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CPL awards paralympian

CPL Group presented a cheque prize of K3, 000 in its sponsorship category of "Best Sportsperson with a Disability".

CPL’s Group Strategic Marketing GM Kevin Alo said the category represents CPL’s core values on delivering on commitments for inclusion and integral human development in PNG.

Morea is a 25-year old athlete from Vabukori Village in NCD. He holds the Oceania record for the seated Javelin in the F34 class category. He says sports gives him the confidence to perform his best and is grateful for CPL’s support.

Youngsters Trained On Internet Safety

CPL Group CEO Navin Raju said, "CPL Group is keen to support our younger generation to better understand internet/cyber safety to be able to protect themselves when surfing the internet."  

One of CPL Group's values is to be responsible to the people, communities and environment of Papua New Guinea. 

“The internet is one environment that children need guidance in exploring. CPL Group takes pride in this contribution to nation building in nurturing young minds as one aspect of national and local development,” said Raju.

CEOs share experiences with SMEs

The SME owners were mostly members of Emstret, led by Vani Nades, COO of Emstret Holdings Limited.  

Nades explained that Emstret E-Space was something that is really needed in Papua New Guinea.

She said the potential they have within SMEs and the pathways they want to collaborate together to enhance doing business and creating ideas and get moving.

CPL Signs Up For Cancer Awareness

The signing will see PNG’s leading and largest retailer, its stores, shoppers, charitable foundation and staff members partake in the health foundation’s flagship programs.

PNGCF Executive Manager, Priscilla Napoleon said breast cancer, cervical cancer, oral cancer in men remain one of the leading cause of death and CPL as a group believes it can partner with PNG Cancer Foundation in creating more awareness and education in terms of cancer across the country.

Simbu Santana Potatoes

Founder and Chairman of CPL Group, Mahesh Patel said that it has been CPL and Stop N Shop’s greatest pleasure in launching fresh produce from local farmers and having launched the Gembogl onions last year it is only fitting to continue this wonderful collaboration by launching Simbu Santana Potatoes.

E-Space Announce Start-Up Challenge Winners

The program supported by the PNG/Australia partnership, Steamships Group and Emstret Holdings Ltd highlighted the potential of professional business growth amongst startups.

At the press conference to announce the Start-Up Challenge winner, Emstret Space Chief Executive Officer, Vani Nades said the challenges of operating a business in PNG is a concern.

CPL Partners With Eat Smart Campaign

The focus aims to educate people on the importance of healthy living and to appreciate the local produce readily available to benefit everyone.

The need to promote better living is imminent in the country as there is an increase in lifestyle diseases like cholesterol, blood pressure, high blood pressure and diabetes.

CPL Group CEO, Navin Raju said the country has an abundance of healthy produce and it can be sourced locally. Every region has a different range of products and when incorporated into a healthy diet, will assist and reduce lifestyle diseases in the country.

CPL Supports Pikinini Pilai Program

Children aged from 6-13 years old are taught key lessons of self-discipline, respectful interaction and health & hygiene. These youngsters also take part in various activities like boxing, juggling and dancing every week. CPL supports the program by providing healthy meals for the children to consume after their Pikinini Pilai program.

CPL General Manager, Kevin Alo expressed that by helping people of Papua New Guinea to live healthier and better lives is CPL’s vision statement.

Eighth Stop N Shop supermarket to be opened in May

The retail giant has gone into an agreement with East New Britain Development Corporation, turning the former Anderson stores in Koki and Konedobu into their flagship stores.            

ENBDC is a business arm of the East New Britain Provincial Government. 

ENBDC chief executive officer William Lamur said the company has spent in between K60-70 million to do renovation to their two properties at Koki and Konedobu.