We are committed to the principals of responsible corporate citizenship and take pride from our active engagement in supporting social and economic development of the communities we operate in. Being one of the major corporate entities operating in the domestic economy, our business activities have been impacting lives positively. In the review period alone, we have created employment opportunities for 594 citizens, while channeling more than Birr 245.1 million to the government coffer in the form of corporate profit tax. We have also invested a staggering Birr 4.1 billion in the government bonds as of 30 June 2014.