MTN Group is humbled to be recognised as the leading African company on the Forbes World’s Best Employers list for 2021.
As part of the survey, employees from across 58 countries were asked to rate multi-national employers on aspects such as image, economic footprint, talent development, gender equality and social responsibility.
The complete list features 750 companies. For MTN, this year’s rankings represent a significant improvement in various areas. Overall, we’ve improved from position 419 in 2020, to 132 in 2021. We have also moved up nine places in the global telco rankings, to the second spot.
“This acknowledgement comes at a time when our sector is at the forefront of the changes that are happening in the world,” says MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita. “In a year when we launched our ‘Ambition 2025’ strategy and ‘Live Inspired’ employee value proposition, we are excited that this accolade – as with many others we’ve received – will serve to re-affirm and inspire people around our ambitions.”
“We are humbled to receive this influential global recognition by Forbes,” says Paul Norman, MTN Group Chief Human Resources Officer.
“As people have found it difficult to be together physically, we’ve had to step up as an industry to connect them with each other, connect companies with their people and customers, and of course, enable the delivery of new and essential services to communities. To achieve this, we’ve relied on our people, their skills, innovation and can-do spirit that continues to shine bright alongside our brand.”
Through our Live Inspired EVP, we aim to provide our employees with future skills, create a diverse and inclusive workplace and contribute to a sustainable environment.
To view the full Forbes World’s Best Employers 2021 list, please go here