AWARDS

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2020: KING HAMAD YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AWARD TO ACHIEVE SDGS

The King Hamad Youth Empowerment Award to achieve social development goals. The award recognises young peoples endeavours to be effective and productive citizens, contributing to the welfare of their communities and environment, as well as institutions that improve the enabling environment and infrastructure for youth to make an impact, in all United Nations Member States. As of the 2018 Award Cycle, the King Hamad Award for Youth Empowerment to achieve the SDGs. KOTO won the award for 2020.

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2020: AMCHAM VIETNAM CSR AWARD

Now in its sixth year, AmCham’s CSR Recognition Award Program identifies and recognizes AmCham member companies that demonstrate an understanding of the linkages between business operations and society, and who conduct business in a way that creates both long-term economic and social value. In 2020, KOTO received the CSR Recognition Award for understanding the linkages between business operations and society, and conducting business in a way that creates both long-term economic and social value.

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2013: UNICEF ZERO AWARD FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION

The ZEROawards is an initiative of Believe in ZERO, a global UNICEF campaign launched in Viet Nam. Under its Believe in ZERO programme, UNICEF aims to reduce the number of preventable child deaths to zero, the number of exploited or abused children to zero, and the number of children deprived of clean water or denied access to school to zero. The award for Social Innovation went to KOTO, a not-for-profit social enterprise.

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2017: BLUE SWALLOW AWARD BY THE CENTER FOR SOCIAL INITIATIVES PROMOTION (CSIP)

With the vision of the sustainable development in three pillars in Viet Nam: Prosperous Economy, Fair and Humane Society based on Sustainable Environment, the “Blue Swallow 2019” drive large-scale change by focusing on seeking and supporting business initiatives that address challenges in the areas of Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Climate Change, Sustainable Tourism, Women empowerment, and Inclusive Business. KOTO was awarded one of the five Blue Swallows models for social enterprises.