Increasing Demand for Environmental Services in ASEAN Opens Opportunities for International Trade in Environmental Services Says the ASEAN-Japan Centre

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 06, 2021 The ASEAN region is seeing an increase in the demand for environmental services due to rapid population growth and urbanization, including waste and wastewater management, air pollution and climate change mitigation, according to the study by the ASEAN-Japan Centre, Promoting Services Trade in ASEAN: Trade in Environmental Services, published today. This […]

Milliken & Company Publishes Third Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

SPARTANBURG, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 22, 2021 Global manufacturer Milliken & Company today released its third annual corporate sustainability report, entitled Together for Tomorrow. This report, which analyzes Milliken’s performance through the lens of its holistic sustainability efforts, highlights its progress towards the 2025 sustainability goals the company set in 2018. Covering people, product and planet, this […]

Agthia Embarks on Transformational Journey with its Strategy to Become an F&B Leader by 2025

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 13, 2021 Agthia Group PJSC revealed its long-term strategy to become an F&B leader in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) region and beyond by 2025. The strategy is built on three strategic pillars (growth, efficiency and capability) and is designed to extend the Group’s market leadership, […]

CORRECTING and REPLACING Illumina Named One of Singapore’s Best Employers

Continues regional expansion with a focus on employees SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 13, 2021 First paragraph, second sentence of release should read: Illumina was second in Health Care and Equipment Services and placed 27th on the overall list. The updated release reads: ILLUMINA NAMED ONE OF SINGAPORE’S BEST EMPLOYERS Continues regional expansion with a focus on employees […]

Proactive Participation in Global Value Chains Is a Recommended Development Path for Lao PDR Says the Report by the ASEAN-Japan Centre Released Today

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 31, 2021 Lao PDR is a country rich in natural resources and associated with underdeveloped manufacturing. The country needs to acquire more technology and know-how in agriculture, manufacturing and services production by extending its engagement in global value chains (GVCs), says the Global Value Chains in ASEAN: Lao People’s Democratic Republic (, released […]

Egon Zehnder Reports Strong 2020 Results Amid Pandemic and Economic Crisis

ZURICH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 18, 2021 Egon Zehnder, the world’s leadership advisory firm, today announced strong 2020 annual results, despite a challenging year for nearly all businesses. The company reported global revenues of CHF 678 million, down 4.6 percent from all-time high 2019 results at constant exchange rates. “In a year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the […]

Mary Kay Inc. Names Wendy Wang President for the Asia Pacific Region

Experienced Executive Promoted to Lead Global Beauty Brand‘s Operations in Asia Pacific Region DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 11, 2021 Global beauty brand Mary Kay Inc., a leading corporate advocate of women’s entrepreneurship and empowerment, with its global headquarters in Addison, Texas, U.S.A, recently announced the appointment of Wendy Wang as President of its Asia Pacific Region. This press […]

Statement on International Women’s Day 2021 by Julia Simon Chief Legal and Diversity Officer of Mary Kay Inc.

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 09, 2021 Below is a statement by Julia Simon, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, Mary Kay Inc., on International Women’s Day 2021. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Julia Simon, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Diversity Officer (Photo: Mary Kay Inc.) Empowered women empower women. This […]

Declaration by 22 Students From Japan and 10 ASEAN Member Counties Studying in Japan: The Launch Ceremony to Be Held Online on March 16

“Future Leaders' Declaration on ASEAN-Japan Cooperation for International Marine Plastic Waste” Welcome Remarks by ASEAN SG H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 09, 2021 The ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) will hold a launch ceremony for the “Future Leaders’ Declaration on ASEAN-Japan Cooperation for International Marine Plastic Waste” on March 16, 2021. Organized by the AJC, […]