This event will take place on May 17 and 18, 2016 at the Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay. Through a series of interactive round tables and intimate workshops the Responsible Business Summit (RBS) Asia will provide provide ideas and answers to help you overcome the latest challenges. Leverage value chain opportunities and minimise supplier risks to ensure business longevity.
RBS 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. Join 120+ leading sustainability, supply chain and procurement practitioners to understand why value chain sustainability is vital for commercial growth.
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.
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
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.
Some of the Confirmed Speakers
President & Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific
Vice President, Direct Procurement, Asia Pacific
Chief Executive Officer
Vice President Social & Environmental Affairs, Asia Pacific
Head of Corporate Engagement and Asia
“Events like RBS Asia bring together not just the NGOs and policy makers, but also businesses like ours to share experiences and best practices to accelerate solutions for a more sustainable future for all of us.”
– Interface Inc, President & Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Rob Coombs
“Forums like RBS Asia are great for bringing
decision-makers from different sectors and industries together to share
common problems, with the goal of helping to find innovative solutions
in a pre-competitive environment.”
– Olam International, Global Head of Corporate & Sustainability
Communications, Briony Mathieson
RBS is tailored to your specific needs, it will provide information and best practice for enabling resilient value chains.
Build supplier code of conduct for increased supplier retention
Move beyond mere auditing and work with suppliers to develop paying off capacity building programs
Human Rights in action – a practical guide on 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: Creating Shared Value
Map out value chain landscape: why supply chain sustainability is vital for commercial growth. 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
Enhance brand reputation through strong sustainability and CSR values
Communicate social and environmental progress of supply chain effectively to key stakeholders
Facilitate industry change through working with partners competitors and civil society – effective lobbying
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
Meet 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 Olam International
Four reasons to attend
1, 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
2, 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
3. Solution-focused discussions split into three streams to provide you with practical answers on supplier collaboration, business strategy and stakeholder engagement
4. Benchmarking with the regional leaders: the most innovative companies operating in Asia Pacific all come together to share their learnings with you
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