Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) was on Saturday recognized as the overall winner for the Best Human Resource (HR) Practices in Uganda during the Prudential Best HR Practices Report Launch for 2021 at Kampala Serena Hotel.

The recognition came following the Prudential Best HR practices survey with various industry players, on the best HR practices critical for influencing excellent employment practices in Uganda.

While receiving the overall award, UBL HR Director Catherine Njonjo thanked our entire Staff for working every day to ensure that the company puts their welfare and wellbeing of the entire staff at the forefront. She dedicated the award to all staff.

“Among our HR practices, I am especially proud of our Inclusion and Diversity program. Through this agenda, we have broken stereotypes at workplaces by employing women in production processes that were previously men’s stronghold,” Ms. Njonjo said.

UBL HR Director Catherine Njonjo speaks at the function.

“Currently, one of our production lines, is managed by 75% female staff, with a production capacity of over 25,000 bottles,” she added.

The survey covered thematic areas in Organisation Performance and Confidence, Quality and Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Compliance and Employee wellbeing and wellness.

On top of the overall award, UBL has received awards for two out of the 6 categories we were nominated in; Organisation Performance and Confidence as well as Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Compliance.

The survey that was commissioned by Prudential Uganda in partnership with Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE), Human Capital International, and Brighter Monday attracted participation from over 500 organisations in Uganda.