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Start of Global Rockstar 2015: The World’s Largest Online Music Contest

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VIENNA /PRNewswire/ —

Global Rockstar invites musicians around the world to take part in the world’s largest online music contest to win great prizes including $25,000 for the winner!

Musicians around the world have until October 15, 2015, to upload their original song to globalrockstar.com, where hundreds of thousands of music fans around the world can vote for their favourite artists. Fans vote through shares on social media or with paid votes by purchasing artists’ music and merchandise.

Revolutionizing the Music Biz

In the digital era, music fans enjoy easy access to music through streaming platforms. Yet the recording artists receive little to no income from these platforms.

“Sadly, the music industry has not responded to the needs of today’s emerging musicians” says Christof Straub, CEO and co-founder of Global Rockstar. “We provide artists a global, online stage for their music, a marketplace for selling digital and physical products, and a chance to win some serious cash.”

How it works

During the contest’s National Preliminaries, fans from each country elect one local artist to advance to the Global Finals. The artist with the most votes in the Global Finals wins the $25,000 USD Grand Prize. The top three finalists also win audio equipment from AKG by HARMAN, Paiste and ADAM worth $20,000! By offering merchandise to fans who cast votes, each contestant receives up to 90% of the resulting income.

About Global Rockstar

Global Rockstar was founded in Austria in 2013 by songwriter/producer Christof Straub and marketing professional Ronny Steibl. In 2014, artists from over 140 countries participated and fans cast over 1.5 million votes on the platform. Last year’s winner was Jhanniel from Argentina.

Contact:

Mirella Maiolo
mirella.maiolo@globalrockstar.com
Office: +43-1-89-00-849

More info at: globalrockstar.com/press

Source: Global Rockstar GmbH

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September 8, 2015 at 8:26 pm

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Art Deco-inspired JOHN WALKER & SONS XR™ 21 Year Old Rekindles the Grandeur of the Roaring Twenties

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Sumptuous style and lavish design were at the core of the Art Deco movement that flourished around the world in the 1920s. It was during that period that Sir Alexander Walker – grandson of John Walker – was appointed as a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. The rich colours and bold forms synonymous with that time conjure up a vision of an iconic style and sophistication that has inspired the stunning new design of the luxury blended Scotch Whisky JOHN WALKER & SONS XR™ 21 Year Old.

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JOHN WALKER & SONS XR 21 Year Old is now presented in a new, exquisite, polished gold box emblazoned with a sculpted cross that echoes Sir Alexander Walker’s Knighthood.

The elegant, individually-numbered 1 litre JOHN WALKER & SONS XR 21 Year Old decanters, evocative of the grand designs of the Art Deco era, are available to discerning consumers in Travel Retail outlets around the globe.

Sir Alexander Walker was renowned for his whisky-making craft and entrepreneurial expertise which, by 1920, had seen JOHNNIE WALKER® whiskies travel from the four corners of Scotland to the four corners of the world. JOHN WALKER & SONS XR 21 Year Old is a superior blend of exceptional smoothness and depth that was created to commemorate his Knighthood. It contains whiskies that are aged for a minimum of 21 years and drawn from extremely rare JOHNNIE WALKER reserves – including some from distilleries no longer in existence.

Jim Beveridge, JOHNNIE WALKER Master Blender, said: “JOHN WALKER & SONS XR 21 Year Old is crafted using extra rare whiskies from aged oak casks. This rich and multi-layered blend is imbued with subtle vanilla and golden honey notes and has an incredibly smooth finish. It is best enjoyed neat in a tumbler, accompanied by chilled water.”

Peter Fairbrother, Marketing Director of Diageo Global Travel and Middle East, said: “We are delighted to offer this 1 litre bottling of JOHN WALKER & SONS XR 21 Year Old exclusively to travelers. It is the ultimate gift for super deluxe whisky drinkers in a format they cannot buy anywhere else – a perfect souvenir from their travels.”

The 1 litre bottle of JOHN WALKER & SONS XR 21 Year Old is available exclusively in travel retail (RRSP $178) and the 75 cl version is available in travel retail and domestically ($138USD). The 1 litre version is now available in Changi and Hong Kong airports, and both versions are also available now around the world.

