11 September 2020, Friday Day 1 Programme

8.00 AM

Registration

9.00 AM

Welcome Address

9.15 AM

Officiating Address

9.30 AM

Governmental Plenary

HOW TO SAVE THE PLANET: BRINGING CLIMATE EMERGENCIES UP ANOTHER LEVEL

We are talking about global warming changing our way of life, yet these warnings still do not inspire much actions. How can governments and private sectors collaborate to limit catastrophic climate change? Will carbon taxes influence behaviour and encourage companies to emit less into the air and can governments step up and go for global agreement on climate pricing? Will setting incentives go a longer way and speed up behaviours while also increasing government presence in the regional economy by implementing effective regional or global climate policies.
10.00 AM

Circular Future

A CIRCULAR VISION FOR A COMPETITIVE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN 2050
The future of innovation depends on the efficient design and use of materials following circular economy principles. To manage global footprint, and reduce biodiversity loss, especially with the Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies we are using today, how do we manage our resources to accelerate the circular transition and integrating comprehensive targets to accelerate innovation towards a circular economy.

10.30 AM

Networking Tea Break

11.00 AM

Plenary Two: Stakeholder Capitalism

STAKEHOLDER CAPITALISM: REAFFIRMING THE PURPOSE OF A CORPORATION

For stakeholder capitalism to become a reality, we must be able to measure companies’ performance on environmental, social and governance metrics, at the same time adjusting to changing ESG approaches.; businesses will use their capabilities and resources in collaboration with governments and civil society to address key issues, including fair taxation, zero tolerance for corruption, executive pay and respect for human rights, here we also discuss how do modern slavery and inequality have impact on business performance and economy. To reach a cohesive and sustainable world, the entire economic system must reform to be socially conscious.
11.50 AM

2050 Ambitions

MAKING THE NEXT DECADE COUNT: FINANCING FOR A NET ZERO FUTURE

How would business take the lead in investing to deliver towards a low-carbon economy. Let’s look at countries with quantifiable climate financing targets and how they integrate finance best practices into their businesses. Here we will assess risks, key transformation pathways and financing for a nature positive economy. Reframing global responsibility missions, making the next decade count as scientists advise that there is limited time to act, can the investment and finance community mobilize before the planet reaches a tipping point?
12.20 PM

Cyber Consequences

CYBERGOVERNING OUR WORLD OF INTERCONNECTIVITY

The next wave of 4IR technologies will dramatically reshape economies and societies. What is the global governance framework to keep up with technological advances and managed in a coordinated and inclusive way so they benefit the society? Should data collected on citizens by technology giants be taxed from an ethical point of view?
12.50 PM

Success Story One

1.00 PM

Networking Lunch

2.00 PM

Success Story Two

2.10 PM

Plenary Three: Economy Apocalypse

THE FUTURE OF ECONOMY: GLOBAL RISKS THREATENING BUSINESSES, AND THE WORLD

How do government and businesses work together to avert an economy apocalypse when rising trade tensions, low investments and high debts are straining economies all over the world? how do we ascertain to promote economic advancement and inclusivity for all?

Inequality has always been a problem in today’s society, especially income inequality has risen in many countries, it hinders growth and complicate the government’s plans for economic prosperity, how do business leaders and government join affiliation to overcome the issues of inequality, unemployment and unfair and rigged economic issues. Unless the global economic system is reformed, economic slowdown and the expansion of the inequality gap will eventually be unmanageable.
3.00 PM

Climate Threat

AN EQUILIBRIUM WORLD: CREATING A DECADE OF RESILIENCE FOR CLIMATE

The next decade is crucial. The session assesses the capacities of government, industries and societies to face the urgent and existential challenge of both mitigating and adapting to climate change in the coming decade. What is the role of business and each sector in reversing nature loss and restoring the planet’s vital natural systems whilst mitigating the risks to industrialization? How to build sustainable value chains with highimpact innovations?

To achieve net-zero by 2050 and sustaining temperature rise at 1.5c, how to get governments and businesses in Asia to identify and prioritize risks and develop metrics and strategies to manage them.

3.30 PM

Delivering SDGs

SHAPING THE NEXT DECADE WITH GLOBAL GOALS

Steps needed to ensure thriving societies are doing good in their SDGs to ensure progress. How to make sure leaders are committed in their SDGs development? and if not yet, to accelerate the delivery of the SDGs to help developing countries and create a cohesive and sustainable world?

3.50 PM

Supply Chain

DECARBONISING SUPPLY CHAINS THROUGH CARBON TOOLS

Science-based-Targets method is fast developing into a business norm to meet the goals set out in the Paris Agreement. More companies are setting SBTs to address emissions across their supply chain to provide confidence to investors, customers, partners that your company is applying best practices. Evaluate options for addressing scope 3 emissions to be applied, the significance of data collection, and identify latest updates to SBTi criteria, and look at how innovative companies distinguish themselves as leaders.

4.20 PM

Session Seven: Sustainable Leadership

Pursuing New Levels of Sustainable Growth

Businesses are taking up innovative approaches to alleviate impacts through changing cultures, strategies, services, systems, and how do you get more parts of the organisation to be involved. What do investors expect and what are the sustainable innovation that disrupt industry norms? And how do we take the lead in implementing these approaches across the value chain.

Kiatchai Maitriwong, Senior Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning and Sustainability Development Group, Bangchak Corporation PCL

4.15 PM

Closing and Networking Tea

25 May 2019, Saturday Day 2 Workshop

9.00 AM – 4.00 PM

Circular Economy Workshop:

Circular Approach Across The Business:
From Strategy, Actions to Value Creation

  • Shaping Corporate Circular Strategy
  • Circular Economy Action Plan: Verifying Specific Circular Actions
  • Aligning True Value Analysis of A Circular Approach With Business Decision

Dr. Niven Huang

  • Regional Leader, KPMG Sustainability Services, Asia Pacific
  • General Manager, KPMG Sustainability Consulting, Taiwan
  • Regional Leader, KPMG ESG Asset Management Services, Asia Pacific

About the Lead Trainer

Dr Niven Huang is the General Manager of KPMG Sustainability Consulting, in Taiwan since July, 2013. He is then later appointed as the Regional Leader for KPMG Sustainability Services and KPMG ESG Asset Management Services, taking care of the Asia Pacific region.

He is also the Chairman of the Advisory Board of ASrIA (The Association of Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia) which is based in Hong Kong. Dr. Huang is a pioneer in Taiwan for promoting CSR, sustainability reporting, SRI, corporate sustainability strategy and carbon management.

Before joining KPMG, he was the Secretary General of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Taiwan (BCSD-Taiwan) for 16 years during 1997 to 2013 and regularly presents on sustainability topics in Taiwan and internationally.

He sits in the judge panels of several public and private Awards of CSR, Excellence in Environment, and Sustainability in Taiwan and Asia, and a part time associate professor of several universities in Taiwan, including the most leading advanced MBA and EMBA at National Cheng Chi University (since 2008).

He also specialises in technical background in fluidisation combustion technology. He received the Ph.D. degree of Chemical Engineering from Chung Yuan Christian University in Taiwan.

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