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2017-12-19 | Nanjing

The 4th Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Ceremony

The 2017 4th Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Ceremony was held at Shangri-La Hotel Nanjing on 7th December. The welcoming speech was given by Mr. Mats Harborn, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. Mr. Harborn spoke on the importance of having good regulations in place and that regulations are best when companies, stakeholders, citizens, believe they are right. Ms. Julie Broussard, Country Manager from UN women and Mr.Xie Hua, Chairman of the Jiangsu Provincial Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment also gave keynote speeches. 

There were in total 29 candidates for the awards, the 11 shortlisted candidates were awarded certificates while the 9 winners received engraved trophies. 

The winners were as follows: 

Special Award : Excellence in fostering cultural exchange between civilizations

  • Sanpower Group

MNC : Excellence in Employee Development

  • Nestlé (China) Ltd.

MNC : Excellence in Responsible Value Chain

  • Carrefour China

MNC: Excellence in Sustainable Growth and Environment Protection

  • 1ST prize: Global Castings (Xuzhou) Co., Ltd
  • 2nd prize: Siemens Ltd., China
  • 3rd prize: Faurecia (China) Investment Co. Ltd

NGO: Excellence in Social Innovation Partnership

  • Shanghai Oasis Public Development Center

SME/SOCIAL ENTERPRISE: Excellence in Responsible Innovation

  • SME: Occupational Health & Safety Assistances, Inc., Shanghai
  • Social Enterprise: Taicang Inclusion Factory

The awards also had a special essay and art competition for young students. In this competition, students from nearby schools within Jiangsu were invited to write essays and produce artwork dealing with the topic of environmental and water protection. This competition was separated into two separate age groups, 4-10 and 10 to 18.

In the 4-10 age group, the winners were as follows: 

  • A group protect by Nathalie Esquerre from the Lycée Francais de Shanghai took first prize.
  • Zihan Xu, from the Hexi Campus of Jinling School took second.
  • Miyu Yamaura from Yew Chung International School of Shanghai took third prize.
  • Yuhan He from Lycée Français de Shanghai took fourth prize.
  • Alfie Wei from Yew Chung International School of Shanghai took fifth prize.

In the 10-18 age group, the winners were as follows:

  • Jack Zhang from Nanjing International School took first prize.
  • You Ri Lim and Shelley Chen, both from Nanjing International School shared the second prize.
  • Chae Bin Shin from Dulwich College of Suzhou took fourth prize.
  • Jiaying Liu from Suzhou Luxu High Tech Primary School took fifth prize. 

 Congratulations to the winning companies and students!