, worldwide consumers, want to purchase products that are sourced responsibly, that are made by companies who care about the environments in which they operate.  So responsible business is not just a smart thing to do, but it also contributes to a company’s bottom line." Full Text»

Established in 1999, the award recognizes U.S. companies that represent American values well in their business practices worldwide.

This year’s ACE winners are: for Sustainable Operations, PVH Corp. in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and for Women’s Economic Empowerment, Alaffia in Lome, Togo.

10/05/18 The 2018 Secretary's Awards for Corporate Excellence Event;  Assistant Secretary Manisha Singh, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; Ben Franklin Room; Washington, DC
09/12/18 Winners for the 2018 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/01/18 Ceremony for the 2018 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC