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EnviroSeries 08 - International CSR Experts Forum

Business Environment Council (BEC) and Peking University jointly staged the International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Experts Forum – CSR as Key Drivers for Harmonized Community and Business Success in China at Beijing Island Shangri-La Hotel on 20 June 2008. This was the foremost gathering of 200 senior executives on the transformational trends, challenges and opportunities of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in both global and local China context. 20 renowned leaders from government, business, education and media sectors shared their expertise and experience covering global standards, guidelines, best practices and outstanding examples. Speakers also highlighted how CSR served as a key driver to sustainable development of Chinese enterprises linking with broader societal goals.

Please download the bilingual conference brochure (PDF format, 2,667 KB), in which you can learn about the full program, messages from organisations, bios of speakers and info of our sponsors and supporting organisations. You can also download the presentations from our speakers via the links below.

Global Standards, Guidelines and Initiatives

UN Global Compact: From Principles To Action - Driving Value, Achieving Impact (PDF format, 269 KB)
Ms Chen Ying, Board Member, United Nation Global Compact

British Standard's BS 8900:2006 - Guidance for Managing Sustainable Development (PDF format, 131 KB)
Prof David Jackman, Chairman of the British Standards Committee for Sustainable Development, Primary Author of BS8900
Co-Founder of Ethics Foundation

Global Perspectives on Business Ethics (PDF format, 145 KB)
Dr David Bevan, Lecturer, School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London

Global Reporting Initiative: Emerging Practice in Sustainability Reporting (PDF format, 805 KB)
Mr Sean Gilbert, Director of Technical Development, Global Reporting Initiative

Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes - An Opportunity for Chinese Companies (PDF format, 713 KB)
Mr Edoardo Gai, Head of Sustainability Services, SAM Research

Corporate Social Responsibility Navigator: Comparing Public Policies in China with other Countries (PDF format, 921 KB)
Dr Astrid Skala-Kuhmann, Country Director, German Agency for Technical Cooperation China

Guiding Principles for State-owned Enterprises to Implement Corporate Social Responsibility Measures (PDF format, 1,220 KB)
Mr Peng Hua-Gang, Director of Research Office, State-owned Assets Supervision and Administation Commission
Vice President of Research Center, Corporate Social Responsibility of Department of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

China SME and Corporate Social Responsibility: Overview & Recommendations for Appropriate Policy Measures (PDF format, 277 KB)
Prof Qin Zhi-Hui, Deputy Director, National Development and Reform Commission SME Coordination Centre

Practically Improving on Traditional Approaches to CSR in China (PDF format, 330 KB)
Mr Carlos Flores, Manager, China Centre for Labor & Environment

Best Practice Case Studies

Dow's Experience with CSR Implementation in China (PDF format, 330 KB)
Ms Vivian Lu, Corporate Communications Manager, Greater China and Office Manager, Dow Beijing Office, Dow Chemical Company

Industrial Bank of Chian's Experience with CSR Implementation in China (PDF format, 871 KB)
Mr Tang Bin, Secretary of Board of Directors, Industrial Bank of China

Best Case Studies (PDF format, 2677 KB)
Mr Zhang Long, Senior Reserach Fellow, Economic Management Research Institute, Baochem Group Co Ltd

Best Case Studies (PDF format, 708 KB)
Mr Li Wei Yang, Division Director of Administrative Office, State Grid Corporation of China

Research Highlights on Public Administration and CSR in China
Prof Zhang Guo-Qing, Director of Peking University Centre of Public Administration & Management

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