CRI Press Release: Asean CSR Network CEO to Keynote the second philippine conference on Research in CSR on September 3


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CRI Press Release: Asean CSR Network CEO to Keynote the second philippine conference on Research in CSR on September 3

  1. 1. Contact: Sophia Tan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECell Phone: 0917-83545850Landline: 710-2321E-mail: sophia.tan@bcyfoundation.orgWebsite: www.bcyfoundation.orgASEAN CSR NETWORK CEO TO KEYNOTE THE SECOND PHILIPPINE CONFERENCE ON RESEARCH IN CSR ON SEPTEMBER 3 Building upon the success of the First Conference held last September 1, 2011 and itsblog (, the Second Philippine Conference onResearch in CSR features an internationally recognized Speaker, Mr. Thomas Thomas, fromSingapore. He will give a Situationer on CSR and CSR Research in Asia. Mr. Thomas is a renowned CSR Expert in Asia. He is the CEO of the ASEAN CSR Network and is also the Executive Director of the Singapore Compact for Corporate Social Responsibility. Mr. Thomas is an Honorary Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility with the Nottingham Business School of Nottingham University. He is also a Member of the ISO26000 Post Production Organization, in which he participates in monitoring and advising implementation of ISO 26000 international guidance standard on Social Responsibility. The inclusion of participants to distinguished CSR Expert in Mr. Thomas promises toenrich the learning experience of the Conference. Filled with both knowledge and wisdom inpracticing sustainability as testified by his peers, Mr. Thomas is sure to impart importantlessons to the Conference’s attendees. The Second Philippine Conference on Research in CSR is a marquee event of the CSRResearch Institute under the Benita & Catalino Yap Foundation and the SACT College System,together with the UST Graduate School and the UST Research Cluster on Cultural, Educational,and Social Issues, and co-sponsored by the Management Association of the Philippines.Aiming to provide a venue for discussing the latest ideas in CSR and to further the CSRResearch agenda, the Second Philippine Conference on Research in CSR will be held onSeptember 3, 2012 at the Thomas Aquinas Research Center Auditorium, University of Sto.Tomas Graduate School, España, Manila from 8 AM to 5 PM.
  2. 2. To pre-register and know more about the Conference, please visit For inquiries, you can contact the Conference Secretariatthrough e-mail (, mobile (0917-83545850), or landline (710-2321).***Benita & Catalino Yap Foundation – The Foundation was formerly known as the Catalino D. Yap, Sr.Foundation. Now with a new name honouring the spouses, Benita and Catalino Sr., BCYF will implementprojects through its Units: Institute for Policy Studies, Institute for Social Enterprise and Development, andCSR Research Institute. The Foundation continues to be in the “Business of Building Dreams”, pursuing SocialDevelopment through Social Entrepreneurship. Official website: http://www.bcyfoundation.orgCSR Research Institute – The CRI is the Institute under BCYF which is concerned with the documentationand study of various activities, programs, and CSR projects in the Philippines and throughout Asia. TheInstitute has three main programs: (1) Conferences, (2) CSR Research Network, and (3) Publications. Themarquee event of CRI for 2012 is the 2nd Philippine Conference on Research in CSR.