Social Enterprise Research Academy (SERA) established in 2014. With the mission statement of “Harness the Market to Bring Social Caring”, SERA aims to create a cross-sectoral platform with business, academia, social and political sectors to foster communications and to gather sustainability elites from various industries into one unparalleled high-value networking platform that foster social responsibility and sustainable development in Asian communities. SERA has untied more than 10,000 business leaders and organizations via hosting international summits with world-class speakers and our presence is extending to 13 cities.

SERA  is dedicated to the continual social responsibility, development, promotion and application of Social Caring Pledge Framework and the 6 principles, to broaden the international perspective of industry leaders and give back to our society.

Our Global Connections

Social

Focus on Social Development Issues

Enterprise

Promote a Social Caring Culture in Corporations

Responsibility

Improve Corporate Governance policies and apply Socially Responsible Management Systems

Advocacy

Initiate Corporate Leaders to Share the Concept of Sustainable Development

Mission

  • Connect the community and corporates to promote corporate social responsibility (CSR) culture.
  • Cultivate young professionals and contribute to the social responsibility and sustainable development of social caring enterprises.

Strategies

  • Unite with policy-makers and worldwide leaders from business, social and educational sectors, to provide an interaction network for SERA Circle to enrich social value.
  • Provide consultation service and a learning  platform for SERA Circle to participate in CSR development projects.
  • Cooperate with media to promote social entrepreneurship and CSR concepts.

The

SCP FRAMEWORK

The SCP Framework is a proprietary model developed through years of research and real-life input from social caring leaders and leading organizations. At the heart of this framework is the development of purpose and vision for organizations, supported by agile and responsible leadership at all 4 sectors – Business, Academic, Political and Social, based on the 6 social caring pledge principles, resulting in the creation of shared value among stakeholders and delivery of consistent impact on environmental, social and corporate governance.

6

PRINCIPLES

Environmental Protection

Anti-discrimination

No Forced Labour

Community​ Involvement

Anti-corruption

Safety and Quality

3

IMPACTS

Profit
People
Planet

6

PRINCIPLES

Environmental Protection

Anti-discrimination

No Forced Labour

Community​

Anti-corruption

Safety and Quality

3

IMPACTS

Profit
People
Planet

As the predominant strategic framework defining social caring leaders and organizations, the SCP Framework is a proven model for measuring the coherence of the leaders and organizations’ vision and purpose against the 3 impacts and readiness for current and future challenges.

Service Provider of United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI)

SERA is proud to be a service provider of United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) since August 2015. The PRI provides the Principles to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into mainstream investment decision – making and ownership. Signatories to the PRI demonstrate that investment managers are committed to investing responsibility.

PRI signatories must accept a series of six principles, including:

  • Promote acceptance and implementation of the PRI Principles within the investment industry.
  • Provide customized, step-by-step approach for the implementation of the PRI Principles.
  • Assist institutional investors in establishing measures for ESG reporting.
  • Work with academic institutions to encourage more robust ESG research.
  • Develop the platform for the PRI network activities and events.
  • Provide training and development for the ESG programs and implementation.

SERA also supports UN Global Compact. This organization is committed to mobilize the businesses and stakeholders to jointly create and achieve a sustainable world.

SERA is honored to invite Mr. Gustavo Berlanga, the Former Chairman of UN Global Compact (Mexico) to be the Guest of Honor of our Social Caring Award Presentation Ceremony.  He is also served as our Honorary Chairman, working with SERA to promote the significance of sustainable development for business and society.

Mr. Gustavo Berlanga

Former Chairman of UN Global Compact (Mexico)

Honorary Chairman of SERA

Supporting Organizations of Previous Events

Testimonials

Mr. Gustavo Berlanga

Honorary Chairman

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“We, the SERA are here in the midst of business evolution, serving as a liaison for making things happen, building trust with potential partners who decide to shoulder social responsibility with us, and maneuvering visions of a better world with our most sincere effort.”

Dr. Charles Mossop

Honorary President
(International Board)

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“It is my greatest honor to serve as the Honorary President of Social Enterprise Research Academy. I am grateful to be part of this exceptional movement of developing a culture of social care and promoting the importance of social enterprises and corporate social responsibility in Hong Kong and Asia.”

Dr. Wong Kwok Keung
GBS, SBS, JP

Honorary President
(Asia Board)

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“Whatever you take from the society, use them for the society.” This is the common philosophy of myself and SERA. Giving back to society is the mission of business operators. I hope that fellows can work together with us to promote social caring and fulfill corporate social responsibility. This is beneficial to your business and the harmonious development of the society."

Prof. Eddie Ng GBS,JP

Honorary Chancellor

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“As a part of the society, we should make good use of various communication platforms to promote social caring, harness the market to alleviate social problem, and improve the society’s development. I hope that the fellows and SERA can work together to further promote the spirit of social caring.”

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