|By PR Newswire||
|December 10, 2013 08:01 PM EST||
HONG KONG, December 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The IAIR Asian Awards took place on the 22nd of November, 2013 at the Sheraton Hotels & Tower in Hong Kong.
The event gathered 30 companies from all over Asia and awarded them with this prestigious recognition, where information was extracted from the IAIR readers' votes, followed by the selection of the editorial staff based on ten main criteria.
A speech was held to give solidarity of the tragic disaster that hit the Philippines, which was represented at the IAIR Awards by Robinsons Land, Excellence in Real Estate.
It is clear that the focus on environmental sustainability is linked to business productivity: the IAIR Sustainability Awards went to Atos, Westpac, Ricoh and Censere.
It was then the best companies in the financial, insurance and IT sectors' turn with Nabasia, Wilmar, QBE, HDFC Ergo, Taishin, AVD Digital Media, NTT Data, SM Investmets, Winjit and Yuanta Financial.
Kai Shing, Mah Sing, MKH have triumphed in Real Estate.
«We are an independent global publishing and research institute - said Guido Giommi, President of IAIR - and we have partnerships with global and regional publishers. Tonight we host companies and firms of excellence from over fifteen countries in Asia. The fact that many of you have traveled far to be present tonight reminds us all just how important tonight's topic really is: excellence and sustainability in global economy».
The IAIR Awards road show will continue in Hong Kong (on the 28th of February, 2014 for the Global Edition), New York, São Paulo along with dedicated events in London, Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai, Moscow, Chicago, Shanghai, Boston and in many other financial cities.
Winners are recommended by our community, business and financial journalists through our annual surveys.
Here are the winners:
IAIR CORPORATE AWARDS
Chaowei Power Holdings
AVD Digital Media
SM Investments Corporation
IAIR REAL ESTATE AWARDS
Robinsons Land Corporation
Kai Shing Management Services
Mah Sing Group
IAIR INSURANCE AWARDS
Cathay Century Insurance
NTT DATA FA Insurance Systems
HDFC ERGO General Insurance
QBE Hongkong & Shanghai Insurance
IAIR BANKING & FINANCE AWARDS
Yuanta Financial Holdings
Taishin Financial Holdings
National Australia Bank
IAIR SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS
Westpac Banking Group
Ricoh Asia Pacific