12.2018

World Social Entrepreneurship Summit

World Social Entrepreneurship Summit promoted the ceremony at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 250 political, business and academic guests gathered together to promote social care. The forum, with a title of “World Social Entrepreneurship Summit”, gathers international social enterprise entrepreneurs to conduct cultural exchanges and to discuss the impact of social and economic changes on social enterprises and investments. The aim is to encourage entrepreneurs, investors and policy makers to reconsider the future development path of the companies. 40 corporates and social leaders participated in the “Social Caring Pledge Scheme Ceremony” to acknowledge their commitment and initiation to social responsibility.

Dr. Ilex K.K Lam hosted a seminar and discussed the situation of social enterprises with four guests.

Dr. Lam Ching Choi, BBS, JP, who is the non-official member of the Hong Kong Executive Council and the Chairman of the Community Investment and Inclusion Fund Committee, was invited to be the officiating guest of the summit. The summit also invited a few leaders to be the special guests, including the former Chairman of the UN Global Compact, Gustavo Berlanga, the Managing Director of the Big Issue Invest, John Montague, the co-founder and CEO of myHarapan and the Youth Trust Foundation, Nurfarini Daing, and the co-founder and CEO of Instellar and UnLtd, Romy Cahyadi.

Issues covered in speeches:

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Gustavo Berlanga, the former chairman of the UN Global Compact: Sustainability of corporate supply chain and social enterprise

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John Montague, the Managing Director of The Big issue Invest: The birth of the first "social commercial bank" in the UK

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Nurfarini Daing, the co-founder of myHarapan: The value of social entrepreneurs

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Romy Cahyadi, the co-founder of Instellar and UnLtd: The situation of Southeast Asian social enterprises

The Chairman of Community Investment and Inclusion Fund Committee, Dr. Lam Ching Choi BBS, JP delivered a speech for the Social Caring Pledge Scheme Ceremony

Former Chairman of the UN Global Compact Network Gustavo Berlanga delivered his speech of “Sustainability of Corporate Supply Chain and Social Enterprise”

Mr. Romy Cahyadi, Chief Executive Officer of Instellar, analyzes the opportunities and challenges of the development of social enterprises in Indonesia

Ms. Nurfarini Daing, the co-founder and CEO of myHarapan, talked about  “The value of a social entrepreneurs”

John Montague, Managing Director, The Big Issue Invest delivered a speech of “The birth of the first social commercial bank in the UK”

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