Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2010 India awarded
New Delhi: The Global Indian International School (GIIS) has been awarded with the prestigious "Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2010 India � Community Engagement Award" to honor outstanding efforts and achievements in active engagement and contributions toward community development by GIIS.
GIIS has been recognised for their initiative in placing the well-being and satisfaction of their employees and clients at a high level as a sign of respect for their people. The award was given by Mr M M Pallam Raju, Minister of State for Defence and Mr. William Ng, President of Enterprise Asia to the Global Indian Foundation(GIF) and Global Indian International School (GIIS) represented by Mr Atul Temurnikar, Executive Chairman.
Commenting on the award bestowed on the Global Indian Foundation and GIIS, Mr. Atul Temurnikar said "GIIS has always strived to be a role model for social change. We are a social entrepreneurial initiative which uses entrepreneurial principles to organize, create and manage a social profit. Across the world in eight countries from the US to Middle East to South East Asia, we bring together the Diaspora and measure its success in terms of the impact it creates on the society".
This award redeems Global Indian International School's leadership, commitment in incorporating responsible and ethical values, legal compliance, respect for people and individuals, involvement in communities and protection of the environment into the way they run their businesses.
The other prominent winners of the APEA and AREA 2010 in India were:
Lifetime Achievement Award 2010 went to Mr. H S Singhania of J K Industries
Entrepreneur of the year 2010 was awarded to Mr. Adi Godrej of Godrej Group
Women Entrepreneur of the year 2010 was Ms. Vandana Luthra of VLCC Healthcare Limited
Young Entrepreneur of the year 2010 was Mr. Terence Lewis of Terence Lewis Inc
Special Achievement award 2010 was given to Mr. Aamir Raza Husian of Stagedoor
These awards strive to cultivate a culture of honest, fair and responsible entrepreneurship across Asia. With honest, fair and responsible entrepreneurial spirit ingrained within a country's culture, numerous social and economic issues, including urban poverty, urban-rural income disparity, inter-racial and inter-cultural conflicts, labor exploitation and economic slavery can be diminished and eradicated.
Enterprise Asia is a non-governmental organization in pursuit of entrepreneurship development across the Asia Pacific region. The organization strives to promote fair and equal opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs. The organization is supported by a panel of prominent industry and government leaders who truly believe in the mission of championing entrepreneurship in Asia.
Global Indian Schools Foundation (GIF) is a non-profit educational institution headquartered in Singapore. It has 5 core areas of operations - School and Tertiary education, managing schools for other corporations, Publications of non-commercial cultural and language books, consulting services in education and Cultural centres.
Global Indian International Schools (GIIS) are non-profit schools offering Kindergarten to Junior college education offering the Montessori (London), CBSE (India), ICSE (India) IGCSE Cambridge (UK) and International Baccalaureate IBO (Geneva) curriculum. GIIS has students enrolled in its 21 schools in Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, India, UAE and USA.