2012 Social Investment Pioneer Awards
The inaugural Social Investment Pioneer Awards ceremony was held 28 November 2012, at the Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Melbourne. The ceremony was attended by 140 delegates, and featured a keynote address by Paul Hardy, CEO, Aurecon, a facilitated Q & A with Simon Longstaff, and the announcement of the Award winners.
Responsible Business: recognising companies that commit to social, economic, and environmental sustainability while balancing the interests of diverse stakeholders
- Eswaran Brothers Exports, Sri Lanka
- Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp, Colombia
Inclusive Business: recognising companies that deliberately target middle to low-income communities as members of the value chain, as suppliers, clients and customers
- B-BOVID, Ghana
- Restaurantes Toks, Mexico
Shared Value: recognising companies that seek to create social and business value through redesigning products, services and markets
- Small Giants, Australia
- Unilever, Indonesia
Social Business: recognising non-loss, non-dividend cause driven enterprises purposefully created to address broad community development priorities
- SMEFUNDS, Nigeria
- BBVA Microfinance Foundation, Spain
Strategic Corporate Philanthropy: recognising companies that align core business capabilities and commercial objectives with philanthropic intentions
- Slightly Different, UK
- Ferrovial, Spain
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