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February 13, 2012, 15:30-17:00  Venue:CIGS Meeting Room 3

CIGS Seminar:"Corporate Social Responsibility in the Age of Globalization: Commonalities and Uniquenesses between East and West: An Asian Perspective"

On February 13, 2012, Ms. Angela Joo-Hyun Kang, Executive President of Global Competitiveness Empowerment Forum (GCEF), lectured and lead a discussion entitled "Corporate Social Responsibility in the Age of Globalization: Commonalities and Uniquenesses between East and West: An Asian Perspective."

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Ms. Angela Joo-Hyun Kang, Jun Kurihara from left


Presentation Files
Presenter Ms. Angela Joo-Hyun Kang's presentation(1.3MB)
Moderator Jun Kurihara's presentation(611KB)


Seminar's outline
Title: "Corporate Social Responsibility in the Age of Globalization: Commonalities and Uniquenesses between East and West: An Asian Perspective"
Presenter: Ms. Angela Joo-Hyun Kang (Executive President, Global Competitiveness Empowerment Forum (GCEF), South Korea, and A former Harvard Kennedy School Fellow)
Moderator: Jun Kurihara, CIGS Research Director

Abstruct
In the middle of the current economic crisis, each company has to redefine and sophisticate its CSR activity. This time, Ms. Kang will address a CIGS audience in Tokyo about her views titled "Corporate Social Responsibility in the Age of Globalization: Commonalities and Uniquenesses between East and West: An Asian Perspective."

1. Characteristics of Western Companies
2. Attributes and Challenges of Korean Companies
3. Attributes and Challenges of Japanese Companies
4. Future of Asia's CSR: How Asian Companies Can Have Competitive Advantages
5. Future of Asia's CSR: What Kind of Cooperation Can Be Rewarding (or Possible)
between Korean and Japanese Firms

Presenter's Introduction
Angela Joo-Hyun Kang is Founder and Executive President of Global Competitiveness Empowerment Forum (GCEF), a nonprofit organization to promote CSR, sustainability and business integrity, registered under the Ministry of Knowledge Economy based in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
She has been a judge of Health Enhancement Category of Asian CSR Awards hosted by Asian Institute of Management Ramon V. Del Rosario Sr. Center for Corporate Social Responsibility in Manila, Philippines. At the same time, she serves as a member of the Asia Pacific Jury panel of Cartier Women's Initiative Awards 2012 invited by Cartier Headquarter in France. She co-authored the South Korea section of "The World Guide to CSR" published in UK by Greenleaf Publishing and "Trends and Strategies of CSR" by Community Chest of Korea.
Ms. Kang was Advisor of Presidential Council of Nation Branding of Republic of Korea and is currently serving as an advisor of Community Relations Center under the Ministry of Health and Welfare.