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ACES Awards on 5th November, Singapore!


ACES Awards 2015

Celebrating Asia’s finest responsible corporate leaders


Remember, remember the 5th of November!


The winners of the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) were announced at a gala dinner at InterContinental Singapore on 5th November 2015.


The ACES Awards is organised by the MORS Group, which champions revolutionary leadership and sustainability in companies operating in the Asian region. In elaborating on the purpose of Aces Awards, Shanggari B., chief executive of MORS Group said: “Sustaining the limited resources is a collective effort, we need to bridge the CR gap and involve more corporates, both large and small, in adopting sound CR practices within the business operations.”


Supported by Synergio Consulting, and 6 individuals on the jury panel, the Awards received more than 110 nominees over seven categories. Douglas Foo, Founder & Chairman of Sakae Holdings Ltd was named Entrepreneur of the Year, for opening up previously high-end Japanese dining experiences to middle income consumers. Claire Chiang See Ngoh, co-founder of Banyan Tree Holdings Ltd was named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, while Ivan Teh of Fusionex International plc was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Among the Industry Champions of the Year were Megamas Training Company Sdn Bhd, Robert Bosch Sdn. Bhd.


Seven individuals were named Top Outstanding Leaders in Asia: Dato' Tony Looi Chee Hong (Ban Lee Hin Engineering & Construction Sdn. Bhd), Khoo Gaik Eng - Grace Liu (East Wellsum Industries (S) Pte Ltd),  Georg Johann Chmiel (iProperty Group Limited),  Francis Lau Choo Yew (LCY Development Sdn Bhd), Marco Francesco Righi (Monier Malaysia Sdn Bhd), Dato Seri Dr. Goh Bak Heng, (Serial System Ltd) and Saudee Group Berhad’s Louis Tan Leong Chuin.

Winners in the Top SMEs in Asia category were Asta Chemicals Sdn Bhd, Cho Thavee Dollasien Public Company Limited and Esquel Garment Manufacturing Vietnam Co., Ltd.


Masterclass Sustainability Advocates Awards went to Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited, HP Inc and PT. Hero Supermarket Tbk.


Highlights in the Top CSR Advocates in Asia Awards category were Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited, DHL Express International (Thailand) Ltd, and Digi Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd. Top Green Companies in Asia included Airport Authority Hong Kong and PT. Great Giant Pineapple.


Top Community Care Awards companies included Bharti Airtel Limited, Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad, PT. Trakindo Utama, Samsung Electronics (Southeast Asia & Oceania) and TMB Bank Public Company Limited. Top Companies to Work for In Asia were FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited, Merck Ltd and RHB Banking Group.





Founded in 2012, the MORS Group’s differentiated value stems from its sustained and substantial efforts in research and development, with a dedicated research team focusing on understanding the potential of Asia and the instruments that aid in boosting Asia’s business prominence.


For in-depth profiles of the winners, or quotes from a member of the, contact:


MORS Group

Plaza Taragon, A-10-06,

Jalan SS 6/6, Kelana Jaya

Petaling Jaya, 47301, Malaysia.

Tel: +603 7887 6646          Email:

Closing Nomination of ACES Awards 2015


Monday, 27 July 2015


The second Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability (ACES) Awards will be held in Singapore in November 2015 and the organizers are calling for entries from Asian companies.


The awards bring together finest individuals and organizations to acknowledge outstanding achievements in leadership and sustainability across Asia.


Some of the grand recipients of last year include Tetra Pak (Thailand), Globe Telecom Philippines, Nestlé Malaysia, British India, Mencast Holdings Singapore, Hemas Holdings Sri Lanka, Telkomsel Indonesia, and Manila Electric Philippines.


The ACES Awards is a great opportunity for companies to showcase their strength, benchmarking against Asian industry giants, and to receive the grand honor of being the beacons of Asia for responsible practices.


The nomination of individual includes Top Outstanding Entrepreneurs in Asia, Entrepreneur of the year including woman and young, while corporate nomination includes Top SMEs in Asia, Top Green Companies, Top Community Care Companies and Top Companies to Work for in Asia. Full list of categories can be found at the official awards website.


Speaking about the nomination response so far, B. Shanggari, CEO MORS Group said, “it is exciting to see fresh contenders representing Mongolia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, China, Japan and Maldives also securing their entry. Guests who attended the 2014 awards will attest to what a great evening it was, and this year the Awards will offer yet another fabulous show featuring industry titans that makes Asia proud”.


