Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2016

INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION TO DELIVER THE GLOBAL GOALS

22-24 NOVEMBER,2016, SINGAPORE

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INNOVATION AND COLLABORATION TO DELIVER THE GLOBAL GOALS

The 5th Responsible Business Forum (RBF) on Sustainable Development in Singapore on 22 – 24 November 2016, examined each of the 17 SDGs in depth with case studies and perspectives from businesses, governments, UN agencies, investors and international experts. The Forum helped companies better understand the SDGs and the opportunities in supporting governments to achieve them.

With 34 SDG workshops to choose from, delegates designed their own RBF 2016 agenda around the goals most relevant to their organisations and participated in discussions around action, innovation and collaboration.

morning
afternoon

Limited seating only

1500 – 1830Addressing Gender Equality Goals in Food and Agriculture Companies
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1600 – 1830Launch of Sustainable Finance Collective Asia – A collaborative funding platform which aims to accelerate the funding of sustainability projects in the areas of circular economy, sustainable energy and positive social impact in Asia.
1700 – 1830Winning the #ZeroHunger Challenge – Welcome reception (invitation only)
1830 – 1930Welcome and networking reception for partners, sponsors and speakers Opening of SDG Collaboration Hub
morning
0730 – 0845Registration
0900 – 0902Welcome address
Facilitator: Malcolm Preston, Global Leader Sustainability, PwC
0902 – 0905Welcome address
George Tanasijevich, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marina Bay Sands Singapore
0905 – 0915Opening plenary address
Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development, Singapore
0915 – 0925Opening plenary address
Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary General, UN and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, UNDP
0925 – 0935Opening plenary address
Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister for National Development Planning, Indonesia
0935 – 1030

Opening discussion panel

Collaboration and innovation to deliver global goals

Chair: Malcolm Preston, Global Sustainability Leader, PwC

Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary General, UN and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, UNDP

Marco Lambertini, Director General, WWF International

Erin Meezan, Chief Sustainability Officer, Interface

Sathasivam Subramaniam, Minister of Health, Malaysia

1030 – 1100Networking Coffee Break
SDG Collaboration Hub
1100 – 1200

Sustainable Development Goals – Workshops I

Goal 1: End Poverty

Facilitator: Pedro Conceicao, Director for Strategic Policy, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP

Anuj Mehra, Managing Director, Mahindra Rural Housing Finance

Bambang Widianto, Executive Secretary, National Agency for Poverty Reduction, Indonesia

Mark Ingram, Chief Executive Officer, Business for Development

Nicole Voillat, Sustainability Director, Bata Shoe Organisation

Goal 2: Zero Hunger

Facilitator: Jane Badham, Ambassador, Scaling Up Nutrition Movement

Anthony Hehir, Director, Nutrition Improvement Program, DSM

Anthea Webb, Country Director, Indonesia, World Food Programme

Andrew McConville, ‎Head, Corporate Affairs, Syngenta Asia Pacific

Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing

Facilitator: Anthony Capon, Professor of Planetary Health, University of Sydney

Tod Gimbel, Vice President, Government Affairs Asia Pacific, Herbalife Nutrition

Sathasivam Subramaniam, Minister of Health, Malaysia

Richard Saynor, ‎SVP Global Head, Classic and Established Products, GlaxoSmithKline

David Kiu, ‎Vice President Corporate Affairs, Mars Chocolate, Asia-Pacific and MENA

Goal 4: Quality Education

Facilitator: Eric Falt, Assistant Director-General, External Relations and Public Information, UNESCO

Sonia Aplin, VP, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, Ericsson South East Asia and Oceania

Wivina Belmonte, Deputy Regional Director, East Asia and the Pacific, UNICEF

Sihol Aritonang, ‎Head, Tanoto Foundation

Holy Ranaivozanany, Head, Corporate Social Responsibility, Huawei

Goal 5: Gender Equality

Facilitator: Anna-Karin Jatfors, Deputy Regional Director, Asia and the Pacific, UN Women

Pablo Largacha, Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications Asia Pacific, Coca-Cola

Emmeline L. Verzosa, Executive Director, Philippine Commission on Women, Chair, ASEAN Committee on Women

Helen Potiki, ‎Principal Policy Analyst, Ministry for Women, New Zealand

Jeannette Gurung, Executive Director, Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management

Amita Dholakia Chaudhury, Director, Sustainable Business, South East Asia and Australasia, Unilever

Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Facilitator: Claire Bramley, Global Water Stewardship Manager, WWF International

