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25 Oct 2021

2022 Community Business Awards - Information Session

Introducing Community Business Awards

Description

Many of you will have participated in, or be familiar with, Community Business' various Award programmes – whether it be our well-established Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards, our market leading D&I in India Best Practice Awards or our more recent Asia Employee Wellbeing Awards

Now for the first time, we are bringing all our award schemes together under the banner of the 2022 Community Business Awards. Our goal is to elevate the profile and prestige of these awards, broadening the focus and extending the reach to more markets in Asia, whilst simplifying the process at the same time.

With multiple award categories to choose from and a broad regional focus, the new 2022 Community Business Awards offer unrivalled opportunities to elevate your brand and showcase your commitment to building responsible leadership, tackling workplace inequality, ensuring employee wellbeing and promoting social inclusion – wherever you operate in Asia. 

Join this information session to learn more about the new Community Business Awards and in particular the nomination process.

A zoom link will be shared when it is closer to the event after your registration.

For any enquiries, please get in touch.

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Event Speakers

  • Kate Vernon

    Kate Vernon

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    Executive Director at Community Business

Executive Director at Community Business

Kate Vernon

Kate Vernon is Executive Director at Community Business. Since 2005, Kate has played an instrumental role in building Community Business as an organisation, driving its strategy forward and establishing its position as a leader in advancing responsible and inclusive business practices in Asia.

A recognised authority on diversity and inclusion in Asia, Kate has authored extensive research and developed a variety of benchmarks and tools to help companies promote more inclusive workplaces in Asia - including Asia’s first LGBT Workplace Inclusion Index. A strong advocate of ‘adopting an Asian lens’ to the discussion of D&I, Kate is passionate about the need to better understand local market dynamics in order to develop an approach that resonates with key stakeholders.

Prior to Community Business, Kate worked for 12 years in the private sector, holding senior international marketing positions for global companies such as Reed Elsevier, Aspect Telecommunications, Cable & Wireless and PeopleSoft. Kate has always had a passion for Asia and holds a first class degree in Chinese Studies from Durham University. After spending 8 years in Hong Kong, she now lives with her family in England.

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