SINGAPORE, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FrieslandCampina, one of the world's leading dairy companies, today announced that it has been conferred with PublicAffairsAsia's Gold Standard Award for Corporate Citizenship (Regional Programme) for 2016. This is the second year that FrieslandCampina has been recognised with the award. The award, which was presented at the annual Gold Standard Awards ceremony in Hong Kong yesterday evening, honours excellence in the development of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), good governance or sustainability project that strengthens corporate reputation, and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices. 2016 marks the third time that FrieslandCampina has received a Gold Standard Award, having also won in the Best Stakeholder Engagement category in 2014. FrieslandCampina's Drink.Move.BeStrong (DMBS) movement, which was recognised by this year's award, is a multi-pronged initiative that seeks to raise the nutritional status of families through the combined benefits of good nutrition and exercise. Through strong multi-stakeholder partnerships across all on-the-ground initiatives under the DMBS umbrella, FrieslandCampina has impacted over 71 million individuals across Southeast Asia since its launch. Commenting on the award win, Mr. Piet Hilarides, Chief Operating Officer,Consumer Products Asia, FrieslandCampina, said: " We are humbled and honoured that FrieslandCampina has won the Gold Standard Award for Corporate Citizenship for the second year running. Our Drink.Move.BeStrong movement continues to demonstrate that by taking a collaborative approach, we can move forward in our quest to address the rise of non-communicable diseases through the promotion of good nutrition. We accept this award with great pride, and with an awareness that good corporate citizenship is only possible because we work with other stakeholders to create shared value for all involved."