Zhu Donglin, Assistant Chief Engineer, Jiangsu Engineering Consulting Centre

Zhang Tingjun, ‎Executive Director, Mercy Relief

Katharine Tapley, Head, Sustainable Finance, ANZ Institutional Banking

afternoon

1200 – 1300

Networking Coffee BreakSustainable Development Goals – Workshops II

Goal 1: End Poverty – UNDP

Goal 2: Zero Hunger – Scaling Up Nutrition

Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing – University of Sydney

Goal 4: Quality Education – UNESCO

Goal 5: Gender Equality – UN Women

Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation – WWF International

1300 – 1420Lunch
Speaker: Erik Solheim, Executive Director, UNEP

1420 – 1520

Sustainable Development Goals – Workshops III

Goal 7: Affordable Clean Energy

Facilitator: Anthony Watanabe, Managing Director, Asia Clean Innovations

Yves Zuo, Founder, Pionovasion

Alan Li, Chief Executive Officer, China Merchants New Energy

Katharine Tapley, Head, Sustainable Finance, ANZ Institutional Banking

Katarina Uherova Hasbani, Board Member, The Alliance for Rural Electrification

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Facilitator: Richa Mittal, Director – Research and Innovation, Fair Labor Association

Andrew McConville, Head, Corporate Affairs, Syngenta Asia Pacific

Melizel Asuncion, Research and Stakeholder Program Manager, Verité

Hope Ewing, ‎Head, Community Engagement & Employee Engagement, Asia Pacific, Visa

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Facilitator: Ramesh Subramaniam, Director General, Operations Services and Financial Management, Asian Development Bank

Srinivasan Jagannathan, Country Head, Philippines, Philips South East Asia

Leonie Schreve, Managing Director, Global Head Sustainable Finance, ING Bank

Rueben Reinoso, ‎Assistant Director General, National Ecomic and Development Authority, Philippines

Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Facilitator: Nagesh Kumar, Head, South and South-West Asia Office, Director, Social Development Division, UN ESCAP

Chia Boon Chong, Associate Director, Group CSR, SingTel

Georgina Hernandez-Yang, Head of Advocacy and Anti Poverty Programs, and Spokeperson, Office of the Vice-President, Philippines

Dini Widiastuti, ‎Economic Justice Programme Director, Oxfam Indonesia

Margareta Fatima, Farmer, West Nusa Tengarra, Indonesia

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Facilitator: Vikram Singh, Regional Director, Asia Pacific ,100 Resilient Cities

Paul Michael Scanlan, Vice President, Business Network Consulting, Huawei

Supachai Tantikom, Chief Resilience Officer, Bangkok, 100 Resilient Cities

Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited

Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive, Iskandar Regional Development Authority, Malaysia

1520 – 1620

Sustainable Development Goals – Workshops IV

Goal 7: Affordable Clean Energy

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth – Fair Labor Association

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure – Asian Development Bank

Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities – UNESCAP

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities – 100 Resilient Cities

1620 – 1640

Networking coffee break

SDG Collaboration Hub

1640 – 1650

Keynote presentation

Jake Layes, Director, Global Lead Cleantech and Entrepreneur Impact, Head, Sustainability and Cleantech for Asia Pacific, Autodesk

1650 – 1720

Sharing and feedback session with workshop facilitators SDG 1 – 6

Facilitator: Malcolm Preston, Global Leader Sustainability, PwC

1720 – 1750

Sharing and feedback session with workshop facilitators SDG 7 – 11

Facilitator: Malcolm Preston, Global Leader Sustainability, PwC

1750 – 1800

Closing Remarks

Malcolm Preston, Global Leader Sustainability, PwC

1800 – 1930

A New Role for Asia’s Cultural Icon: The tiger as a champion for economic growth and achievement of SDG progress in Asia

– a WWF Tigers Alive Initiative cocktail reception

Welcoming remarks: Marco Lambertini, Director General, WWF International

Nazir Foead, Head, Peatland Restoration Agency, Indonesia

Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary General, UN, and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, UNDP

Mie-Leng Wong, Global Director, Tiger Beer, Heineken Asia Pacific Breweries

morning

0730 – 0845

Registration

ASEAN Impact Challenge Finals: Innovations for Urban Impact

Powered by UNDP-UNSIF

0900 – 0902

Introduction

Facilitator: Malcolm Preston, Global Leader Sustainability, PwC

0902 – 0915

Opening addresses

Michelle Yeoh, UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

0915 – 1005

Plenary discussion panel

Strengthening implementation and revitalising partnerships for sustainable developmentChair: David Galipeau, Chief, UNDP-UNSIFFokko Wientjes, Vice President, Nutrition, Emerging Markets, DSMLucita Jasmin, Director for Sustainability and External Affairs, APRILShinta Kamdani, President, IBCSD, and Vice-Chair Woman, KADIN IndonesiaSteven Okun, Director, Public Affairs, Asia Pacific, KKR

