Thursday, June 7, 2018

Top CSR Leaders Share Insights on Transformational Change in Building A Shared Future For Inclusive Growth at The International CSR Summit 2018

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Themed “Building A Shared Future”, The International CSR Summit 2018 was organized by Enterprise Asia, Asia's leading association for Responsible Entrepreneurship to help prepare businesses to build and secure a “Shared Future” by combating urgent issues threatening people and planet. At the summit, world reknowned thought leaders and CSR practitioners came together to define an agenda that catalyses inclusive growth and drives multi-collaborations to address the challenges of our time. 

When small sustainable impacts are no longer enough, leaders must deliver real and powerful impact and solutions to meet Sustainable Development Goals, identify the areas and impacts of the business that needs transformational change.

“Organizations have a powerful role to play in all these, we must develop new models for collaboration and collectively tackle complex sustainability challenges of our times. It is time to step up and take responsibility for sustainability, to create a sustainable future for society as whole” says Dato’ William Ng, President of Enterprise Asia.

Speakers of the summit include Dr. Eugene Chien, former Minister of Environment and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan, Republic of China, and Advisor to Enterprise Asia; Cheryl Maley, President and Managing Director of Novartis Philippines; Laetitia Lienart, Vice President of  Corporate Citizenship APAC of Credit Suisse; Jun de Dios, President Director of Akzo Nobel, Titon Mitra from UNDP, Dr. Niven Huang, Regional Leader of KPMG Sustainability Services Asia Pacific; Maricel Aguilar from UN WOMEN Philippines and Leo M. Herrera-Lim, Chairman, ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR); to name a few.

Cheryl Maley, President and Managing Director of Novartis told the audience that comprehensive transformational change is needed for long-term sustainable impact, and Laetitia Lienart, VP Corporate Citizenship from Credit Suisse presented on turning competitors into collaborators while Leo Herrera-Lim spoke on human rights and inclusiveness in businesses.

ICS 2018 Manila was made possible through the support of its Title Sponsor Universal Harvester, Inc. truly embodying what CSR events and programs stand for. Universal Harvester safeguards the interest and welfare of the farmers by offering the best quality fertilizers at the most reasonable cost, and to help to assist farmers in keeping abreast with the latest technology for maximum yield.

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