AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


Corporate Social Impact Strategies Workshop in KL

By Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)


Maybank Innovation Centre, Level 4, Tower 1, Etiqa Twins 11, Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.



Date & time

03 September 2015



03 September 2015


About this event

MaGIC is hosting AVPN’s workshop on Corporate Social Impact Strategies in Kuala Lumpur. Corporate Social Impact Strategies (CSIS) refers to investment strategies and approaches that corporations use to build and invest in sustainable value creating models that generate social, environmental as well as strategic return. The most effective corporate social impact strategies are the ones that help the corporations grow their business and increase profitability, by attracting and retaining the right people, adopting relevant innovations and growing into new market segments.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is suitable for people beginning to implement a corporate social investment strategy as well as those who are looking to better understand how to formulate one. The workshop will provide a framework, draw on best practice examples, and equip participants with practical takeaways to start collaborating with VPOs to scale social impact.

Main Speaker

Steven Serneels

Steven Serneels

Steven is Co-researcher EVPA Corporate Social Impact Strategies and Impact Investor at SI2 Fund. In 2011, Steven joined Ashoka Global, Washington, as Strategic Advisor.  In this capacity he focused on how citizen sector organizations and corporations can work together successfully in creating social impact at scale in a commercially viable setting.  Late 2012, he moved back to Europe, becoming member of the Strategic Advisory board of Ashoka Europe’s Co-Creation platform in Paris in order to deploy this co-creation strategy in Europe. Furthermore, Steven is investor and Board member of SI², a for profit social impact fund, providing growth capital to European for profit social enterprises. Next to that, he is president of the board of Kampani, an impact fund providing solutions for small scale farmers in the South.



stacey choe

Stacey Choe, Membership Services Director, AVPN

Guest Speakers

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YBhg. Puan Sri Maimon Arif Patail is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Director of Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad. She is also a board member of Malaysian Mosaics Sdn Bhd.
Being in the corporate sector for over three decades, Puan Sri Maimon possesses a wealth of experience and skills-set across business segments and focus areas. Her career began as a Food Technologist with the Sabah Food Corporation. She then took on the role as a Property Manager in Syarikat Fajar Sdn Bhd prior to joining Malaysian Mosaics in 1994. At Malaysian Mosaics, Puan Sri Maimon led various operational divisions that included, amongst others, Marketing Services, Marketing Communications, Interior Design, New Product Development, Technical Research & Development as well as Quality Assurance. In addition to her corporate roles, Puan Sri Maimon is a Council Member of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and a member of the Board of Trustees of Institute Jantung Negara Foundation.

Margie Ong

Margie is the CEO of Thoughts In Gear (TIG) – a Corporate Responsibility consulting and outsourcing firm. TIG works with companies to strategise, plan and execute their Corporate Responsibility agendas – ideally achieving measurable positive impact for both business and society. Graduated an Electrical Engineer, Margie built her career with corporations like Intel, The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and HCL Technologies. Pursuing more direct social impact, she has worked with the Global Public Sector team in BCG, as well as CIMB Foundation.


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