Demand for CSR drives record attendance at Summit

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Demand for CSR drives record attendance at Summit

by Angel Ng

Over 400 CSR practitioners and thought-leaders from around the globe gathered at the CSR Asia Summit held on 14-15 September 2010 in Hong Kong to exchange ideas on key CSR issues and strategies in the Asia-Pacific region. The CSR Asia Summit is the flagship event of CSR Asia, and strives to be one of the most innovative and thought-provoking gatherings on CSR across the region. Investors are increasingly looking for companies that … (More)

Key note speeches opening the CSR Asia Summit 2010

by Robert Gibson
In his opening speech at the Summit, Richard Welford, Chairman of CSR Asia, noted the growing importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was demonstrated by the over 400 attendees from 26 countries. The importance of CSR has also been demonstrated by the growth of CSR Asia, which now has 9 offices, having recently opened in Bangkok, Sydney, Tokyo and Edinburgh. The Summit’s focus was Strategic Solutions for … (More)

Korea tops Asian Sustainability Rating™

by Erin Lyon

The 2010 ASR™ findings were announced at the CSR Asia Summit in Hong Kong. A full summary report can be downloaded from the ASR™ website atwww.asiansr.com. The ASR™ is a proprietary ESG benchmarking methodology that was developed in collaboration between Responsible Research and CSR Asia. The ASR™ examines publicly available information of all the leading listed companies in the ten countries of … (More)

Value to both business and community!

by Lisette van Rhijn

Looking back at this year’s CSR Asia summit, it seems that companies are increasingly searching for more strategic approaches to community investment (CI) as part of their corporate social responsibility policies. Companies in the region are looking to learn from each other and to share experiences. An overwhelming response to the workshops related to community investment at the CSR Asia Summit reflected this trend. Corporate … (More)