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HONG KONG /PRNewswire/ — Nominations for the coveted PublicAffairsAsia Gold Standard Awards for Corporate Citizenship and Public Private Partnership are set to open on August 1.

The awards form part of 16 categories in The Gold Standard Awards (  – which recognise achievement in areas ranging from government relations to digital communications – and are designed to promote excellence in corporate citizenship and tri-sectoral collaboration across Asia Pacific.

Now in their eighth year the citizenship awards have been secured by organisations including Tencent, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Adecco Australia & New Zealand, Procter & Gamble, ACCOR, Fonterra, VISA, Nokia, Xylem, Microsoft and Coca-Cola India.

The awards have become the “accolade to win” in the CSR and public-private partnership arenas and are judged by an unrivalled group of over 80 practitioners from business, communications and the public affairs communities, the media, NGOs and government.

Sponsored by Eon – The Stakeholder Relations Firm, The Gold Standard Awards for Corporate Citizenship identify excellence in the development of a CSR, sustainability or good governance project which enhances corporate reputation. The categories are open to corporations, NGOs and public bodies who can show commitment to sustainable business practices, governance values or corporate responsibility either through a single campaign, case study or broader corporate commitment to these outcomes.

In the area of corporate citizenship, awards will be presented in each of the following sub-categories:

– In-Country Programme: Awards a citizenship programme taking place in only one country but which is not related to a global programme.

– Regional Programme: Awards a regional citizenship programme which takes place in more than one country but which is not related to a global programme.

– Global-Asia Programme: Awards the local implementation of a global programme at either the in-country, regional or global level.

The Gold Standard Award for Public Private Partnership, sponsored by HP, recognises excellence in any project involving both the public and private sector in Asia Pacific. It reflects the growing importance of public private partnerships in areas such as health promotion, environmental protection and the delivery of public services. The award will be made to a partnership as a group in recognition of the public affairs and communications engagement, execution and outcomes connected to their PPP programme.



– Entries should NOT EXCEED 1000 words and should address planning, execution and outcomes [where appropriate] on an equal 33%, 33%, 33% basis.

– Nominated programmes must have been launched, or have shown significant activity or progress, in the 18 month period prior to the opening of nominations.

– Entries must state whether they are being submitted for in-country, regional or global.

– Please note that supporting materials are NOT PERMITTED. Any reference to supporting evidence should be included as hyperlinks in the external links section of the entry form. Entrants can include photos or links to videos in the main body of the entry form.


• To download the entry pack click here:

• To download the nomination form click here:

• Contact for more information or to answer any specific questions.

Mark O’Brien, Vice President, PublicAffairsAsia
+66 8483 79403

About PublicAffairsAsia:

PublicAffairsAsia is the network for senior government relations, corporate affairs and corporate communications professionals operating across the Asia Pacific region. We offer cutting edge insight through events, intelligence, publications, awards and the recently launched platform SharingValueAsia.

We also connect corporations to their stakeholders through a series of online briefings and events: convening MNCs, governmental groups and NGOs on neutral platforms to debate emerging policy, regulatory and partnership-based developments.

Source: PublicAffairsAsia

Written by asiafreshnews

July 29, 2015 at 4:44 pm

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