Day 1: October 8:
Opening keynote by Yang Bahagia Yeo Bee Yin – Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) at 9.15am followed by a 45-minute CEO roundtable discussion on marine debris, responsible consumption and the circular economy for plastics.
Mr. Niloy Banerjee – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative (MY, SG & Brunei) – will share opening remarks and join the CEO roundtable thereafter.
Day 2: October 9:
Plastics roundtable panel discussion – A conversation on the new R’s of plastics – Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Recover. Replace. – with perspectives from Industry (MPMA), Brand owners (FMM), Policymakers (MESTECC Plastics team) Materials innovators (Dow Chemical APAC), NGOs [WWF (MY), Ocean Recovery (HKG), Full Circle Filament (BKK)] on challenges, new innovations and collaborative partnerships.
Industry and Brand transformations:
Discover how different industries are integrating sustainability into their business philosophy and operations to profit with purpose – from tech, fashion, financial services, academia, workspaces, NGOs and social enterprises to name a few.
Finding a common standard in measuring return on social capital. Discover the global standard, science-based, free-to-use Future Fit benchmark. Hear from the co-founder as he unpacks specifics on the benchmark and how global brands are applying it in their sustainability metrics:
- Introduction to the Benchmark.
- Why change is necessary in how companies assess social and environmental performance
- Why institutional investors are recognising Future Fit data – and the type of consistent, comparable and aggregable information they require