AFCSR 2016

A Major International Conference on Corporate Social Innovation

September 20 & 21, 2016 in Yangon, Myanmar

Now in its 15th year, the AFCSR is Asia’s leading platform for CSR thought leadership and practice

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Program Overview

In September 2016, AFCSR will convene in Yangon, Myanmar for a unique strategic dialogue on how business, government and social organizations can uplift and transform countries and communities through Corporate Social Innovation.  The AFCSR 2016 program will highlight key themes around CSI.

How can innovation in general and corporate social innovation in particular help solve the big challenges of poverty, disparity and climate change?
How can corporate social innovation reinforce competitive advantage?
How can technology and public policy help create a supportive ecosystem for corporate social innovation?
What must governments and corporations do to foster innovation?


Myanmar, Host Country

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  • Myanmar, the venue of AFCSR 2016 is a nation of exceptional promise.
  • 55 million people, abundant natural resources with a young labor force and rapidly expanding middle class
  • One of Asia’s fastest growing economies – 8.5% in 2014
  • FDI of US$8.1B in 2014/15, double that of the previous year
  • On the verge of a new political era after recent elections which were judged to be fair and transparent
Nearest landmarks:
Shwedagon Pagoda
Chauk Htat Gyi Buddha
Aung San Suu Kyi's House
Bogyoke Aung San Market
Karaweik Hall at Kandawgyi Lake

Corporate Support in 2014 and 2015

We invite you to join a collaborative effort and play an important role in spearheading Asia’s foremost international forum on corporate social responsibility, and get in front of unique opportunities.

Bangkok Bank DMCI FPH Intel Jebsen and Jessen Meralco Mitr Phol Procter and Gamble Phinma PLDT Shell Smart Get Sponsorship application information.

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The Convenors

The Asian Institute of Management Ramon V. del Rosario Center for Corporate Responsibility (AIM RVR) located at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in Manila is one of the first research centers in Asia focusing on corporate responsibility issues. The Center seeks to provide thought leadership in the areas of Corporate Responsibility, Governance and Social Innovation.

Asian Inc Forum (AIF) based in Brunei is a leading facilitator of business and public policy dialogue in ASEAN and APEC. AIF’s mission is to promote dialogue in meetings of significance in Asia and beyond. AIF is the Co-Convenor of the AFCSR and Strategic Partner of the APEC CEO Summit.