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SCSM Year-end report 2016

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  1. 1. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Year-end Report 2016 1
  2. 2. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Five years after having been established through the collaboration of Sasin and the Corporate Responsibility & Ethics Association for Thai Enterprise (CREATE), the Sasin Center for Sustainability Management (SCSM) is today recognized as the driver for embedding sustainability management thinking across all business functions. We have a wide and growing network of professionals and students who come together at our monthly events under Net Impact’s Bangkok Professional Chapter at Sasin, featuring luncheon meetings with guest world-class speakers; site visits; networking nights; and film screenings. We are happy to share our latest dynamic year with you in this, our fifth annual report. We look forward to inspiring everyone in the pursuit of sustainability - the long-term well-being of our society, economy, environment, and each individual. We wish all a Happy New Year and look forward to engaging you in 2017! Nick Pisalyaput Director, SCSM Greeting from SCSM 2
  3. 3. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability 10 executive workshops 40 public events Total attendees, all our events 1,566 Sasin community members 306 130 Sasin students experienced the sustainability workshop 6,715 people in our network 10% increase in network members SCSM’s 2015 At a Glance 3
  4. 4. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Our Core Activities HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS ORIENTATION AND SHORT COURSES BESPOKE CORPORATE PROGRAMS COACHING; FACILITATION; ASSESSMENT STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE; SEMINARS; SITE VISITS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CONNECTING WITH STAKEHOLDERS SUFFICIENCY ECONOMY IN PRACTICE STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF CSR 4
  5. 5. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability CSR Thailand Our Network 5
  6. 6. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability 6 Sasin and CSR Asia announced the signing of a partnership agreement between the School’s Sasin Center for Sustainability Management and CSR Asia, a leading provider of sustainable business practice services. The agreement to jointly support sustainable development in the Mekong Region will focus on developing innovative initiatives across ASEAN for the rapidly changing region. Sasin will also offer executive development courses on corporate responsibility, sustainability and social business. Bangkok is becoming a regional hub for NGOs and other international organizations. So the aim of the SCSM/CSRA partnership is to work regionally in support of ASEAN integration, developing new partnerships with the private sector. The agreement was signed by Sasin’s Director, Professor Dipak C. Jain, and Richard Welford, CSR Asia’s Chairman. Sasin and CSR Asia Partnership to support sustainability development
  7. 7. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Contents Curriculum………………………….……..............8 Training/Advisory……………………….….……12 Research…………………………………………..26 Events………………………………….................27 Partnership………………………………..….......43 Contact.…………………………………..............45 7
  8. 8. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Sustainability & Social Innovation in the 2016 Sasin MBA Program ELECTIVES:CORE COURSE: Sustainability Management I (Theory) Stephen B. Young & Nick Pisalyaput • Doing well by doing good & how to be good • Asset approach to Business: good trusteeship • Measuring asset quality • Reporting on impact • Governance: duties of trusteeship Strategic Performance Management (Formerly Financial Planning and Governance) Nandu Nagarajan Sustainability Reporting and Analysis Mark Finn Leadership and Business Ethics Sarote Phornprapha & Nick Pisalyaput ORIENTATION: Future Fit Business Workshop SCSM & Guests Curriculum Development Embedding sustainability into the Sasin DNA 8
  9. 9. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Sasin Orientation: Future Fit Strategic Workshop On 1 May 2016, SCSM ran a workshop day for all 130 incoming Sasin MBA and EMBA students. Guest speakers included Sinee Chakthranont (Country Director, Ashoka Thailand), Korn Chatikavanij (Former Minister of Finance), Peter du Pont (Climate Change Team Lead, Regional Development Mission for Asia, USAID), Prinn Panitchpakdi (Country Head, CLSA Securities Thailand), Saumil Shah (Managing Director & Founder, EnerGaia), and Billy Marinelli (Owner, The Oyster Bar). 9
  10. 10. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Dr. Orapin Sopchokchai Colin Hastings Phra Pandit Bhikkhu Click to watch the panel discussion Vichai Bencharongkul Sustainability & Social Innovation Elective: Leadership & Business Ethics Panelist 10 On 25 July 2016, SCSM contributed to Sasin’s Leadership Program through a Business Ethics class. Prof. Nick Pisalyaput offered the workshop, Giving Voice to Values, formulated by Babson College Professor Mary Gentile. Independent consultant Dr. Orapin Sopchokchai, Vichai Bencharongkul of Benchachinda Holdings, Colin Hastings of BigChilli Magazine, and Phra Pandit spoke to the topic as panelists.
