SSP Energy President conferred Asia Pacific Excellent Entrepreneur Lifetime Achievement Award
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 8 September 2020
SSP Energy President Datuk Benjamin Reynauld conferred Asia Pacific Excellent Entrepreneur Lifetime Achievement Award at 2020 Asia Economic & Entrepreneurship Summit.
The KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific in association with the Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC) and the China Daily held the 2020 Asia Economic summit in Kuala Lumpur recently. This was a high level hybrid event with both a physical conference and a virtual forum for speakers and participants from Australia, Brunei, China, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Indonesia. Speakers included Cabinet Ministers, Entrepreneurs and Thought Leaders.
The Asia Economic and Entrepreneurship Summit was convened to commemorate and celebrate Malaysia's hosting of APEC 2020. It will be co-hosted by the Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC), one of the oldest business organizations in the Asia Pacific.
The 2020 Asia Economic and Entrepreneurship Summit is a high level Forum bringing together Government, Eminent Business and Industry Leaders, Think Tank and Thought Leaders as well as Leaders from Civil Society Organizations to deliberate on the challenges facing the Asia Pacific region and the future of Asia in this new era of disruption, trade wars and sustainability.
The Future of Asia will be to a large part be shaped by China, India, Japan and ASEAN. Asia needs the 4E's – economic growth, employment opportunities, education and human capital development and environmental sustainability.
Asia also needs inclusive and sustainable development as well as a stronger focus on achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's). A stronger tripartite partnership is needed between Government, business and civil society to realize the SDG's. The UN ESCAP estimates that Asia Pacific needs an additional investment of USD 1.5 trillion to achieve the SDG's. Greater efforts must be pursued to achieve the 4P's – Planet, People, Peace, Prosperity and Partnerships.
In conjunction with the Asia Economic and Entrepreneurship Summit, there was an Awards Ceremony presenting Asia Pacific Excellent Lifetime Achievement Awards and Asia Pacific Distinguished Entrepreneurs Leadership Awards to distinguished men and women who have contributed significantly to their business or industry and to the wide good society.
Among the honored recipients was Dato Benjamin Reynauld, President of SSP Global Energy Solutions Ltd and Member of the Global Advisory Board of Strategic Swiss Partners AG, Zurich, Switzerland. The award was conferred to Datuk Benjamin Reynauld for his innovative and responsible business leadership.
The summit was attended by over 200 participants both physically and virtually .