ASEAN CSR Network Elects Its First Board; Amistad as Chairman


The League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) is proud to announce the election of its chairman, Edgardo Amistad, to the position of Board Chairman of the ASEAN CSR Network. Mohd. Shah bin Hashim of the International Chamber of Commerce-Malaysia joins him as Deputy Chair.

The ASEAN CSR Network hopes to engage CSR networks, business groups and chambers of commerce in all ASEAN countries to promote support for Corporate Social Responsibility in the region.

Mr. Amistad says, “The creation of this network is an excellent opportunity for Southeast Asian nations to learn more about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and to also promote best practices of CSR. With abundant experiences from its member countries, the ASEAN CSR Network hopes to share business models that contribute to the improvement of society.”

The election was held during the first meeting of the ASEAN CSR Network last 5 October 2010 in Singapore. The event was hosted by the ASEAN CSR Network Secretariat, and attended by the representatives of the founding organizations: Indonesia Business Links, International Chamber of Commerce-Malaysia, League of Corporate Foundations (Philippines), The Stock Exchange of Thailand Corporate Social Responsibility Institute (CSRI), and the Singapore Compact for CSR.