  11. 11. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Sasin Founder and former Director Toemsakdi presided over Sasin’s third Management Oath ceremony on 1 October 2016. The Sasin Alumni Oath, an initiative of 2012/2013 students with the support of SCSM and endorsed by the Sasin Alumni Association, reads: “As a Sasin graduate, I will adhere to the principles of INTEGRITY, HONESTY, and ACCOUNTABILITY, demonstrate them through LEADERSHIP, and conduct myself in a SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE manner in my professional and personal life.” Click to watch the oath ceremony Sasin Alumni Oath Ceremony 2016 11
  12. 12. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Executive Training and Advisory Facilitating corporate/organizational visions for sustainability and change management Workshops Advisory Projects Assessments SCSM provides training workshops and advisory projects to corporations and organizations, starting with the Board of Directors and Executive Management teams. Sustainability Management Vision/Strategy/Roadmap Stakeholder Engagement Including employees, internal units, suppliers, customers, NGOs, civil society, and others Master Class Sustainability Management Implementation Facilitation Sustainability Reporting Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) advisory Change Management & Coaching Organizational Sustainability Assessment Benchmarking Sustainability Report Review Research/ Case Studies Sustainability Framework Mindful Leadership Change Management 12
  13. 13. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability In response to popular demand, SCSM organized a one-day Social Return on Investment workshop led by CSR Asia Director Mabel Wong on 26 February 2016. Social Return on Investment Workshop 13
  14. 14. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability SCSM, in a partnership with AIT’s Yunus Center, organized a Detox Your Life! workshop led by Madelene Recknagel, a lecturer with the International Tourism Program, Bangkok University International College, on 29 March 2016. Detox Your Life Workshop 14
  15. 15. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability We facilitated an improving sustainability engagement workshop for the International Rescue Committee, a civil society organization, on 15 June 2016. The workshop involved a structured brainstorming exercise and shared understanding of the differing perspectives of business and community service organizations towards engaging the social context. Improving Sustainability Engagement Workshop for IRC 15
  16. 16. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability As part of the Sasin International affairs program, SCSM ran the third annual sustainability workshop for the University of Salzburg Business School’s Executive MBA class on 26 May 2016. Sasin Executive Education: Sustainability Workshop for Salzburg Management Business School 16
  17. 17. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Supporting the Sasin International affairs program, SCSM ran a sustainability workshop for the Regional Economic and Industry Development in South East Asia Program of National Chengchi University, Taiwan, on 30 May 2016. Sasin Executive Education: Sustainability Workshop for National Chengchi University 17
  18. 18. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability In response to popular demand, SCSM organized a one-day GRI Reporting and Disclosure workshop led by Richard Welford, Chairman, CSR Asia on 5 July 2016. GRI Reporting and Disclosure Workshop 18
  19. 19. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability We facilitated a sustainability vision workshop series for IRPC executives on 17 and 24 June, 5 July, and 19 August . The workshops followed a structured brainstorming model to help develop IRPC’s sustainability strategy and set the stage for change management. IRPC Sustainability Vision Workshop 19
  20. 20. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Office of Civil Service Commission Training: New Wave ASEAN Leadership On 25 Aug 2016, Commissioned by Thailand’s Office of Civil Service Commission (OCSC), Nick Pisalyaput facilitated a workshop on “Management for Sustainable Growth“ for the New Wave ASEAN Leadership Program. Government officers from Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Vietnam, Brunei, and Indonesia participated. Attendees were mid-level high-potential government officials from different ministries such as healthcare, tourism, OCSC, environment, energy, police, and the military. The conference theme was “On Becoming a Global Hub for Healthcare and Tourism.” Highlights included a summary of the Buddhist principles of a righteous king and an explanation of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy – topics that are both relevant and applicable across cultures. 20
  21. 21. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability On 4 October 2016, Senior Research Analyst Vasu Srivibha facilitated training for Mitsubishi Materials Corporation at their CTI Tower headquarters. The topics covered were sustainability and compliance. Participants were members of the Mitsubishi Materials Thailand management team. Mitsubishi Training on Compliance 21
  22. 22. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability On 7 October 2016 we facilitated a half-day Sustainability Vision Workshop to help Double A 1Dream 1Tree Campaign winners as well as Double A Thailand top management understand the importance of sustainability. The session ended with a Sustainability Vision Field Trip to demonstrate sustainability management principles in action. Double A Sustainability Vision Workshop 22
  23. 23. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability On 22 November 2016, Vasu was invited to lecture “The Quest for Sustainable Business” for students in the Integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s Program at the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Thammasat University Lectures at Thammasat University 23 On 20 and 27 October 2016, SCSM Director Nick was invited to lecture on “Giving Voice to Values” in the “GS225 Case Study: Society and Governance” course at The School of Global Studies, Thammasat University.
