ABS-CBN Wins Asian Corporate Social Responsibility Award

ABS-CBN Corporation has been recognized by Asian CSR Awards, the region’s foremost corporate social responsibility program, for the network’s Educational Television (ETV) project.

At least 100 entries representing 120 companies from 15 countries competed under five categories: best workplace practices, concern for health, environmental excellence, poverty alleviation and support and improvement of education.

Below is the complete list of 2008 Asian CSR Awards winners and excellence awardees.

Best Workplace Practices
Winner: Microsoft Philippines, Employee Wellness Program, Philippines

Excellence Awardees:
City Developments Ltd, Work-Life Harmony, Singapore
CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd., CLP Quality Work Life (QWL) Programme, Hong Kong

Concern for Health
Winner: Johnson & Johnson Philippines, War on Worms in Western Visayas (WOW-V), Philippines

Excellence Awardees
Bangkok Hospital Medical Center, BMC Sky ICU, Thailand
Dialog Telekom PLC, Providing Accessibility: Sri Lanka’s first state-of-the-art Hearing centre, Sri Lanka

Environmental Excellence
Winner: Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. BOOND India

Excellence Awardees

City Developments Ltd., “1ºC Up” Pilot Campaign, Singapore
City Developments Ltd., Water Recycling and Silt Water Treatment Programme at Construction Sites, Singapore

Poverty Alleviation
Winner: Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka, Business for Peace Initiative, Sri Lanka

Excellence Awardees:
Philam Foundation, The GoodWell Fund, Philippines
Hindustan Zinc Ltd., Zinc Integrated Poverty Alleviation Programme, India

Support and Improvement of Education
Winner: Bharti Foundation, Satya Bharti School Program, India

Excellence Awardees:
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, Educational Television (ETV), Philippines
Johnson & Johnson Phils., War On Worms In Western Visayas (Wow-V), Philippines

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