Asia Sustainability Reporting Summit 2017
19-20 September 2017 | Hotel Novotel Clarke Quay | Singapore
Substantial discounts available for NGOs, SMEs, Academics and Students.
Sustainability Reporting for Competitive Advantage
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Summit, Asia’s pioneer regional conference on sustainability reporting, will be held on 19-20 September 2017 in Singapore.
The Summit will take off with an inspiring opening plenary session. Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Chairman Christianna Wood will deliver the opening address by focusing on the future of reporting. The Summit will begin with the inaugural address by the Stock Exchange of Thailand President Kesara Manchusree who will elaborate on the business case for sustainability reporting by listed companies. StarHub’s CEO Tan Tong Hai will share his views about the role of business in society. Tata Consultancy Services’ Asia Pacific President Girish Ramachandran will speak about the business benefits of sustainability reporting.
The 2017 Summit will be addressed by more than 50 top sustainability reporting leaders across two days of engaging sessions and breakouts covering all aspects of sustainability reporting.The Summit is a powerful platform for the reporting community to discuss new trends, techniques, common challenges, solutions and success stories.
The Summit’s theme this year – Sustainability Reporting for Competitive Advantage – explores practical ways for businesses to gain competitive edge through sustainability reporting excellence. There is a growing recognition that the ability to create, share and communicate value is at the heart of making businesses future-fit. Attend the Summit to boost your company’s sustainability strategy.
An impressive line-up of influential sustainability reporting leaders and experts will be speaking at the summit covering an array of topics. The topics cover important aspects of sustainability reporting including but not limited to Regional sustainability reporting trends, GRI Standards, IIRC’s Integrated Reporting (<IR>) Framework, Reporting on the SDGs, Climate change reporting, Islamic Reporting Initiative, Materiality assessment, Stakeholder engagement, ESG ratings and indices, supply chain reporting, investor perspectives, SGX Sustainability Reporting rules, and Developing best-in-class sustainability reports.
The two-day event will bring together top business leaders, chief sustainability officers, sustainability reporting experts and practitioners, standards-setters, regulators and policy-makers and other key stakeholders from within and outside Asia. You will also meet companies which produce Asia’s best sustainability reports and are at the forefront of reporting excellence.
Do not miss this once-a-year opportunity to network with top sustainability reporting leaders and peers. Be there!
Hear from Top Leaders and Experts
A cross-section of sustainability practitioners, business leaders, standards-setters, regulators, rating agencies and civil society leaders will address and facilitate highly engaging and insightful sessions.
Already confirmed speakers include leaders from Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), IIRC, Stock Exchange of Thailand, StarHub, Hang Lung Properties, Baoviet, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), TCS, CDL, SingTel, SGX, CDP, HP, World Resources Institute (WRI), Suntory, MSCI, Caesars Entertainment, Mahindra Sanyo Special Steel, Agility Logistics, Golden Agri Resources, Arvind, AON, John Swire & Sons, WWF and counting!
See confirmed speakers here
The Summit will welcome over 300 international sustainability leaders to exchange unrivalled dialogue on best practices and future trends in sustainability reporting. More than 50 expert speakers will be participating in highly engaging panel discussions, roundtables, break-out sessions and masterclasses. Speakers include sustainability leaders from organisations who produce Asia’s best sustainability reports. The list of already confirmed speakers is here.
The Summit will cover a range of exciting and practical topics covering all aspects of sustainability reporting. The Summit will focus on ‘sustainability reporting mega trends’ on the first day and will dedicate the second day to ‘sustainability reporting in practice.’ Whether you are new to sustainability reporting or an experienced reporter, the agenda offers two days of immense learning and insights in an engaging format. See the draft agenda here.
The Summit offers an exceptional opportunity to network with the reporting elite of Asia, including influencers, practitioners and thinkers. There are ample networking sessions, including a networking cocktail for you to connect, engage and build relationship with international leaders. See here who you will meet at the Summit.
Created by CSRWorks International, the Summit aims to be Asia’s most engaging conversation on sustainability reporting.
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Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards
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