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Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.

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Innovest Business College was established as to seize the major business opportunity of fast global economic growth. Taking “Innovative Business * Clan Inheritance” as its vision, the college actively participates in activities promoting social and HR training resources, so as to fit with the prosperous knowledge-orientated society’s development.

We aim at promoting the development of management theories and corporate governance, and cultivating excellent talents in the business field. It enables corporate managers and investment consultants to have a more powerful corporate leadership and innovative ability, which add brilliance to the financial circle of Hong Kong or even China.

We hope to provide new visions and new strategies for Asians and overseas enterprises to construct a newly Asia-Pacific business platform.

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The World Branding Forum is a registered global non-profit organisation whose aims and activities are to advance standards in the branding industry, for the good of the industry as well as consumers. This includes all those involved in the branding community, primarily those who work in the branding, design, marketing, advertising, public relations and communications disciplines worldwide. In particular, the organisation’s objectives are to advance the skills and education of all those involved in the branding and related industries.

The Forum produces, manages and supports a wide range of programmes covering research, development, education, recognition, networking and outreach. It also publishes branding and industry news on its portal. The Forum is the organiser of the World Branding Awards, one of the world’s most coveted accolades in branding. For more information, visit brandingforum.org.

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The Harvard University Asia Center is a university-wide, inter-faculty initiative with a mission to engage and educate people across disciplines and regions. It funds student and faculty research and study in Asia and is expanding Southeast Asian studies at the University. The Asia Center has an award-winning Publications Program and also sponsors seminars, conferences, lectures, and programs during the academic year.

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Founded in 1955, the Fairbank Center exists to advance scholarship in all fields of Chinese studies at Harvard. We do this in many ways, sponsoring seminars and conferences, supporting faculty and student research, maintaining Harvard’s research library for contemporary China, hosting postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars, and associates in research, and publishing new research. The Center strives to involve all members of the Harvard community – undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni – in its intellectual life, and has always relied as well on a high level of participation of faculty from sister institutions in greater Boston and across New England. In addition, the Center works closely with the other international centers and institutes, and with the Harvard Center Shanghai in particular, to promote the study of global issues on campus and to expand Harvard’s global reach in mainland China, Taiwan, and the greater Sinophone world.

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Carnegie Mellon University is an American university established in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ranked 22 in the world (Times Higher Education, World University Ranking, 2015-16), Carnegie Mellon has been a birthplace of innovation and is a global leader in bringing ground-breaking ideas to market and creating successful start-up businesses.

Carnegie Mellon University in Australia forms part of Carnegie Mellon’s global footprint which includes campuses in Silicon Valley, Rwanda and Qatar. Located in Adelaide, the Carnegie Mellon Australia campus is home to students from over 30 countries, creating wide-reaching networks of contemporaries, global experts and alumni. Students graduate with Carnegie Mellon University degree and are taught by highly qualified faculty who boast extensive careers in teaching, basic and applied research, and leadership in their respective fields.

[Bronze] Green Monday

Green Monday is a social startup group that aims to tackle climate change and global food insecurity by making low-carbon and sustainable living simple, viral and actionable. Our platform enables corporations, restaurants, schools and the general public to join efforts in performing our social and environmental responsibilities while our Green Common is Asia’s first plant-based grocer with the mission to empower the community with sustainable, innovative, wholesome and responsible food choices. Green Monday is named by FAST COMPANY as one of China’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2014.

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[Bronze] Qingdao Association

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Schwarzman Scholars is a highly-selective international scholarship program designed to prepare future leaders for success in a world where China plays a key global role. The program will give the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through a fully-funded one-year Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University – one of China’s most prestigious universities.

Schwarzman Scholars is seeking high-caliber individuals who will represent the world’s next generation of leaders. Scholars can pursue concentrations in economics & business, public policy, and international studies, and will have unrivaled exposure to China with internships, mentorships, and thematic travel experiences.

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On behalf of the Centre for Corporate Sustainability and Innovations, Hang Seng Management College, Dr. Shirley Yeung has extended her generous support to HPAIR 2016 Asia Conference as the Director of the Centre to promote its mission of engaging stakeholders in the communities of academia, business and NGOs in the good practice of social responsibility, sustainability and innovation. The Centre has been established as a platform for services / products/ activities co-creation related to social responsibility, sustainability and innovation to align with the UN Global Compact, the Six Principles of PRME, the Report on Manpower Projection to 2018 of the Hong Kong SAR Government, and the OECD Action Plan for Youth mentioned in the 3rd UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education.

[Bronze] Milton Exhibits

Milton Exhibits Group offers fully integrated service that span event management, exhibitor service, digital solution and general contracting. Since the company was founded in 2002, we have continued to deliver on our projects with excellence and professionalism. Our consistently outstanding performance has earned us a long list of retaining clients and long-term trusted partnerships from around the world. Some of our long retained clients include Global Sources, UBM Asia, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Christie’s and many more. For more information, visit www.milton-exhbits.com.

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Since 2007, Prodigy Finance has been revolutionizing student finance. Our innovative model allows us to offer loans exclusively to international Master’s degree students attending the world’s top business schools and universities.

60% of MBAs and other postgraduate students need funding, but traditional banks and other lenders have difficulty assessing cross-border risk, and are often hesitant to lend to international students.

That’s where Prodigy Finance comes in. In our community model, alumni, business schools and other investors fund the next generation of postgraduate students. We assess students’ future earning potential based on past achievements of similar graduates to determine your individual loan affordability.

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