Event Details

This International Sustainability Summit aims to convene businesses and other stakeholders in the region and in the country with stakes and alignment to sustainability. The forum aims to discuss challenges, opportunities, policy reforms and best practices in harnessing the country's natural resources and their contribution to sustainable development.


  • Gather information about sustainable supply chain solutions and circular economy
  • Learn from leaders in various fields of sustainability
  • Gain knowledge based on real life sustainability cases
  • Meet like-minded people from the Philippines and other countries
  • Build your network, exchange ideas, thoughts and business proposals

Sep 23 - 25, 2019

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Manila Marriott Hotel
2 Resorts Drive, Pasay City 1309
Phone: +63 2 988 9999

Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

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Agenda

  • Day 1 (September 23, 2019)
    3 PM - 6 PMRegistration
    Day 2 (September 24, 2019)
    8 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AMWelcome Address / Opening Remarks / Keynote Address

    Janice Lao

    Director – Group Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability of The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels Limited

    Ambassador Saskia de Lang

    Ambassador at Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Manila

    9:30 AM - 10:30 AMOpening Plenary : Global and Sustainable Supply Chains
    From Sourcing to End Market
    10:30 AM - 11 AMCoffee Break and Networking
    11 AM - 12 PMPlenary 1 : Global Sustainable Tourism
    Status and Implementation of Global Sustainable Tourism Standards in the Philippines and the Region

    Ann Dumaliang

    Project Officer at Masungi Georeserve

    Shinobu Hayama

    Founder of Journey for Change Co., Ltd.

    12 PM - 1 PMLunch Break
    1 PM - 2 PMPlenary 2 : Sustainable Production
    Importance of Sustainable Supply Sources in the Philippines and the Region

    Allan Cledera

    Consultant for Rural Development and Climate Smart Agriculture: Integrated Farming System and Social Business

    2 PM - 2:30 PMCoffee Break and Networking
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PMTrack A - Parallel Sessions
    Parallel Session
    - Track 1-A : Wild Catch and Aquaculture
    - Track 2-A : Rice and Forestry; Dairy and Poultry
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PMTrack B - Parallel Sessions
    Parallel Session
    - Track 1-B : Fruits and Vegetables
    - Track 2-B : Medicinals

    Allan Cledera

    Consultant for Rural Development and Climate Smart Agriculture: Integrated Farming System and Social Business

    4:30 PM - 5:30 PMPeer Exchange and Reflections for Sessions 1A, 2A, 1B, and 2B
    Day 3 (September 25, 2019)
    8 AM - 8:30 AMRegistration
    8:30 AM - 9:30 AMRecap of Day 1 Sessions
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AMPlenary 3 : Plastic Reduction
    Addressing the Pressing Issue of Plastic Reduction with Focus on Single-Use Plastic in SE-Asia

    Ludwig O. Federigan

    Director of Communications at Climate Change Committee

    10:30 AM - 11 AMCoffee Break and Networking
    11 AM - 12 PMPlenary 4 : Certification and Sustainability Standards
    Status and Importance
    12 PM - 1 PMLunch Break
    1 PM - 2 PMPlenary 5 : Innovation and Finance
    Impact and Scale through Innovation and Finance

    Hemant Nandanpawar

    Senior Director | Advisory Services of Ernst & Young LLp

    2 PM - 2:30 PMCoffee Break and Networking
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PMPlenary 6 : UNDP SDGs
    SDG to Government Policies - Incentives to Private Sector
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PMClosing Plenary : Multi-stakeholder Commitment to Sustainability

Speakers

  • Ambassador Saskia de Lang (Ambassador at Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Manila)

    Ambassador Saskia de Lang

    Ambassador at Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Manila

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  • Janice Lao (Director – Group Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability of The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels Limited)

    Janice Lao

    Director – Group Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability of The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels Limited

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  • Susan Roxas (Asia Pacific Coordinator for the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability at WWF)

    Susan Roxas

    Asia Pacific Coordinator for the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability at WWF

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  • Shinobu Hayama (Founder of Journey for Change Co., Ltd.)

    Shinobu Hayama

    Founder of Journey for Change Co., Ltd.

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  • Allan Cledera (Consultant for Rural Development and Climate Smart Agriculture: Integrated Farming System and Social Business)

    Allan Cledera

    Consultant for Rural Development and Climate Smart Agriculture: Integrated Farming System and Social Business

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  • Ann Dumaliang (Project Officer at Masungi Georeserve)

    Ann Dumaliang

    Project Officer at Masungi Georeserve

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  • Ludwig O. Federigan (Director of Communications at Climate Change Committee)

    Ludwig O. Federigan

    Director of Communications at Climate Change Committee

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  • Hemant Nandanpawar (Senior Director | Advisory Services of Ernst & Young LLp)

    Hemant Nandanpawar

    Senior Director | Advisory Services of Ernst & Young LLp

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Tickets Register

Individual Ticket
Early Bird Price $450
Standard Price $500
Government, NGOs
$400

Inclusions

Event Inclusions

  • Ballroom C in Marriott Manila for stadium seating style conference
  • 2 Meeting Rooms in Marriott Manila for parallel working sessions
  • Garden Rooms in Marriott Manila for lunch breaks - networking opportunity while buffet style lunch
  • Coffee and snacks during morning registration and AM and PM breaks
  • Event venue is opposite of


Tentative Inclusions (to be confirmed still)

  • Start of registration and welcome gathering on late afternoon of September 23
  • Evening with wine and canapés on September 24
  • Sponsored merchandise products in a kit for attendees


Hotel Rooms and Location

  • The summit venue in Marriott Manila is conveniently located in Newport City, opposite of Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport - NAIA Terminal 3.
  • In walking distance to the venue in Marriott Manila there are various hotels that can be booked individually for the stay during the summit days, like the Marriott Manila itself (https://www.marriott.com/search/findHotels.mi), the Sheraton Manila, Hilton Manila, Belmont Hotel Manila, and others. All of these hotels are located in Newport City. More details to hotel rooms will be announced soon.

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