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2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

January 2012

ANSA McAL Trading (Guyana) Ltd., launched a promotion called the “Hard Guava Season Giveaway Promotion,” which gave locals the chance to win US$100.

The ANSA Merchant Bank/TATIL Open Invitational Golf Tournament marked the opening of the 2012 golf season.

The Group hosted the second session of its biannual HR Orientation. Over 150 new staff members attended the event where they got the opportunity to interact with the Group’s Executive Team.

TATIL employees gathered every Thursday evening to play cricket on the TATIL compound.

February 2012

The Group Chairman hosted a special luncheon to formally welcome Standard Distributors Limited into the ANSA McAL Group of Companies.

The employees of both Penta and Sissons Paints came together to for their ‘Paint Posse Cooler Lime 2012.’

Trinidad Match Limited launched a unique branding campaign for the Carnival Season, which comprised of temporary tattoos that bore the iconic Three Plumes Matches logo.

March 2012

The ANSA McAL Group of Companies was the official sponsor of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Golf Open Tournament for a third consecutive year.

Burmac Machinery continued its financial support of the Nia Valley ‘With Children in Mind’ Fun Day held at the Nia Valley Estate, Princes Town.

The ANSA McAL Group of Companies celebrated its Biennial Long Service and Group Awards at the Trinidad Hilton & Conference Centre. Over 8,180 years of collective service was recognized and three hundred plus employees were honoured for their contribution to the Group. A new Sector Performer Award was introduced.

ANSA McAL Ltd sponsored local Powerlifting Champion Kerron Commissiong in the6th Annual IPF/NAPF Caribbean Islands Powerlifting Championships where he set new records in two of the three categories.

April 2012

The Group Chairman journeyed to ANSA Polymer on the first leg of ‘The Chairman on the Move 2012.’ This initiative sought to bring the Chairman closer to the employees of the Group and allow for open dialogue and discussion.

ANSA McAL Barbados launched a series of development workshops geared towards its employees. The first in the series was entitled ‘Let’s Communicate.’

ANSA McAL partnered with the Queen’s Park Cricket Club to honour local cricket hero, Brian Lara, with a special tribute which graces a wall of the Queen’s Park Oval.

May 2012

ABS hosted a fun filled river lime for its employees and their families at the De Freitas Ranch, Valencia.

Mr. George Simon, Professor Leonard O’Garro and Ms. Paula Lucie-Smith were honoured as The Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence’s 2012 Laureates.

ANSA McAL donated gift baskets tow the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha’s Indian Arrival Day celebrations which took place throughout Trinidad and Tobago.

Metpro’s ‘Toolbox Faceoff Quiz’ was introduced an innovative way for its employees to discuss safety topics/issues.

Oxford Motors (MINI) launched their new showroom located on Richmond Street, Port of Spain.

Subsidiaries participated in the Group’s Sports and Family Day “Going Global…the ANSA McAL Way.” Starting of the weekend’s activities was the Group’s 5K Race that had over five hundred participants.

June 2012

A Regional Partnership Agreement was signed between Heineken and ANSA McAL Ltd.

Ms. Samantha Scotter was announced at the winner of Classic Motors’ ‘Win a 2012 Honda Civic’ Promotion.

Abel Building Solutions and Penta Paints Limited were sponsors of iconic architect, Colin Laird’s first exhibition ‘Public Spaces’ held at the National Museum.

In recognition of ‘World Environment Day 2012’ employees of TATIL and ANSA McAL’s Head Office participated in a special one lap walk around the Queen’s Park Savannah.

July 2012

Mr. Chris DeAllie, General Manager – Sissons Paints (Grenada) Ltd. proudly attended the graduation of Miss Nzinga Snagg, a local student supported by the company through the final years of her primary education.

Carib Brewery challenged TATIL to a friendly cricket match.

The Dominoes team from Stokes & Bynoe, Barbados placed first in a dominoes competition.

August 2012

5,000 national flags of Trinidad and Tobago were distributed to employees as a part of the Group’s Independence celebrations. The Group also launched a commemorative logo in honour of the country’s 50th Anniversary of Independence.

ANSA Polymer proudly decorated their compound in red, white and black in recognition of our country’s Independence.

The Group sealed a time capsule in honour of the 50th Anniversary of Independence. Contributors included athletes, educators, former government officials, global ambassadors, scholarship winners, students, representatives from religious organizations and cultural icons. The time capsule will be opened in the year 2062, for the country’s 100th Anniversary of Independence.

ANSA Chemicals Ltd. assisted the residents of West Trinidad in their clean-up efforts after flood waters ravaged their communities.

September 2012

AMCO hosted their Annual Christmas Showcase and Customer Appreciation.

Group Finance Director, Mr. Aneal Maharaj, hosted a ‘Finance Leadership Conference’ for all Group CFOs at the Trinidad Hilton and Conference Centre.

Tobago Marketing Company helped deserving kids go back to school by providing them with some basic school necessities.

ANSA Technologies Ltd. was represented at the Annual Scotiabank Women Against Breast Cancer 5K Classic.

October 2012

ANSA McAL Trading (Guyana) Ltd. commemorated their milestone Anniversary with a weekend of activities.

The winners of the Group’s first Christmas Card Artwork Competition were announced.

ANSA Chemicals Ltd. celebrated a newly formed business partnership withChemTreat Inc., a US based specialty chemical company.

The Management of Trimart Supermarkets rewarded a cashier, Ms. Tracy Bradshaw, for her honesty when she secured the valuables of a customer which were left on her station.

McEnearney Motors launched the new 2012 Ford Focus Sedan at their showroom on Richmond Street Port of Spain.

ANSA McAL assisted the Trinidad and Tobago Chapter of Disabled Peoples’ International with the hosting of their Annual Christmas Dinner.

November 2012

The ANSA McAL Group was proudly showcased at the Ministry of National Security’s Family Fun Day held at the Queen’s Park Savannah.

Trafalgar Motors celebrated the opening of its new Jaguar and Land Rover Showroom.

The Ministry of Trade and Industry honoured several subsidiaries of the ANSA McAL Group for their sterling contributions to various sectors of business.

The City of Grand Bazaar treated its customers to Divali Celebrations.

The Tobago Secondary Schools Drama Festival received support from ANSA McAL in celebrating the talents of young people in Tobago.

December 2012

The ANSA McAL Foundation gave a donation of $50,000.00 to the Guardian Neediest Cases Fund.

ANSA Financial Services and ANSA McAL’S Head Office hosted a Hawaiian themed Christmas party for its employees.

Students of the El Socorro Islamia T.I.A. School were proud to show off their snack hampers which were donated by ANSA McAL.