Official PR Partner
Ruder Finn 

Ruder Finn Asia, a subsidiary of Ruder Finn Inc, USA, was founded in 1989. It is a recognized leader in communications in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the top international PR agencies in China. We offer innovative, strategic public relations campaigns through our offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and India and partners throughout the region. We represent multinationals in sectors including healthcare and life sciences, technology, corporate and financial communications, issues and crisis management, automotive, consumer marketing, arts, CSR, and travel and tourism. Our CSR capability is built on long-time experience and genuine passion. Ruder Finn Asia¹s CSR team was created more than a decade ago. In China, we were the only PR firm to have the foresight and initiative to assemble a dedicated CSR team to develop programs with both multinational and local companies. Today, our strong, extensive partnerships in Asia allow us to build effective communications platforms involving government, NGOs and various business sectors. We work closely with companies to assist them in becoming model corporate citizens, enhancing and promoting their relationships with key stakeholders. We align communications programs with our clients¹ strategic business goals and the overall needs of the community.

Official Online Partner

Eco Business

Eco-Business is Asia Pacific’s leading publication on cleantech, smart cities, responsible business and sustainable development. Our platforms include the award-winning Eco-Business.com news website which attracts 80,000 monthly visitors, a weekly newsletter that’s emailed to over 60,000 subscribers, and a bi-monthly digital magazine.

Our business model is to maintain a large and engaged reader community by providing the best sustainable business news, features and expert opinion for the APAC region, and to deliver powerful branding, market positioning and lead generation for our clients. We offer a suite of marketing solutions that deliver purposely different results - from local and regional branding through to integrated global campaigns that deliver long-term industry and thought leader positioning. Our marketing channels include: advertising, EDMs, feature series, site partnerships, ‘industry spotlight’ company features, social media campaigns, event coverage, writing services, content marketing and CxO round tables.

Official Newswire Partner
PR Newswire

PR Newswire (www.prnasia.com) is the premier global provider of news release distribution and multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, public relations officers and investor relations professionals to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry in 1954, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, distribute, target and measure text and multimedia content across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world's largest multi-channel content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, we enable the world's enterprises to tell their stories to the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and is a UBM plc company. Email asia.marketing@prnasia.com  or download our service guide to know more.


One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them.

In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

We are an international confederation of 17 organizations working together in more than 90 countries.


Founded in 2009, 3BL Media is a leading news distribution and content marketing company focused on niche topics including sustainability, health, energy, education, philanthropy, community and other social and environmental topics. The company works with organizations including multinational corporations, SME's, and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets through social, traditional and new media channels. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in communications, technology and social media to enable organizations to more effectively communicate about their initiatives to the press, investors, consumers and other critical stakeholder groups.
Asian NGO 

AsianNGO is the pioneer media platform designed to empower NGOs and development professionals in Asia-Pacific, capacitating them with resources for sustainable growth. The main channel of AsianNGO is a web portal for users to track and apply for available grants, project partners and download learning assets for their better organisational management; and event updates for their relevant interests. In addition, AsianNGO releases a print magazine every two months with news and policy updates from the development sector; as well as a weekly e-newsletter with the latest grants and upcoming events across the region. Sign up now at www.asianngo.org.


As Asia’s leading online and print magazine devoted to sustainable lifestyle and environmental news, Ecozine highlights the ease and importance of low carbon living to the wider Asia Pacific public. Ecozine’s team of editors, contributors and correspondents are committed to presenting our readers with appealing, sustainable business and lifestyle choices that are good for the planet. A fresh, candid voice is used to present topics ranging from the serious to the whimsical. Ecozine is a one-stop shop for readers, bursting with useful and entertaining articles, interviews, reviews, tips, blogs and videos, and is also highly interactive, with a wealth of useful tools and guides, from the Eco Pages directory to an up-to-date Events Calendar.

Ethical Performance

Ethical Performance is passionate about the importance of CSR in today’s business world – in all its diverse aspects. Whether you call it ‘corporate responsibility’, ‘corporate conscience’, ‘corporate citizenship’, ‘social performance’ or ‘sustainability’, the core principle remains the same: a belief that business should embrace responsibility for its actions and to have a positive impact on the environment, on society and on people. The different terminology used by business about CSR shows the many varied approaches – and emphasis – that businesses have. At Ethical Performance we aim to examine these as well as discuss the urgent CSR issues all businesses need to address. Every month we provide a concise but detailed look at the dominant issues of the day while our website, www.ethicalperformance.com, keeps you updated on a daily basis. Our sister publication, Best Practice, showcases case studies representing the very best in CSR and sustainability practice. By talking to the people at the coalface, we highlight current CSR practices as a way of helping you explore and develop different approaches for your business – by they environmental, workplace or community. Ethical Performance and Best Practice - together with our website www.ethicalperformance.com - are the ‘go to’ information sources for business leaders and CSR practitioners worldwide.

Malaysian Danish Business Council (MDBC)

MDBC is a non-profit organisation with the aim of assisting Malaysian and Danish companies in their efforts to promote trade, services and investments between Malaysia and the Kingdom of Denmark. The Council provides a Network Forum for discussing and exchanging views on business conditions and issues, both domestic and international, affecting Malaysian and Danish companies and personnel, through regular Business dialogues and Business related activities.

MDBC work closely with the Royal Danish Embassy in the best interest of promoting Malaysian and Danish businesses, in order to achieve maximum public – private sector cooperation, and collaboration between the Kingdom of Denmark and Malaysia.

