Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the Economic Development Board of Singapore (EDB) are jointly bringing you an Information Session on the distinct business of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the region.
During the session, several NGOs will share case studies and present key insights on their long-term relationships with multinational and local companies which create value for both parties.
Following SGX’s launch of the Sustainability Reporting Guide and rule, companies with established philanthropic and social programmes may be considering how best existing programmes can be focused to address ESG objectives. Learning how some companies and NGOs have forged their partnerships may present ideas and raise awareness on the management of common risks.
The participating NGOs are:
- World Wildlife Fund for Nature
- Forum for the Future
- Mercy Relief
- World Vision International
- Save the Children
Issuers are welcome to send one representative each for the session.
This session would be more suitable to issuers who are already producing sustainability reports or familiar with sustainability reporting.
Date: Wednesday, 20 July 2016
Time: 10.00am – 12.00 pm
Venue: SGX Auditorium
2 Shenton Way
#02-02 SGX Centre
RSVP by 15 July 2016: Sustainability.Reporting@sgx.com
We look forward to your participation.
Below are further information on each NGO:
WORLD WILDLIFE FUND FOR NATURE
One of Singapore’s biggest environmental NGO that works with individuals and businesses to identify sustainable practices that can reduce ecological foot print on the planet. Over the past one year, WWF has launched the We Breathe What We Buy campaign to raise awareness of sustainable palm oil, and worked with companies in Singapore such as Unilever, Danone, Ikea, Ayam Brand to launch the sustainable palm oil alliance.
FORUM FOR THE FUTURE
An independent organization that works with businesses, government and other NGOs to solve complex sustainability challenges. Forum for the Future has helped many companies to find sustainable futures, including supporting Unilever in the global delivery of the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan.
Singapore’s leading independent disaster relief agency with dedicated leadership, capacity building expertise and an affiliate network operating across the entire disaster management cycle. It has responded to more than 56 human tragedies across 24 countries and implemented more than 50 sustainable development initiatives impacting an aggregate of over 2 million lives.
WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL
A humanitarian and development organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to overcome poverty and injustice. Since 2007, World Vision and P&G have partnered to deliver clean water to 34 countries through the distribution of P&G water purification packets.
World Vision International will be launching the Asia Pacific Private-Public Partnerships (P3) Incubation Hub (AsiaP3Hub) during the Singapore International Water Week. This hub in Singapore is visualized as a cross-sector incubator of partnerships, innovations and inclusive business models which seek to combine achieving sustainable economic returns whilst creating measurable human development returns.
SAVE THE CHILDREN
A child-focused international humanitarian and development organisation that operates in over 120 countries. Save the Children is partnering GSK to improve access to basic healthcare where need is greatest, and reached over 1.3 million children.
Save the Children launched its first regional Corporate Engagement Center in Singapore in 2015 with the goal of partnering with multinational and local companies to build strategic and shared-value partnerships.