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2006 CSR Summit & CEO Forum - Advertorial

Wednesday, 8th November 2006 at 4:01 pm
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A must attend event for business, government and community leaders November 22 – 24, Luna Park, SYDNEY

Wednesday, 8th November 2006
at 4:01 pm
Staff Reporter



2006 CSR Summit & CEO Forum - Advertorial
Wednesday, 8th November 2006 at 4:01 pm

A must attend event for business, government and community leaders November 22 – 24, Luna Park, SYDNEY

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is coming of age in Australia. Australia will soon host its 2nd CSR Summit and we urge your company to be represented as we debate the issues, look to the future and plan industry training and educational requirements.

The case studies and focus for this year’s Summit is 100% Australian with over 30 of Australia’s leading thinkers, company directors, academics, politicians and practitioners all sharing how CSR, values, good governance and rigorous
environmental management is delivering profits and competitive advantage.

You will hear from: ANZ, Unilever, Quiksilver, Ricoh, Lend Lease, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Baker & McKenzie, the National Governance Institute, Zaffyre International, Australian Centre for Corporate Public Affair and Allen Consulting,
The Salvation Army, Social Ventures Australia, Phillips Fox, University of NSW, Macquarie University, TNS, Edelman
International, Michael Kiely, the CSIRO, Dept of Environment and Conservation, Australian Conservation Foundation and
many more.

Highlights include:
– The release of three separate international research studies on corporate reputation, what stakeholders expect from
business and Corporate Stakeholder Responsibility;
– A day of workshops to up-skill those commissioned with the role of CSR fulfilment focusing on new models of
community engagement, how to engage volunteers through volunteering and how to build sustainable communities through community partnerships; Reporting; Growing shareholder value through reputation; and How to build sustainable communities and a green economy through social and environmental policy;

– A presentation and discussion on “The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility in Australia” with Senator Grant

Chapman – Chairman of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on CSR and Andrew Peterson – Head of

PricewaterhouseCoopers Environmental Practice and leading CSR authority (who in association with MOSS is hosting

round table discussions in the lead up to the Summit to explore stakeholder views on the future for CSR in Australia);

– A look at how to improve the overall health and well being of employees including a look at how companies can
address the rising incidence of depression in the workplace;

– A key note addresses by Professor Stephen Bartos, National Institute of Governance who will share his analysis of the key governance issues in the AWB Food-for-Oil scandal. Professor Bartos has been commissioned to write a book on the AWB scandal ("Against the Grain", which will be released by UNSW press in November) – so his presentation will pull no punches in terms of what he sees as failings of both the Government and the AWB;

– A half day CEO only forum with Margot Cairnes, Founder and Chairman of Zaffyre International, leading international practioners of organisational transformation, international author, futurist and one of the greatest minds of the 21st
century. This event will feature comment and a panel discussion from an array of leading Australian company directors.

Audience participation is also encouraged through extended open forums.
Your organisation can only benefit from keeping up to date with these issues and contributing to the debate. Join
us to discover what other business, government and community leaders are thinking – where CSR is going – how
academia is addressing sustainable development – how the NFP sector are addressing CSR from within – even how companies are addressing the skills shortage.

CSR and sustainable development have becoming a focal point for business, government and community – so it’s no wonder registrations from CEO’s, senior managers – even whole management teams are rolling in.

Here’s a cross section of some of the organisations who have already registered: Australia Post, AGL, ANZ, Baker & McKenzie, CPA Australia, Holding Redlich, ING, Insurance Australia Group, Phillips Fox, Pfizer, an array of universities

including Griffith University, University of Canberra, Macquarie University, University of Western Sydney, University of NSW, The CEO Institute, CSIRO, Dept of Environment and Conservation, Institute for Sustainable Futures, Questacon,

Sustainability Aust, GROW, various CSR consultancies, environmental organisations, charities and community groups including World Vision, Greening Australia, Aust Conservation Foundation, Foundation for Young Australians & Royal
Lifesaving Society to mention but a few.

Thought leadership and networking with CSR specialists at this level is rare –So join us for this important CSR event.
Special NFP, small business, academic, student and multiple registration discounts also apply. Please refer to www.csrsummit.com/ for further details.

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