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Source: Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR)
Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility to Hold Special Forum for CEOs

SINGAPORE, Nov 10, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - A special CEO Forum will be held for the first time during this year's Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) on November 18, Wednesday, 9:00am 10:30am, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The forum will be conducted by Dr. Bradley K. Googins and Shelly Esque. Organizer Asian Institute of Management (AIM) is extending complimentary invitation to all CEOs for the said forum.

Every year, AIM brings together world-renowned speakers from over 20 countries to share their expertise and insights during the AFCSR. To make better use and harness the authority of some of the speakers, AIM is introducing the special forum with topics aimed at benefiting CEOs in an atmosphere of quality and interaction.

Dr. Googins will discuss the topic on "Private-Public Sector Partnerships". His presentation provides an insightful look on the relationship between business and society in the Asian setting. Dr. Googins is the executive director emeritus at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, and professor of Organization Studies at the Carroll School of Management also at Boston College.

Esque, (global) vice president of the Legal and Corporate Affairs of Intel Corporation, will discuss climate change and what Intel is doing about the issue. Her presentation will involve climate change as both a business responsibility and a business opportunity. Using a multi-faceted approach on the topic, participants will discover how Intel is addressing the complex issue on environment through its operations, products, as well as through collaboration and innovation.

Interaction with the audience through Q&A will precede the presentations. To register for the CEO Forum, e-mail: Ms. Grace Bantaran at: [email protected] or fax to (632) 819 3752. For more information, call (632) 812-6289 or log on to www.asianforumcsr.com.

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:
Vianca Bocalan
Media Coordinator
OIC EVENTS
Tel: (632) 812 6289
Email: [email protected]


Source: Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR)

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Daily Finance, Energy, CSR, Exhibitions
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