MDBC aims to assist with advice to Danish business people with their families settling in Malaysia, and preliminary advice to Malaysian business people and their family prior to settling in Denmark. The Council is engaged in social and other activities to ensure those MDBC Corporate members, and their accompanying family members get an enriched experience while based in Malaysia, and actively feel part of the Malaysian Danish business community.

Malaysian Dutch Business Council (MDBC)

The Malaysian Dutch Business Council (MDBC) helps to forge and foster business ties between Malaysia and the Netherlands, as well as further facilitate investment in each other’s countries. Established in 1996 by Malaysian and Dutch companies, MDBC is a private, well established, trade support organization with over 220 member companies. MDBC achieves its high standards through the successful execution of its three objectives:

Networking & Events: Through regular (monthly) events, members are able to develop good business contacts with the Dutch business community in Malaysia, as well as with other foreign companies, Malaysian counterparts and government bodies.

Information: MDBC provides business information services to members and assists them on issues related to setting up a company or representative office in Malaysia. MDBC keeps our members updated on the latest developments in the business world and members – news through our variety of online and offline communication tools.

Representation: By actively participating in the dialogue amongst European Union members in Malaysia, and establishing relations with various government institutions, MDBC is able to serve as the voice of our members and highlight the individual needs of companies to the appropriate authorities.

Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MGCC)

Established in 1991, MGCC is the first choice when it comes to business between Germany and Malaysia. Being a reliable partner for both German and Malaysian companies, we offer excellent services that are custom tailored to the needs of our members and clients in order to benefit most from the many advantages both Germany and Malaysia have to offer. We also actively develop strategic areas i.e. Green Technology, Dual Vocational Training and CSR through our strong local and regional networks.

Oxford Business Group

Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance.

OBG’s acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG’s online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG’s consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.


Daemeter Consulting is a leading independent consulting firm that focuses on promoting sustainable development through responsible and equitable management of natural resources. Providing services to forestry, agriculture, finance, energy, mining and the international development sectors, our clients span multinational business, NGOs, governments, and research organizations. Daemeter is headquartered in Indonesia, with offices in USA and projects mainly across Asia.

Our multinational team comprises advisors, technical experts, certified auditors, field, staff and project managers, with decades of combined experience across a range of disciplines. As such, Daemeter is able to apply international standards of best practice within limitations imposed by national contexts, stakeholder concerns, and local operating conditions. We conduct assessments, inventory, and trainings to comply with sustainability standards and develop systems to monitor, evaluate, and report impacts, sourcing, supply chains, and other improvement measures.

On social and stakeholder engagement, our services include systematic stakeholder mapping, creating communication programs, conflict resolution, and conducting trainings. We are also well-known for developing and utilising tools for achieving responsible natural resource management. We combine GIS and remote sensing technology with environmental and social surveys on the ground to produce maps, data, analysis, and management recommendations that are outcome driven and compliant with international standards.

Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)

The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) is an independent global, non-profit organization that promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forests. FSC develops standards, ensures monitoring of certified operations and protects the FSC trademarks so that businesses and consumers can choose products that come from well-managed forests that meet the social, economic and ecological needs of present and future generations. FSC would provide evidence that all possible efforts were taken to ensure that timber was harvested in compliance with national laws and international treaties.

There are over 183 million hectares of FSC certified forest management in the world and annually around 300 million cbm of wood – 17% of total world industrial roundwood production – leaves the forests as FSC certified woodOver 30,000 FSC certificate holders have registered in > 110 countries, include manufacturers, traders and retailers who want to demonstrate to their customers that they use responsibly produced raw materials. The FSC Asia Pacific Regional Office in Hong Kong represents FSC International, oversees FSC operations in the region, including FSC Malaysia, and works with companies and investors to create demand for responsible forest and match with viable supply. For more information please visit www.ic.fsc.org.

The Shared Value Initiative

The Shared Value Initiative is a global community of leaders who find business opportunities in societal challenges. The Initiative connects practitioners in search of the most effective ways to implement shared value. Operated by FSG, with support from a network of strategic partners, the Initiative shapes this emerging field through peer-to-peer exchange, market intelligence, strategy & implementation support and shared value advocacy. Learn more and join the community at sharedvalue.org.

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is a global, multi-stakeholder initiative on sustainable palm oil. Members of RSPO, and participants in its activities come from many different backgrounds, including plantation companies, processors and traders, consumer goods manufacturers and retailers of palm oil products, financial institutions, environmental NGOs and social NGOs, from many countries that produce or use palm oil. The RSPO vision is to “transform the markets by making sustainable palm oil the norm".

EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI)

EUMCCI’s mission is to promote, support and develop EU business interests in Malaysia, as well as facilitate trade, commerce and investments between the EU and Malaysia. In order to fulfil its mission, EUMCCI carries out activities that will catalyse and stimulate the networking of European companies in Malaysia with the Malaysian business community, business associations, relevant ministries, official representations and other Chambers in Asia since 2003.


• High profile lobbying/dialogue with Institutions, government
• Speed up decisions and actions within the ministries and authorities
• Promote and market EU technologies, SMEs products and services in Malaysia
• Facilitate the dialogue between the European private sector and Malaysian government
• To develop and enhance EU position and image in Malaysia

Conservation International (CI)

Since 1987, Conservation International has been working to improve human well-being through the care of nature. With the guiding principle that nature doesn't need people, but people need nature for food, water, health and livelihoods, Conservation International works with more than 1,000 partners around the world to ensure a healthy, more prosperous planet that supports the well-being of people. Learn more about the Nature Is Speaking campaign via website, and follow Conservation International’s work worldwide on the websiteFacebook, and YouTube.












Previous CSR Asia Summits:

• Hong Kong (2014)
• Bangkok, Thailand (2013)

• Beijing, China (2012)
• Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2011)


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