ACN at the SID Conference 2017: The Sustainability Imperative

The ASEAN CSR Network (ACN) participated at the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) Conference 2017, "The Sustainability Imperative" last September 12, 2017 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

 According to the SID write-up, the "conference has grown to be a much look-forward-to event for directors and corporate leaders to experience, learn and network on the latest megatrends and thinking to help their companies create value."

ACN's CEO, Mr. Thomas Thomas, was a panelist of one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the theme "Governance: How Is It Connected to Sustainability?" Mr. Thomas talked about the good governance as a tool to push for sustainable development, while emphasizing the importance of integrity-related disclosures of businesses.

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TT at SID talk

The main points of his talk are:

  • Corruptions obstructs good governance and sustainability.
  • ASEAN leaders are fully committed to combatting corruption in the ASEAN Community.
  • Companies in ASEAN need to focus on business integrity as an essential feature of good governance.

Mr. Thomas' full presentation slides can be seen here.

For more information on the SID Conference 2017, click here.