Make Climate Your
Business: Private Sector Adaptation in Southeast Asia. This report focuses on business in Southeast Asia and how
businesses can contribute to climate change adaptation. It demonstrates that business
action is critical for assuring successful adaptation across society. While
governments and NGOs in the region are engaging with climate change, much of
the business sector is yet to recognise its role. There are nevertheless some
examples of good practice from the private sector included in the report. Download the report
Future of CSR: Issues for the next decade. This is the research result of CSR
Asia's project, CSR in 10, which examines the top ten issues emerging
over the next ten years. CSR in 10 helps businesses to track and prepare
for the emerging trends over the next decade. To do this we interview over 50
people from business, NGOs, government and academia who are well know for their
views on CSR to see what trends they think business in the region will have to
deal with. Their insights into the top ten issues facing business in a decade
reveal what we all need to start thinking about and planning for now. Download
the research resultClick here to view the related article
published in CSR Asia Weekly Vol.4 Week 42.
Asia Oxfam Corporate Social Responsibility Survey of Hang Seng Index
Constituent Companies. This report is the first attempt to provide a snapshot
representation of how the 43 companies listed on the Hang Seng Index weigh up
on their CSR policies and practices. Oxfam Hong Kong see this as an initial
effort to assess current CSR initiatives and as a basis for further dialogue
with companies on sustainable social and environment development as well as
poverty reduction. This paper is based on a survey undertaken by CSR Asia, with
Professor Richard Welford and Ms. Jacqui Dixon as the principal researchers. Download the reportClick here for the news clippings related
to the survey.
CSR Asia Business Barometer: The State of CSR Disclosure in
Asia 2008. The
‘CSR Asia Business Barometer 2008’ compares the Corporate Social Responsibility
(CSR) disclosure of the 20 largest listed companies in Hong Kong, Malaysia,
Singapore and Thailand. More companies are seeing the value of making
commitments to responsible business practices and disclosing their practices.
Publicly available reports based on a robust data collection and reporting
framework can be an excellent communication tool to inform stakeholders of CSR
strategy, approach and performance. Download
the summary. Download
the full report.
Social Responsibility in Malaysian PLCs: 2007 Status Report. This report shows the
current status of CSR within Malaysia and how listed companies are responding
to social and environmental challenges in the 21st century. CSR Asia
was commissioned by Bursa Malaysia to undertake the research by designing a CSR
survey in line with international standards. The survey covered the four
dimensions defined in the CSR Framework launched by Bursa Malaysia in September
2006: Marketplace, Workplace, Environment and Community. Download
the full report.
Priorities for Corporate Social Responsibility: A Survey of
Businesses and their Stakeholders. This a summary report of the survey,
which was undertaken by the CSR Asia in association with the Centre of Urban
Planning and Environmental Management at the University of Hong Kong. The main
aim was to find out what Hong Kong businesses and their stakeholders thought
were the most important factors in determining what is socially responsible. Download the full report.
Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. This journal
published in association with CSR Asia, providing a practical resource for the
ever increasing number of organisations who undertake environmental audits,
apply environmental management systems and are interested in associated
corporate environmental management tools. The focus of the journal is on
practical case studies, the reporting of best practice, debate on the
effectiveness of tools and knowledge about important developments in the area.
It discusses issues of methodology, principles, practice, science, technology
and law. It is a refereed journal and contributions of a high quality aimed at
an interdisciplinary audience are invited.