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Every year GENNEX awards the "HUMAN FOCUS AWARD" to personalities who uniquely inspire agile and sustainable leadership - personalities who live transformation for the benefit of humanity.
Hannes Schmid (SMILING GECKO) is first to receive the
GENNEX HUMAN FOCUS AWARD.
Anyone who witnessed Hannes Schmid's presentation at the end of the second day of GENNEX will certainly agree with us: It has rarely been possible to attend a speech at a business conference that was more inspiring, powerful and authentic than the story by Hannes Schmid and SMILING GECKO. Hannes Schmid received the first GENNEX HUMAN FOCUS AWARD from the hand of Nobel Peace Prize winner Prof. Muhammad Yunus for his commitment and impact in his "Smart Village" project in Cambodia. A true role model, or as Hannes Schmid himself put it so well: "Doing nothing is not an option".
GENNEX Keynote Friday pm, September 7, 2018:
Since the middle of the last century, Cambodia has been ravaged by decades of civil war and suffered terribly during the Vietnam war and the terror regime of the Khmer Rouge. As a consequence, Cambodia is now one of the poorest countries in the world. In its capital Phnom Penh alone, tens of thousands of children live on the streets, suffering hunger, illness and abuse. To provide these children and their families with a life in decency, we need to provide help on the ground.
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