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The Global CSR Summit & Awards 2013 - Asia's Most Prestigious Event & Awards For Corporate Social Responsibility

Manila, Jan 31, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The Global CSR Summit & Awards 2013, recognized as Asia's most prestigious event and awards on Corporate Social Responsibility will be held at Marco Polo Davao, Philippines on 19-20 April 2013.

The Global CSR Summit & Awards 2013 is celebrating its fifth successive year and attracts over 200 delegates from top corporations and NGOs from Asia and the rest of the world.

The Award categories for this year are:

- Environmental Excellence Award
- Best Community Program Award
- Best Workplace Practices
- CSR Leadership Award
- Product Excellence Award

The winner of the awards last year were Kraft Foods Philippines, K. Raheja Corp. India, Mercedes Benz China, Procter & Gamble Philippines, FedEx Express, Standard Chartered Bank India, One Meralco Foundation, Kulim Malaysia Berhad, PT Bumi Resources Indonesia, San Roque Corporation Philippines, Energycorp Global Pte Ltd, DHL Singapore and YTL Corporation Berhad Malaysia. The guest of honour for the awards was Hon. Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. Executive Secretary for the Republic of the Philippines

The Global CSR Summit 2013 will be introducing the most cutting edge ideas and issues relating to sustainability in the Asian business community. As it is now generally accepted that sustainability has now entered the mainstream of business, the challenge now is to examine our practices to ensuring that CSR is not used as a tool for whitewashing certain hidden unethical activities.

Building on the theme: "Local innovations, global impact", the conference will address how governments and corporations today can tackle these problems collectively at the local level and adopt long lasting and innovative business and governance models for positive global impact.

The Global CSR Summit & Awards 2013 will feature presentations and discussions from leading personalities in the business and government arena covering sectors from large spectrum of businesses in Asia. Delegates will also witness the achievements of top performing organisations and persons in the realm of sustainability through the Global CSR Awards ceremony. This is coupled with expert training workshops and an eco- leisure tour to the best scenic sights of Davao.

For more information on the 5th Annual Global CSR Summit 2013, please visit http://globalcsr.tpgi.org.

About Global CSR Summit 2013 Philippines

The Global CSR Summit 2013 by The Pinnacle Group International has been at the forefront of the sustainability debate, introducing cutting edge ideas and issues to the Asian business community. It is now generally accepted that sustainability has now entered the mainstream of business. The challenge now is to examine our practices to ensuring that CSR is not used as a tool for whitewashing certain hidden unethical activities. With global challenges now entering our doorstep, governments and corporations today will have to tackle these problems collectively and adopt long lasting and innovative business and governance models.

The Global CSR Summit & Awards 2013 will feature presentations and discussions from leading personalities in the business and government arena covering sectors from large spectrum of businesses in Asia. Delegates will also witness the achievements of top performing organizations and persons in the realm of sustainability through the Global CSR Awards ceremony. This is coupled with expert training workshops and a leisure tour
to the best scenic sights of Davao.

Source: Global CSR Summit 2013 Philippines

Contact:
Jen Mansilla
Email: jen.mansilla@tpgi.org
Tel: +65 6846 2701

Marco Domingo
Email: marco.domingo@tpgi.org
Tel: +65 6846 2710




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