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first_imgasiaPlaza Premium Groupresponsible business practices Plaza Premium Group received the ‘Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award (AREA) 2017′ in Bangkok on 2 June 2017 for executing a sound and effective Corporate Social Responsibility initiative in selected developing countries in 2016/17.Often dubbed the Nobel Prize for Sustainability, AREA is an annual presentation organised by Enterprise Asia since 2008 with the aim of honouring Asian businesses for championing sustainable and responsible business practices, demonstrating companies’ leadership, sincerity and on-going commitment in incorporating responsible and ethical values, compliance, investment in stakeholders, involvement in communities and protection of the environment into the way they run their businesses.The Award to Plaza Premium Group was in the category of ‘Investment in People’, a testament to the Group’s commitment to responsible business practices, illustrated by its year-long CSR Education Programme, in association with The New York Times, through workshops that facilitate access to relevant online resources and English materials including articles, experimental educational features, debates and case studies across ten universities in Cambodia, India and Thailand. The program seeks to enhance the analytical skills of university students in these countries, promote their habit of reading, improve their English level, foster innovative ideas through learning, and enhance their understanding of global issues as our future leaders. Over 20,000 cumulative daily page-view for one institution in Thailand alone were established and about 27,000 sessions of visits[1] across the participating institutions were achieved for the first nine months.IMAGE: Mr. Song Hoi-see, Founder and CEO of Plaza Premium Group (2nd from the left) received Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award in Bangkok from Tan Sri Dr. Fong Chan Onn, Chairman of Enterprise Asia (left) in recognition of the Group’s CSR initiative in Asia.last_img read more