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Leverage value chain opportunities and minimise supplier risks to ensure business longevity

Through a series of interactive round tables and intimate workshops, the Responsible Business Summit Asia will provide with practical tools and ideas to achieve commercial growth and enable value chain sustainability.

  • Materiality analysis: understand your value chain by identifying areas of risk and opportunity
  • Move beyond mere auditing and work with suppliers to build trust and develop capacity building programs that pay off
  • Engage procurement colleagues to ensure social and environmental values are part of their decision making process
  • Relate Creating Shared Value to your business and find out where and how your company can make the biggest impact
  • Enhance brand reputation through strong sustainability and CSR values and communicating the progress
  • Facilitate industry change through effective lobbying: how to work with partners, competitors and civil society

Register now to receive 2 passes for the price of 1

Use the code "2for1"

Expert speakers for 2016

The Responsible Business Summit Asia 2016 is a platform that brings the most innovative companies in Asia Pacific to lead the conversation on what it takes to be a business of the future. Take a look at the confirmed speakers

Nicolas Debray
Nicolas Debray

The Body Shop

Managing Director - Asia Pacific

Esther An
Esther An

CDL

Chief Sustainability Officer

Jeremy Rowe
Jeremy Rowe

AkzoNobel Decorative Paints

Managing Director South East & South Asia, Middle East

Rob Coombs
Rob Coombs

Interface

President & Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific

Hope Ewing
Hope Ewing

VISA

Senior Director

Punit Lalbhai
Punit Lalbhai

Arvind Limited

Executive Director

Manuel Baigorri Soneiro
Manuel Baigorri Soneiro

Levi Strauss & Co.

Senior Director Global Sustainability Value Chain

Holy Ranaivozanany
Holy Ranaivozanany

Huawei

Head - Corporate Social Responsibility

Frank Haunert
Frank Haunert

BASF

Vice President, Direct Procurement, Asia Pacific

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Andrew Buay

Singtel

Vice President Group Corporate Social Responsibility and Talent Coach

William Anderson
William Anderson

Adidas Group

Vice President Social & Environmental Affairs Asia Pacific

Saurish Nandi
Saurish Nandi

Rickmers Group

Vice President Procurement

Key issues being addressed in 2016

Three streams at the conference tailored to your specific needs and help to get the necessary learning and best practice for enabling resilient value chains.

Supplier
collaboration
  • Build supplier code of conduct for increased supplier retention
  • Move beyond mere auditing to develop capacity-building programs that pay off
  • Human Rights in action – a practical guide to identifying and addressing labour issues in your supply chain
  • Engage procurement colleagues to ensure social and environmental values are part of their decision making process
Business
strategy
  • Map out the value chain landscape: why supply chain sustainability is vital for commercial growth
  • Materiality analysis: Understand your value chain by identifying areas of risk and opportunity
  • What Creating Shared Value means to your business and where your company can make the biggest impact
  • Empower your colleagues and find the champions to help drive the sustainable culture further
Stakeholder
engagement
  • Enhance brand reputation through strong sustainability and CSR values
  • Communicate social and environmental progress in supply chain effectively to key stakeholders
  • Facilitate industry change through working with partners, competitors and civil society – effective lobbying

Exceptional Networking Opportunities

Ethical Corporation brings together senior executives from leading multinational brands all under one roof.

  • 10+ hours of supreme networking with leaders in the sustainability and corporate responsibility space – plenty of time to form lasting business relationships
  • C-level executives from across the industry look to share and solve key issues faced in 2016
  • Pre-event Q&As and webinars plus post event reports and video recordings ensures you can get exposure on your initiatives across the an extended period

Register now to receive 2 passes for the price of 1

Use the code "2for1"

New for 2016

  • Solution-based: The biggest issues you and your peers are facing in 2016 will be discussed in a targeted and solution-based way; no sales pitches, only honest and transferable experience shared by industry experts
  • 70% workshop sessions: Discuss major challenges and opportunities in 2016 through a series of intimate workshops, interactive round tables and live polling to meet your professional needs
  • 3 focussed themes: Get actionable insights into supplier collaboration, business strategy and stakeholder engagement to close the business cycle and enable value chain resilience
  • Meaningful engagement: At RBS Asia 2016 you’re guaranteed to meet and get to know your peers through various engaging and in-depth programs
  • Decision makers: Meet those leading the way in responsible business, including Supply Chain Sustainability and Sourcing practitioners to inspire you. Get your questions answered and build valuable connections

Four reasons to attend

  • Strategic guidance on rolling out a robust value chain strategy and measuring the impacts: hear from the top VPs of Procurement, Supply Chain and CSR
  • Actionable insight into how to make it happen; starting from getting supplier buy-in and developing a code of conduct, leading up to effective consumer engagement campaigns
  • Solution-focused discussions split into three streams to provide you with practical answers on supplier collaboration, business strategy and stakeholder engagement
  • 150+ industry experts operating in Asia Pacific attending for you to meet, learn from and benchmark against

Register now to receive 2 passes for the price of 1

Use the code "2for1"

Event Update:

The following leading brands have just confirmed their place at the summit, have a look at the other attendees that you will meet

RBS Asia 2016 – An un-rivalled learning experience

RBS Asia guarantees you meaningful engagement and practical insights from fellow corporate practitioners. All discussions at the conference are solution-focussed; no sales pitches, only honest and transferable experiences shared by your peers.

Seventy percent of the summit is workshop-based, so through a series of intimate workshops, interactive roundtables and live polling you and your peers will find the ways to manage the biggest challenges and opportunities in 2016.

The Ethical Corporation Difference

We have been producing events for 15 years and have evolved our events to reflect the needs of our customers. We spend a lot of time engaging and listening to our community to understand how we can help tackle issues at our conferences

  • Practical and business focused insight: Leave our events with proven, actionable ideas and strategy from innovative companies that are pushing forward the sustainability and responsible business agenda
  • Tackling the issues that matter: Year-round research and open-ended discussion with C-Suite and Directors within business guarantees conference themes reflect the current issues, challenges and opportunities
  • Guaranteed learning: Interactive workshops, roundtable debates, case studies and panel Q&As ensure you get the answers you’re looking for. We create a learning, not listening environment, where everyone is encouraged to engage in the discussion
  • Senior-level networking: Senior-level professionals both speak and attend our events, providing you with a unique environment for peer-to-peer relationship building

Register now to receive 2 passes for the price of 1

Use the code "2for1"

Like to know more?

If you've a question left unanswered, or would like to know more information, get in touch with me using the below contact details;

Steve Wade

Steve Wade

Project Director
Ethical Corporation

Phone: +44 (0) 207 422 4361

Phone (US): +1800 814 3459 x 4361

Email: steven.wade@ethicalcorp.com

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