ABOUT DIAGEO

Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands across spirits, beer and wine categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan’s and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.

Diageo is a global company, and our products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world.  The company is listed on both the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO).  For more information about Diageo, our people, our brands, and performance, visit us at http://www.diageo.com. Visit Diageo’s global responsible drinking resource, http://www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.

Celebrating life, every day, everywhere.

The JOHN WALKER & SONS XR words, the Striding Figure device and associated logos are trade marks. © John Walker & Sons 2015.

Source: Diageo GTME
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September 8, 2015 at 8:23 pm

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Nearly 60 Resort Properties Join the RCI(R) Global Exchange Network Through Second Quarter of 2015

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — RCI, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN), added 26 new properties to its affiliate exchange network during the second quarter of 2015, raising its newly-affiliated property number to 58 through the first half of the year. The additions join a network of approximately 4,500 resorts across more than 100 countries.

“We continue to deliver on our promise to provide greater flexibility and choice to our 3.8 million RCI® subscribing members by offering more travel options than any other exchange company in the world,” said Gordon Gurnik, president, RCI. “Knowing that these resorts selected RCI to help enhance the vacation ownership experience they offer is very rewarding and a testament to the services we provide.”

The Grand Palladium Palace Ibiza Resort & Spa, situated on the beachfront of the renowned Playa d’en Bossa inSpain, is one of the most recent properties to join the RCI network. From here, guests can take in the famed beaches, water sports and nightlife that have become synonymous with the island of Ibiza. Grand Palladium offers guests an enjoyable combination of outdoor recreation activities, fine dining, and entertainment options suitable for all ages. The property boasts more than 400 spacious and elegant rooms equipped with modern amenities and luxuries including three thematic a la carte restaurants and two freshwater pools.

Expanding its growing collection of resorts in India, RCI welcomed Mirasol Water Park and Resort in the second quarter. This property is located in Kadiya Village in Nani Daman, and offers a range of lovely accommodations as well as a swimming pool, a spa for massage treatments, and an onsite restaurant. A highlight of staying at this resort is the access to Mirasol Water Park for tubing adventures, a children’s water playground, water slides, water coasters and a wave pool.

The Registry Collection® program, RCI’s luxury exchange program, welcomed Ocean Lodge in St. Simons Island, Georgia, United States, a boutique hotel ideally located just steps from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Nearby attractions include golf, boating and leisurely biking on the beach. At Ocean Lodge, old world elegance meets modern luxury with lavish decor and amenities throughout the property, which include a sparkling pool and spectacular rooftop terrace and lounge. Each suite boasts a full kitchen and a private verandah overlooking the ocean.

For more information, visit RCI.com or RCIAffiliates.com.

About RCI
RCI is the worldwide leader in vacation exchange with approximately 4,500 affiliated resorts in more than 100 countries. RCI pioneered the concept of vacation exchange in 1974, offering members increased flexibility and versatility with their vacation ownership experience. Today, through the RCI Weeks® program, the week-for-week exchange system, and the RCI Points® program, the industry’s first global points-based exchange system, RCI provides flexible vacation options to its 3.8 million RCI subscribing members each year. RCI’s luxury exchange program, The Registry Collection® program, is the world’s largest program of its kind with approximately 200 affiliated properties either accessible for exchange or under development on six continents. RCI is part of Wyndham Exchange & Rentals and the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands (NYSE: WYN). For additional information, visit our media center. RCI can also be found on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Media contact:
Steven Alessandrini
Steven.Alessandrini@rci.com
+1-(973)-753-8278

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Source: RCI

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September 8, 2015 at 5:29 pm

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Additional Comments by SPIL’s Review Committee on ASE’s Tender Offer of the SPIL Common Shares and ADRs

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TAICHUNG /PRNewswire/ — According to recent media reports, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.’s (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 2311.TT, NASDAQ:ASX) (“ASE”) Chairman Jason C.S. Chang and COO Tien Wu have responded to the conclusions of Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd.’s (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 2325.TT, NASDAQ:SPIL) (the “Company”) Review Committee’s August 28, 2015 meeting (the “ASE Response”). The Company’s Review Committee held a meeting today and the Review Committee’s additional comments are as follows:

1. The ASE Response expresses that, in accordance with law, ASE’s tender offer could not be publicly disclosed prior to being made and that due to legal restrictions, ASE could not notify the Company beforehand. However, according to legal research, Taiwan laws and regulations do not prohibit a company making a tender offer from communicating with the target company of the tender offer in order to facilitate the tender offer process. In actuality, there are few precedents in Taiwan where an entity making a tender offer has not communicated with the tender offer target company. ASE clearly has a misunderstanding of Taiwan laws and the tender offer practice.