1005 – 1025

Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme for the Private Sector: The Catalyst for Change

Michelle Yeoh UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

Raquel Lagunas, Senior Advisor Gender Equality

1025 – 1055

Plenary discussion panel

Technology, innovation and sustainable growthChair: Sally Uren, Chief Executive, Forum for the FutureNajat Mokhtar, Director, Asia and the Pacific, International Atomic Energy AgencyJason Si, Executive Dean, Tencent Research InstituteChris Lindley, Chief Executive Officer, Foundation Footprint

1055 – 1120

Networking coffee break

SDG Collaboration Hub

1120 – 1220

Sustainable Development Goals – Workshops V

Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Facilitator: James Lomax, Programme Management Officer, Agriculture, Food Systems, UNEP

Kevin Teng, Head, Sustainability, Marina Bay Sands Singapore

Ty Sokhun, Secretary of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Cambodia

Herry Cho, Director, Capital Structuring and Finance, Asia Lead, Sustainable Finance, ING

Roshith Rajan, Asia Pacific Corporate Responsibility Lead, Sodexo

Goal 13: Climate Action

Facilitator: Simon Badcock, Senior Terrestrial Program Advisor, Conservation International

Erin Meezan, Chief Sustainability Officer, Interface

Ingo Puhl, ‎Director Strategy & Co-Founder, South Pole Group

Agus Purnomo, Managing Director, Sustainability and Strategic Stakeholder Engagement, Golden Agri-Resources

Goal 14: Life Below Water

Facilitator: Geoffrey Muldoon, Senior Manager for Business and Industry, WWF Coral Triangle

David Clark, Vice President, Safety, Environment & Sustainability, Amcor

Petch Manopawitr, Deputy, Indo-Burma Group and Thailand Program Coordinator, IUCN

Goal 15: Life on Land

Facilitator: Justin Adams, Global Managing Director, Lands, The Nature Conservancy

Jemmy Chayadi, Vice President, Sustainability, APRIL

U Tin Htut, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Myanmar

Moray McLeish, ‎Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia, Olam International

Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Facilitator: Jakob Simonsen, Resident Representative/Resident Coordinator a.i., UNDP Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei Darussalam, United Nations Malaysia

Alvin Sheng Hui Tan, Head, Public Policy, Southeast Asia, Facebook

Aaron Maniam, Director, Industry Division, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore

Jeffrey Avina, Director Government Affairs, Microsoft Asia Pacific and Japan

Derval Usher, Head of Office, Global Pulse Lab Jakarta

Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Facilitator: Mark Devadason, Senior Advisor, Asia, Business for Social Responsibility

Anthony Hehir, Director, Nutrition Improvement Program, DSM

Shinobu Yamaguchi, Deputy Director, Global Issues Cooperation Division, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

Jenny Costelloe, Director, Country Partnerships, Grow Asia

Jake Layes, Director, Global Lead Cleantech & Entrepreneur Impact, Head of Sustainability and Cleantech for Asia Pacific, Autodesk

afternoon

1220 – 1320

Sustainable Development Goals – Workshops VI

Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production – UNEP

Goal 13: Climate Action – Conservation International

Goal 14: Life Below Water – WWF Coral Triangle

Goal 15: Life On Land – The Nature Conservancy

Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions – UNDP

Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals – Business for Social Responsibility

1320 – 1430

Lunch

Young Leaders in Responsible Business

ASEAN Impact Challenge Awards

1430 – 1510

Sharing and feedback session with workshop facilitators SDG 12 – 17

Facilitator: Malcolm Preston, Global Leader Sustainability, PwC

1510 – 1525

Keynote presentation and audience Q&A

Andrew Morlet, Chief Executive, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

1525 – 1610

Closing discussion panel

Global goals and the circular economyChair: Andrew Morlet, Chief Executive, Ellen MacArthur FoundationRoelof Westerbeek, President Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific, ‎AmcorPeter Wong, President, Dow Asia-PacificMark Cliffe, Chief Economist, ING Bank

1610 – 1630

Closing remarks

Innovation and collaboration to deliver the global goals

Malcolm Preston, Global Leader Sustainability, PwC

Haoliang Xu, Assistant Secretary General, UN and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, UNDP

1630 – 1650Networking coffee break
1650 – 2030Singapore Committee for UN Women and Mastercard – Project Inspire

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