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Winners announced for the 2011 Vega Awards

Press Release   •   Nov 05, 2011 12:34 SGT

Each year, on behalf of the people, organizations, and communities we assist, the Historic Vessel Vega recognizes and awards outstanding groups, companies, and individuals who have saved, improved or enriched the lives of others or society as a whole, through generous donations and selfless service. These annual Humanitarian awards recognize outstanding individuals and companies who go above and beyond the call of duty to help others through an affinity with their fellow human beings, exceptional examples of what a humanitarian is - those who help improve and enrich the lives of others. less fortunate than they are

The recipients of this the 2011 Vega awards are listed below.
This was not an easy choice especially in the Corporate Social Responsibility category where we had one company that beyond any doubt deserved that award. Yet we also had three units from that company that together had earned it. The committee voted three times and could not reach a clear consensus. In the end it was decided to split that award among the three deserving units of Jotun Paints.

The 2011 Vega award for Humanitarian of the year is awarded to Bjorn Abraham Bache - of Norway

In recognition of his dedication and devotion to the betterment of mankind and our environment. 
We are privileged and proud to pay homage to this exceptional world citizen who has demonstrated his dedication to the cause of humanity by devoting a part of his life and resources to the betterment of mankind and the environment. An outstanding example of what a humanitarian is - a person who helps improve the lives of others less fortunate than they are.

The 2011 Vega Public Service Award for Humanitarian Service is awarded to Kurnia for Hope  - of Malaysia

For their understanding, empathy, and devotion to mankind through the on going support of better medical services for under-developed communities.  We are privileged and proud to pay homage to this exceptional organization having demonstrated dedication to the cause of humanity by devoting a part of their lives and resources to the betterment of mankind. An outstanding example to us all of what humanitarians are - people who help improve the lives of others less fortunate than themselves.

The 2011 Vega award for Exceptional Achievements in Corporate Social Responsibility
is awarded to  ModuSpec Engineering  - of Singapore one of the Lloyds Register Group
In recognition of dedication and devotion to the betterment of mankind through their on going support of education and public health for under-developed communities and for demonstrating leadership and sincerity by incorporating ethical values, respect for individuals, communities, and our environment into the way they do business.

The 2011 Vega award for Exceptional Achievements in Corporate Social Responsibility
is awarded to  Jotun Paints of Singapore

In recognition of dedication and devotion to the betterment of mankind through their on going support of education and public health for under-developed communities and for demonstrating leadership and sincerity by incorporating ethical values, respect for individuals, communities, and our environment into the way they do business.

The 2011 Vega award for Exceptional Achievements in Corporate Social Responsibility
 is awarded to Jotun Paints of Indonesia

In recognition of dedication and devotion to the betterment of mankind through their on going support of education and public health for under-developed communities and for demonstrating leadership and sincerity by incorporating ethical values, respect for individuals, communities, and our environment into the way they do business.

The 2011 Vega award for Exceptional Achievements in Corporate Social Responsibility
 is awarded to Jotun Paints of Malaysia
In recognition of dedication and devotion to the betterment of mankind through their on going support of education and public health for under-developed communities and for demonstrating leadership and sincerity by incorporating ethical values, respect for individuals, communities, and our environment into the way they do business.

The 2011 Vega award for Achievements in Corporate Public Service is awarded to Marina at Keppel Bay  - of Singapore
In recognition of dedication and devotion to the betterment of mankind through their on going support of education and public health for under-developed communities and for demonstrating leadership and sincerity by incorporating ethical values, respect for individuals, communities, and our environment into the way they do business.

The 2011 Vega award for Achievements in Corporate Public Service is awarded to Yara Asia Pte. Ltd. - of Singapore
In recognition of dedication and devotion to the betterment of mankind through their on going support of education and public health for under-developed communities and for demonstrating leadership and sincerity by incorporating ethical values, respect for individuals, communities, and our environment into the way they do business.

The 2011 Vega award for Achievements in Corporate Public Service is awarded to Viking Life-Saving Equipment Pte Ltd - of Singapore
In recognition of dedication and devotion to the betterment of mankind through their on going support of public health for under-developed communities and for demonstrating leadership and sincerity by incorporating ethical values, respect for individuals, communities, and our environment into the way they do business.

Built at Olve, Norway in 1893-94, for over 100 years VEGA carried cargos of bricks, building stone, pig iron, and cement through some of the world’s roughest seas. Built for the North Sea and certified for Arctic trade, VEGA was famous for her strength and ability to carry loads other boats her size could not. Baltic traders like VEGA made some very impressive voyages including immigrants to North America and cargos to the Mediterranean, Africa and the Caribbean, some rounding Cape Horn to trade with Chile.

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