Announcing The Gen.T x Credit Suisse Social Impact Awards
Generation T is partnering with Credit Suisse to launch the first-ever Social Impact Awards.
The Awards will commemorate 10 honourees from the Gen.T List 2019, recognising young leaders who have brought about constructive disruption or made significant contributions to Asian society in the fields of social impact, sustainability or innovation.
The winners of the Awards will be announced at the inaugural Gen.T Asia Summit, this 20-21 November in Hong Kong.
Watch the video below to see Dr Francois Monnet—Head of Private Banking for North Asia and Chief Executive Hong Kong Branch, Credit Suisse—announce the Awards.
The judging panel—comprised of executives from Generation T and Credit Suisse—will be looking at the following metrics when selecting the 10 awardees.
- Social impact Making a social impact in financial inclusion, higher education, conservation finance or in the area of social enterprises.
- Sustainability Making use of new sources of energy or clean technologies, developing solutions to reduce waste, or combating climate change and environmental degradation.
- Innovation Disrupting traditional industries with ground-breaking solutions or marrying technology with social impact.
The awardees will have access to Credit Suisse’ selected flagship platforms and networking events, such as the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference, the Credit Suisse Private Innovation Circle, and relevant Young Investors Organization (YIO) activities.
For more information on the Gen.T x Credit Suisse Social Impact Awards, view the official press release.