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Joint Briefing and Planning Meeting on Implementation the ASEAN agenda on Responsible Business

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From left to right: Gil Gonzales, Dr Rene Van Berkel, Diane Foo, Yanti Triwadiantini, H.E. AKP Mochtan, Elaine Tan, Dini Widiastuti, Lauro Punzalan, H.E. Isra Sunthornvut, Thomas Thomas 

Jakarta, 25 November 2016. The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) involved in “the Joint Briefing and Planning Meeting on Implementation the ASEAN agenda on Responsible Business”, which was held in ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, on 24-25 November 2016.

Over the last few decades, the region has made substantial progress in promoting CSR. The Workshop exchanged ideas on the practices and experiences of implementing CSR by various ASEAN entities and stakeholders with the aim to build greater synergy and maximize the full potential of CSR to assist realization of relevant goals under the ASEAN Vision 2025.

The event was organized by ASEAN CSR Network in coordination with the ASEAN Secretariat, and in cooperation with Oxfam and UNIDO. The Workshop was attended by representatives from ASEAN Member States, ASEAN Foundation, ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, ASEAN Business Advisory Council, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, Oxfam UNIDO and other stakeholders. Mr Gil Gonzales, ASEAN-BAC’s Executive Director ASEAN-BAC served as one of the panelists of the forum. He shared the perspective from the Business.

For further information, please contact:
ASEAN Business Advisory Council Secretariat
Jl. Sisingamangaraja 70 A, Jakarta 12110
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Business Forum on Bridging ASEAN-Netherlands and EU with Trade and Investment Opportunities in ASEAN

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From left to right: Florence Armein, Anangga Roosdiono, Bagas Adhadhirga, Glenn Pardede, Donna Goeltom, Noke Kiroyan, Dr. Lili Yan Ing.

Jakarta, 24 November 2016. The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) was involved in the Business Forum: “Seizing Trade & Investment Opportunities in ASEAN,” which was held in the Fairmont Hotel Jakarta, on Wednesday, 23 November 2016. Mr. Anangga Roosdiono, Chairman of ASEAN-BAC Indonesia served as one of the panelists of the forum.

The forum was organized by the Habibie Center in collaboration with Indonesia Services Dialogue Council (ISD), Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association (HIPMI), and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The forum were opened by Dr. Ilham Akbar Habibie, Chairman of the Institute for Democracy through Science and Technology who delivered the opening remarks, and Mr. Tim Condon, ING Chief Economist Asia with the keynote speech. The panelist came from a variety of backgrounds such as with Mr. Anangga Roosdiono, Dr. Lili Yan Ing, Senior Advisor on Trade and Investment of the President’s Office of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Bagas Adhadhirga, Head of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, The Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association, Mr. Glenn Pardede, Managing Director of PT East West Seed Indonesia, Ms. Donna Goeltom, Director of ASEAN Cooperation of the Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia, and Mr. Noke Kiroyan, Board of Founders of Indonesia Services Dialogue Council.

Part of the objectives of the forum is to familiarize economic actors from within and beyond ASEAN, from the Netherlands or more broadly the European Union (EU), about business opportunities and constraints deriving from the full implementation of the AEC, as well as to provide a networking platform for businesses from ASEAN and the Netherlands, and EU. Additionally it aims to contribute to the potential expansion of trade and investment within and beyond ASEAN, as well as between ASEAN and the Netherlands and EU. In general, the forum seeks to help enlighten the business community from the Netherlands and EU about potential market and investment opportunities in ASEAN.

For further information, please contact:
ASEAN Business Advisory Council Secretariat
Jl. Sisingamangaraja 70 A, Jakarta 12110
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Coordination Meeting Between ASEAN-BAC and Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Left (top to bottom): Mr. Thomas Hartono, Ms. Nancy Martasuta, Mr. Hans Lukiman
Middle (left to right): Mr. Anangga Roosdiono, Mr. Subronto Laras
Right (top to bottom): Mr. Sri Martono, Mr. Ahmad Andaro, Mr. Iwan D. Hanafi, Ms. Dian Suralaga, Mr. Sayid Irwan

 

Jakarta, 18 November 2016. The ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) Indonesia and Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) met on 18 November 2016 in Jakarta for a coordination meeting. Mr. Subronto Laras, the new head of the KADIN ASEAN Committee and well as a Council Member of ASEAN-BAC Indonesia, hosted the meeting in an effort to strengthen the ties between the two entities and to bring a new focus on the developments of the ASEAN Economic Community.

ASEAN-BAC Indonesia invited the Indonesia Young Entreprenerus Association (HIPMI) and bilateral KADIN committees between Indonesia and ASEAN Member States. Among the participants in attendance were Mr. Anangga Roosdiono, Chairman of ASEAN-BAC Indonesia, Mr. Sri Martono, ASEAN-BAC Indonesia, Mr. Thomas Hartono, KADIN Philippines Committee, Mr.Iwan D. Hanafi, KADIN Brunei Darussalam Committee, Mr. Sayid Irwan, KADIN ASEAN Committee, Mr. Hans Lukiman, Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association (HIPMI), Ms. Nancy Martasuta, ACCI ASEAN Committee, Ms. Dian Suralaga, ACCI ASEAN Committee, Ahmad Andaro, ASEAN-BAC Secretariat, and Heikal Suhartono, ASEAN-BAC Secretariat.

During the meeting, ASEAN-BAC Indonesia, Co-Chaired by Mr. Subronto Laras and Mr. Anangga Roosdiono, informed KADIN on its recent activities and current focuses among others the four priority sectors: agri-food, healthcare, logistics, and retail. Mr. Anangga Roosdiono also informed the meeting on the Philippines Legacy Project 2017, the maritime connectivity with the RO-RO ships, which focuses greatly on Philippines-Indonesia shipping. The meeting discussed on the advantages of such a project and the possibilities it can provide. Continuing after the meeting, during the working dinner, the members of the meeting discussed on the economic growth in Indonesia. Mr. Subronto Laras hopes that this meeting will set up for an enhanced cooperation for Indonesia between ASEAN-BAC Indonesia, KADIN, and HIPMI.

For further information, please contact:
ASEAN Business Advisory Council Secretariat
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