Nominations for the event close on August 22 and entry forms could be obtained from





Founded in 2012, MORS Group’s differentiated value stems from its sustained and substantial efforts in research and development, with a dedicated research team focusing on understanding the potential of Asia and the instruments that aid in boosting Asia’s business prominence.

More details on MORS Group and ACES Awards can be found at

Mencast Wins “Top Companies to Work for in Asia” at Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards 2014

Wednesday, 26 November 2014


Mencast Holdings has been recognised as one of the “Top Companies to Work for in Asia” at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards 2014 (“ACES Awards 2014”).

"We are incredibly proud to be named one of the Top Companies to Work for in Asia," said Mr Glenndle Sim, Chairman and CEO of Mencast. "This recognises the spirit of partnership and teamwork of all Mencast employees and it’s an honor to accept this award on their behalf.”

“The culture of Mencast is for our staff to fully engage and treat customers as partners. Along with our Service Principles of technical expertise, seeking solutions, valuing teamwork and long term relationships, this creates an environment that increase work quality, job satisfaction and customer service.” added Mr Glenndle Sim.

About the “Top Companies to Work for in Asia” Award 

The “Top Companies to Work for in Asia” award endorses the human resource initiatives undertaken by award winners as being worthy of international recognition, and have resulted in the organization as being well respected and a recognised talent advocate in its industry.

The ACES Awards 2014 recognises leadership excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility in the areas of Human Resources, Sustainability and Community Care.

About Mencast

Mencast Holdings is a regional maintenance, repair and overhaul ("MRO") solutions provider for the global Offshore, Oil & Gas and Marine sectors.  Listed on SGX, Mencast is the first and only company in the region to service the entire energy cycle from exploration to production, distribution, maintenance and environmental remediation.

Along with recording eight consecutive years of record earnings, Mencast has won numerous awards such as the “The Enterprise Award” at the Singapore Business Awards 2014, “Best Managed Board” (Gold) in its category of companies under $300 million in market capitalization at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2013 and “Innovation Luminary Award” at the Channel NewsAsia Luminary Awards 2013.

For more information please see



Jojo Alviedo

Chief Financial Officer


David Leow

Chairman of Corporate Strategy and Communications Committee, Board of Directors

Tel: 65 6268 4331


Tetra Pak Thailand: Green Company of the Year at ACES Awards 2014


Tetra Pak (Thailand) Limited was awarded one of Green Company of the Year in Asia at the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) 2014 organised by MORS Group.  

Tetra Pak Thailand, one of the top market companies of Tetra Pak®, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has won the Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards 2014 (ACES); under Sustainability Category at the award ceremony organised at the Fairmont Singapore on November 26, 2014, along with three other companies from Hong Kong, India, and the Philippines.

 “We are pleased and honoured to be recognised for our sustainability commitment through our social and environmental initiatives, in particular our Green Roof Project for Princess Pa Foundation. As a leading food processing and packaging company, we consider the full value chain as our approach to sustainability and environment, starting from our suppliers and continue with our production processes and of course end of life. We work with our customers and various stakeholders to protect the environment by using paper which is a renewable material as our main material, developing carton collection and recycling system, and promoting the benefits of sustainability to consumers,” said Mr. Henrik Hauggaard, Managing Director, Tetra Pak (Thailand) Limited.  

“Our CSR activities have been developed based on our motto “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™” along the dimensions of our brand pillars: Food, People and Futures. Among others, the Green Roof Project for Princess Pa Foundation which calls for public participation to send consumed cartons to be recycled into roof sheets for those in need through the Princess Pa Foundation, the Thai Red Cross Society, is a perfect example of how we can extend the meaning of protection beyond food safety to also embrace our employees, the communities in which we operate, the environment as well as our customers business – so they too feel protected with Tetra Pak,” he added. 


The Top Green Companies in Asia Award is awarded to companies that run their business operations yielding minimal negative impact on the environment, community, and society. The winning companies undertake environmentally friendly activities at all facets of the organization to ensure that its processes, products, and production activities adequately address current environmental concerns while maintaining long term profitability.





Tetra Pak is the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world.  With almost 23,000 employees based in over 85 countries, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business.  Our motto, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™," reflects our vision to make food safe and available, everywhere.

More information about Tetra Pak is available at


Tapanee Junhom                                                                             

Communications Manager                                                             

Tetra Pak (Thailand) Limited                                                          

+66 2 704 3384