Masan Group is recognized as a Community Initiative at the Asia Excellence & Sustainability Awards 2021

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On November 19, 2021, Masan Group Joint Stock Company (Masan Group) was honored as an enterprise with Community Initiatives at the Asia Excellence & Sustainability Awards 2021.

The “Community Initiative” category is awarded to organizations that have made great contributions to promoting community development through diverse initiatives and approaches.

ACES is an award for sustainable and pioneering businesses in Asia that have a strong and far-reaching impact on the community. Businesses are selected based on growth, talent, creativity, brand influence in Asia and commitment to the sustainable development goals.

Since its first announcement in 2014, ACES has become one of the most prestigious awards in Asia. In its 8th year, ACES voted 154 individuals and finalists out of 420 nominations from 15 countries in the region.

Ms. Shanggari B. – General Director of Mors Group – Award organizer said: “In 2021, the COVID-19 epidemic is still ongoing in many Asian countries including Vietnam. In that context, the Masan Group’s concern and prompt and practical support solutions confirm the Group’s strong commitments to building a strong community.”

Masan adopts a “Consumer-Centric” model in all areas of operation with the goal of helping nearly 100 million Vietnamese pay less for everyday necessities, while providing a superior consumer experience with more high-end utilities and products. That’s how this Consumer-Retail Group realizes its “Doing well by doing good” philosophy.

Inside a retail store belonging to Masan Group. (Photo: MSN).

Efforts to contribute to the community

From the beginning of 2020 until now, Masan Group has contributed more than 270 billion VND to corporate social responsibility activities.

In the “fight” against COVID-19 of the country, the Group has supported in various forms, from essential medical equipment and supplies to necessities, nutritious food for field hospitals, COVID-19 treatment hospitals, health agencies, medical team and front lines against the epidemic, along with F0 patients.

Masan also donated 150,000 milk cartons/bottles worth 1 billion VND to patients being treated for COVID-19 at 16 hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City. Many essential products such as milk, OMACHI noodles, KOKOMI, MEATDeli meat… are also directly donated to epidemic control points, border guard posts, hospitals and medical isolation areas to support frontline forces. Complete the anti-epidemic mission.

At the beginning of September 2021, Masan organized the program “VinMart to support the frontline against the epidemic” giving medical supplies and necessities worth 16 billion VND to 312 communes/wards/towns in Ho Chi Minh City.

Especially, in the two peak months, July and August, Masan Group donated medical equipment and supplies up to VND 50 billion to Tu Du Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Hung Vuong Hospital, and Thermal Hospital. Dai, Binh Tan Hospital, Go Vap Hospital, Department of Health Binh Duong, Hau Giang, Long An, Hai Duong, E Hospital in Hanoi.

Maintain a stable supply of essential necessities for the people

Along with the above-mentioned volunteer activities, Masan Group is also one of the Vietnamese enterprises that has been making daily efforts to maintain the comprehensive supply chain of essential goods from production to retail distribution system.

Following the direction of the Prime Minister, over the past time, Masan Group has made full efforts to maintain the operation of dozens of factories and large-scale livestock and farming farms in most economic regions. key points of the country and efforts to coordinate and operate the distribution and retail system with nearly 2,500 supermarkets and VinMart/VinMart+ retail stores.

Coordinate with more than 300,000 traditional retail points to ensure that the production chain is not interrupted, providing essential goods to serve people, especially people in epidemic areas.

At the same time, businesses are always proactive, creative and flexibly proposing to the Government, ministries, departments, branches and local authorities useful solutions in epidemic prevention, ensuring safe production.

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