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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Consejo Economico de la Cuenca del Pacifico, PBEC (Pacific Basin Economic Council).
Unlike some national business magazines, which have slammed Hawaii as a business hell, PBEC organizers have gone out of their way to tout the islands as commerce friendly.
While APEC gathers top officials around the world to discuss national economic and trade policies, PBEC focuses on business issues.
Un ano mas tarde, en 1992, en una reunion de trabajo en Hawai, una compania transnacional pidio ser incorporada, aduciendo que el volumen de sus transacciones era mayor que el de muchos Estados miembros del PBEC.
Fung was appointed as PBEC Chairman in 2009 and led the organization through a phase of change addressing key issues including the role of business and government in environmental sustainability and increased regional cooperation forcontinuous growth and prosperity in Asia Pacific.
De este modo, Chile llego a ser miembro del (Pacific Basin Economic Councie) PBEC y del (Pacific Economic Cooperation Council) PECC y en noviembre de 1994 ingreso al APEC como miembro pleno, tras permanecer un ano como invitado y participar en los grupos de trabajo.
It is a major player in regional institutions -- APEC, ASEAN-plus, ARF, Pacific Islands Forum, PBEC, PECC, PATA and various non-governmental organisations.
The conference, sponsored by PBEC and EWC, is supported by the APEC 2011 Hawai'i Host Committee.
5) Otras organizaciones tienen caracter tripartito, como el PECC (Pacific Economic Cooperation Council), de composicion academica, publica y privada; el PBEC (Pacific Basin Economic Council), asociacion de empresarios lideres de la Cuenca del Pacifico, de caracter marcadamente economico; la FALAE (Foro America Latina Asia del Este), de caracter cultural, es un lugar de dialogo politico que privilegia la cultura y los aspectos sociales.
The award, given at the final day of the 33rd annual PBEC International General Meeting, recognizes an outstanding project that contributes to the enhancement of global environmental protection while demonstrating significant business benefits.
The PBEC Environmental Award, given each year at this gathering, will show the tremendous effort regional corporations are making to ensure a sustainable environment.