Roundtable 1: Business for SDGs Paradigm: You can’t manage what you don’t measure – harmonized measurement to accelerate private sustainable investment
The World Economic Forum launched its common metrics and reporting of value creation at the beginning of the year. The metrics draw on standards and disclosures such as the Global Reporting Initiative, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, and Task Force on Climate-related Disclosures. The path toward harmonized measurement and inspiring companies to sign up to “net zero by 2050” is the ambition. This discussion is to set goals and pathways to realize this ambition. Green Investment Principles that offer a blended finance platform will also be explored toward the THK Global Blended Finance Institute aspiration as stated by the President.
Roundtable 2: Doing Good – Policy for unleashing philanthropy to accelerate education and an innovation ecosystem
Philanthropy in Asia is an under-utilized resource. It is held back by a trust deficit in the social sector. Moreover, gaps in the incentive system stand between Asia’s mounting wealth and tackling Asia’s development and poverty challenges. What is the “to-do list” that will unleash philanthropy as a primary and strategic driver of sustainable development in Asia? A call for alignment of philanthropic organizations to deliver blended finance to meet SDGs.
Roundtable 3: The Future of E-Governance - Securing good governance in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Transforming governance in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution calls for re-imagining the delivery of government and legal services as an integrated system. This discussion looks to co-create the elements of a transparent and technology inspired e-governance system as well as the path to its adoption.