SR Asia 3rd International Conference on Responsible Business Conduct in Poverty Alleviation & Financial Inclusion through Green Banking and CSR

29 Nov - 30 Nov 2014
Bangladesh Bank Training Academy Mirpur, Dhaka

SR Asia 3rd International Conference on Responsible Business Conduct in Poverty Alleviation & Financial Inclusion through Green Banking and CSR

Conference Theme:   

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and Green banking is a definite way forward where by numerous issues and concerns of sustainable development are addressed. As government alone can and will not be able to solve the problems around us, the involvement of each one is seen as a must condition. Social Responsibility (SR) Asia along with Bangladesh bank and Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) is organizing SR Asia 3rd International Conference to discuss and showcase how socially responsible business shall address and act towards poverty alleviation and make the poor as integral part of financial growth engine. 

 

Conference Objective and outcomes:

  • Policy alignment and promotion of green banking and CSR
  • Sustainable development  for sustainability
  • Address the challenges to implement the issue regarding managing poverty in society, community and remote areas
  • Bring the good practice on board from different Asian countries;
  • Address how to replicate the good practices implemented by different countries to the countries which are developing;
  • How financial institutions can take initiative to foster the financial inclusion;
  • Identify a range of international trade opportunities in various key economic sectors associated with the transition to a green economy;  
  • Offer participants an interactive orientation on some of these tools and measures.

The conference will include a combination of plenary presentations, discussions, and break-out working groups. Based on these discussions, the conference will produce:

Target Participation

 

  • Policy Makers, Academia and Non government agencies
  • Central Banks, public and private sectors banks
  • Technical government focal points for green economy policy-making from ministries of finance, planning, economy, and environment;
  • UN agencies and advisors from other international organizations, Poverty-Environment Initiative, and related initiatives (APO, NPO, etc.);
  • Resource experts including from: sister Agencies, Asian Development Bank, WB;
  • Additional host country participants, including experts, and donors.
  • Industry and Business Support organizations