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Enterprise Asia’s Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards program (AREA) recognizes and honours Asian businesses for championing sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship in the following categories: Green Leadership, Investment in People, Health Promotion, Social Empowerment, SME CSR and Responsible Business Leadership.

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  • SOGO's"Food and Beverage Safety Network": Ensuring Consumers'Food Safety. The stylish and high-end retailer SOGO was founded in 1987, and joined the Far Eastern Group in 2002. As a 30-year leading department store, SOGO is committed to be the best enterprise in the world, and the best enterprise for the world. Under the spirits of “New Life Initiative” and the value of “SOGO’s Six Keys to Sustainability”, SOGO brings our strength as a distribution channel into full play and collaborates with all our stakeholders.
  • Sustainable Agricultural Development Programme (SADP) Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) is a member of the British American Tobacco (BAT) Group and has been operating in Sri Lanka for over 100 years. CTC manufactures and distributes tobacco products in Sri Lanka with the support of over 9,200 tobacco farmers and 70,000+ trade partners.

The Awards are built on 4 key pillars: The Environment, Fair Practices, The Community & Its People

AREA Categories

AREA is divided into 5 categories to recognize businesses and 1 category to honour responsible business leadership. The Awards are built on 4 key pillars, namely the Environment, Fair Practices, the Community and its People. We believe these are critical aspects in our pursuit to promote Responsible Entrepreneurship.

Green Leadership

Investment in People

Health Promotion

Social Empowerment


Responsible Business Leadership