2. The ASE Response professes that ASE’s tender offer is purely a financial investment and that ASE will not interfere with the business operations of the Company. The Review Committee, on the basis of protecting the interests of the Company’s shareholders, recommends ASE to formally state and confirm in the tender offer prospectus and the documents and announcements submitted to the competent authority that ASE’s tender offer is purely a financial investment, that ASE will not interfere with the business operations of the Company and that, while ASE holds the Company’s shares, it will not directly or indirectly be a director of the Company or nominate anyone to be a director of the Company. This will better allow the Company’s shareholders to decide whether or not to participate in ASE’s tender offer.

Contact:

Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd.

Janet Chen, IR Director

No.45, Jieh Show Rd.

janet@spil.com.tw

Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu

+886-3-5795678#3675

Taiwan, 30056

Byron Chiang, Spokesperson

www.spil.com.tw

byronc@spil.com.tw

+886-3-5795678#3671

Source: Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd.
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September 8, 2015 at 5:01 pm

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Goodman Japan Core Fund Awarded Regional Sector Leader for Private, Industrial Funds in Asia in the 2015 GRESB Survey

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TOKYO /PRNewswire/ — Goodman is pleased to announce that the Goodman Japan Core Fund (or Fund) has been awarded the Regional Sector Leader in its category in the 2015 GRESB survey. This achievement, in the Fund’s first year of participation, ranks it highest within its peer group of private, industrial funds in Asia.

Goodman Sakai, Osaka Bay
Goodman Sakai, Osaka Bay

The annual GRESB survey collects information on performance indicators, such as energy, GHG emissions, water and waste. It also covers broader sustainability issues, such as sustainability risk assessments, performance improvement programmes, and engagement with employees, customers, suppliers and the community. The annual GRESB benchmark includes seven sustainability aspects; management, policy and disclosure, risks and opportunities, monitoring and EMS, performance indicators, building certifications, and stakeholder engagement.

The Goodman Japan Core Fund operates in accordance with Goodman’s global corporate responsibility and sustainability programme, which is closely aligned with the primary operating activities of the business. This in turn provides a rational and structured approach to enhancing Goodman’s sustainability performance over the long-term.

The Goodman Japan Core Fund has established itself as a high quality, unlisted investment vehicle with ownership of 13 prime, modern logistics facilities located across Japan with a valuation of JPY140 billion. Paul McGarry, Chief Executive Officer of Goodman Japan said, “We are focused on delivering consistent investor returns by providing high quality properties for our customers, while enhancing our environmental and sustainability performance. Achievement of Regional Sector Leader in the 2015 GRESB Survey for private, industrial funds in Asia is reflective of our commitment to corporate social responsibility and governance and the benchmark we are setting with our portfolio in Japan.”

About Goodman

For more information: www.goodman.com

About Goodman Japan

For more information visit: jp.goodman.com/en

About GRESB

For more information visit: www.gresb.com

For further information, please contact Goodman:

Matthew Werner
Group Corporate Communications Manager
+61-2-9230-7159

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September 8, 2015 at 4:05 pm

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Industry Experts Return for Sports Matters 2015

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — With massive sports rights acquisitions in China making daily headlines and a thriving calendar of global events around Asia Pacific in the pipeline, the region’s leading industry experts return to Marina Bay Sands for Sports Matters 2015. The two-day conference kicks off on 16thSeptember and will cover an array of topics that are currently shaping the Asian sporting industry.

Industry leaders will share their insights about how brands are engaging with fans in the digital era, how sports sponsorship is evolving to maximise brands investments and how football in Asia is changing to challenge the dominance of the Barclays Premier League.

