[Shenzhen, China, May 15, 2012]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, was honored with a certificate of merit at the Global CSR Summit 2012 held recently in the Philippines. This recognition affirms Huawei’s commitment to bridging the digital divide and promoting the harmonious and sustainable development of the economy, society, and the environment.
"Huawei’s commitment to sustainable development is a true example for other companies to follow," said Prof. Moorad Choudhry, Chairman of the Board, The Pinnacle Group International Pte. "We are proud to award a global player such as Huawei that acts locally to drive positive changes and that embeds CSR in its core operations."
Huawei believes in the power of communications to connect people and to enable information access across economic, social and geographic boundaries. In the Philippines, Huawei helps bridge the digital divide by providing opportunities to enjoy broadband services and implements renewable energy solutions. Huawei also supports ICT education by cooperating with local universities through the IT-STAR Internship Program and worked alongside local organizations to help the victims of the 2009 Typhoon Ondoy and the 2011 Tropical Storm Sendong.
"It is an honor to receive this certificate of merit on CSR." said Edward Chen, President of the CSR Committee, Huawei. "At Huawei, we are committed to pursuing harmonious development and to reflecting the importance of CSR in all of our activities. This recognition reinforces our belief about improving the social, economic and environmental conditions in the societies where we operate"
The Pinnacle Group International Pte organized the Global CSR Summit 2012 during which Huawei received the certificate of merit. It recognizes and honors companies for projects and programs that demonstrate the company's leadership, sincerity and ongoing commitment in incorporating ethical values, compliance with legal requirements, and respect for individuals, communities and the environment in the way they do business.