Eskom has been honoured with two accolades at the 13th Annual Oliver Empowerment Awards for its commitment and dedication to transformation in South Africa.

In recognition of its investment in the economic sustainability of emerging business partners, Eskom won the Enterprise & Supplier Development Award and the Socio-Economic Development Award at the 13th Oliver Empowerment Awards, which were held at the Emperors Palace on Friday on 25 April 2014.

“This is a proud moment for Eskom and it demonstrates our commitment towards championing transformation and empowerment in South Africa,” Acting Chief Executive Collin Matjila said.

The Oliver Empowerment Awards recognise outstanding South African organisations and individuals who display leadership and innovation in their pursuit of empowerment and transformation.

In congratulating Eskom, Ralf Fletcher, Chief Executive Officer of Topco Media which runs the awards said: “It was with the greatest honour that Topco Media, the external judges, and the Oliver Empowerment Awards team recognised you as the best candidate to win the Enterprise & Supplier Development Award and the Socio-Economic Development Award.

“Your contribution to the betterment of our nation has been exemplary and I am sure it will continue to be so,” he said.