Current Events

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012 (Time: TBA)
Singapore

For further details on these events, please contact CanCham at execdirector@cancham.org.sg 


June 23rd 2016

CanCham Pre-Canada D-eh Celebration!  Get out your red and white because we're celebrating Canada D-eh with a fun cooking experience at CulinaryOn! Cost $60 Members; $70 Non-Members (Includes: welcome buffet, cooking class led by a master chef, dinner, 2 glasses of wine/prosecco, & fun cooking competitions with prizes!). Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm. RSVP to execdirector@cancham.org.sg. Spaces are limited!


June 28th 2016
CanCham Members are invited to join a networking event hosted by U of T Alumni Club of Singapore, featuring special guest, Professor Yu-Ling Cheng. Enjoy an evening of networking over light refreshments and snacks! Professor Yu-Ling Cheng is the Director of the Centre for Global Engineering, Distinguished Professor in Global Engineering, and Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto. Professor Cheng will talk about how the Centre for Global Engineering is developing a practical and sustainable toilet for developing countries with strong support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm. Venue: The Co., 2nd Floor, 99 Duxton Road, Singapore 089543. This event is free of charge. Space is limited! RSVP to execdirector@cancham.org.sg


June 30th 2016  
Briefing on National Wages Council (NWC) Guidelines for 2016 / 2017 & Tripartite Guidelines on Re-employment of Older Employees & Managing Excess Manpower and Responsible Retrenchment. Following from the NWC’s announcement, a special briefing on the NWC Guidelines for 2016/2017 will be organized for members of Trade Associations and Chambers (TACs). This year’s NWC recommendations emphasize on restructuring and productivity efforts amidst economic uncertainty. A copy of the NWC Guidelines will be distributed at the briefing. All Members are urged to attend this important briefing. Time: 3 – 5pm (Registration starts at 2.30pm). Venue: Orchard Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Level 3 (442 Orchard Road, Singapore 238879). There is no charge for this event. RSVP to execdirector@cancham.org.sg by Friday June 24th.

 

July 1st 2016

Canadian Association of Singapore Presents Canada Day 2016! Join CAS for the best Canuck Party in town! Venue: McGettigans, Clark Quay. Time: 6:00pm onwards. To register visit www.canadians.org.sg 


July 9th 2016

Canadian Alumni Singapore's Annual Singapore-Canada Learning Exchange 2016. Keynote Speaker: University of Waterloo Emeritus Professor John Cherry, Associate Director, The G360 Centre for Applied Groundwater Research, University of Guelph. Keynote address: The Role of Groundwater in the Global Water Crisis. Professor Cherry will visit Singapore during the Singapore International Water Week to receive the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016, for his contributions to the advancement of groundwater science, policies and technologies. Time: 3pm, registration begins at 2:30pm. Venue: The Play Den at The Arts House (1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429). There is no charge for this event. RSVP by Monday July 4th to http://goo.gl/forms/LNsrfEZrMcQI7LK42


July 12th 2016

Network with Canada at Singapore International Water Week! The High Commission of Canada and Singapore International Water Week are hosting a networking event at City Solutions Singapore. There are nine participating Chambers of Commerce attending this event. Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Level 1, City Solutions Singapore. Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm. RSVP to http://www.mbdesign.com.sg/siww/registration2016.html


July 10th - 14th 2016

Singapore International Water WeekThe 7th Singapore International Water Week will be held in conjunction with the 5th World Cities Summit and the 3rd CleanEnviro Summit Singapore, from 10 – 14 July 2016 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. http://www.siww.com.sg/welcome

CanCham members receive 10% discount off registration fees for Water Convention. Contact execdirector@cancham.org.sg for more details.

 

July 13th 2016

IES Climate Change Resilience Forum. The IES Climate Change Resilience Forum will discuss business and engineering challenges faced in mitigating and adaptation to the impact of climate change. It will also discuss post-COP21 topics and possible ways that the agreement will affect the engineering community and its capacity building for climate change resilience. Interested participants may register here. CanCham Members receive "member" rate. For more enquiries, please email Ms Veron Poh at veron.poh@iesnet.org.sg.