  24. 24. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability On 28 November 2016, at the Sukosol hotel, Center Director Nick Pisalyaput spoke to the Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation on “The Sufficiency Economy Philosophy in Action.” He also facilitated a panel session to introduce students from the Foundation’s GLIK Program to the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy. Panelists inclued Prida Tiasuwan from Pranda Jewelry, Suwanna Jiwattanapaiboon from Xongdur Thai Organic Food, and Kosin Virapornsawan from Plantoys, all organizations inspired by SEP tenets. The intent of the session was to nurture leaders who are capable of creating innovation for social good to do so for the benefit of not only themselves but for all: communities, society, and the nation as a whole. Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation Lecture 24
  25. 25. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Village Governance Workshop In cooperation with the Political Development Council (PDC) led by Prof. Suchit Boonbongkarn, the Corporate Responsibility & Ethics Association for Thai Enterprise (CREATE) and the Caux Round Table (CRT) supported two community governance workshops in 2016. The workshops introduced the Buddhist principles of leadership Thosapit Rachathamma (Ten Virtues of a Righteous King) as ethical standards for governance at the village level. The principles provide a base for responsible community governance benefitting long- term socio-economic development. The workshops were carried out on 17 September at Krabi and 26 November 2016 at Tambon Tongmongkol, Prachuab Kirikhan. 25
  26. 26. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Research 26 SCSM Director Nick Pisalyaput and Senior Research Associate Vasu Srivibha collaborated with Sasin finance professor Dr. Pattanaporn Chatjuthamard and Ph.D. candidate Vacin Lawatanatrakul on a study of Thai firms designed to explore the relationship between the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and firm risk. The research paper was cited in Forbes Magazine on 26 October 2016. The researchers explored the potential for firms to do good, profitably, by following the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy. The results demonstrated with significant statistical certainty that Thai firms adhering to the principles of SEP were less risky, but not less profitable.
  27. 27. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Luncheon Talks Visits Networking Nights Film Screenings Conferences & Seminars Community Outreach To promote sustainability in society at large, SCSM hosts monthly Net Impact events and participates in various sustainability-related events in Thailand and abroad. Since 2007, the Net Impact Bangkok Professional Chapter was been administered by CREATE and hosted by SCSM in partnership with the Sasin Alumni Association. We host luncheon meetings the third Thursday of every month, in addition to monthly field trips and alternating networking nights and film screenings every two months. Net Impact is a society of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professionals, students, and concerned citizens who come together to share best practices and to help spread the CSR mantra to all corners of the business world. Net Impact's mission is to improve the world by growing and strengthening a network of new leaders who are using the power of business to make a positive net social, environmental, and economic impact. With over 10,000 members affiliated to more than 300 student and professional chapters on six continents in 90 cities and over 150 of the world’s leading graduate schools, a central office in San Francisco, and partnerships with leading profit and non-profit organizations. Net Impact enables members to use business for social good in their graduate education, careers and communities. Get your FREE membership today at www.netimpact.org and get discounts for our events in 2017. Events Knowledge exchange; partnerships; networking 27
  28. 28. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability 21 January 2016 18 February 2016 17 March 2016 “Drydye™: Coloring Sustainability” Peter Decorte, Tong Siang Co.,Ltd. View VDO and download presentation “IBM: Engaging for Success” Nisagon Khongphaitoon, IBM Thailand View VDO and download presentation “Is Zero Waste A Realistic Goal?” Dr. Panate Manomaivibool, Mae Fah Luang University View VDO and download presentation 19 May 2016 “Financial Partnering for Energy-Efficient Buildings” Suwida Kingmuangkow, AFD-French Development Agency View VDO and download presentation 16 June 2016 “Capturing Food Waste to Abolish World Hunger” Sira Juntrasook, Nestle View VDO and download presentation 21 July 2016 18 August 2016 “Change the World One Night at a Time” Benjamin Lephilibert, Founder, LightBlue Environmental Consulting Co.,Ltd. View VDO and download presentation “Innovative Pro Bono” Jessica Marsh, Legal Program Manager for Southeast Asia, Australia & the Pacific at TrustLaw View VDO and download the presentation 15 September 2016 “The Business Case for Low Carbon Companies” Liam Salter, Founder and CEO, RESET Carbon Ltd., Hong Kong & Thailand View VDO and download the presentation Luncheon Talk 28
