Monthly Archives: November 2013

FUTURE LEADERS’ SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABILITY


The University of Asia and the Pacific’s Center for Social Responsibility will be holding its 3rd National Sustainability Conference tomorrow, 20 November at the Dizon Auditorium, University of the Asia and the Pacific, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

3rd NSC Poster

This year’s conference highlights  the role of the YOUTH in creating a sustainable future as well as on BUSINESS innovations that can best contribute to the creation of shared value and inclusive growth. This combination of young leaders passion and business CEO’s insights will offer unrivaled generational perspectives on how best to shape a sustainable future for the Philippines.

The organizers has reformatted the program to allow more participants interaction, spontaneous peer-to-peer sharing and hands-on experience. Specifically, the morning session will be devoted to the student and youth participants while the afternoon session will have an interactive set-up involving the youth, corporate participants, academic experts, social media practitioners, and civil society leaders.

Here are good reasons why you should take part in this year’s conference:

  • Fresh learning opportunities on the latest and future trends in sustainability practices, and a chance for you to learn how they can be applied to your own work;
  • High quality and cutting-edge insights from the country’s respected business executives, youth leaders, academic and professional experts;
  • The opportunity to expand your network and interact with more than 200 participants especially the youth through the Philippine Education Network (PEN), a group of 30 colleges and universities nationwide, along with student leaders from top universities in Metro Manila
  • Unique platform to impress upon the participants the business sector’s contribution to a sustainable future, thereby, influencing the youth’s career options for employment

Want to know more what’s in store? Take a look at the roster of topics and speakers:

Morning Session 

The Future We Want: Seeing Sustainability through the Lenses of the Youth 

  • What is Sustainability?  by Ms. Marilou Erni, General Manager, Petron Foundation 
  • Enabling the Youth to Promote Sustainability through Social Media  by Ms. Maria Ressa, CEO, Rappler
  • Best Practices and Innovations in Youth-Business Partnerships  by Ms. Agnes De Jesus, SVP, Energy Development Corporation (EDC)/Mr. Dave Devilles, Senior Corporate Communications Specialist, EDC 
  • Youth and Sustainability Issues in Everyday Life: How young People can  Make a Big Difference through Small Concrete Steps  by Ms. Techie Cano Lopez, AVP, TeaM Energy/ Mr. Ricky de Castro, SBEP & Executive Director, TeaM Energy 

Lunch break

Afternoon Session 

Sustainable Philippines: Business Contribution to Creating Shared Value and Inclusive Growth

  • Moving Toward a Sustainable Philippines: The Crucial Role of the Private Sector and the Youth by Dr. Bernardo Villegas, Professor, UA&P
  • Creating Shared Value and Inclusive Growth: Perspectives from the Corporate Practitioners

Panel of Speakers:

Ayala Land
Philippine Long Distance Company
TeaM Energy
MMDA
Petron Corporation
Chamber of Mines of the Philippines
Center for Food and Agribusiness, UA&P
San Roque Power

For reservation and any inquiries, please contact Mr. Carl Moog (carl.moog@uap.asia) at 6370912 loc. 302
or 360. Thank you and we hope to see you at the conference.


Master Class on Strategic Communications, Employee Engagement and Personal Branding


Interested in sharpening your strategic communications skills? Do you want to know more about effective employee engagement strategies? Or do you simply want to stand out as your own brand?

Friends and fellow communications practitioners, I would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming master class on strategic communications planning, employee engagement and personal branding this Nov. 11, at the Energy Development Corporation HQ, 38th floor, One Corporate Center, Ortigas, Pasig City.

This rare opportunity is brought to you by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Philippines Chapter. No less than IABC International Chair Robin McCasland and past Chair Adrian Cropley will be delivering the master class sessions. Get in touch if you would like to participate.

You may also share this invite to your friends and network.

Hope to see you there.

 IABC Phils. Master Class e-flyer