Empower and its founder, Terje Osmundsen, has been recognized by the Africa Leadership Awards 2020. Since 2011, the event has showcased the work of those who have demonstrated commitment to the development of Africa, contributing to positive social change and sustainable development. The award is an honour issued by the World CSR Organization headquartered in Mumbai, following assessment by a jury led by Dr. Arun Arora (former CEO, The Economic Times and Chairman, Advance Pre-schools Pvt.).
In accepting the award, Terje stated that he and the Empower team were honored by the recognition: “…after several years of developing green energy in Africa, there is nothing that energizes us more than seeing how high-impact renewable energy investments can bring about positive change for businesses and people alike”.