Congratulations to our speaker Peggy Liu who was voted as one of the most influential people in the Shanghai’s international community in the “International Excellence Awards” hosted by Shanghai Daily and International Channel Shanghai!
Twenty-seven expats were nominated for the Shanghai International Excellence Awards including business leaders, community event organizers, charity activists and opinion leaders. Their personal profiles were uploaded onto the Shanghai Daily website for a public vote. The monthlong vote ended on January 16.
More than 2.5 million votes have been cast online and 10 winners have been selected.
Wong Fatt-heng, an executive of Roche Diagnostics, topped the list with 861,360 votes. He was followed by Peggy Liu, chairperson of JUCCCE, with 578,411 votes, and Mario Alberich Diaz, a Spring Airlines pilot, with 294,655 votes.
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Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, is internationally recognized for her expertise on China’s sustainability landscape and for fostering international collaboration with China. JUCCCE is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the greening of China, because a green China is the key to a healthy world. JUCCCE is a leader in creating systemic change in sustainable cities, sustainable consumerism and smart grid, and most noted for its multi-sector convening power. Peggy has a passion for making the world a better place.
As one of the leading green thinkers in China, Peggy was honored as the Hillary Step for Climate Change Solutions in 2012, a Time MagazineHero of the Environment in 2008, the Hillary Laureate of 2010 for climate change leadership, a Forbes “Women to Watch in Asia” in 2010, a Huffington Post “Greatest Person of the Day” in 2011, one of China’s top 50 innovative business leaders by China Business News Weekly in 2012.