Vietnam’s Baoviet wins Asia’s top sustainability reporting award
Hong Kong’s Hang Lung Properties clinches multiple awards
Nguyen Anh Tuan, Baoviet's Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Head of Corporate Strategy and General Affairs Division receiving the top award from the British High Commissioner in Singapore H.E. Mr. Scott Wightman.
Bella Chhoa, Hang Lung Properties’ Assistant Director- Corporate Affairs, General Counsel and Company Secretary, and Assistant Manager- Sustainability Jonathan Li receiving the award from the British High Commissioner in Singapore H.E. Mr. Scott Wightman.
Singapore: Vietnam’s leading state-owned financial-insurance group Baoviet Holdings clinched Asia's Sustainability Report of the Year award at the just concluded 2016 Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA). Baoviet also bagged Asia’s Best Integrated Reporting award.
Hong Kong’s leading real estate operator Hang Lung Properties emerged as the biggest winner as it cornered three awards including Asia’s Best Sustainability Report (Stand-alone) award.
Other top winners at the 2016 ASRA included Singapore’s major telco StarHub, India’s textiles group Arvind, Singapore’s eco-hotel Siloso Beach Resort and Japan’s leading consumer products company Suntory Group.
Winners of the 2016 Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards were announced and honoured in an exclusive awards ceremony-cum-gala-dinner event in Singapore on 28 November 2016. The event was hosted by the British High Commissioner H.E. Mr. Scott Wightman at his official residence Eden Hall. Sweden’s ambassador in Singapore H.E. Mr. Håkan Jevrell was present as the Special Guest.
Awards in 16 categories were presented by the High Commissioner Mr. Wightman, the Ambassador Mr. Jevrell, and Ms. Camilla Fenning, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Head of the Climate and Energy Network for South East Asia at the British High Commission Singapore.
The event was attended by the finalists of ASRA 2016, and dignitaries from diverse fields including business, non-profit, embassies, trade associations, advocacy organisations and academics.
The winners received a specially designed plaque framed with recycled wood. The winner of the top honours, Asia’s Sustainability Report of the Year, received an exclusive golden plaque. All finalists received a merit certificate printed on FSC certified paper sourced from sustainable forests. In addition, the winners and the finalists will be authorised to use the privileged Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards Icons for branding purpose.
Printed edition of Sustainability Reporting: Learn from Asia’s Best, a special publication featuring the 2015 ASRA winners, was released at the event.
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards recognise and honour sustainability reporting leaders in Asia. The Awards celebrate best practices in sustainability reporting and communications. Our vision for the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards is to become the most inspiring recognition of sustainability disclosure in Asia.
Whether you are a small organisation or a large conglomerate, the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards are your once-in-a-year opportunity to build trust and awareness amongst your stakeholders by showcasing your corporate social responsibility initiatives.
An independent panel of judges with distinguished backgrounds will judge the entries to decide the winners. The Awards are being offered in 15 categories including Asia's Best Sustainability Report, Asia's Best Integrated Report, Asia's Best Sustainability Report (SME) and Asia's Best Carbon Disclosure.
Carbon Neutral Awards
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2016 will be "carbon neutral" as the carbon footprint of the Awards event will be offset through carbon credits.
Early Bird Entry submission deadline: 30 June 2016 Extended Entry submission deadline: 30 September 2016 Announcement of Finalists: Mid October 2016 Announcement of Winners and the Awards Ceremony: 28 November 2016 in Singapore Venue: Eden Hall (the official residence of the British High Commissioner), Singapore
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