The 10th Annual Global CSR Summit and Awards, Indonesia on 19 – 20 April 2018

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Lombok, Indonesia, 13 December 2017 – The Global CSR Summit & AwardsTM considered by the industry to be the most established and coveted recognition event for the CSR, will hold its tenth annual event on 19-20 April 2018 at the island of Lombok, Indonesia. The Global CSR Summit & AwardsTM will also co-host The Global Good Governance TM awards.In line with its tenth anniversary, supporters have called for the 2018 event to be held at a memorable location and voted unanimously for the beautiful island of Lombok, located at the east of Bali, Indonesia. At the first announcement of the event location in November this year, the organisers have reported that two-thirds of the seats have been sold.

Global CSR Summit

The awards component – The Global CSR AwardsTM and The Good Governance AwardsTM continuously attract a strong following of over 400 global and regional companies year after year, submitting their nominations for the coveted award. In addition, hundreds of delegates commit themselves to attending the event that has become known as a global brand known for raising cutting edge ideas in matters of societal transformation, product innovations that change the world and controversial topics that aim to inspire bold ideas to drive large scale changes and improvements to the environment, people and the planet. Ms Audrey Van Houten, Global Events Director of The Global CSR Summit & Awards commented: “The Global CSR Summit & Awards has withstood the test of time and has continuously been supported by respected companies from around the world including some of the Fortune 500 companies. From our past feedback, delegates have commented that they relished the opportunity to make new contacts and share ideas with one another including taking part in the breathtaking eco-tour that we have included as the one of the main highlights of the event. Our Lombok edition for 2018 will be a hit for our delegates”

The theme for this 10th golden year event, “Rethinking CSR for the Next Decade”, challenges participants to reflect upon the journey that the CSR community has embarked over the past decade. Over 20 high profile speakers have confirmed their attendance for the event and will be covering wide ranging topics on the successes and mistakes in policy and decision making, case studies and best practices on CSR over the past decade.

The confirmed speakers are:

Prof Dr Geoffery Williams, Director Williams Business Consultancy

Ms Angela Baker, Director, Qualcomm Wireless Reach

Ms Claudine Zukowski, Global Relief Co-ordinator , Procter & Gamble

Mr Rainer Wolf , VP & General Manager , Edwards Life Science (Singapore ) Pte Ltd

Ms Sophie Guerin, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Asia Pacific, Japan & Asia, Dell Inc

Ms Lauren Black, Corporate Social Responsibility , Tata Consultancy Services (Australia)

Mr David Way , General Manager ,Didipio , Oceana Gold (Philippines)

Mr Bernard Creed, SVP ,Finance , Retail & Leisure , Dubai Duty Free

Mr Ralph Justin Dixon , Director of Environmental Investments, YTL Corporation Berhad

MsMelainieMasriel, Communications, Public Affairs & Sustainability Director, PT Loreal Indonesia

Datuk IR Mohd Aminuddin Mohd Amin , Senior General Manager – Corporate Affairs &

Communications, Tenanga Nasional

Ms Intan Zalila Mohd Yusof ,SVP , Yayasan Khazanah (Malaysia)

Mr Jiwari Abdullah , Assitant General Manager- Corporate Social Responsibility, Sarawak Energy

Mr Poonsit Wongthawachai, EVP Corporate Communications Division, Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited

Ms Okty Damayanti , Corporate Social Responsibility Divisional Head, Adaro Energy

Mr Francisco Arellano, Senior Technical Consultant, Maynilad Water

Mr A. Andy Budiarto , Manager for Technical, Environment & CSR , Jawa Power

Mr Julien Goalabre, Communication & Fundraising for Bali Water Protection, IDEP Foundation

Mr Stefan Pang, Director, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility, Diversey, Inc

Mr Ashish Sachdeva, Founder, Green Dream Foundations

The Global CSR AwardsTM and The Global Good Governance AwardsTM 2018 will present awards to companies and individuals based on the following categories:

The Global CSR Awards 2018

Global Category

Best Environmental Excellence Award

Best Community Programme Award

Excellence In Provision Of Literacy & Education Award

Empowerment of Women Award

Best Workplace Practices

CSR Leadership Award

Product Excellence Award

Country Awards Category

Best Country Award for Overall CSR Excellence

Singapore

Malaysia

Thailand

Philippines

India

Indonesia

Middle East

Global Good Governance Awards

The Best Chief Executive Officer Award

The Best Chief Financial Officer Award

The Best Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Award

The Best Governed and Transparent Company Award

The Best Corporate Advisory Award

For media partnerships and media passes please contact:

Ms Tricia Lim

Email: marketing@pinnaclegroup.global