Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has said that companies which invest back into the community under corporate social responsibility, create a better marketing strategy for their products since they are visible in the public arena.
The Vice President made the remarks while receiving the new Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank, Albert Saltson, who is a Ghanaian diplomat.
Ssekandi said that the over 40 years banking experience in Uganda puts them at the forefront of the banking sector and which closely connects them to many self-help developments started by Standard Chartered Bank.
The Vice President welcomed Mr. Salton and said that Uganda boasts of a hospitable population thereby making business viable and manageable.
Salton told the Vice President about the ongoing medical camp at Lambu landing site to offer free medical treatment and sensitisation about HIV/AIDS prevalence among the people at landing sites.
He said that the bank is supporting the Green Uganda campaign that is being championed by the Vice President to mitigate the effects of climate change in the country.
The Standard Chartered CEO was accompanied by Andrew Asira-Head Global Banking, Peter Muramira- Public Sector Relationship Manager Global Banking, Cynthia Mpanga-Country Brand and Marketing Manager.