Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry Irina Shtonova participated in the ceremony of awarding the 20th Annual Responsible Business Awards 2022 of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum, which this year is held under the ‘Set a good example’ motto.
‘The promotion of corporate social responsibility of companies in the Bulgarian economy is among the main objectives of the state policy,’ Irina Shtonova said. In her words, ‘this practice puts the economy on a higher pedestal and is one of the main mechanisms through which we can keep young and knowledgeable people in Bulgaria’.
Deputy Minister Shtonova presented the award to the winner in the category ‘Marketing with a Cause’ — bTV Media Group for the campaign ‘Let’s Clean Up Bulgaria’. She congratulated the winners and commented that ‘it is the media that has the power to draw the attention of a large part of society to different causes’ and added that last year the campaign united nearly 280 thousand people who took part in cleaning campaigns throughout the country.
The official ceremony was attended by the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, the Minister of Education and Science Sasho Penov, Deputy Ministers, Ambassadors, representatives of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum and others.