CSR News from around ASEAN

ASEAN to work with ASEAN CSR Network recommendations on sustainable consumption and production

With funding support from the Hans Seidel Foundation, ACN together with NUS Business School’s Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) conducted a baseline study on consumers and climate change response in the context of sustainable consumption and production. 

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Business Leaders send 225 recommendations to ASEAN Leaders

The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and its Joint Business Council, in which the ASEAN CSR Network is represented, sent ASEAN Leaders 225 recommendations to address the covid-19 crisis and to build back better after the crisis. 

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Sustainable Procurement

ARAIBA has initiated the sustainable procurement pledge to mobilise support for responsible and inclusive business conduct. 

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Good corporate governance. Poverty eradication. Community development. Environmental stewardship. Anti-corruption. Labour and human rights

These are hallmarks of Responsible Business, Inclusive Business and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), which are increasingly being required of businesses globally.

Businesses have an impact on Society, whether positive or negative. Business must therefore choose to be a force for good.

It is with this intent that the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and the ASEAN CSR Network (ACN) established ASEAN Responsible and Inclusive Business Alliance (ARIBA), a regional network of businesses that promotes responsible, inclusive, resilient and sustainable enterprises. 

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