Bali – First Province to Embrace Humane Entrepreneurship Globally

August 25, 2019

Bali has committed to embracing Humane Entrepreneurship as the province thrives towards continuous sustainable development.

This commitment came in a meeting between Mr. Tjokorda Oka Sukawati, Vice Governor of Bali and King of Ubud and Mr. Ahmed Osman, President of The International Council for Small Business. The Bali Declaration for Humane Entrepreneurship was signed between both parties in addition to Mr. Hermawan Kartajaya, President of ACSB and Professor Ki- Chan Kim , ICSB Past President and current ICSB Vice President for Humane Entrepreneurship. The declaration commits to people and profits as well as long term sustainable development over short and medium term in addition to the creation of people centered small and medium enterprises. Mr. Sukawati welcomed ICSB to Bali and confirmed the provinces commitment to the creation of Humane companies.

Mr. Osman stated that it is a great achievement that the globally renowned beautiful province of Bali becomes the first province in the world to commit to embracing Humane Entrepreneurship and that this adds a great attribute to the already humane Balinese people. Mr. Katarjaya emphasized the commitment of ICSB Indonesia to the development of Human Centered Small and Medium Enterprises . Professor Kim expressed his great pleasure with Bali’s commitment to Humane Entrepreneurship, a concept he brought to the United Nations in 2016.