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AGENDA - Day Two – Thursday 16th May 2013
08:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00 Welcome Back Address
09:15 Leaders Panel Discussion: Strategic Leadership, CSR And ISO 2600 – The View From The Top
  • Overcoming the key challenges only the CEO can look at
  • Driving the CSR/ISO26000 strategies from the top
Dana Salloum, Director, Government and Community Engagement, Boeing Middle East
10:15 Update Of ISO 26000 Penetration In The GCC
  • GSO team for social responsibility
  • Update on the region's uptake activities of the ISO 26000
  • The way ahead - upcoming activities for the promotion of the SR Standard
Dr. Sufyan Al Irhayim, Director of Standards and Metrology, GCC Standardization Organization, KSA
10:45 Morning Networking Session With Refreshments
11:15 Developing Practical Implementation Strategies For CSR Using The ISO 26000 Standard
  • CSR gap analysis at Al Hosn Gas and the main results
  • Stakeholder identification and CSR risk matrix
  • Stakeholder engagement plan
  • Action plan for implementing CSR using the ISO 26000 Standard
Dr.Abdulmonem Almarzooqi, Sustainable Development Advisor – HSE and CSR Team Leader
Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Limited (Al Hosn Gas)
11:45 Evaluating CSR Projects: Metrics, Measurement and Benchmarking Tools
  • Importance and benefits of measuring strategic CSR practices
  • Existing international instruments for CSR assessment, measurement and reporting
  • Dubai Chamber CSR Label Framework
  • Examples from the business community
Vineetha Mathew, Senior Executive – CSR Training, Dubai Chamber Centre for Responsible Business
Kevin Giersch, Senior Executive – CSR Consultancy, Dubai Chamber Centre for Responsible Business
12:15 Panel Discussion: ISO 26000 - Certification vs Non-Certification
  • Assessing the pro and cons of making ISO 26000 a certifiable standard
  • How can the standard work as a guidance without certification?
  • Experiences of other countries that have created certifiable SR standards based on ISO 26000
  • Is the value of ISO 26000 diminished if it is not certified?
Dr. Sufyan Al Irhayim, Director of Standards and Metrology, GCC Standardization Organization, KSA
Dr.Abdulmonem Almarzooqi, Sustainable Development Advisor – HSE and CSR Team Leader
Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Limited (Al Hosn Gas)
12:45 Afternoon Networking Session With Refreshments
13:15 Developing Local Community Programs And Measuring Their Impact

Samiha Alhaidar, Director Social Responsibility and Community Services
Saudi Arabian National Guard Health Affairs, KSA
13:30 Delivering Integrated Reports Taking Into Account Financial and Non-Financial Items
  • Responding to investors and clients demands for integrated reporting
  • Creating 360 vision of company activities including carbon footprint, community footprint and CO2 emissions
  • Benefits and pitfalls of integrated reporting
Raji Hattar, Chief Sustainability and Compliance Officer, Aramex
13:45 Panel Discussion: GRI Reporting - How To Make It Work With Relevance and Assurance
  • How can the framework be improved with regard to relevant indicators?
  • How can independent assurance providers provide validation in this region?
  • Developing better definitions for different sectors and how to report against them
  • How can the reporting system show impact, performance and challenges more clearly
  • Antonio Astone, Global Sustainability Manager,DNV Business Assurance, Italy
    Tarik Ismail, Head of PR&CSR,Savola Group - Retail (PANDA), KSA
    Raji Hattar, Chief Sustainability and Compliance Officer, Aramex
    Dr. Ali Awadh Al-Amoudi, Senior Environmental Engineer & Former Sustainable Development Adviser, United Nations Development Programme

    14:30 Close Of Conference With Networking Lunch
    What Delegates Said About The First Social Responsibility & ISO 26000 Conference….
    “It was a great beneficial event which added value to our growing knowledge of social responsibility. Excellent networking opportunity.”
    CSR Program Manager, Economic Zones World
    “Informative and very interesting case studies.”
    Marketing Manager, RTA
    “It was a good opportunity to meet many experts in social responsibility.”
    Director of Regulations, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority
    “The event was amazing and to the point.”
    CSR Specialist, DEWA
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