The Second International CSR Conference 2009

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The Second International CSR Conference 2009

Responsible Recovery from the Global Crisis
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Summary

Following the success of last year’s International CSR conference, OWW Consulting, a leader in CSR in Asia and the Middle East, in partnership with the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) and EU-Malaysian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EU-MCCI), brings one of the largest CSR conferences in South East Asia to Kuala Lumpur. The CSR Digest is a proud media partner.

Monday, July 13, 2009 - 8:00pm

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Following the success of last year’s International CSR conference, OWW Consulting, a leader in CSR in Asia and the Middle East, in partnership with the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) and EU-Malaysian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EU-MCCI), brings one of the largest CSR conferences in South East Asia to Kuala Lumpur. The CSR Digest is a proud media partner.

Based on the theme “Responsible Recovery from the Global Crisis”, the conference will bring experts in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) and Community Engagement  from all over the world to share their expertise and experience here in Malaysia. More that 400 delegates are expected from Europe, USA, Middle East and Asia to benefit from the second International CSR Conference 2009, which will be held at the Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from the 3rd until the 7th of August.

Topical and engaging topics covering micro-financing, faith-based investment and building responsible investment funds in Asia and attracting investors using world class CSR reporting within the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI-G3) standards will be discussed in detail. This year the Conference aims to educate  community groups on the importance and advantages of building “Blue Chip” Community Based Organisations (CBOs).

According to Dr Geoffrey Williams, Managing Director of OWW Consulting, the leading specialist CSR consultancy in Asia and the Middle East: “It is widely accepted that the current global crisis is due to irresponsible management practices and investors and consumers have suffered tremendously. Many people around the world are also losing their jobs as a result. Looking forward, it is those companies with responsible management practices that will attract and retain the best employees, loyal customers and long-term investors. To highlight these issues the Second International CSR Conference in KL brings investors, companies and community groups together to showcase the best in social, environmental and governance practices in Malaysian and International businesses”

With ongoing support from the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment (UNPRI), the Executive Director of UNPRI, Mr. James Gifford will make his second appearance for the conference alongside other leading experts in Responsible Investment including , Enrique Torres (Learning Services Manager of Global Reporting Initiative – GRI, Amsterdam), Sabine Doebeli (Director of Sustainable Investment of Bank Vontobel AG, Vontobel Asset Management, Zurich), Marcel De Bruijkere (CEO of Fortis Investment Management Singapore Ltd.).

CSR Experts including Enrique Torres (Learning Services Manager of Global Reporting Initiative – GRI, Amsterdam) will share their experiences with speakers from international companies and NGOs including Matthew Spacie MBE (CEO of Magic Bus, India), Fatimah Sulaiman (Malaysian Red Crescent), Ashwani Singla (CEO, Genesis Burston-Marsteller, India) and Huzaifa Khorakiwala (CEO of Wockhardt Foundation, India). Please find a full detailed list of the Speakers below.

This Conference is sponsored by PLUS Expressways Berhad and SAS ®, and endorsed by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) and Standards Malaysia. supported by a wide range of international and local NGOs. The proceeds of the conference dinner and the sponsorship income from booth sales will be donated to MAF to support their work with the Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) and the Malaysian Business Coalition on AIDS (MBCOA).

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