FrieslandCampina was crowned the winner of Asia Pacific Best Sustainable Business Practice Award at the 4th CMO Asia Sustainability Excellence Awards 2014 in Singapore. In a tough competition against a great number of international peers, FrieslandCampina won over the judges with its entry which focuses on the role and importance of shared value creation in stakeholder engagement through the case study of Dairy Development Programme (DDP).
FrieslandCampina provided an in-depth analysis of the Dairy Development Programme and demonstrated how the programme created shared value with an array of community activities and encouraging of local economic development.
Hendro Poedjono, Director of Public Affairs and Regulatory Affairs commented: ‘We are proud that FrieslandCampina was elected as winner of Best Sustainable Business Practice award in Asia Pacific. This is the first year that FrieslandCampina has submitted an entry for this prestigious award and it shows that our efforts on DDP are being recognized by all audiences. DDP provides a great platform for farmer-to-farmer knowledge sharing.’
Sybren Attema, Regional DDP Manager, said: ‘It is thanks to the great efforts of our team that the FrieslandCampina Dairy Development Programme has been recognised. We are extremely proud of this achievement and look forward to celebrating more successes in the future.’
The Best Sustainable Business Practice Award recognizes the excellence the leading practice in corporate sustainability in Asia Pacific.