Tata Chemicals Magadi Limited (TCML) has been named the Kenyan Company of the Year 2021 at the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) Annual Company of the Year Awards (COYA).
The company also won awards in three major categories out of the seven namely Leadership & Management, Innovation, ICT & Knowledge Management and Corporate citizenship & Environment focus.
The annual COYA features top companies in Kenya with the list of past winners featuring several Blue-Chip organizations including Coca-Cola, Safaricom Ltd, Citibank and Toyota Kenya amongst others. TCML has won the KIM corporate citizenship and environmental focus at COYA on many previous occasions.
The seven awards categories include Leadership & Management, Innovation, ICT & Knowledge Management, Corporate citizenship & Environment focus, HR Focus, Productivity and Quality, Financial Management and Customer Orientation and Marketing.
KIM has been running COYA Awards – a corporate event that recognizes organizations that have embraced Organizational Performance Index (OPI) Business Excellence framework. OPI is a business excellence tool modelled on the Malcolm Baldrige excellence framework for the last 18 years.
“This outstanding recognition of our Leadership and Management quality, Innovation, ICT and Knowledge Management and Corporate Citizenship and Environment Focus puts us on top of the best of the companies in Kenya. It demonstrates the quality with which we touch the lives of millions of people in Kenya and address pressing development challenges through innovative leadership and social programs that are replicable and scalable to maximize their impact and reach,” said Managing Director Subodh Srivastav.
“Our community development programs represent our enduring commitment towards enriching the quality of life by touching the aspects of health, water, employment, education, environment and sustainability. Empowerment is our crosscutting theme across all our initiatives targeted to create a positive impact to the communities we serve here and beyond.”
KIM was established in 1954 as a premier institute that provides management consultancy and capacity-building services to corporate organizations and other institutions.