CSR News from around ASEAN


'Next Generation' of CSR in ASEAN must include businesses addressing core issue of human rights, corruption

asean sg le luong minh
Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia -
5 February 2015

"The private sector and business  community in the region through corporate social responsibility have been and will be able to contribute to the process of building and strengthening the ASEAN Community,"  said the ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh at the ASEAN Next-Gen Corporate Social Responsibility Forum held in Nusa Dua, Bali. 

ASEAN Secretary-General, Le Luong Minh, "The inclusive, sustained, and equitable economic growth envisioned by ASEAN by 2015 and beyond can only be mainifested if the
ASEAN people remains central in this processe.."
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Finding breakthroughs and the "Art of the Impossible”
john elkington
Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia,
5 February 2015

John Elkington, the thought leader on CSR and sustainability strategist, in his keynote speech at the ASEAN Next-Gen CSR Forum, described CSR as the "art of the possible", stressing that we should constantly push the agenda and find breakthroughs to achieving a new way of doing business.   

“What seems impossible today can seem possible – even inevitable – tomorrow,” ~ Breakthrough Challenge, 2014, John Elkington
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Enabling Breakthroughs for Inclusive & Sustainable Growth in ASEAN Post-2015

Date: Thursday, 5 February 2015
Headline CSR = Art of the Possible
Keynote Speaker:
John Elkington
  • 2015 is an exciting year on many fronts related to CSR
  • Need to move the CSR focus from MNCs to SMEs and family owned businesses
  • Growing need to stretch ambitions and track new types of values
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