Pacific Basin Economic Council

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Pacific Basin Economic Council

Also called the PBEC. A business association that promotes the interests of businesses in countries that border the Pacific Ocean. Among its activities, the PBEC lobbies for favorable legislation and advocates for social responsibility among private companies. It was established in 1967.
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Founded in 1967, PBEC is the oldest independent business association serving the Asia Pacific region with membership comprise of executives from economies bordering the Pacific rim and beyond.
This award marks their success as a truly global company and their sensitivity to environmental protection," said Ichiro Kagiyama, chairman, PBEC working committee on the Environment.
Sony Magnetic Products was chosen from among seven other finalists who were nominated by PBEC member economies.
I applaud the PBEC for focusing on the issue of corporate responsibility, which is sometimes defined so differently from country to country.
Media representatives are invited to attend the PBEC meeting.
PBEC represents more than 1,100 major corporations in 20 economies around the Pacific, which account for more than U.
A full list of confirmed speakers, an agenda, and registration materials are on the PBEC Web site at http://www.