New Delhi: Apollo Hospitals has been honoured by Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards (AREA) South Asia 2012 under two categories. Dr Prathap C Reddy, chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, has won the award in the Responsible Business Leader Category, while the Billion Hearts Beating Foundation has bagged the Health Promotion Award.
The Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards is a regional recognition Award organized by Enterprise Asia to honour companies for outstanding, innovative and world-class products, services, projects and programmes in five categories for enterprise and one individual category.
Shobana Kamineni, executive director – new initiatives, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, said, “We are honoured to get this prestigious award, such recognition is the greatest motivator and I am sure that these commendations will encourage and persuade us to take yet another step in building a heart healthy India.”
The Responsible Business Leader Award is awarded to an iconic individual who is a role model in advocating and promoting all aspects of Responsible Entrepreneurship in building the business. The Health Promotion Award honours businesses that encourage and promote programmes aimed at raising awareness and improving the health of their direct and indirect stakeholders.
The various awards that were given out were Green Leadership Award, Investment in People Award, Health Promotion Award, Social Empowerment Award, SME CSR Award and Responsible Business Leader Award.