THE 2016 WINNERS CASE STUDIES AND SHORTLIST 


THE PROSPECT GOLD STANDARD AWARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

Sponsored By:

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Consultancy Category:

Shortlist:

  • Baxter Jolly, Chief Executive Officer, Weber Shandwick
  • Kiri Sinclair, Managing Director, Sinclair Communications

In-House Category:

Shortlist:

  • Dean Gould, Director of Marketing & Communications, Griffith University
  • Georgette Tan, Senior Vice President, Communications, Asia Pacific, Mastercard

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR

Sponsored By:

horp

Shortlist:

  • Matthew Friedman, CEO, The Mekong Club: Dynamic campaigning against human trafficking and modern slavery
  • Simon Tay, Chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs: Promoting public policy debate on some of the most important issues in ASEAN
  • Senator Penny Wong: Working Tirelessy and Communicating Effecitvely for Equality in Australia

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR POLICY-MAKER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored By:

AsiaGroup

Shortlist:

  • Dato’ Azman Mahmud, Chief Executive Officer, the Malaysian Investment Development Authority:  Bringing in investments into Malaysia from around the world.
  • Australian High Commissioner to Singapore HE Philip Green: Successfully opening a new chapter in Singapore-Australia relations, to the benefit of both countries and the region as a whole.

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARDS FOR CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

Awards Exclusively Sponsored By:

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In-Country Programme: Awards a citizenship programme taking place in only one country which is not related to a global programme.

Shortlist:

  • Amway Japan: Remember HOPE: Restoring Community in Disaster-Devastated Tohoku
  • YTL Corporation: Making a Good Future Happen

Regional Programme: Awards a regional citizenship programme which takes place in more than one country which is not related to a global programme.

Shortlist:

  • Sealed Air: Sealed Air’s Soap for Hope
  • MasterCard and Weber Shandwick: Empowering Women and Girls Across Asia Pacific

Global-Asia Programme: Awards the local implementation of a global programme at either the in-country, regional or global level.

Shortlist:

  • AccorHotels: Acting for Positive Hospitality
  • The Coca-Cola Export Corporation: Coca-Cola & Kashf Foundation – Women Entrepreneurship Program

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR COUNTRY OR TRADE PROMOTION

Shortlist:

  • LEGO Singapore: LEGO SG50 – Rebuild Your Memories Campaign
  • North Head and MHP Communications: Invest in the UK, China Campaign

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Sponsored By:

sp_mediavillage

Shortlist:

  • Adfactors PR: Shramdaan Divas-Bringing dignity in to the lives of carpenters
  • Grab: Myteksi To Grab – Launching The New Grab
  • Medtronic: Taking Healthcare Further, Together in Asia Pacific

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR CORPORATE FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS

Sponsored By:

sp_amcham-china

 

Shortlist:

  • FTI Consulting Inc.: Announcing a Landmark Transaction Between Business Leaders in China and America in a Thorny Political Climate
  • Rowland: Kina Securities acquisition of Maybank PNG and dual listing on the Australian and Port Moresby Stock Exchanges
  • SPRG: Ten Pao Group Holdings Limited – The Power of Business, the Business of Power

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS

Shortlist:

  • Cal Pure Produce Inc. and Ketchum: Happistachio New Year
  • P&G Braun and Ketchum: Share the Shave
  • Golin Singapore: Lux Perfume Portraits

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR DIPLOMATIC ENGAGEMENT

Sponsored By:

sp_21-century-fox

Shortlist:

  • The British Embassy Manila: Cultural and Trade & Investment Campaign
  • The British High Commission in Singapore: The Green Growth and Business Forum
  • New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (New Zealand High Commission): The Virtual Reality Wine Tour

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT 

  • THE WINNER: Edelman Hong Kong: Innovation from the Heart – Janssen Pharmaceuticals – CLICK HERE FOR THE WINNER’S CASE STUDY
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED: Shell Companies in the Philippines: Sustaining Involvement and Engagement Through Elevated Communications

Shortlist:

  • Medtronic: Taking Healthcare Further – Together in Asia Pacific
  • SAP Asia Pacific: Your Digital Life – by BlueCurrent Group and FleishmanHillard

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

Sponsored By:

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Shortlist: 

  • S.P.A.G: The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease: Time to Un‘burden’ – Commitment to reduce the NCD burden in India through a multi-sectoral approach
  • BlueFocus Digital: Reboot Microsoft—Leverage President Xi’s Visit to Reposition Microsoft as China Partner
  • Ruder Finn Asia: Volvo Group Sustainable Cities Forum and White Paper on Sustainable Transportation

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR ‘IN HOUSE’ TEAM OF THE YEAR

Sponsored By:

sp_edelman

Shortlist:

  • Food Industry Asia: Giving a Voice to Asia’s Food Industry
  • Shell Companies in the Philippines: From Newsworthy to Use-Worthy – Transforming the Shell Philippines Internal Communications Function

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR ISSUES MANAGEMENT AND CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS

Sponsored By:

sp_northhead

Shortlist:

  • Perfect Relations: Air India – Brand Building and Crisis Management

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR NGO ENGAGEMENT

Sponsored By:

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Shortlist:

  • Genesis Burson-Marsteller: Music For A Cause
  • Manila Electric Company: Salba-bote – Protecting Our Customers’ Lives During Typhoons and Floods

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP

 

Shortlist:

  • Immunisation Technical Support Unit and Genesis Burson-Marsteller: Mission Indradhanush – one shot against seven diseases
  • Grow Asia – Catalyzing action-oriented PPPs
  • WeatherPhilippines Foundation, Inc: A #WeatherWiser Nation

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARD FOR STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Sponsored By:

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Shortlist:

  • Baxter China: Baxter’s Infusion Safety Enhancement Journey in China
  • Ruder Finn Asia: Wrigley’s “Bin-It-In” Anti-Littering Campaign

THE GOLD STANDARD AWARDS FOR CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR

Awards Exclusively Sponsored By:

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CATEGORY A: IN-COUNTRY CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR

Shortlist:

  • Ashton Consulting 
  • Weber Shandwick China

CATEGORY B: SPECIALIST CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR

Shortlist:

  • Sinclair Communications
  • S.P.A.G (India): Be Real!

CATEGORY C: REGIONAL NETWORK OF THE YEAR

Shortlist:

  • Edelman APAC
  • FTI Consulting

CATEGORY D: NEW CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR

Shortlist:

  • Echo Myanmar
  • Powell Tate Australia

SPECIAL AWARD CATEGORY: MIDDLE EAST COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR

Shortlist:

  • Edelman Middle East
  • FleishmanHillard: UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia