A Filipino accountant and industrialist who founded the Asian Institute of Management and the accounting firm SGV & Company
International Understanding Awardees
Recognized for contributions to the advancement of friendship, tolerance, peace, and solidarity as the foundations for sustainable development within and across countries.
A Christian pastor, founded the Asian Rural Institute which trains rural leaders from the entire developing world to become more effective change-makers in poor communities
Set in motion by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand in 1969 to replace opium poppies with temperate climate cash crops and to arrest the destruction of precious forests and watersheds in the hills of Northern Thailand
An American Catholic priest who has absorbed himself in the life and struggles of Bangladeshis since 1952 and has “. . . more hope in changed people than in changed structures and political systems."
An American volunteer group that reaffirms the essential community of interest of all ordinary people, regardless of creed or nationality
An American Baptist minister who restored productivity to abandoned mountainsides and other wasteland using SALT, or Sloping Agricultural Land Technology and FAITH (Food Always in the Home) Garden that he and his co-workers developed
A Chinese man who dedicated his career to educating rural people who had no opportunity for schooling and reeducating the educated to share in this task