2021 International Enterprise & Interfaith Peace Award Finalists
Finalists come from Australia, India, Iraq, Israel, Japan, UK & US in a number of industries: know-how, building, meals, well being, regulation, gems & training
The world’s most profitable corporations, like Intel & Tyson Meals, welcome religion and perception of their workplaces, in impact, “constructing” non secular freedom for everybody, inclusive of all faiths & beliefs.”
— Dr. Brian Grim, president of the Non secular Freedom & Enterprise Basis
WASHINGTON DC, TOKYO, July 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Ten enterprise women and men from all over the world are in competitors for gold, silver and bronze medals for his or her work in interfaith understanding, non secular freedom and peace. All the leaders are acknowledged for utilizing their companies to bridge cultural and spiritual divides.Winners of the third biannual Global Business & Interfaith Peace Awards shall be introduced and honored in a virtual global ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 24, the day of the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Video games in Tokyo. For winners in Japan, a particular awards ceremony shall be held on the prestigious Sophia College in Tokyo in Aug. 22, primarily based on well being protocols on the time (Japan is at present not admitting most worldwide vacationers).
Earlier Awards had been offered in tandem with earlier Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro (2016) and in Seoul (2018), the place former UN Secretary Common Ban Ki-moon, former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and Robert C. Homosexual, former managing director of Bain Capital, gave keynote addresses.
The awards are offered by the Non secular Freedom & Enterprise Basis, a U.S.-based nonprofit, in cooperation with the United Nations International Compact’s Enterprise for Peace initiative. The muse helps educate the worldwide enterprise neighborhood about how non secular freedom is sweet for enterprise and the way they’ll promote respect for freedom of faith or perception.
Finalists come from a variety of religious backgrounds and handle corporations and enterprises in Australia, India, Iraq, Israel, Japan, the UK, and the US. Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals are given in three classes: Core Enterprise, Philanthropy, and Advocacy.
Finalists in Core Enterprise:
— Pat Gelsinger, Intel’s CEO, and Sandra Rivera, government vp and common supervisor of the Datacenter and AI Group at Intel Company (US & International), who’ve helped create a tradition the place folks can carry their entire selves to work – religion and all – due to solidly incorporating non secular variety into their general variety & inclusion commitments.
— John Tyson, Chairman of Tyson Meals (US & International), was an early pioneer of constructing a faith-friendly office by recognizing the non secular and psychological wants of all workers.
— Khalid Khowshnaw founding father of the Hemn Group (Iraq), combating any type of discrimination together with that of race, faith, ethnicity, or sectarian teams by selling folks of those differing nationalities to work alongside each other in reconstruction.
Finalists in Philanthropy:
— Dr. Judith Richter, CEO of Medinol (Israel), devoted to the science of cardiovascular intervention, who additionally based the NIR College of the Coronary heart to assist highschool college students not solely perceive cardio-vascular profession alternatives but in addition join the hearts of individuals from totally different cultural, ethnic, and spiritual backgrounds in Israel, Jordon and the Palestinian Territories.
— Maurice Ostro, Chair of Ostro Fayre Share Basis (UK & International), Vice Chair of the Council of Christians and Jews (the UK’s oldest interfaith group) and the Founding Patron of the Faiths Discussion board for London. He has been an interfaith champion in enterprise and philanthropy.
— Dr. John Gathright based Tree Climbing Japan, serving to youngsters of differing faiths, talents, and challenges come collectively to search out an elevated self-confidence by means of embracing the problem of climbing timber. This system’s aim is to assist all youngsters develop up like magnificent timber, standing tall and robust, variety and distinctive, and serving to one another.
Finalists in Advocacy:
— King Husein, Chairman and CEO of Span Development & Engineering (US & International), has performed a important position addressing the rising tide of restrictions on non secular freedom that has swept the globe over the previous decade. His contributions vary from serving to discovered the South Asian Consortium for Faith and Legislation Research, to serving to kick off the first-ever Enterprise Roundtable to advance Worldwide Non secular Freedom throughout the 2019 UN Common Meeting in New York Metropolis.
— Peter Mousaferiadis, founding father of Cultural Infusion (Australia), is a pioneer in utilizing cultural and inventive expression as a method of selling social cohesion and interfaith understanding. Cultural Infusion has developed award profitable and world main platforms that may remodel variety and inclusion in organizations and communities and other people’s understanding of cultural variety.
— Candice Corby, CEO of Cobra Authorized Options (India & USA), promotes the celebration of faith and perception, encouraging workers to be their full selves together with bringing their religion and beliefs to work by observing each pageant and spiritual vacation world-wide, and likewise by internet hosting a commemoration for religions in per week referred to as “Cobra Life Week”.
The awards are offered because the culminating occasion of Dare to Overcome (DTO) (August 22-24, 2021), the Non secular Freedom & Enterprise Basis’s international “intersectionality convention” highlighting how numerous communities help each other in constructing extra inclusive workplaces and peaceable societies. Convention web site: https://event.vconferenceonline.com/microsite/html/event.aspx?id=2056
The 2021 jury is comprised of a bunch of high-level specialists, together with from the European Union (H.E. Ján Figeľ, former Particular Envoy for promotion of freedom of faith or perception exterior the EU); the NGO non secular freedom neighborhood (Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, President of the Lantos Basis for Human Rights & Justice, and a former Chair of the US Fee on Worldwide Non secular Freedom); and the enterprise & peace neighborhood (Per L. Saxegaard, Enterprise CEO, and Founder and Govt Chairman of the Enterprise for Peace Basis, Oslo, Norway).
International chair of the Awards, Dr. Brian Grim shares awards’ inspiration, adopted by former UN Sec-Gen Ban Ki-moon after which former Japanese PM Yukio Hatoyama.