KARACHI – Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) has recognised Lucky Cement’s philanthropic contribution for social development in Pakistan by ranking it among top 10 out of 532 public listed companies in terms of total volume of donations in year 2010. This ranking was given subsequent to a survey investigating the philanthropic giving of Public Listed Companies, says a press release.

Yaseen Anwar, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan was the chief guest of the Award ceremony. The year 2010 was Pakistan’s Corporate Sector’s most philanthropically active year to date. Lucky Cement donated around 104 million rupees to different charitable causes in the society, which is 3% of its profits before tax, says the survey report.