CSR News from around ASEAN

Sharing of insights from ASEAN ​at UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 2017

With the theme "Realizing Access to Effective Remedy," the 2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights was held on 27-29 November at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland​. The 3-day forum is an annual global platform for stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts to move the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).

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ACN Secretariat staff continues to expand

ACN is happy to announce to appointment of 2 more staff members to the Secretariat:

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Small Grants Fund: UPDATE on Shortlisted Candidates

ACN is pleased to receive a total of 22 submissions for the Small Grant Fund (SGF) programme. After a thorough deliberation process, nine (9) applications made it into the shortlist.

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CSR Practitioners, Academics, and Advocates in ASEAN meet at SCOPE event

The Sustainability Consortium of Professionals and Educators (SCOPE) held a Meeting of Interested Parties on 20 November 2017 at the NUS Business School.

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Sustainability reporting positively related to company's market value, study shows

Published in a leading academic journal on sustainability by MDPI, the study asserts the positive relation between sustainability reporting and a firm's market value as measured by stock prices. It was led by the Director of NUS Business School's CGIO, Prof. Lawrence Loh, and co-written by the CEO of ACN, Mr. Thomas Thomas, and researcher of CGIO, Ms. Yu Wang.

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