VANCOUVER – Dr. Reginald Mengi, non-executive chairman of Handeni Gold, has been elected one of the six Global Business for Peace Foundation laureates for 2012. He was honoured on May 7 in Oslo, Norway, for ethically and creatively using his business interests to consistently advocate peaceful coexistence in Tanzania and East Africa.
The Business for Peace Foundation and the International Chamber of Commerce accepted nominations from around the world, and an independent panel made up of past Noble Prize winners in peace and economics adjudicated and selected the 2012 laureates.
In April 2012, Mengi was also honored by the UN for his humanitarian efforts and contribution to amongst others, the Millennium Development Goals.
Handeni Gold is a mineral exploration company focused on opportunities in Tanzania. For more information, go to www.handenigold.com.