Global Action Panel Discussion Series on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Panel discussion featuring presentations by followed by open discussion.
Expectations of businesses are changing. 21st century consumers demand that corporations treat the environment and people responsibly. Investors look at the treatment of workers, impacts on the environment and communities, transparency of information, and governance processes as well as profit margins. Each panel will feature leaders from the corporate and civil society sectors sharing their experience and policies.
May 21 CSR & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
How corporate practices promote sustainable economic development, Why achieving the Goals requires all sectors to play a part, the importance of collaboration.
Emiko Manners, Human Resources, Campus Recruiting & CSR Unit, J.P. Morgan
Robin Lewis, Co-Founder and Director, Social Innovation Japan & Consultant, World Bank
Charles McJilton, Executive Director Second Harvest Japan
Details for the panel on May 21(321.69 KB)
June 25 Holistic CSR: practices in the supply chain
How and why corporations are taking responsibility for the full lifecycle of products, Targets and how the processes are kept in check
Connor McVeigh, Vice President of Supply Chain, McDonald’s Company (Japan), Ltd.
Shigefumi Yamaura, CSR Coordinator, H&M Japan
Details for the panel on Jun 25(249.26 KB)
July 16 CSR & Corporate Community Engagement
How Corporations develop collaborations to deal with social issues, Connecting corporations and communities.
Miki Morimoto, Director, Asia Pacific, Social & Community Impact, Nike, Inc.
Slimane Gani Rodriguez, Corporate Sustainability Division, Suntory Holdings
Details for the panel on Jul 16(285.72 KB)
Event organizer and Panel Moderator:
Sarajean Rossitto, Sophia University Lecturer, Nonprofit NGO consultant
Sarajean is a Tokyo-based consultant providing coordination, facilitation, capacity development and advisory services for institutions such as JICA, Japan PlatForm, the Give2Asia Foundation, the Japan Foundation for AIDS Prevention, the Center for Global Partnership, Morgan Stanley, Sophia University and others seeking to gain strategic advantage while better meeting community needs and promoting more effective civic engagement. She studied human rights in East Asia at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and has earned a certificate in Disaster Management through UN University.