Regional Business Integrity Conference Culture of Business Integrity – Pathway to Sustainability and Success 6 - 7 Mar 2017 (Singapore)

The Regional Business Integrity Conference: Culture of Business Integrity – Pathway to Sustainability and Success is designed to provide a platform for Working Group on Business Integrity in ASEAN, key partners and stakeholders to participate in interactive high-level dialogues, and practical sharing of best practices and experiences.

The overall objectives are to:-

  • Raise awareness and understanding of business integrity and its linkage with sustainable growth
  • Encourage businesses and key players to make official commitment of upholding high integrity standards, including high standards of transparency and accountability
  • Provide Working Group on Business Integrity in ASEAN, partners and other key stakeholders with the know-hows and collective actions platform to fight corruption and bribery in business transactions, create level playing field and promote business’s long-term sustainability and success

Date                       6 March 2017 (open for registration)
                                  7 March 2017 (only by invitation)                       

Time                       9.00am - 6.00pm

Venue                   Amara Hotel, Singapore
                       165 Tanjong Pagar Road
                                 Singapore 088539

Rates                    $250 per delegate at regular rate

                                 $150 per delegate for NGOs/Academia/SCOPE
                                 $80 per delegate  for full time students 
Special Rate $170 for members of the following organisations. Please indicate which organisation you belong to:

1. Singapore Business Federation

2. Global Compact Network Singapore

3. Indonesia Business Links

4. International Chamber of Commerce Malaysia

5. League of Corporate Foundations, Philippines

6. Thai Listed Companies Association

7. Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry

8. Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry

9. ASEAN Foundation

It aims to bring together senior representatives from:-

  • Working Group on Business Integrity in ASEAN
  • Anti-corruption agencies, including South East Asia Parties Against Corruption (SEA-PAC)
  • Businesses
  • Stock exchanges
  • Governments
  • NGOs
  • Academics
This event will feature both of the following notable keynote speakers:-
Mr Christopher Hodges                                                                                                 Mr Rapee Sucharitakul
Professor of Justice Systems                                                                                      Secretary - General 
Head of CMS Research Programme on Civil Justice Systems                Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand
at the Centre for Socio - Legal Studies, University of Oxford             
We will also have an interesting line up of speakers which includes:
  • Mr G. Balasubramaniam: Compliance Advisor
  • Mr Chan Yoon: Regional Attorney for Asia Pacific and Japan, Microsoft
  • Mr Daniel Quek: Vice President, Corporate Group Affairs, Suntory Beverage & Food Asia
  • Ms Elodie Beth: Programme Advisor, Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption, Governance and Peacebuilding Team, Bangkok
  • Regional Hub, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Mr Francesco Checchi: Anti-Corruption Adviser, Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • Mr Gerard Forlin QC: Member of Cornerstone Barristers in London, Member of Denman Chambers in Sydney, Member of Maxwell Chambers in
  • Singapore, Regulatory Barrister of the Year in England 2016
  • H.E. Håkan Jevrell: Ambassador of Sweden to Singapore
  • Mr Ian Hong: Partner, Sustainability Advisory & Assurance, KPMG Singapore
  • Mr Ian Prescott, Senior Vice President, SNC Lavalin
  • Ms Tengku Ida Ismail: Vice-Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce - Malaysia; Executive Director, Legal and Secretarial, Nestlé Malaysia,Singapore & Brunei; Trustee, ASEAN CSR Network
  • Mr Kittidej Chantangkul, Project Coordinator, Private Sector’s Collective Action Coalition against Corruption, Thai Institute of Directors
  • Mr Kulvech Janvatanavit: Principal Project Advisor, Private Sector’s Collective Action Coalition against Corruption, Thai Institute of Directors
  • Prof. Lawrence Loh: Director, Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO), NUS Business School, National University of Singapore
  • Ms Liviana Zorzi: Programme Governance & Peacebuilding Team, Bangkok Regional Hub, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • H.E. Lynn McDonald: Canadian High Commissioner to Singapore
  • Dr Mark Lovatt, Chief Executive Officer, Trident Integrity
  • Mr Michael Tang, Vice President, Head, Listing Policy and Product Admission, Regulation, Singapore Exchange (SGX)
  • Mr Mohammad Mohan: Secretary General, Transparency International – Malaysia
  • Mr Peter Angelo Perfecto: Executive Director, Makati Business Club; Vice President for Operations, Integrity Initiative Inc. (Philippines)
  • H.E. Scott Wightman: British High Commissioner to Singapore
  • Mr Nguyen Quang Vinh: Deputy Secretary-General of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI); Director General, Office of Business Sustainable Development, VCCI; Trustee, ASEAN CSR Network
  • Ms Yanti Triwandiantini: Associate Sustainability Adviser, Indonesia Business Links and Chair, ASEAN CSR Network
  • Mr Loh Yoon Min: Senior Assistant Director (Financial Investigations Branch), Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB), Singapore

The full profile of the speakers can be found here.

This event will also include Case Studies which will touch on "Restoring business integrity: what works, what does not?" and "Enhancing integrity in public procurement in ASEAN: tools and good practices".

For the concept note, please click here and programme, please click here.

Please indicate your interest to attend by registering using our online registration form. As there are limited spaces, it will be on a first come first served basis.

For more information on registration, please click here. Recommended hotel accomodation can also be found here.