CSR ASIA SUMMIT 2017

FUTURE PROOFING SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS

26-27 September, Bangkok
#CSRASIA17

Programme


Pre-Summit Training: 25 September
| Conference Day 1: 26 September | Conference Day 2: 27 September

09:00 - 12:00 (choose one of the following)
Training 1
Building and implementing a sustainability strategy

Isabelle Morin, Director, Singapore, CSR Asia
Training 2
Community Investment impact measurement

Mabel Wong, Executive Director, CSR Asia
 
13:30 - 16:30 (choose one of the following)
Training 4
Creating shared value

Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia
Training 5
Sustainability reporting – how to do it right

Samantha Woods, Director, Hong Kong, CSR Asia
Angela Foulsham, Project Manager, CSR Asia
Training 6
Aligning business strategy with the SDGs

Leena Wokeck, Associate, CSR Asia
Clelia Daniel, Programme Manager, CSR Asia
14:30 - 16:30 Members' Event
CIRT Members’ Event
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17:30 - 19:30 Members' Event
Strategic Partner meeting (members only)

19:00 - 20:00 Members' Event
Strategic Partner networking drinks


Conference Day 1: 26 September 2017

09:00 - 10:30
Welcome & Keynote

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

David Galipeau, Chief, United Nations Social Impact Fund
Martin Tan, Executive Director, Institute for Societal Leadership
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30
Leadership Panel

Charkrit Direkwattanachai, Head of Corporate Communication & Sustainability, Tesco Lotus
Hope Ewing, Senior Director CSR, VISA
Julian Fryett, President, Ricoh (Thailand) Ltd.

Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia (Moderator)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Breakout sessions
Future Proofing the Thai Way

Alex Mavro, Chief of Operations, Sasin Center for Sustainability Management (SCSM) (Moderator)
Making the SDGs your business

Andrew Buay, Vice President, Group Sustainability & Talent Coach, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (“SingTel”)
Joyce Chau, Foreign Trade Association (FTA) Representative Greater China
Marla Garin-Alvarez, Regional Manager, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion for Asia Pacific, Thomson Reuters

Rebecca Walker Chan, Project Manager, CSR Asia (Moderator)
From social compliance to factory improvements

Mark Robertson
, Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations, ICTI CARE


Patrick McKeller
, Vice President, Improvement Services, ELEVATE
(Moderator)
Eco-towns and sustainable lifestyles of the future

Lars Svensson, Sustainability and Communication Director, IKEA Southeast Asia

Jeong-in Kim, Chung-Ang University (Moderator)
15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 - 17:30 Breakout sessions
Unlocking the value of corporate sustainability

Esther An
, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited (CDL)

Johan Bygge, Chairman - EQT Asia Pacific
Petrus Ng, Managing Director, BASF Thailand

Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Community investment: Development and Use of Technology

Daiana Beitler, Regional Director, Asia, Microsoft Philanthropies
Ewa Wojkowska, Co-Founder and COO, Kopernik

Mabel Wong, Executive Director, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Human rights due diligence

Archana Kotecha, Head of Legal, Liberty Asia
Hans Kabat, President, Cargill Protein Southeast Asia

Erin Lyon, Director, ELEVATE (Moderator)
17:30 - 19:00 Networking Reception


Conference Day 2: 27 September 2017

09:00 - 10:30 Breakout sessions
Creating value from stakeholder engagement

Holy Ranaivozanany, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Huawei
Jasmine Liang, Manager, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs, IBM China
Liu Xiaowei, Vice President, External Relations, Shell APAC

Samantha Woods, Director, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Partnerships to drive circular economy in cities

Ashwin Subramaniam, Founder & CEO, Gone Adventurin
Harsha Vardhan, Global Environment Manager – Production, H&M

Isabelle Morin, Director, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Human trafficking

Aditi Wanchoo, Senior Manager, Social & Environmental Affairs, adidas
Darian McBain, Global Director of Sustainability, Thai Union

Erin Lyon, Director, ELEVATE (Moderator)
Made in Asia: the business case for investing in gender rights in garment supply chains

Emma Tiaree, Regional Strategic Partnerships Director - Asia Pacific, CARE International

Jessica Cheam, Managing Editor, Eco-Business (Moderator)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Breakout sessions
Is your organization resilient to climate change?

Aslam Perwaiz, Head of Department of Disaster Risk Management Systems, ADPC
Timothy Wilcox, Program Management Officer, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific – Bangkok Thailand, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Rita Yu, Senior Project Manager, CSR Asia (Moderator)
From evidence to action: creating a gender-transformative business

Shihab Uddin Ahamad
, Country Director - ActionAid Myanmar

Madeleine Brasser, Oxfam Novib

Isabelle Morin, Director, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Children’s rights: the risks and opportunities for business

Fiona Rotberg, Research Director, Global Child Forum
Martin Hallberg, Children’s Rights and Business Atlas Manager, Global Child Forum
On-uma V. Rerkpattanapipat, SVP - Communication and Sustainability division, DTAC
Tiur Rumondang, Indonesia Director of Operations, RSPO
Wivina Belmonte, Deputy Regional Director, East Asia Pacific, UNICEF

Ines Kaempfer, Executive Director, Center for Child-Rights & Corporate Social Responsibility (Moderator)
The untapped economic potential of Asia’s refugees

David Keegan, Chief Executive Officer, HOST International
Desarack Teso, Corporate, External & Legal Affairs Director, Microsoft Thailand
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Breakout sessions
Future-proofing your reporting

Daisy Chee, Assistant Manager, Group Sustainability, CLP Holdings
John Purcell, Policy Adviser ESG, CPA Australia
Pietro Bertazzi, Deputy Director – Policy and Global Affairs, GRI

Samantha Woods, Director, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Assessing the effectiveness and impact of social enterprises

Callum Douglas
, Director, Corporate Responsibility, PwC

Caroline McLaughlin, Director, Partnerships, AVPN
Yasmine Khater, Community Builder, B Corp Singapore

Mabel Wong, Executive Director, CSR Asia (Moderator)
The marine plastics problem within global supply chains

Douglas Woodring
, Co-Founder, Managing Director, Ocean Recovery Alliance


Angela Foulsham, Project Manager, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Asia's ageing mega-trend: Big challenges, big opportunities

15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 - 17:00 Closing sessions
World Café: The future of reporting and disclosure

From reactive to predictive: Identifying future risks using supply chain forensics

Kevin Franklin
, Senior Vice President, ELEVATE
(Workshop Leader)

 

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Pre-Summit training


Prior to the start of the two day Summit we will also host a programme of half day workshops focused on important CSR issues for you and your organisation. These workshops will be led by specialised external trainers as well as CSR Asia in-house experts.

Workshops for this year will cover the following topics:
Building and implementing a sustainability strategy
Community Investment impact measurement
Creating shared value
Sustainability reporting – how to do it right
Aligning business strategy with the SDGs


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Your registration fee includes attendance to the summit, access to the conference sessions, conference material, lunch for 2 days and canapes and drinks at our welcome reception.

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