2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

January 2013

  • ANSA Merchant Bank opened its newest branch at the City of Grand Bazaar, Valsayn
  • ANSA Coatings Limited hosted its first Gala Awards at the Hyatt Regency
  • Carib Glassworks Limited received its second consecutive award for best “Environmental Management” practices by the Quarry Association of Trinidad and Tobago
  • The ANSA McAL Group of Companies announced its acquisition of the T.Wee Liquor Store at the Piarco International Airport
  • 2013 marked the 20th consecutive year that Tatil sponsored the ‘Tatil Open Invitational Golf Tournament’ at St. Andrew’s Golf Club, Moka
  • Carib Brewery and Carib Glassworks Ltd hosted their joint Calypso Competition and Carnival Lime on their compound in Champs Fleurs

February 2013

March 2013

April 2013

  • The Group held session four of its HR Orientation
  • For the first stop in the 2013 ‘Chairman on the Move’ initiative, our Group Chairman visited ANSA Automotive’s Port if Spain offices
  • Standard Distributors Limited announced its top performers for the third and fourth quarters of 2012

May 2013

June 2013

  • In 2013 Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Limited (Tatil) celebrated its 50th Anniversary in business. The company kicked off its year of celebrations with a special cake cutting ceremony, which took place in the lobby of the company’s iconic Tatil Building
  • For the second leg of the 2013 ‘Chairman on the Move’ initiative our Group Chairman visited AMCO
  • Trinidad Match Ltd. signed an agreement with Pemar Distributors for the importation and distribution of its Three Plumes matches in Puerto Rico
  • ANSA Automotive hosted its Long Service and Employee Awards at Gaston Courts, Chaguanas
  • ANSA Chemicals launched its ‘Breakfast Birthday Club’ which celebrated the birthdays of employees while giving them to chance to have a one-on-one chat with the company’s Managing Director
  • Guardian Media Limited held its inaugural ‘Guardian Media Limited North /South Cricket Classic’

July 2013

August 2013

  • ANSA McAL’s Head Office, ANSA Merchant Bank and Tatil commemorated Administrative Professionals Day with a special workshop and luncheon
  • HSE professionals from throughout the Group graduated after successfully completing the OHSAS 18001 course
  • ANSA McAL Barbados held the inaugural ‘2013 Road Tennis Competition’
  • The Financial Services Sector celebrated Dr. Sabga’s 90th birthday with a luncheon in his honour
  • The Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence honoured its 2013 Laureates at a gala ceremony

September 2013

October 2013

  • ANSA McAL’s 2012 Sector Performers were celebrated at an Awards Ceremony held at Aioli Restaurant, Maraval
  • Our Group Chairman visited ANSA Technologies as a part of his ‘Chairman on the Move’ initiative
  • ANSA McAL hosted its 84th Annual General Meeting
  • ANSA Merchant Bank hosted its 35th Annual General Meeting
  • ANSA Technologies Limited hosted its first Health and Safety Week at its San Fernando Offices
  • The employees of ANSA Automotive came together for its ‘Inter Company T6 Knockout and All Fours Smackdown’
  • The winners of the Group’s 2013 Performance Awards were announced

November 2013

December 2013

  • ABEL Building Solutions launched the newest product in its catalogue: Big Ass Fans at the 2013 Trade and Investment Convention (TIC)
  • Classic Motors created history at TIC 2013 when they launched the 2013 Honda Accord in the Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency
  • ANSA McAL conducted its first ‘iLead Developmental Workshop’ for vacation interns
  • ABS marked World Environment Day 2013 by planting 300 trees in and around the ABEL Clay Mine in Longdenville
  • For the second consecutive year Bryden Stokes (Barbados) secured a win in the Annual Central Bank Domino Competition

The ‘Chairman on the Move’ initiative made a stop at the offices of McEnearney Business Machines in Port of Spain



On Friday 6th



December 2013 employees of ANSA Merchant Bank and ANSA McAL’s Head Office dressed up for a night on the town at the Aria Lounge on Ariapita Avenue.

