Barely 7 months after launching the Kosmos Innovation Centre Programme(KIC ) in March 2016, the programme has won two awards for Kosmos Energy, all in 2016! For the first award, Kosmos Energy was adjudged the CSR Extractive Company of the year for 2016. This was organised by the Centre for CSR West Africa, under their umbrella programme, the Ghana CSR Excellence Awards-GHACEA. The GHACEA is a social responsibility awards scheme modeled after the European CSR Award scheme with multi-stakeholder jury drawn from academia, business associations, international aid agencies, regulatory agencies, civil society organisations and the media. The scheme collates CSR interventions, evaluate same, identify good practices and reward socially responsible entities and individuals as shining lights for others to emulate.
Kosmos Energy through the KIC programme was also adjudged the outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) company of the year-2016 by the organisers of the Oil and Gas Awards (OGGA). Oil & Gas Ghana Awards celebrate the people, companies and projects that epitomize the best of the petroleum industry. Nominations were assessed and approved by an Advisory Board of leading experts and some of the most accomplished industry figures.