The SIP Distinguished Fellow Award honours legendary leaders whose illustrious lives have positively influenced lives across generations and communities around the globe. The Distinguished Fellow motivates collaborations and inspires extraordinary innovations across sectors. SIP Distinguished Fellows are outstanding role models and stalwarts of SIP's community of changemakers in shaping a more inclusive, sustainable, and better world.
SIP Distinguished Fellow 2009
SIP Distinguished Fellow 2008
S Robson Walton
Chairman, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., USA
Founder, One Foundation
SIP Distinguished Fellow 2009 :
S Robson Walton
Chairman of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., USA
Rob Walton has served as the Chairman of the Board of Wal-Mart since 1992. In this role, he has seen Wal-Mart grow to serve more than 200 million customers per week at more than 8,000 retail units in 15 countries, generating $401 billion in sales in fiscal year 2009. Wal-Mart’s many commitments feed into three primary focus areas: promoting renewable energy, eliminating waste, and selling sustainable products.
The SIP Fellow Awards recognise outstanding and high achieving individuals who are creating systemic change in the community that they live and work in. Role models in their own fields, these individuals are thought and action leaders who are shaping the future in their own way and doing what they do best. SIP Fellows are stalwarts of SIP's community of changemakers in shaping a more inclusive, sustainable, and better world.
SIP Fellows 2009
John Hope Bryant
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Operation HOPE, USA
Co-founder and CEO, Qifang, China
Founder and CEO, Globals Inc., India
Chairperson, Halogen Foundation, Singapore
Chairman, Conservation International, USA
President, Alun Alun, Indonesia
Ting Choon Meng
Chairman/CEO, HealthSTATS International Pte Ltd, Singapore