  • The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment in collaboration with ExporTT hosted a post-event media conference at Carib Brewery’s Hospitality Suite. The Brewery, amongst other local manufacturers was recognised for its participation in the 2013 New York Fancy Food Show
  • TATIL continued its 50th Anniversary celebrations by hosting a Customer Appreciation Day at its Head Office
  • Carib Brewery and Carib Glassworks Limited held their Annual Kids Camp for the children of their employees
  • Our Group Chairman paid a visit to the Carib Glassworks plant in Champs Fleurs
  • The CNC3 News Team participated in the Hardcore Caribbean 2013 Challenge
  • The employees of Alstons Shipping Limited celebrated Emancipation Day by dressing in their beautiful ethnic apparel
  • Business associates and Group customers were hosted in the Group’s Hospitality Suite at the Queen’s Park Oval during the Celkon Mobile Cup Tri-Series
  • The staff of ANSA Merchant Bank enjoyed a day of fun at Harry’s Water Park


Long standing employees were honoured for their years of service at the event after which guests partied well into the night with DJ Aswaad and Lerbz, from the Group’s own SLAM 100.5fm.



‘Glass Angels’ comprise employees from Carib Glassworks Limited who through their tireless efforts continue to strive to bring joy to the less fortunate in our communities. This time around the ‘Angels’ headed to the Ezekiel Home for Children in Gran Couva, Central Trinidad. The Home houses thirty children under the care of Mother Margaret, or ‘Granny’ as she is lovingly

  • The ‘BRUNSWICK® Happy Hour’ series was launched at Paprika Restaurant and was aimed at showing the gourmet side of BRUNSWICK® products
  • ‘Chairman on the Move’ hopped over to Tobago to visit the ANSA McAL subsidiaries on the sister isle
  • The staff if ANSA Coatings Limited came together for an All Fours and Curry Duck Lime
  • ANSA Automotive’s Classic Motors, McEnearney Motors and Diamond Motors celebrated their result of zero variance in the 100% stock count of part inventory
  • The Group hosted its first ‘Show meh yuh Calves’ Cooler Karaoke Lime at the St. John’s Ambulance Hall

called by the kids
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  • TATIL, ANSA Merchant Bank and ANSA Automotive re-launched the Group’s ‘In One’ Auto Financing Plan
  • ANSA McAL Barbados was recognised for the hosting of their HR Orientation
  • The Group Chairman visited Tatil’s Head Office in the seventh visit of this year’s ‘Chairman on the Move’ initiative
  • AMCO launched their 2013 Christmas catalogue at their ‘AMCO Wonderland – Christmas Showcase and Customer Appreciation’ event
  • In support of the local leg of the 2013 International Coastal Clean-up employees from across the Group got together to clean-up the Caura River
  • Group HR challenged Group HSE to an All Fours/Curry Duck Throw Down
  • The Soft Drinks team at Carib launched the new GinsengUp Grape


  • Standard Distributors (Barbados)appointed a new duo of female executives
  • MQI Barbados celebrated over 308 years of dedicated service
  • Employees of ANSA McAL’s Head Office, ANSA Merchant Bank and Tatil took part in Health & Wellness Week 2013
  • On the heels of the ‘ANSA McAL Group Benchmark Survey 2013’ a series of employee focus groups were hosted
  • Carib Brewery hosted Oktoberfest 2013


  • The winners of the 2013 ANSA McAL Christmas Artwork Competition were announced
  • Employees of Consolidated Finance Company, Barbados successfully participated in a Customer Service Training Workshop
  • ANSA Coatings Limited received the AKZO Nobel/International Paint award for 2013 Caribbean Top Sales Volume – Protective Coatings
  • Trinidad Match Limited presented the winner of their ‘Prepare & Win’ Promotion with their grand prize
  • Employees across the Group commemorated Divali by dressing in traditional Indian garb
  • Chow Mania Part II took over the TATIL Building
  • We celebrated the life of an icon


  • ABEL Building Solutions hosted its Annual Christmas All Inclusive themed “Christmas Night in New York.”
  • ANSA Coatings Limited closted off their year with a celebration at their compound in Arima
  • To close off the year, ANSA Automotive accepted a challenge from Republic Bank Limited to meet for an All Fours Throw Down
  • ANSA McAL (Barbados) Limited, committed to assisting with rehabilitation of inmates at HMP Dodds
  • The ANSA Polymer family held their Christmas Dinner at the La Joya Sporting Complex in St. Joseph