  29. 29. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Root Garden is an urban garden in the heart of Bangkok. Situated in Thonglor, the Root Garden visit highlighted efficient space utilization and sustainable living. Our group also learned about land rights issues from Oxfam Thailand. Participants learned how to sprout micro greens from seeds for home consumption as well as how to pickle vegetables to make. healthy snacks. A visit to Daruma Eco Farm revealed techniques for farming harmoniously with nature. Permaculture is an alternative way of farming organically and naturally. The Mosaic School, situated in the Daruma Eco Farm, offers alternative education to students and families around Sri Racha. The school encourages students to learn through their own curiosity, fostering self education and research on topics of personal interest. https://mosaicprogram.wordpress.com/daru ma-eco-farm/ A Day as a Fisherman was a trip in collaboration with Local Alike, a Social Enterprise aiming to promote villager livelihoods through tourism. Local Alike took the group to Bang Khuntien and shared activities of coastal communities. A fun-filled day allowed participants to dig in the mud for cockles and to enjoy kayaking. A workshop on natural dying taught participants on how to tie-dye using mangrove fruit. www.Localalike.com An Urban Farm in the Heart of Thonglor Thursday, 24 March 2016 A Fisherman’s Life with Local Alike Saturday, 27 February 2016 Farming Nature’s Way Saturday, 14 January 2016 Monthly Visits 29
  30. 30. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Monthly Visits A visit to Nang Lerng Community gave our group a glimpse of the other side of Bangkok. A walk through the slum revealed issues the community faces -- crime, poverty, land rental, and expropriation. A workshop on preserving Thai culture introduced the lost Thai arts of Pang Puang and Lakorn Chatri performing. A visit to Bangchak Refinery offered our group a chance to see sustainability practiced in a large organization. Various sustainability efforts were presented to participants to introduce them to responsible business. Participants also learned about the technical process of refining petroleum. The trip concluded with a bus tour through the refinery complex. www.bangchak.co.th A visit to Nestlé Ice-cream Factory cooled down the summer day, and participants witnessed the production of various types of ice cream sold by Nestlé Thailand. We heard lectures on Nestlé’s principle of Shared Value, sustainability practices, and environmental considerations within the factory. www.nestle.co.th/en Traditional Thai culture through local eyes Wednesday,13 July 2016 A “You-scream, Ice cream” Trip Thursday, 9 June 2016 Bangchak Refinery Complex Thursday, 12 May 2016 30
  31. 31. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Monthly Visits Chok Dee Earthworm Farm, situated in Ratchaburi Province, opened to educate our group on how to grow earthworms as a small business. We learned the benefits of earthworms, wormicast, and other worm by-products for agriculture, gardening, and water treatment. Thor Kaichon Studio specializes in Bamboo Building, whether it’s design, construction, or bamboo resilience treatments. Our group learned much about the use of this sustainable and fast-growing construction material. A visit to the factory demonstrated how to treat bamboo to be stronger and safer against pests than what’s normally used in construction and furniture. www.thorkaichon-bamboo.com/ Bamboo: Building at Its Best Thursday, 22 September 2016 Earthworms: the Agriculturalists’ Best Friends Thursday, 25 August 2016 31
  32. 32. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Film Screenings 16 June 2016 31 August 2015 Click to watch the panel discussion 24 February 2016 In 2016 we hosted three film screenings of documentary films on topics ranging from sustainable fishing to financial scandals and climate change. We followed these screenings with lively and informative Q&A sessions involving business leaders and NGO professionals. We also allowed gave the opportunity for selected local sustainable businesses to offer products for sale. Click to watch the panel discussion 32 Click to watch the panel discussion
  33. 33. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Richard Welford Wednesday, 27 January 2016 Dr. David Galipeau Wednesday, 30 March 2016 Asst. Professor Dr. Sarote Pornprabha Thursday, 29 July 2016 Networking Nights 33 Networking Nights, organized every two months, are casual get-togethers featuring informal presentations by sustainability professionals. The generous finger food offered by Roadhouse BBQ on Surawong Road makes for a nice light evening meal.
