Whilst CSR projects aim at doing good for the community and stakeholders of a corporation, they are often related to maintaining equilibrium in current stakeholder interests. How can we ensure that future generations also benefit from CSR projects carried out now? How can companies ensure that their CSR projects leave a positive impact now and in the future?
The conference will gather industry experts, academia and NGOs to share their views and experience, in order to draw useful insights to sustain CSR indefinitely.
Participants can look forward to a day of engaging discussions on sustaining CSR indefinitely, as we hear from industry experts, academia and opinion leaders. Speakers lined up for the conference include:
Mr Callum DOUGLAS
Corporate Responsibility Director, China and Asia Pacific, PwC China
Callum joined PwC China in 2008 as Corporate Responsibility (CR) manager for PwC China and Hong Kong, and leads the strategy across PwC’s key areas of CR focus – Responsible Business, Environmental Stewardship and Community Engagement.
His role involves working with the firm’s CR committee to drive PwC’s CR programmes, and coordinating PwC’s CR across the Asia Pacific, working with CR practitioners in PwC member firms across the region to share best practices and experience, support strategy development, and align strategies and activities across the region with PwC’s Global CR strategy.
Prior to joining PwC, Callum worked with Chinese grassroots NGOs in capacity building and corporate partnership roles, before working with the United Nations and the Beijing Communist Youth League on a Beijing Olympics related project aimed at strengthening volunteering for development in China.
Callum holds a BA in Chinese and Asia Pacific Studies from Leeds University and a post graduate degree in Economics from the University of London. He has been living in Beijing since 2006.
Dr KK TSE
Co-Convenor, B Market Builder
Dr KK Tse is the Founding Chair of Hong Kong Social Entrepreneurship Forum and the Founding Chair and Chief Education Officer of Education for Good CIC Ltd. He has held senior executive positions in the Shui On Group before setting up his own management consulting company, KK Tse & Associates in 1992.
He retired early from 2000 onwards and has been active in promoting social entrepreneurship in Hong Kong. He is the first member of the Ashoka Support Network in Hong Kong since September, 2007. And he is the Co-founder of a social enterprise, DiD (HK) Ltd., which brought Dialogue in the Dark to Hong Kong in 2008. Since 2010, Dr Tse became a member of the Government-appointed Social Enterprise Advisory Committee.
Apart from that, Dr Tse has been actively working on social entrepreneurship related publications and is the Editor for several books on social entrepreneurship including 《新愚公移山：十個社會企業創業者的故事》(2007), Everyday Legends: Stories of 20 Great UK Social Entrepreneurs《社會企業妙點子》(2008) and《公益創業: 青年創業與中年轉業的新選擇》. He has been the Founding Editor of the biweekly Social Entrepreneurs Newsletter published electronically since June 2007.
Mr Patrick CHOY
Senior Director, Cognizant
Mr Patrick Choy, Senior Director, Cognizant is focused on business development of Cognizant in Hong Kong. Patrick’s role is to help customers transform their business, operating and technology models for the digital era, while at the same time ensuring cost and operational efficiencies.
As a senior leader Patrick is a mentor for Cognizant’s ELT program for fresh graduates. In a career spanning 32 years, Patrick has been instrumental in business development in several multi-national companies such as Xerox, Kodak, Geac (formerly Dun & Bradstreet), SchlumberSema, Hewlett-Packard, Atos, Oracle and FRS Global. He has international experience, particularly in the UK, where he has served investment banks.
Patrick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Queen Mary College, University of London. Apart from work, Patrick enjoys playing bass guitar and drums. His other interests include sailing, golfing, photography and travelling.
Ms Sue TOOMEY
Executive Director, HandsOn Hong Kong
Ms Sue Toomey has more than 20 years of experience running businesses and championing global causes. As Executive Director for HandsOn Hong Kong, Sue's focus is developing the strategic direction and leading the team to mobilize and empower the community to volunteer.
In 2017, she oversaw the development and launch of Serve-a-thon, Hong Kong's first community service marathon where thousands of volunteers gave their time to serve more than 15,000 of Hong Kong's most in need.
Prior to joining HandsOn, Sue was Vice President, Global Events for The Economist Group where she created and led award-winning events and initiatives addressing global issues, including ocean sustainability, food security, diversity and inclusion, as well as international politics and business. Her experience includes extensive work with corporate clients, developing communication and sponsorship programs to meet marketing needs. She previously ran her own social enterprise and headed a national marketing agency while living in Mumbai and led the event marketing team for Saatchi and Saatchi Los Angeles before moving to Asia.
Sue has an M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University and a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Southern California.
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