Pre Summit Training: Tuesday 6 October

09:00 - 12:00       (choose one of the following)

Training 1
Creating shared value (FULLY BOOKED)

Ellen Martin, Associate Director, Partnership, FSG
Richard Welford
, Chairman, CSR Asia

Training 2
Strategic community investment and impact measurement

Mabel Wong, Director, CSR Asia
Zheng Ying Chong, Project Manager, CSR Asia

Training 3
Climate change adaptation

GIZ experts and partners
Leena Wokeck, CSR Asia

13:30 - 16:30       (choose one of the following) 14:30 - 16:30 Members' Event

Training 4
Carbon footprint essentials

Tang Kok Mun, Senior Associate, Helikonia Advisory

Training 5
Building and implementing a CSR strategy (FULLY BOOKED)

Erin Lyon, Executive Director, CSR Asia

Training 6
Reporting and materiality

Mara Chiorean, Executive Director, CSR Asia
Samantha Woods, Project Manager, CSR Asia

Community Investment Roundtable (CIRT) meeting (members only)

Click here for more details on CIRT.

17:00 - 19:00       
Strategic Partner meeting (members only) Click here for more detail on the Strategic Partner programme.
19:00 - 20:00   
Strategic Partner networking drinks (members only)

Conference Day 1: Wednesday 7 October

08:00 - 09:00       Registration and Networking
Ballroom Foyer

09:00 - 10:30       Welcome and keynote
Taming Sari 1 and 2

Donald Kanak, Chairman, Prudential Corporation Asia
Dharsono Hartono, CEO, PT Rimba Makmur Utama

At 10.00 we will launch the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking with representatives from the top three companies:

WiproRanjitha GhoshHead – Director, Strategic Marketing
Tech MahindraDato’ SivaVice President  & Country Head, Malaysia

10:30 - 11:00       Coffee Break
Ballroom Foyer

11:00 - 12:30       Leadership panel
Taming Sari 1 and 2

Adnan Pawanteh, Executive Director, Technical & Production, Nestlé
Gill McLaren, General Manager - Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei Region, The Coca-Cola Company
Hope Ewing, Senior Director CSR, VISA
Marcellinus Lamhai, CEO, FSC Malaysia
Petra Meekers, CSR and Sustainability Director, Musim Mas Group

Moderator: Richard Welford, CSR Asia

12:30 - 14:00       Lunch
Taman Mahsuri

14:00 - 15:30       Breakout sessions (choose one of the following)

Sustainable Development Goals: can 17 goals transform the world by 2030?
Taming Sari 1

Pietro Bertazzi, Senior Manager - Public Policy and Government Affairs, GRI
Simon-Henzel Thomas, Head of Stakeholder Engagement & Social Responsibility, IKEA
Simon Lord, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Sime Darby

Moderator: Mara Chiorean, CSR Asia

Engaging employees through corporate community investment - the business case
Executive Boardroom

Callum Douglas, ​​Corporate Responsibility, China and Asia Pacific, PwC China​​
Carina Joseph, ​​Senior Assistant Vice President of Employee Engagement, Human Capital, Astro Malaysia Holdings
Jolyn Gasper, ​Head of Corporate Responsibility, Community Affairs, Astro Malaysia Holdings
Mario Ferro, CEO, Wedu

Moderator: Mabel Wong, CSR Asia

Can we achieve zero deforestation in the supply chain?
Taming Sari 3

Anne Rosenbarger, Southeast Asia Commodities Manager, Global Forest Watch, World Resources Institute Indonesia
Grant Rosoman, Forest Solutions Team Leader, Greenpeace
Petra Meekers, CSR and Sustainability Director, Musim Mas Group

Moderator: Michal Zrust, Southeast Asia Regional Manager, Daemeter Consulting

The Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking
Taming Sari 2

Erin Lyon , Executive Director, CSR Asia
Erinch Sahan, Senior Policy Adviser on Business and Markets, Oxfam GB Asia
Hardik Sanjay Shah , Sector Manager, Research Products, Sustainalytics
Loïc Dujardin , Director, Research Products​, Sustainalytics

Moderator: Chloe Cho, Presenter / Executive Producer, Channel NewsAsia

15:30 - 16:00       Tea Break
Ballroom Foyer

16:00 - 17:30       Breakout sessions:

Building partnerships – successes and lessons learnt
Taming Sari 1

Christine Petrie, IRC Country Director, Thailand
Graeme Ham
, Vice President Human Resources, Accor - Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore
Holy Ranaivozanany, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Huawei
Ruchira Gujral, Corporate Engagement and CSR Specialist, UNICEF India

Moderator: Janet Neo, Head of Corporate Sustainability, Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific

Safeguarding rights for migrant workers – barriers and innovations
Taming Sari 2

Adrian Suharto, Manager, Sustainability and Public Affairs, Neste Corporation
Bruce Klafter, VP, Corporate Social & Environmental Responsibility, Flex
Greg Priest, Head of Sustainability Policy, IKEA Group

Moderator: Rikke Netterstrom, Helikonia

Climate change: the role of business in Asia
Taming Sari 3

Agus Purnomo, Managing Director - Sustainability and Strategic Stakeholder Engagement, Golden Agri-Resources
Evelyn Chan, Head of Environmental Affairs, Cathay Pacific
Faizal Parish, Director, Global Environment Centre

Moderator: Samantha Woods, CSR Asia

17:30 - 19:00       Networking Reception
Ballroom Foyer

19:00 - 21:30       Networking Dinner
Taman Mahsuri

Yoshio Hanada, President, Fuji Xerox Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (Malaysia Operations)

Conference Day 2: Thursday 8 October

09:00 - 10:30      Breakout sessions:

Respect in Practice – Understanding and Addressing Human Rights Impacts Workshop
Taming Sari 1

Pablo Largacha, Group Director - Public Affairs & Communications for the Asia Pacific Group, The Coca-Cola Company
Sidsela Nyebak, Director Social Responsibility, Group Sustainability, Telenor

Moderator: Mark Hodge, Executive Director, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

Women’s economic empowerment in Asia – at work and in the community, what next?
Taming Sari 2

Amita Chaudhury, Global Diversity Director, Unilever
Georgie Passalaris, Skills and empowerment manager, sustainable development, Diageo
Tim Bishop, Regional Private Sector Specialist, CARE International

Moderator: Erin Lyon, CSR Asia

Conservation versus development – unpacking the dilemmas workshop
Taming Sari 3

David Emmett, Senior Vice President, Conservation International
Rikke Netterstrom, Managing Director, Helikonia

Workshop leader: Simon Lord, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Sime Darby

10:30 - 11:00      Coffee Break
Ballroom Foyer

11:00 - 12:30      Breakout sessions:

The role of inclusive business in poverty alleviation
Taming Sari 2

Armin Bauer, Principal Economist, Asian Development Bank
Peter Henley, President & CEO, ONYX Hospitality Group
Rob Coombs, President & CEO Asia Pacific, Interface

Moderators: Mara Chiorean, CSR Asia & Chloe Cho, Presenter / Executive Producer, Channel NewsAsia

Achieving sustainability commitments through certification schemes
Taming Sari 1

Juliette Caulkins, Director Emerging Markets, Global agricultural sustainability and traceability program - UTZ
Marcellinus Lamhai, CEO, FSC Malaysia
Ravin Trapshah, Outreach & Engagement Manager, RSPO

Moderator: Esther Teh, Helikonia

From disaster response to resilience
Taming Sari 3

Astrid Tuminez, Regional Director, Legal and Corporate Affairs Southeast Asia, Microsoft
Carl Schelfhaut, Chief of Staff, DHL eCommerce Asia Pacific
Orla Murphy, Regional Humanitarian Manager, Oxfam GB Asia
Paul Jeffery, Country Director, Indonesia, Mercy Corps

Moderator: Helen Roeth, CSR Asia

12:30 - 14:00       Lunch
Taman Mahsuri

14:00 - 15:30       Breakout sessions:

Partnerships for Shared Value
Taming Sari 1

Ellen Martin, Associate Director, Partnership, FSG
Paul Jeffery, Country Director, Indonesia, Mercy Corps
Zainun Nur Abdul Rauf, Executive Director of Group Corporate Affairs, Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad

Moderator: Richard Welford, CSR Asia

Achieving sustainability objectives: Supply chain practices and challenges
Taming Sari 2

Carmel Giblin, President & CEO, ​ICTI CARE Foundation
Edena Low, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental, Health & Safety, Mattel
Ronnie Tham, Director, Walmart

Moderator: Jurgita Balaisyte, CSR Asia

The Trickle Down Effect – How all businesses face operational challenges from water scarcity
Taming Sari 3

Chris Messer, Sustainability Business Partner, Asia-Pacific, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Eddie Wong, Senior Director of Corporate Environment, Health and Safety, Asia Pacific, Cargill
Manuel Baigorri, Sr. Director Sustainability Value Chain, Levi Strauss & Co.

Moderator: Nick Warelis, CSR Asia

15:30 - 16:00       Tea Break
Ballroom Foyer

16:00 - 17:00       World Café
Taming Sari 1 and 2

17:00 - 17:30       Closing Talk
Taming Sari 1 and 2

Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia

Previous CSR Asia Summits:

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

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


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