Sports matters to:

  • Zubin Gandevia, President, Asia Pacific & Middle East, FOX International Channels
  • Cyril Abiteboul, Managing Director, Renault Sport F1
  • Graeme Lowdon, President & CEO, Manor F1
  • Paul Hembery, Motorsports Director, Pirelli
  • Andrew Georgiou, CEO, World Sport Group
  • Robert Klein, Head of Sports Rights, Red Bull Media House
  • Giles Morgan, Group Head of Sponsorship & Events, HSBC
  • Tony Pignata, CEO, Sydney FC
  • Peter Draper, Marketing Director Asia, Valencia C.F
  • Kevin Ramalingam, CEO, Football Malaysia
  • Paul Parker, Former England World Cup Player
  • Sam Xie, General Manager of Sports Business Development and Marketing, Tencent
  • Hang Yu, Vice President, Sports, LeTV Sports
  • Bulbul Khera, Senior Marketing Director South East Asia, Nike
  • Beatrice Lee, Managing Director, APAC, MP & Silva
  • Anthony Indaimo, Partner and Global Head of Corporate and Commercial, Withers LLP

Chief Executive Officer for Branded, the co-organisers of Sports Matters, Jasper Donat commented “2014 was a phenomenal success for Sports Matters; we had some of the very best industry leaders sharing their insights. This year we are proud to host another stellar line-up of speakers and returning once again to Singapore confirms that Sports Matters is the premier conference of its kind in the region.”

Continuing to build and develop the foundations for a healthy, vibrant and sustainable Asian sports industry, Sports Matters will be hosted across two days and feature a mixture of panel discussions, keynote speakers and networking parties.

For the latest news and information on Sports Matters 2015 please visit: http://sportsmatters.asia/

For media enquiries, please contact:

Sammy Shirra-Moore

Anica Bussell

Branded Ltd (Singapore)

Fast Track

sammy@branded.asia

anica.bussell@fasttrackagency.com

+65 9298 5295

+65 9129 4652

About Sports Matters

Sports Matters is a co-production between Branded and Haymarket Media dedicated to building strong foundations for a healthy and sustainable Asian sports industry. This C-level dynamic event provides a global platform in Asia for debate, an opportunity to build commercial relationships and a unique brand involvement never before seen at a sports industry event.

Convening at the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on 16-17th September 2015, Sports Matters embraces the entire sports industry value chain from governing bodies, rights holders and sponsors, to broadcasters and agencies. A compelling and apposite programme will feature core interviews, expert panel analyses, thought leadership presentations and must-attend interactive forums.

Supported by the Singapore government and carefully selected trade and media partners, Sports Matters is a must attend for stakeholders the business of sport in Asia Pacific.

About Branded Ltd.

Branded designs, sells, markets and produces amazing B2B2C and B2B2F(an) events in Asia. Founded in 2002 and listed as a top 10 Event Marketing agency by Marketing magazine, our focus is to add value and grow the media, sports and entertainment industries in Asia.

We are experts in the organisation, programming and production of dynamic conferences, live music festivals, academies and youth fan events in Asia. Our properties include Digital Matters, Music Matters, Social Matters, Sponsorship Matters, Music Matters Live, the Music Matters Academy, YouTube FanFest and YouTube FanFest Academy (part of the All That Matters series), Sports Matters and MixRadio Music Connects.

Branded is an independent company staffed by passionate multi-cultural, multi-lingual and multi-talented individuals with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore.

About Campaign Asia-Pacific

Campaign Asia-Pacific is a brand dedicated to the business of communications in Asia-Pacific. Published by Haymarket Media Group, the UK’s largest independently owned publishing group, it is part of a global marcoms portfolio that includes market-leading titles Campaign, Marketing and PRWeek. Campaign Asia-Pacific aims to deliver essential insights and intelligence for advertising, marketing, media and PR professionals. Across many platforms, the brand delivers deep and broad analysis of industry trends and developments. As well as a subscription-based magazine, it publishes up-to-the-minute news, research and data, as well as opinions and blogs on campaignasia.com and delivers daily e-newsletters for Asia-Pacific and China (in Chinese language). Campaign organises a number of conferences, awards and training programmes, as well as festivals, such as Spikes Asia, which are part of a joint-venture with Cannes Lions. www.campaignasia.com/top1000

Source: Branded

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September 8, 2015 at 4:04 pm

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RS Components Brings New Free Electrical Design Software to Engineering Professionals with Launch of DesignSpark Electrical

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-Expansion of DesignSpark portfolio of engineering CAD tools brings time-saving and error-reduction benefits to electrical system design

SYDNEY /PRNewswire/ — RS Components (RS), the trading brand ofElectrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced the launch of DesignSpark Electrical, which brings the benefits of design software to all those not already using electrical CAD tools. The new software targets electrical design engineers and other electrical professionals, enabling them to save time and money.

