Community Investment Forum

The Community Investment Forum (CI Forum) is a members-only platform for senior leaders and practitioners responsible for developing and driving their organisationís community investment strategies.  Community Businessí Community Investment Forum Series, with different topic each time, looks at key issues relating to community investment facing companies in Hong Kong. The forum focuses on the sharing of knowledge, development of best practice and identification of ways to take action and impact change. 

Events in 2016

9 March   Community Investment Forum 1

Social Impact Measurement

KPMG, 22/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Responsible businesses and philanthropists are making tremendous contributions to advancing social good. And much like the for-profit world, accountability and performance excellence are expected. Stakeholders want more clarity on the objectives, paths to success and measures of success to determine whether an initiative has succeeded or failed. Yet, is there a one-size-fits-all approach to measuring impact? The Forum delves into two best practices in impact evaluation with Hong Kong case studies and a practical session on using these assessment tools.

For enquires or registration, please contact Kevin Chu

14 June  

Community Investment Forum 2
Understanding ESG Reporting

Covestro, 43/F, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, HongKong

2016 will see an increasing focus on the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting in the business community as The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong updates its listing rules. What are the implications of the ESG Guide for businesses, listed and unlisted? How do companies begin the process to collect relevant data? The Forum provides an overview of the ESG Guide and best practices using Hong Kong case studies. It will also cover practical tips for companies which are considering ESG reporting and wish to communicate the impact of their community initiatives to stakeholders more effectively.

For enquires or registration, please contact Kevin Chu

11 October   Community Investment Forum 3
Employee Engagement 2.0

Hong Kong

With nearly three-quarters of workers stating they consider CSR when deciding where to work, companies are beginning to think more about how to engage employees, especially the millennials, in CSR initiatives. The Forum explores both the importance and challenges around engaging Gen Y employees as well as identifies strategies and approaches to enable companies to be more effective in this respect.

For enquires or registration, please contact Kevin Chu

6 December   Community Investment Forum 4
Closing the Strategy-to-Execution Gap in CSR Initiatives 
Hong Kong

Like any business strategy, the chasm between strategic intent and execution in a companyís responsible business strategies jeopardises performance while increasing risk exposure. We have seen first-hand how local offices fail to implement CSR strategies set by global headquarter due to difference in landscape, priorities and more. The Forum presents a real-life case example of a Hong Kong company manages to minimise this gap to deliver results. It will also provide companies with guidelines for achieving better alignment between CSR strategy and execution, based on Community Businessí experience of advising local companies for over a decade.

For enquires or registration, please contact Kevin Chu

Register for Full Series of CI Forums in 2016
Our forums this year will focus deeper into key topics to help attendees create demonstrable impact through Community Business' tools and case studies. Each forum is a half day activity, filled with practical discussion, focused on best practice, success and failures.

For More Information
Please contact Kevin Chu or +852 2201 1828


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