Corporate Impact Roundtable: How Asian Corporations Can Move Beyond CSR

Event details
  • October 31st, 2016, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  • Galleria 1, Petrosains, The Discovery Centre Level 4, Suria KLCC, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur
  • Country: Malaysia

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An increasing number of companies are starting to move beyond corporate social responsibility and philanthropic activities into more Inclusive Business and Shared Value approaches. This practice looks to aligns a company’s core business with their impact strategies. Meanwhile, large exchanges in Asia, such as Bursa Malaysia, Singapore Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange, have introduced new ESG reporting requirements. This context provides opportunities for organisations to assess and align their corporate impact and philanthropy strategies with their core business activities, sustainability management and reporting. 

In this exclusive roundtable, AVPN, Forum for the Future and Mars, Incorporated / Catalyst will share the latest trends around corporate impact and sustainability strategies practiced globally and give insights on how to apply these to Asia.

Join us for this important conversation about opportunities and challenges. Come share your experiences and leave with a better understanding of how to develop a better corporate impact strategy.

This is a by invitation only event. Please contact clara@avpn.asia for further details.


About the Speakers    


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About the Organisers   

avpn-logo AVPN is a unique funders’ network based in Singapore committed to building a vibrant and high impact philanthropy and social investment community across Asia. As an advocate, capacity builder, and platform that cuts across private, public and social sectors, AVPN embraces all types of engagement to improve the effectiveness of members across the Asia Pacific region. A Member Directory and listing of Events can be found at www.avpn.asia
forumforthefuture Forum for the Future is an independent non-profit that works globally with business, government and others to solve complex sustainability challenges. We believe it is critical to reinvent the key systems we rely on to shape a brighter future and innovate for long-term success. We advise and challenge organisations, both in one to one partnerships, and also as part of multi-stakeholder collaborations to address system-wide challenges. Forum was voted one of the world’s leading sustainable development NGOs in the 2016 Globescan/SustainAbility Sustainability Leaders Survey. www.forumforthefuture.org.
mars-logo Mars is a global Food & Beverage company headquartered near Washington, D.C. with approximately 80k associates and >$35bn in annual revenues.  Catalyst, which was initially established in the 1960s, is the internal corporate think tank of Mars and is responsible for developing transformational solutions for the business across a variety of disciplines.  It reports to a steering group chaired by the CEO. www.mars.com

Venue Sponsor   

 petrosains-full-color Petrosains, The Discovery Centre is a melting pot of educational, hands-on interactive exhibits and exciting science shows where fun meets science for all ages. Set up by PETRONAS as a way of giving back to the nation, the science center also customizes CSR programs for corporations to engage with their stakeholders.
www.petrosains.com.my