- March 17, 2017
- Posted by: Admin IBL
- Category: IBL News
The ASEAN CSR Fellowship is a newly-launched programme which seeks to build up the next generation of ambassadors for responsible business in Southeast Asia. This is an initiative that is initiated and organized by ASEAN CSR Network and its national partners; in the context of Indonesia is Indonesia Business Links (IBL).
This program aims to deepen cross-border perspectives and build up the next generation of CSR leaders for responsible business in Southeast Asia, harnessing their potential to address key regional issues in business & anti-corruption, business & human rights, and food security & sustainable agriculture. 16 Fellows were selected from 8 ASEAN countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam) to participate in a series of study tours to meet business leaders, government officials, academics, and civil society practitioners. They range from CSR managers from MNCs to land rights activists at NGOs. The key learning objectives of this fellowship is the Participants will learn about CSR 2.0, a movement to redefine the meaning of CSR from corporate philanthropy and volunteerism, to re-looking at businesses operations to ensure they are responsible to people and the planet.