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Sustainability for Business Forum SBF20
October 8th, 2020 from 13:00 - 20:00
Online via Zoom
The Sustainability for Business Forum 2020 is a half-day forum providing expertise and networking opportunities for Thailand-based businesses to support and promote their sustainability engagements.
Our inspiring corporate executives, business practitioners and service providers will bring up-to-date insights, bold ideas, innovations, business solutions and applications of the latest sustainable trends.
Our speakers and moderators will be connecting big ideas to engage your employees, improve your company's reputation and increase the profitability of your business.
In 2019, the event was well attended by more than 230 representatives from international and Thai companies and was organised in 5 main tracks: Green Energy, Pollution & Waste, Education at the Workplace, Health & Well Being and Business Event as Marketing Platform.
Standard price - THB 800 for Partner Chambers | THB 1000 for non-members
Links to the webinar will be forwarded to all online attendees 3 days before the event
Every year, we aim to deliver content which is timely, responds to local and global challenges, showcases innovative solutions and is actionable here and now. This year will be no different and will address the challenges we are facing in these unprecedented times. We could not talk about sustainability without talking about the covid crisis. Firstly because the two are deeply intertwined as we realize that the health of our environment is a prerequisite to ours and that our economic systems depend on human welfare. And secondly because while the economic world has been put at a stop, our environmental and social distress have not been on lockdown, quite the contrary. It is now more crucial than ever to think of our businesses within our ecological limits and in respect of human life in an aim to foster their resiliency long term. The idea that businesses should have a meaningful purpose and positively contribute to society is being brought forward at all levels of governance and operations and across industries which begs the question: what should be businesses' role in the common public good.
We will be hearing from speakers and companies to share their expertise and successful implementation of solutions, initiatives and projects which are addressing one of the following focus areas:
TRACK 1: Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities
Synopsis: smart urban planning, resilient infrastructure, resource and transit management, community centered design, urban supply chains and innovative living solutions which will define the liveability, health, quality of life, security, economic prosperity,environmental well-being and resilience of ASEAN cities in a post pandemic world. We will discuss how to make cities more resilient to crises, what can be learned from the covid management for climate change adaptation; what will cities offer in a new normal work play living environment; take from forward thinking examples of shorter and relocalized supply cycles, socially inclusive communities, human centric and holistic planning, revised usage of infrastructure and rethink urban systems towards self sufficiency.
TRACK 2: Sustainable Lifestyles - Fashion & Beauty
Synopsis: textile, beauty and supply chain sustainable innovations which are decarbonizing and reducing the environmental footprint of their value chain while improving the welfare and wealth of people and communities they employ and serve. We will look at how the sustainability agenda works in pair with the pandemic recovery plans and how cross collaborations in advanced sustainability can bring greater business resilience.
TRACK 3: Food of the Future
Synopsis: innovation to move forward healthy food, sustainable supply chain and viable agriculture which are securing safer products for consumers, better revenu and environment for farmers communities and growing income for companies.
PLENARY SESSION: CEO/Executive Panel
Synopsis: Speakers within the CEO panel are participating by invitation only and will consist of 3 to 4 CEOs from regional and global companies who have implemented sustainability transversely through their business organization, infrastructure, operations and supply chain.
The Multi-Chamber of Commerces led by FTCC, NTCC and TSCC are non-profit organizations which are platforms that allow entrepreneurs and companies to successfully approach thai market and build long-lasting trade relationships through various kinds of networking events for efficient and fruitful business development. The 3 main organizers cover French, Netherlands And Swedish communities based in Thailand.
Multi-Chamber Sustainability Committee
Chamber of Commerce's Executive Directors
Henri de Reboul and Armelle Le Bihan are the co-chairs of the Multi Chamber Sustainability Committee and directors of the Sustainability for Business Forum. Together, and in partnership with the FTCC and NTCC, they have created, designed and led yearly this event, the only business event in Bangkok dedicated to integrating sustainability in business organizations, processes and operations.
Their combined expertise on environmental and social sustainability and strong business acumen has been put to work to curate inspiring and empowering content and present key leaders' successful initiatives in the ASEAN region. Their objective is to make the Sustainability for Business Forum a place for companies executives and managers to share and learn from the best innovations and achievements in sustainability which contribute to improving significantly companies image, employee attraction and engagement, productivity and profitability.
Partner Chambers (so far)
In 2019, we are honored to have 35 experienced speakers, joined by 238 participants with support from 43 sponsors, and presented by 14 different media.
Join us to get INSPIRED by businesses showcasing their best practices, CONNECT with relevant sustainability business partners and EMPOWER your business with innovative and effective strategies driven by environmental, social and economic performance.
Inventive companies leading the charge of improving the value-chain for more sustainable results.
Network with influential thought leaders to explore the biggest sustainability challenges and find replicable solutions.
Company directors, managing directors, business leaders, business executives, representatives, consultants, operational managers, business developers, marketing and brand managers, HR managers looking to create business value while managing their impact on people and the planet.
USAID Green Invest Asia
Partner chambers are Franco - Thai, Thai - Swedish, Thai-Norwegian, Danish-Thai, Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, and The Belgian-Luxembourg/Thai Chamber of Commerce.