MyEO Engage

Social Impact Business Summit 2019

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Join us at the MyEO Social Impact Business Summit 2019! It will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on January 11-12, 2019, right after MyEO Women of APAC and the first-ever All Bridge Forum.

This 2-day summit aims to inspire other members to go into, sustainable social businesses, CSR, foundations, volunteerism, and such.  Interacting with local social enterprises in Colombo as well as key resources from the UN, brings ideas on sustainability at the forefront.  A recent tie-up between the UN and EO encourages awareness campaigns and opportunities for idea exchange.  This summit is on its 5th year and targets participation from 100 EO members from APAC, South Asia, Europe, LAC, US East, US West, US Central, Canada, Europe and MEPA regions.

THEME: Rethinking strategy and business behavior to align with the UN SDGs.

For more information on our speakers, click here!

DAY 1

1:00PM

1:20PM

1:30PM

1:45PM

2:00PM

2:30PM

3:15PM

3:30PM

4:00PM

4:30PM

5:15PM

5:30PM

6:00PM

Registration

 

Welcome Remarks

Sheila Ramos, EO Philippines, MyEO Engage Champion

Opening Remarks:  The history and goals of MyEO Engage

George Gan, EO Malaysia, Founder MyEO Engage

Speaker 1:  On UN SDG and EO partnership with the UN

Brian Brault, past EO Global Chair, EO representative to the UN

Keynote Speaker 1

Pavithra YS of Vindhya e-Infomedia

Panel 1: Profits or Mission? The dilemma of social enterprise

EO Members share their experiences in building sustainable social enterprises:

  • Amanda Kiessel, The Good Market

  • Ken Koh, EO Singapore

  • Smita Malipatil, Indivillage

Q&A

Coffee Break

Feature local social enterprises

Keynote Speaker 2

Kushil Gunesekera, Foundation of Goodness

Panel 2: Profits with Purpose: Does your business promote social change?

Multi-stakeholder panel includes:

  • Nikhil Hirdaramani, EO Colombo

  • Kushil Gunesekera, Foundation of Goodness

  • Pavithra YS

  • Linda Speldewinde, AOD

  • UN Representative

Q&A

Ashoka and EO

Sunish, Ashoka Fellow

Closing Remarks

Julie Vergara, MyEO Engage Global Chairperson

Cocktails and Q&A

5:45PM

DAY 2

Off-site visit, hosted by Nikhil Hirdaramani

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