Supported by Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, DesignSpark Electrical joins the award-winning suite of DesignSpark engineering resources and continues to drive the initiative of removing the barriers to innovation for every engineer.

DesignSpark Electrical is a fully specified electrical CAD package with key benefits, to deliver time saving and error avoidance, for control panel, machinery and electrical system design. This new free tool provides access to the functionality of electrical CAD for businesses that in many cases cannot reasonably justify the considerable price tag per seat for existing commercial electrical CAD software. DesignSpark Electrical considerably optimises the methods of electrical and automation system design and helps enhance the design capabilities of RS customers, enabling them to compete in the market much more effectively.

A key element of the DesignSpark Electrical software is the integration of a library that comprises more than 250,000 components and parts, including 80,000 from Schneider Electric and 10,000 from RS, which can easily be added to customer designs. Other key features of the highly intuitive and highly functional software include intelligent and specialist electrical design tools, real-time referencing and validity checking to allow the creation of accurate 2D panel layouts, all of which saves time and reduces errors. Also built into the software is Bill-of-Materials (BOM) quote functionality, enabling customers to order parts via RS for their designs, both quickly and easily.

“The high cost and the learning time that is required of existing commercial electrical CAD tools have been major barriers to adoption for many companies,” said Glenn Jarrett, Global Head of Product Marketing at RS Components. “Now, the introduction of the highly intuitive DesignSpark Electrical removes these cost barriers in a single stroke and passes on the key benefits of electrical CAD to all engineers, allowing them to design more quickly, accurately and effectively. Over the past five years or so, via the company’s DesignSpark initiative, RS has continually invested and worked with world-leading partners such as Schneider Electric to bring important design tools, component libraries and a host of other resources to engineers working in electronics, mechanical and now electrical design.”

DesignSpark Electrical is available for free download at www.designspark.com.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2015 had revenues of GBP1.27bn.

For more information, please visit the website at www.rs-online.com.

RS Components
Tan Soo Chun
Public Relations Manager – Asia Pacific
Email: soochun.tan@rs-components.com
Telephone: +65-6430-3324

Edelman Public Relations (Singapore)
Teoh Seet Heng
Senior Client Executive
Email: seetheng.teoh@edelman.com
Telephone: +65-6494-1594

Further information is available via these links:

@RSElectronics; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS

RS Components on Linkedin
http://www.linkedin.com/company/rs-components

RS Components on Weibo
http://e.weibo.com/u/3206377000?type=0

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Electrocomponents plc
www.electrocomponents.com

RS Components
www.rs-online.com/

DesignSpark
www.designspark.com

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Source: RS Components Singapore

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September 8, 2015 at 2:53 pm

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CSR Asia Summit 2015: The Future of Brand is Creating Shared Value

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-New business paradigm for companies to make profits yet address social needs

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia /PRNewswire/ — CSR Asia Summit 2015, the annual leading conference on corporate social responsibility in Asia, will be gathering industry experts and business leaders to deliberate on a new paradigm for business around “creating shared value”.

Shared value can be defined as the policies and practices that enhance the competitiveness of a company while simultaneously advancing the economic, environmental and social conditions in the communities in which it operates in a planned way. It stresses the need for innovation and a reorientation of traditional business models.

“Shared value is an important part of a company’s strategy to be more responsible and can contribute to the communities where a company operates,” said Dr. Richard Welford, Chairman and founder of CSR Asia.

“Shared value is about finding new and innovative ways to create value. It is unlike philanthropy, which is essentially about giving away a share of profits. Shared value is about creating new profits in a way that addresses social needs,” added Dr. Welford.

Creating Shared Value VS. Philanthropy

The private sector has long made an effort to improve the quality of life of those most in need. Aid projects sponsored by companies have made a tremendous difference. However, the philanthropic approach adopted by many companies has its limitations.

