Table 1

List of CSR activities carried out by National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE) since the passage of Proclamation No. 1112/2019

Type of CSR-related support from NTEPartnerEngagement period
Funding scholarships for postgraduate Ethiopian students to study in JapanJapanese Embassy in Addis Ababa2021
Providing safe water supplies and toilets (WASH) to more than 3000 households in EthiopiaUndisclosed2021
Providing training to Customs Commission staff, including policy officers, on combatting the illicit tobacco tradeCustoms Commission2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, producing and freely distributing hand sanitisers to disadvantaged communities in Lideta, a suburb of Addis Abba where the NTE Head Office is locatedLocal government of Lideta in Addis Ababa2020
Supporting Ethiopian tobacco farmers with free seeds and agrochemicalsSmallholder farmers2020
Publicly participating in tree planting initiatives as part of the Ethiopian government’s Green Legacy national projectMotor & Engineering Company of Ethiopia Limited S.C. (MOENCO), Coca Cola and other five client companies of Mehrteab Leul & Associates Law Office (MLA)2019
  • CSR, corporate social responsibility.