Asia-Pacific Business Forum 2018

Co-organised by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and The Government of the Hong Kong SAR and Cyberport, the Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) 2018 aims to harness business engagement to drive sustainable development across Asia-Pacific region. The 2018 Forum will focus on how private sector-led innovation, technology and financing can enhance efforts towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Join the leaders from ESCAP and The Government of the Hong Kong SAR to:

  • Explore how responsible investment will drive sustainable development
  • Learn from tech experts on how AI & FinTech can unleash new paradigms
  • Gain insights on Digital Silk Road & OECD Economic Outlook reports
  • Network with industry leaders for disaster risk reduction & smart energy
  • Check out latest innovations from impact entrepreneurs across AP
  • Connect with regional government officials

For the tenative program and more information, click here.

Webinar: Responsible Business 101

The ASEAN CSR Network will launching a brand new webinar series on responsible business, with the first session covering the basics of responsible business:

Webinar RB101 savethedate 

Aptly titled Responsible Business 101, the webinar will cover the following topics:

  • The Reality: What is happening globally and in ASEAN?
  • The What: What is responsible business?
  • The Why: Why should companies care?
  • The How: What are some good practices among companies in ASEAN?

Date: 5 April 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 3-4PM (Singapore time)

The webinar is free and open to all interested parties.

Stay tuned for registration details and other information.

For queries, contact ACN Senior Programme Manager, Ms Karen Sim.

WWF's Earth Hour


WWF’s EarthHour, the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, is back in Singapore!  This year, EarthHour will be a week-long event from 16 to 25 March, making it bigger than ever with a festival of family fun and entertainment. Experience nature through the Great Panda Quest by spotting WWF’s Pandas in the city and, get inspired by brands leading Singapore’s green movement at the Earth Hour Marketplace which will run for three days, from 23 to 25 March.

On 24 March, join some of the biggest local acts for the 60+ Countdown Bash and watch the Singapore skyline dim before your eyes. As lights go out across the globe for Earth Hour, plug into a global conversation about the planet and make your voice count with #Connect2Earth

Find Out More
  • Great Panda Quest | 16 - 25 March 2018, Daily
  • Earth Hour Marketplace | 23 - 25 March 2018, Daily
  • 60+ Countdown Bash | 24 March 2018, 6pm - 9.30pm
  • Open area near The Float @ Marina Bay