Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship awards

The 5th Asia Responsible entrepreneurship Awards (AREA) will be recognizing and awarding the best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practitioners across Asia at a Gala Dinner at Banyan Tree, Macau SAR, China today

These institutions have not only programmed and executed sound and effective CSR programs, but have reinvented CSR in embedding sustainability into
their core initiatives. These companies have truly institutionalized sustainability in truly making a difference for their targeted beneficiaries.
The AREA serves to recognize and make visible these best CSR practices across Asia.

The AREA recognizes and honors Asian businesses for championing sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship demonstrating companies’ leadership, sincerity and ongoing commitment in incorporating responsible and ethical values, legal compliance, respect for people and individuals, involvement in communities, and protection of the environment into the way they run their businesses. The program recognizes leading CSR practices in the following corporate categories: Social empowerment, Investment in People, health Promotion, Green Leadership and SME CSR, and the individual category, Responsible Business Leadership.

Over 300 nominations have come in from 30 countries where awarding programs and their institutions will come asia Responsible Entrepreneurship awards 2015 recognizes asia’s most outstanding CSR leaders from all corners of Asia including Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Forty-eight companies throughout Asia are proud recipients of the AREA 2015 after undergoing the tough and stringent nomination, short-listing, auditing, and judging stages. These companies have taken the helm in spearheading today’s leading CSR agenda. In addition, four individuals have stood out in their
exemplary leadership in embedding CSR in their corporate culture and will be awarded under the Responsible Business Leadership Category.

Since 2009, AREA has been hosted regionally, namely for the South Asia, east Asia, and Southeast Asia chapters awarding companies for their respective nations. This year, enterprise Asia embarks on a more inclusive AREA 2015 chapter awarding the best CSR programs from the whole of Asia.

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