Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards Recognise Companies for Sustainability Reporting Excellence
SINGAPORE, 28 JANUARY 2016
Hang Lung Properties, Hong Kong clinched Asia’s Sustainability Reporting of the Year Award at the just concluded Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards. Hang Lung also won Asia’s Best Sustainability Report Award 2015.
Other top winners included Commercial Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka (Asia’s Best Integrated Report), Omnicom Media Group MENA, Dubai and ACWA Power, Dubai (Joint winners of Asia’s Best First Time Sustainability Report), ADFIAP Philippines (Asia’s Best Sustainability Report-SME), Orient Overseas Container Line, Hong Kong (Asia’s Best CSR Communication within Annual Report) and Birla Carbon (Asia’s Best Online CSR Communication). Birla Carbon also won Asia’s Most Transparent Report award.
Winners of the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2015 were announced and felicitated in an exclusive awards ceremony-cum-gala-dinner event in Singapore on 28 January 2016.
The event was attended by dignitaries from diverse fields including business, non-profit, embassies, trade associations, advocacy organisations and academics. A significant number of finalists were present at the event who travelled from different places in Asia to attend the event.
The winners received a specially designed plaque framed by recycled wood. The winner of the top honours, “Asia’s Sustainability Report of the Year,” received an exclusive golden plaque. All finalists received a 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.
The event was hosted at Eden Hall, the official residence of the British High Commissioner in Singapore. The British High Commissioner His Excellency Scott Wightman was the Guest of Honour.
To encourage more companies to have Sustainability Reporting, CSRWorks International, a Singapore company, has created the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards for companies in Asia which practice Sustainability Reporting. These awards are CSRWorks International’s not-for-profit multi-stakeholder initiative, and is part of its own corporate responsibility programme.
“Our vision is to become the most inspiring recognition for sustainability disclosure in Asia,” said Rajesh Chhabara, managing director of CSRWorks International.
“The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards will create a much needed platform for sharing best practices, bench marking and peer learning by bringing together the leaders in sustainability reporting. The Awards will also provide an excellent opportunity to organisations to showcase their sustainability excellence and build trust among their stakeholders, he added ”
More comprehensive information on the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards can be viewed at: www.csrmatters.com
About the Awards
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA) recognise and honour sustainability reporting leaders in Asia. The Awards celebrate best practices in sustainability reporting. The vision for ASRA is to become the most inspiring recognition for sustainability reporting excellence in Asia. The Awards are open to all types and sizes of private, public and non-profit organisations in all sectors which produce a sustainability report in Asia. An independent panel of distinguished judges evaluates the entries to select the winners. Read more
About the Organisers
CSRWorks International is Singapore’s most trusted sustainability advisory and training firm. CSRWorks champions and celebrates sustainability leadership through multiple initiatives. Along with ASRA, CSRWorks also produces the annual Asia Sustainability Reporting Summit, the most influential gathering of the regional and international reporting community. CSRWorks is also the creator of Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen a non-profit initiative built to give recognition to women at the forefront of Sustainability leadership in Asia.
Learn more about CSRWorks here.
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