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 (FULLY BOOKED)
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
Watergate Ballroom, 6th Floor

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

David Galipeau, Chief Impact Officer, UNDP Impact Investing
Martin Tan, Executive Director, Institute for Societal Leadership
Victor Zhang, President, Global Government Affairs. Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd.
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Foyer Area, 6th Floor
11:00 - 12:30
Leadership Panel
Watergate Ballroom, 6th Floor

Charkrit Direkwattanachai, Head of Corporate Communication & Sustainability, Tesco Lotus
Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited (CDL)
Hope Ewing, Senior Director CSR, VISA
Julian Fryett, President, Ricoh (Thailand) Ltd.

Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia (Moderator)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
Amaya Food Gallery, 4th Floor
14:00 - 15:30 Breakout sessions
Future Proofing the Thai Way
Ballroom B, 6th Floor

Agapol Na Songkla, Executive Vice President, Thai Beverage PLC
Chanond Ruangkritya, President/CEO, Ananda Development PCL
Chongprode Kochaphum, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability Development Office, Bangchak Petroleum PCL
Khun Polpiya Thitivesa, Sustainability Development and Risk Management Director, Thai Beverage Public Company Limited
Patima Sinthupinyo, Senior Consultant, Sustainability Development Office, Siam Cement Group, PCL
Ramrada Ninnad, Chief Development Management Officer, Mae Fah Luang Foundation

Alex Mavro, Chief of Operations, Sasin Center for Sustainability Management (SCSM) (Moderator)
Making the SDGs your business
Ballroom A, 6th Floor

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

Tatsiana Hulko, Corporate Engagement and Business Development Expert, BCtA (Moderator)
From social compliance to factory improvements
Ballroom C, 6th Floor

Beth Holzman, Director, Worker Engagement, Laborlink
Brent Habig, Vice President, International Programs, Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC)
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
Banglampoo, 6th Floor

Abigail Smith, Chief Operations Officer, ThaiHarvest|SOS
An Choul-jin, Deputy Director, CIFAL Jeju, United Nations Institute for Training and Research
Charkrit Direkwattanachai, Head of Corporate Communication & Sustainability, Tesco Lotus
Lars Svensson, Sustainability and Communication Director, IKEA Southeast Asia
Mushtaq Ahmed Memon, Regional Coordinator for Resource Efficiency for Asia Pacific, UN Environment

Jeong-in Kim, Chung-Ang University (Moderator)
15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break
Foyer Area, 6th Floor
16:00 - 17:30 Breakout sessions
Unlocking the value of corporate sustainability
Ballroom C, 6th Floor

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
Banglampoo, 6th Floor

Desarack Teso, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs Director, Microsoft Thailand
Ewa Wojkowska, Co-Founder and COO, Kopernik

Mabel Wong, Executive Director, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Human rights due diligence
Ballroom A, 6th Floor

Archana Kotecha, Head of Legal, Liberty Asia
Hans Kabat, President, Cargill Protein Southeast Asia
Lara White, Senior Specialist, Labour Migration and Human Development, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Erin Lyon, Director, ELEVATE (Moderator)
17:30 - 19:00 Networking Reception
Garden, 8th Floor


Conference Day 2: 27 September 2017

09:00 - 10:30 Breakout sessions
Creating value from stakeholder engagement
Ballroom A, 6th Floor

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, Hong Kong, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Unlocking Business Value from the Circular Economy
Ballroom B, 6th Floor

Ashwin Subramaniam, Founder & CEO, Gone Adventurin
Harsha Vardhan, Global Environment Manager – Production, H&M
Karen Lee, Sustainability Lead, Asia, Interface

Isabelle Morin, Director, Singapore, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Human trafficking
Ballroom C, 6th Floor

Aditi Wanchoo, Senior Manager, Social & Environmental Affairs, adidas
Darian McBain, Global Director of Sustainability, Thai Union
Silvia Mera, Program Director, The Mekong Club

Erin Lyon, Director, ELEVATE (Moderator)
Made in Asia: the business case for investing in gender rights in supply chains
Banglampoo, 6th Floor

