Thursday, April 25th, 2013 - Global CSR Summit 2013
Davao, Philippines, Apr 23, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The Global CSR Summit & Awards 2013 was held at Marco Polo Davao, Philippines on 19-20 April 2013.  The international event now in its fifth year and is Asia's most prestigious event and awards on corporate social responsibility. 

Over 150 local and international delegates attended the event. The theme of this year's conference "Local Innovations, Global Impact" focused on the importance of sustainability solutions on the local level to solving today's problems on the global scale such as climate change, poverty and human exploitation.  14 international speakers from leading corporations and NGOs shared their experiences on the theme, offering their ideas and solutions from different countries in Asia and the rest of the world. 

The much anticipated Global CSR Awards were hosted during lunch, where Mr Roberto P. Alabado III, the Urban & Regional Planner of Davao City was the guest of honour to present the awards.  The Global CSR Awards have been recognized by industry professionals as the most authoritative and widely participated CSR Awards programme attracting over 500 entries from leading corporations in Asia and the rest of the world. 

The winners of the 5th Annual Global CSR Awards are:

Best Environmental Excellence Award

- Gold - Petron (Philippines)
- Silver - Metro Pacific (Philippines), Shore It Up - Rescue, Restore and Revive
- Bronze - PT Adaro (Indonesia), Sustainable Clean Water Program

Best Community Programme Award

- Gold - Fedex, Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Program
- Silver - Pertamina (Indonesia), From Slums to Livable Environment Program
- Bronze - Star Energy (Indonesia), Community Education - Community Entrepreneur Incubation Program

Best Workplace Practices Award

- Gold - Mars
- Silver - Mongolian Mining
- Bronze - 3M

CSR Leadership Award

- Gold - Western Union
- Silver - HGST, Dr. Chandramogan Anamirtham
- Bronze - DHL

Product Excellence Award

- Gold - AECOM, The Sustainable Systems Integrated Model (SSIM)
- Silver - P&G, Safegaurd Anti-Bacterial Soap
- Bronze - Mahindra Home Finance, Rural home micro financing


On the second day, delegates were treated to an Eco-leisure tour to the best scenic sights of Davao. 

Organizer The Pinnacle Group International is planning an International Hall of Fame theme for next year's event to honour and showcase achievements of the past 5 year's award winners - touted to be "the mother of all CSR events".

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.  

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