 

July 20th - 22nd 2016

Conference on Corporate Governence & Responsibility: Theory Meets Practice.

Today, there’s growing pressure from various stakeholders demanding that companies not only embed CSR in their business operations but are also held accountable for the business practices of their supply chain. How do companies based in ASEAN respond to this regardless of where they are at in their CSR journey?

Join us at the Conference on Corporate Governance & Responsibility: Theory Meets Practice from 20-22 July 2016 in Singapore, where we will be discussing current trends and developments in responsible business with seasoned practitioners from regional companies, regional and global civil society organisations and academia and understand why incorporating responsible business practices in business operations is imperative in light of the changing global and ASEAN landscape.

CanCham members enjoy a special rate of 10% off the applied rate. Please use the coupon code ACN-MKT when registering for the event. For more details of the conference, you can visit http://asean-csr-network.org/c/theory-meets-practice or email us at info@asean-csr-network.org

 

September 1st & 2nd 2016

CSR and Social Innovators Forum. This year, Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) and the Social Innovation Park Ltd (SIP) are coming together to bring you a new and exciting forum that combines the fields of CSR and Social Innovation in one event -- “CSR and Social Innovators Forum”. Under the overarching theme of "Co-creating the Future Economy through Sustainability and Innovation, the forum will explore global trends, best practices and innovations on the areas of Sustainability Reporting, SDGs, Sharing Economy, corporate governance, shared values and what it means to you and your business. Register now before early-bird rates ends on 10 July. CanCham Members will be offered GCNS Member Rate. Please indicate that you are from "CanCham" when asked "How did you find out about The CSR and Social Innovators Forum 2016?" (click others and type CanCham). For more information visit http://csr-socialinnovationforum.org/ or contact diana.chng@csrsingapore.org


September 6th & 7th 2016

 3rd Canada-ASEAN Business Forum. As the CABC’s key event of the year, the Canada-ASEAN Business Forum will bring together over 250 business leaders and senior government officials from Canada and Southeast Asia. This two-day Forum will feature keynote addresses, focused industry breakout sessions, and tailored networking opportunities. Venue: The Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia. For registration or more information, please email Michelle.Liao@Canasean.com

 

October 24th - 28th 2016

Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW), Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore: The 9th Annual SIEW 2016 is the foremost platform for top policymakers, energy practitioners and commentators to discuss energy issues, strategies and solutions. SIEW brings together the world’s leading conferences, exhibitions, workshops and networking events from across the energy spectrum of oil & gas, clean and renewable energy and financing - in one week, in one location. 

CanCham Members receive 20% discount for Singapore Energy Summit (SES) tickets on 24th October. Please visit www.siew.sg for further information.

 

Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2016 open for nominations

The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA) for 2016, the highest honour for sustainability reporting excellence in Asia, is now open for entries.

ASRA, with a strong focus on research, recognition and ratings, cover 15 categories including Asia’s Best Sustainability Report, Best Integrated Report, Best Sustainability Report (SME), Best First Time Sustainability Report, Best Online Sustainability Report and Best CSR Report within Annual Report. Other award categories include specialised areas of reporting, such as environment, carbon disclosure, stakeholder engagement, supply chain sustainability, corporate communication and community commitment. The best overall submission will be named Asia’s Sustainability Report of the Year award.

The Awards are open to all types and sizes of private, public and non-profit organisations in all sectors who report on sustainability for their operations and business in Asia.

To enter www.csrmatters.com

Discount code for CamCham members is: CanCham-10.

Early Bird Entry submission deadline: 30 June 2016
Extended Entry submission deadline: 15 September 2016
Announcement of Finalists: Mid October 2016
Announcement of Winners and the Awards Ceremony: 4th week of November 2016

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