Cinderella von Dungern, Emerging Market Sustainability Dialogues (EMSD) China Coordinator, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Elvis Francis, Director, P.A.C.E. Global Initiatives, Gap Inc.
Kalyan Rath, Project Manager, CARE Cambodia

Emma Tiaree, Regional Strategic Partnerships Director - Asia Pacific, CARE International (Moderator)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Foyer Area, 6th Floor
11:00 - 12:30 Breakout sessions
Climate Resilience – Future Proofing Your Business
Ballroom B, 6th Floor

Aslam Perwaiz, Head of Department of Disaster Risk Management Systems, ADPC
Juliet Ler Hui-Ling, Senior Manager for Sustainability and Inclusive Business Development, Covestro
Shihab Uddin Ahmad, Country Director, ActionAid Myanmar
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)
How to Catalyze Business Action for Women’s Empowerment
Ballroom A, 6th Floor

Anna-Karin Jatfors, UN Women Deputy Regional Director at Regional Office for Asia-Pacific
Fiza Farhan, Member UN HLP on Women Economic Empowerment and Chairperson to Chief Minister Punjab’s Task Force on Women Empowerment
Madeleine Brasser, Project leader Inclusive Value Chains, Oxfam Novib
Nathalie Gerschtein Keraudy, Managing Director, L’Oréal (Thailand)
Waqar Ahmad, Head of Corporate Affairs & Communications, Nestlé Pakistan and Afghanistan

Jessica Cheam, Managing Editor, Eco-Business (Moderator)
Children’s rights: the risks and opportunities for business
Banglampoo, 6th Floor

Christophe Lejeune, Vice President Talent & Culture Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia, AccorHotels
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
Ballroom C, 6th Floor

Christine Petrie, Country Director, IRC Thailand
Desarack Teso, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs Director, Microsoft Thailand
Jason Yat-sen Li, Chairman, Vantage Asia Holdings

David Keegan, Chief Executive Officer, HOST International (Moderator)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
Amaya Food Gallery, 4th Floor
14:00 - 15:30 Breakout sessions
Future-proofing your reporting
Ballroom A, 6th Floor

John Purcell, Policy Adviser ESG, CPA Australia
Kit-fong Law, Manager – Group Sustainability, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
Pietro Bertazzi, Deputy Director – Policy and Global Affairs, GRI

Samantha Woods, Director, Hong Kong, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Partnering with social enterprises for scalability and impact
Ballroom C, 6th Floor

Caroline McLaughlin, Director, Partnerships, AVPN
Laetitia Lienart, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship APAC, Credit Suisse
Yasmine Khater, Community Builder, B Corp Singapore

Mabel Wong, Executive Director, CSR Asia (Moderator)
The Marine Plastics Problem and Supply Chains
Ballroom B, 6th Floor

Douglas Woodring, Co-Founder, Managing Director, Ocean Recovery Alliance
Jerker Tamelander, Head, Coral Reef Unit, UN Environment
Mike Dicken, Supply Chain Vice President, Unilever Thailand

Angela Foulsham, Project Manager, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Asia's ageing mega-trend: Big challenges, big opportunities
Banglampoo, 6th Floor

Ben Montgomery, Director of Business Relations Management, Centara Hotels & Resorts
Eduardo Klien
, Regional Director, Asia Pacific Regional Office, HelpAge International

Kim Walker, CEO, Silver Group
Philip O'Keefe, Lead Economist, Social Protection and Labor Global Practice, The World Bank
Teerapon Tanomsakyut, Chief Innovation & Sustainability Officer, True Corporation Plc

Roy Wadia, Regional Communications Advisor, UNFPA (Moderator)
15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break
16:00 - 17:00 Closing sessions
World Café: The future of reporting and disclosure
Watergate Ballroom, 6th Floor

Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia (Moderator)
Supply chain forensics workshop: combining quality and analytics
Banglampoo, 6th Floor

Kevin Franklin, Senior Vice President, ELEVATE (Workshop Leader)
Rona Starr, Executive Director, APSCA

 

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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 (FULLY BOOKED)
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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