ADEC Innovations CEO Receives UN Visionary Award

ADEC Innovations CEO Receives UN Visionary Award Photo

Manila, Philippines (December 8, 2014)- ADEC Innovations, a leading provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) solutions worldwide, today announced that CEO Mr. James Donovan received the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Visionary Award 2014. Presented at a gala dinner held at the Global South-South Development Expo 2014 and hosted by the Organization of American States, the award recognizes organizations and individuals whom the UNOSSC regards as exemplifying the characteristics of innovation, partnership and leadership.

The Hill columnist Judy Kurtz, emcee of the gala and awards dinner, had this to say about Mr. Donovan: "For nearly two decades, Mr. Jim Donovan has focused on making a difference in the important issues of our time - healthcare, education, and sustainability. Bringing this market experience in leveraging data and business process management, Jim is redefining and revolutionizing the environmental, social and governance space. As the CEO of a re-launched ADEC Innovations, we recognize Jim as a visionary focused on helping improve all countries in the Global South - and beyond."

As part of the gala ceremony, Mr. Donovan stated, "Transparency, accountability and sustainability will drive massive change in the successful delivery of scalable solutions to support global development. These changes can only happen with the continued collaboration between public and private sectors in developing innovative solutions."

The other UNOSSC Visionary 2014 award recipients include the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza; the Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology of the Government of Malaysia; the Ministry of Science ICT and Planning of the Government of South Korea; the Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, Ahmed Al Meraikhi; and the Chair of International Science Technology and Innovation of the Centre for South-South Cooperation, Dato Cheong Yee Lee.

ADEC Innovations has dedicated itself to support the UN projects through its advocacy arm, ADEC Foundation which promotes the advancement of people and planet by working closely with stakeholders from the public and private sectors, civil society, multilaterals, and the United Nations.