  34. 34. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability 17 March 2016 Chris shared lessons learned including how to get buy-in from top management ,and how to devise programs to meet a "cost-neutral or better" mandate. View VDO and download presentation 18 August 2016 Heinz shared his leadership experience distilled into a seven-step “people-centered leadership” framework which can help us become better leaders. View VDO “Boost performance by tackling waste” By Chris Oestereich, Zero Waste Consultant, Linear to Circular “People-centered Leadership”9 By Heinz Landau, Former Chairman and Managing Director, Merck Ltd. Free Workshops 34
  35. 35. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Hosting Conferences @ Sasin The mai Bangkok Business Challenge @Sasin 2016 11-13 February 2016 35 The BBC, created in 2002 to encourage entrepreneurship among post-graduate students, is Thailand's only global business plan competition. SCSM not only selects sustainability experts to sit on judging panels, but also generates the sustainability judging criteria adopted since 2011 in an effort to bring sustainability concerns into the mainstream. bbc.sasin.edu
  36. 36. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability On 15 November 2016, the Thai Institute of Directors (IOD), Sasin, Chulalongkorn University. Kasetsart University Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin Thammasat University Vocational Mahidol University and the Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) organized the National Research Alliance Dialogue on Corporate Governance to disseminate academic papers on Corporate Governance (CG) among business community members and universities in Thailand. Senior Analyst Vasin Srivibha presented research on “The Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and Firm Risks” National Research Alliance Dialogue on Corporate Governance 15 November 2016 Hosting Conferences @ Sasin 36
  37. 37. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability On 29 February 2016, the G-77 Bangkok Roundtable, hosted by H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs, took place at the Siam Kempinski Hotel. Prime Minister H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha (Ret.) opened the conference and was followed by a Keynote Speech by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chirayu Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation. The Roundtable welcomed 120 participants, including representatives of the G-77 from the permanent missions in New York and embassies in Bangkok. Experts on sustainable development, as well as representatives from international organizations and Thai government agencies, the private sector and academia also attended. There were two sessions -- “Sufficiency Economy Philosophy: an Approach to Sustainable Development” and “From Vision to Action: Success Stories of the Application of SEP.” SCSM’s Alex moderated the latter session. View VDO G77 – SEP Hightlight Contributing to Conferences 37 G77 – BKK Roundtable on Sufficiency Economy 28-29 Feb 2016 Click to watch the afternoon session Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
  38. 38. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Thailand’s Ethical and Sustainable Business 15 March 2016 Thailand’s Ethical and Sustainable Business organized by Oxfam, SalForest, and ChangeFusion as co-hosts. SCSM Chief of Operations Alex Mavro was a panelist, along with Sarinee, co-founder of sustainability research think-tank Sal Forest, Supachai, CEO of True Corp & Vice Chairman of CP Group, Bordin, EVP at the Stock Exchange of Thailand; and Worrawat, director of sustainability at Mitr Phol Group. Contributing to Conferences 38 On 8 -9 November 2016, Vasu Srivibha, SCSM Senior Research Associate was invited to attend The MasterCard Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Singapore Management University. The research symposium on Social Entrepreneurship and Financial Inclusion aims to bring together and network researchers in this field across Asia. Singapore Management University 8 – 9 November 2016
  39. 39. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability SEP: A G77 Forum on the Implementation of the SDGs 1-2 June 2016 On 1 June 2016, Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha (Ret.), presided over the opening ceremony of “SEP in Business: A G-77 Forum on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals” at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. This meeting expanded on an earlier meeting entitled “G-77 Bangkok Roundtable on Sufficiency Economy: an Approach to Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals” organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand in February, 2016. This second meeting aimed to formally share with G-77 members Thailand’s development approach around the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy (SEP). Using business business sector examples applying SEP into operational activities and strategies, the session demonstrated how SEP could help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The morning session of the meeting was moderated by Mr. Nick Pisalyaput, Director, Sasin Centre for Sustainability Management, Chulalongkorn University, highlighting the application of SEP as a model for sustainable development in business sector. The panelists were Mr. Stephen B. Young, Global Executive Director, Caux Round Table; Mrs. Kesara Manchusree, President, Stock Exchange of Thailand; Mr. Krisda Piampongsant, Advisor, Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand; Mr. Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi, President and CEO Thai Beverage Public Company Limited; and Mr. Supachai Chearavanont, Vice Chairman, Charoen Pokphand Group, President and CEO, True Corporation. All were of the view that the SEP can be a guide for sustainable business management. They further noted that the public sector has a major role to create policy incentives for the private sector to operate sustainably. Contributing to Conferences 39
  40. 40. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability AFCSR 20-21 September 2015 The SCSM team provided support to the Manila- based Asian Forum on Corporate Responsibility which organized its annual conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, this year. Chief of Operations Alex Mavro and Sustainability Manager Sirasa Kantaratanaku were featured moderators, and Senior Research Associate Vasu Srivibha spoke on “Challenges in Impact Assessment” at the Forum. Contributing to Conferences 40
  41. 41. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability COURAGEOUS BANGKOK 9 October 2016 The Venture 15 October 2016 Chivas continued its ambitious program to energize youthful entrepreneurship efforts. The parent company, Pernod Ricard, brought in SCSM for expert guidance, facilitation, and judging roles. SCSM supported the charity event Courageous Bangkok at the House on Sathorn. This food festival promoted eco-friendly dining through sustainable creations from some of Bangkok’s top restaurants such as Appia, Siwalai Rocket Coffee bar, Bo.lan, Eat Me, and Gaggan. Proceeds went to the Bangkok-based charity group The Courageous Kitchen, which provides food education to underprivileged children. The event generated 405,000 baht. Contributing to Sustainability Events 41
  42. 42. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability 42 Net Impact Conference 2016: Make History From 3-5 November 2016, SCSM’s Sustainability Manager Sirasa Kantaratanakul attended Net Impact annual conference at Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. SCSM’s Sustainability Manager Sirasa Kantaratanakul and Senior Research Associate Vasu Srivibha attended the CSR Asia Summit, themed “Sustainability Leadership,” and associated training on Creating Shared Value and Sustainability Strategy on 28 and 29 September 2016 in Hong Kong. The Summit focused on identifying scalable business solutions and exploring innovative strategies. Attending Conferences
  43. 43. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability 43 Silver Sponsorship • One full external organizational sustainability assessment • Recognition as supporter of SCSM regular outreach activities (about 40/year) Gold Sponsorship • One full external and internal organizational sustainability assessment • Recognition as supporter of our regular outreach activities (about 40/year) Platinum Sponsorship • One-day executive vision workshop and report • One full external and internal organizational sustainability assessment • Inclusion in academic case study on organization • Recognition as supporter of our regular outreach activities (about 40/year) SCSM welcomes ideas for cooperation on events and projects. We also offer bespoke sponsorship packages to corporations and organizations. Sponsorship of SCSM is a meaningful contribution to the business community and to academia in Thailand, as well as business schools world-wide. Corporations can receive tax deductions on donations to Sasin, an academic institute. Partnership Cooperation and Sponsorship
  44. 44. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability Nick Pisalyaput Director Sirasa Kantaratanakul Sustainability Manager Alex Mavro Chief of Operations Ratchada Sungkeetanon Administrative Officer Prof. Toemsakdi Krishnamra Honorary Chair Stephen B. Young Honorary Co-Chair Vasu Srivibha Senior Research Associate and Strategic Coordinator 44 We look forward to hearing from you! Clelia Daniel Program Manager CSR Asia
  45. 45. scsm@sasin.edu | www.sasinsustainability.org | www.facebook.com/SasinSustainability 45 SCSM@sasin.edu www.sasinsustainability.org SasinSustainability Visit us on the 3rd floor at Sasin, room 303. Like us on Facebook. Join our LinkedIn group. Check out presentations, videos, upcoming events on our website, YouTube, and Eventbrite. See you at our Net Impact talks, trips, films, and networking nights! Get your FREE Net Impact membership for discounted rates at our events! CONTACT US

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