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Source: Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR)
Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility: Now on its 12th Year
Bali, Indonesia to hold AFCSR 2013 at the Grand Hyatt-Nusa Dua on September 23-24

MANILA, June 5, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The annual Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) celebrates its 12th year as it travels for the first time to Bali, Indonesia to hold AFCSR 2013 at the Grand Hyatt-Nusa Dua on September 23-24.

Organized by the Asian Institute of Management Ramon V. del Rosario Sr. Center for Corporate Responsibility (AIM-RVR Center) together with Intel Corporation, the AFCSR is known to be the most significant conference on corporate social responsibility in Asia. AFCSR 2013 is also supported by the Lippo Group, First Pacific Group and PT Indofood as principal hosts. The event is attended by various professionals in business, the academe, and the government.

This year's conference bears the theme, CSR and the Challenge of Inclusive Growth: The Role of Social Innovation in Creating Lasting Impact. The plenary sessions will focus on presenting the role of business in transforming society to ensure that all members of the community benefits in a sustainable manner, highlighting business initiatives that have contributed significant impact to community where it operates, and embedding responsibility and innovation into the company's operations and organization.

Introduced in Manila in 2002, AFCSR's mission is to highlight innovative programs and best practices in CSR by corporations in Asia and to promote CSR as a key strategy in addressing public needs and problems, to showcase corporate standards on CSR as strategy, and to build a network of CSR practitioners across Asia.

Capping off the two-day event is the Asian CSR Awards and the Intel-AIM Corporate Responsibility Award ceremony and gala dinner, which seeks to recognize companies in Asia for embodying the principles of corporate responsibility in their business philosophy and operations. The Asian CSR Awards will be given in four categories, namely: Environment and Value-Chain Management, Governance and Society, Labor and Employee Engagement, and Product Responsibility and Consumer Rights while the IACRA will go to an organization that has fully embedded CSR throughout the aforementioned focus areas.

For more information on the AFCSR, visit the website at www.asianforumcsr.com , email [email protected] or call +632-752-1208.

About Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR)

The AFCSR is the premier platform for showcasing CSR thought leadership and best practice in Asia. It was founded in the Philippines by the RVR Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). The AFCSR is the largest and longest-running CSR conference in Asia, with more than 500 delegates from 30 countries in attendance. It convenes annually in a different Asian location each year. The AFCSR features prestigious CSR Awards: the Asian CSR Awards and the Intel-AIM Corporate Responsibility Award for outstanding initiatives in four key areas - education, environment, health and poverty alleviation. It is co-convened by the AIM RVR Center for CSR and Asia Inc Forum. For more information, please visit www.asianforumcsr.com.

About AIM-RVR Center for Corporate Social Responsibility

The AIM RVR Center is a research and program center within the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). The main thrust of the AIM RVR Center is to undertake CSR-focused research relative to the competitiveness of corporations and their impact on society. The AIM RVR Center is one of the first research centers in the region to concentrate on CSR issues. The Center also provides consultancy and training services on CSR issues to organizations throughout Asia. The AIM is the Asian pioneer in international management education. For more information, please visit http://rvr.aim.edu.

About Asia Inc Forum

Asia Inc Forum (AIF) is a leading facilitator of business and public policy dialogue in ASEAN and the Asia Pacific region. AIF is the convener of the influential ASEAN 100 Leadership Forum and the co-convener of the Asian Forum for Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR). The company has a proud history of partnership with the APEC CEO Summit - the foremost meeting of business and government in the Asia Pacific region. For more information, please visit http://asiaincforum.com.

Contact:
Mary Khristine A. Dizon
AIM RVR Center for Corporate Social Responsibility
E: [email protected] | T: +63 2 750 1010 Ext. 2154 | www.aim.edu


Source: Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR)

Topic: Trade Show or Conference
Sectors: CSR
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