“Philanthropy has often created a culture of dependency and has repeatedly failed to tackle the root causes of social problems which are related to marginalised groups that have no access to the benefits of the market economy and possess poor skills sets,” said Dr. Welford.

Shared value is certainly one approach to dealing with social issues. Nonetheless, it is not the only approach and the 2015 CSR Asia Summit will also discuss a range of other approaches including strategic approaches to community investment, skills-based volunteering, environmental and conservation projects, supply chain management and other social responsibility initiatives.

The approach chosen will depend on the social need that needs to be addressed and the financial and other resources, skills and assets that a company can bring to addressing a social need.

The Importance of Creating Shared Value  in Asian Context

Over the last decade in Asia, companies have tried to engage with and invest in communities in a much more strategic way that emphasises tangible benefits for the community and also benefits for the company in terms of brand, reputation and the local social license to operate.

“We have seen many successful projects that have tackled poverty and inequality in innovative and meaningful ways. Social returns on initial investments have been impressive, but they have rarely resulted in a financial return for businesses. However, many companies are now extending this approach and examining ways in which they can leverage their own assets and expertise to create shared value,” said Dr. Welford.

Such shared value creates positive change for communities and is commercially viable for companies. This approach that includes commercial activities in communities and along value chains that creates wealth, incomes and opportunities for poor and marginalised communities is now gaining momentum in Asia and elsewhere.

Top businesses with successful shared value initiatives in Asia

  • Dairy company FrieslandCampina trains and educates its milk suppliers in Vietnam, who are relatively poor smallholder farmers (12 to 15 cows), aims to improve the quality and quantity of the milk they source. The farmers see their income rise because of the better quality of milk and they are better educated which improves their lives and that of their families. The company also educates rural women and community health workers about nutrition and the importance of dairy products in the health and development of children.
  • Sarangani CocoTech in the Philippines is a rapidly expanding business that produces geo-textiles from waste coconut husks in the Philippines. The growing and profitable business has created an additional income stream for poor coconut farmers, empowered rural women who weave the mats, and reduces waste. The mats can be used in areas where there is soil erosion and where there is a risk of landslides as a result of typhoon activity. The shared value approach focuses on poverty alleviation, women’s empowerment and disaster preparedness.

CSR Asia Summit 2015  Where Industry Experts and Business Leaders Gather

The CSR Asia Summit 2015 will take place from 7 to 8 October 2015, at Royale Chulan Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The title for this year’s summit is Strategic Value Creation, and it will look into ways business strategies can bring shared value to business, community and society.

At the CSR Asia Summit, you can join Dr. Richard Welford for a half day workshop which will give you in-depth tools and guidance to design shared value initiatives for your organisation. The Summit will also feature aPartners for Shared Value session looking at best practices of shared value in Asia and how this can drive innovation and creativity.

For more information on CSR Asia Summit 2015, please visit
http://www.csr-asia.com/summit2015/index.php

For more information on CSR Asia, please visit http://www.csr-asia.com/
Follow CSR Asia on Twitter: @CSR_Asia
Follow CSR Asia on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/482974

About CSR Asia Summit

CSR Asia Summit is an annual leading conference on corporate social responsibility in Asia. Since 2007, CSR Asia has brought together hundreds of sustainability professionals and thought leaders to discuss cutting edge issues and share their experiences.

The two-day event combines a packed programme of speakers and panel discussions covering a wide range of relevant topics, and also provides excellent networking opportunities. CSR Asia also runs an additional day of optional capacity building courses prior to the Summit.

The CSR Asia Summit is attended and supported by many leading global companies, NGOs and academia. In addition, the event is held at a different location in Asia each year to provide local companies and organisations with a platform to build awareness of the challenges and opportunities specific to their country.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Ruder Finn Asia

Cherry LUI

Consultant

T. +65 6336 0729

M. +65 9732 8319

E. luic@ruderfinnasia.com

Ruder Finn Asia

Josephine PANG

Senior Account Executive
T. +65 6336 4967

M. +65 9115 2743

E.  pangj@ruderfinnasia.com

Source: CSR Asia
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September 8, 2015 at 2:34 pm

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