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Akobo Minerals (Euronext Oslo – “AKOBO”), the Scandinavian-based Ethiopian gold exploration and boutique mining company, today announces that it has won the prestigious 2023 ESG Nature award at Mining Indaba, Cape Town.

Mining Indaba is Africa’s premier mining expo, and one of the largest mining events in the world. With over 15,000 attendees we are delighted to have been recognized on such a prestigious occasion

Jørgen Evjen, CEO of Akobo Minerals, said: “We are proud to have been recognized for our ESG efforts by winning this prestigious award for our ESG work by such an industry-respected organization. We understand that to be a successful company, ESG will always be at the heart of our activities at a community, country and global level and we are honored that Indaba has identified our program as meeting the highest standards in the mining industry.”

The 2023 Mining Indaba conference and exhibition will have an increased focus on ESG and sustainability issues. As ESG moves from strategy to implementation, the event will look at key issues such as ESG metrics, sustainable development goals (SDPs) and better community engagement.

Akobo Minerals is focused on delivering sustainable value for its employees, stakeholders and host communities, both now and into the future. The company believes that the protection of the health and wellbeing of staff employees, acting as a custodian of the local environment and being an advocate for sustainable economic empowerment in the Ethiopian host communities are both the right things to do and are a fundamental business imperative.

Akobo Minerals will be exhibiting at the Mining Indaba. Join the company on stand ES 22 to hear more about its activities as it gears up for commencing its Ethiopian gold production in early 2023.