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Wednesday, 4 November 2009, 17:02 HKT/SGT

Source: Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR)
The ASIAN FORUM on CSR Takes Place in Manila with 400+ Delegates from 20 Countries and 30 International Speakers

MANILA, Nov 4, 2009 - (ACN Newswire) - The Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR) is recognized as the largest and most significant conference and awards program on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Asia. It is now celebrating its eighth year and over 400 delegates from 20 countries are expected to attend. The principal hosts of AFCSR 2009 are the Asian Institute of Management Ramon V. del Rosario Sr. Center for Corporate Social Responsibility (AIM-RVR Center) and German Technical Cooperation (GTZ).

Mr. Manny V. Pangilinan, CEO and Managing Director of First Pacific Company Limited, Chairman of Metro Pacific Corporation, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company and Smart Communications, Inc. will hand over the Awards to the winners of the Asian CSR Awards as well as deliver the keynote speech during the gala dinner and awards ceremonies on November 20th 2009 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

An integral part of AFCSR is the Asian CSR Awards that recognizes and honors Asian companies for outstanding, innovative and world-class products, services, projects and programs in five categories - Best Workplace Practices; Concern for Health; Environmental Excellence; Poverty Alleviation; and Support and Improvement of Education. These projects should demonstrate the company's leadership, sincerity and on-going commitment in incorporating ethical values, compliance with legal requirements, respect for individuals, involvement in communities and protection of the environment into the way they do business. The Awards ceremonies will take place during the Gala Dinner and Awards Night of AFCSR 2009 on November 20, 2009.

AFCSR 2009 is well supported by GTZ as principal host; Intel as Strategic Partner: Asian CSR Awards and Official Technology Partner; Lopez Group Foundation, Inc. as the Strategic Corporate Partner; Holcim, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, Sagittarius Mines, Inc., The Phinma Group, Unilever and The Coca-Cola Company as Official Industry Partners; and Ayala Corporation, Banyan Tree Global Foundation Ltd., BusinessWorld, Jollibee, Jubilant Organosys Ltd, Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company (Philamlife), Philippine Coffee Board (Kape Isla), Microsoft, SM Foundation and Sony Philippines, Inc. as Cooperating Partners. The Public Relations Partners are Weber Shandwick - Manila, Amex Team - Thailand, APCO Worldwide - China, Creative Crest - India, Integrated Public Relations - Malaysia, Masso PR Vietnam and PR Society of Indonesia. Official media partners include International Herald Tribune, ammado, ACN Newswire, ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), BusinessWorld, ChinaCSR.com, China CSR Map, China Newswire, CSR Asia, G-PLUS GLOBAL Pte Ltd, Management Systems Asia, Philippine Daily Inquirer, philstar.com, Syntao, The Employer Magazine and The Trainer Magazine.

AFCSR has 24 leading NGO partners from all over Asia. These are:
ActionAid International Vietnam
ASEAN Foundation
Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium
Business Ethics Institute of Malaysia
Business in the Community-UK
Center for Development and Integration Vietnam
Centre for Social Markets India
Community Business Hong Kong
Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Council for Better Corporate Citizenship Japan
Habitat for Humanity International
Indonesia Business Links
Kenan Institute Asia
League of Corporate Foundations Philippines
Makati Business Club
Management Association of the Philippines
Management Institute for Social Change Malaysia
National Center for Sustainability Reporting Indonesia
Philippine Business for Social Progress
Population and Community Development Association of Thailand
Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum
PPM Institute of Management Indonesia
Responsible Business Initiative Pakistan
Singapore Compact for CSR

Vianca Bocalan
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Tel: (632) 812 6289
Email: viancabocalan@oiceventsasia.com

Topic: Press release summary
Source: Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (AFCSR)

Sectors: Energy, CSR
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