Global Corporate Culture Day

19th of October 2023

The seminar’s theme is to address corporate concerns and provide recommendations and reflections on

Metrics, Accountability, Transparency, Ethics and Diversity issues.




Timing Topics/Speakers
9:50 – 10:00 Welcome Remarks, Introduction to the agenda and speakers
10:00 – 11:00
“Mainstreaming Sustainability for Healthier Planet, People and Businesses”
  • The heat is on – Risks and Opportunities for ESG integration into business.
  • Strategic alignment of corporate cultures and practices to achieve global goals (race to zero, Nature conservation, ESG reporting …)
  • Building collective power by engaging stakeholders in the ecosystem – regulators, investors, financiers, supply chain and communities.
Esther An, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited, Singapore 
11:00 – 11:30
What we know from integrity & ethics management, social psychology and behavioural economics …
  • how is this relevant in preventing internal misconduct and inspiring good conduct
  • how did the business make mistakes and did not prevent our employees from acting undesirably? live cases
  • What we’ve learned, and hopefully, you will too!
11:30 – 12:30
We are aware of the corporate and the company culture;
  • but what about your micro-cultures and subcultures built within departments, regions, countries, and offices?
Vikesh Wallia, Ex-Board Member- Times of India Group, Regional Director IoD India
12:30 – 12:30
How to align corporate culture with the organisation’s strategic direction
  • How to ensure that Accountability, Diversity, Metrics, Integrity, and Transparency issues are initiated by the Board of Directors, understood by management and implemented and monitored by employees
12:30 – 12:45


12:45 – 13:30
Building a corporate culture in a group of fundamentally different companies.
  • Effective implementation of group solutions at the level of individual companies
  • Dealing with an aversion to centralised corporate ideas
  • Building a culture of respecting corporate diversity and developing shared goals.
Michal Jezierski, Risk Manager/Compliance Officer, Grupa Kęty SA
Harnessing RACI Matrices for Effective Task Allocation and Control in Sustainability and ESG reporting and disclosures
  • a step-by-step guide on crafting RACI matrices, practical template and examples to jumpstart your sustainability journey
  • effective task allocation tailored to unique ESG/CSR control needs.
  • Learn how to design processes and deliveries with clearly defined roles to minimize confusion and enhance efficiency.
  • Discover the synergy between RACI matrices and the Work Breakdown Structure and job role descriptions for task planning and execution.
  • Takeaway for attendees: Practical template, examples and insight to kickstart your RACI matrix design process.
Prof. Hernan Huwyler, CPA/MBA, Head of Group Risk at Milestone Systems (Canon)
14:30 – 15:00
The role of culture in the decision-making process
  • Sustainability, Ethics and CSR framework as a corporate culture asset
Kersi, Porbunderwala, CEO. The Corporate Governance Institute by Copenagen Compliance
15:00 Closing remarks and Final Q&A with all speakers
*The Conference Program is subject to change. The conference language is English