In this episode of Sustainability Ambassadors, we speak with Raymond Fang, Sustainability Director at Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) about his career in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
A self proclaimed pioneer in the industry, Raymond offers a lot of great insights for the aspiring young professional about the importance of understanding the business case for sustainability, the importance of engaging executives, and the need to constantly remain on one’s toes, curious, and learning.
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Raymond has over 12 years Sustainability/CSR experience both in public and private sectors; currently working for Asia Pulp & Paper as Sustainability Director; prior to that he also worked for Stora Enso, Danone, and ERM.
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About Collective Responsibility
Based in Shanghai, Collective Responsibility is a strategic advisory firm founded by Richard Brubaker, one of Asia’s most recognized authorities on sustainability, innovation and responsible leadership.
Founded with the fundamental belief that that a sustainable world can only be achieved through awareness of issues, finding tangibility in business cases, and development of cross-sector collaboration, Collective Responsibility acts as a knowledge base, catalyst and facilitator between stakeholders.
Our mission is to:
– Create a knowledge base and catalyze discussion of issues related to the development of civil society, business sustainability and social development in Asia.
– Develop tangible interests, engagement and action on issues of sustainability (economic, environmental and societal).
– Build bridges between local and foreign resources to ensure knowledge transfer, program scalability and growth.
– Develop organizational capacity with the aim to help create stable and profitable enterprises.
- June 17 – Chitra Hepburn, Senior Strategy Executive, ESG, Sustainability and CSR
- June 24 – Dr. Lu Jianzhong, Partner at Brunswick Group
- July 1 – Sandra Durrant, Director of Responsible Sourcing at Target
- July 8 – Sharon Xiao, APAC Sustainabilty Manager at UPM
- July 15 – Michelle Garnaut, M on The Bund
- July 22 – Yue Cao, Seeking Opportunity in Sustainability
- July 29 – Nitin Dani, Director at Green Initiatives
- August 12 – Raymond Fang, Sustainability Director at APP
- August 19 – Patrick Riley, VP of Global Accounts at Interface
- August 26 – Echo Bao, Strategic & Sustainability Program at DSM
- September 2 – Roy Zhang, Asia Director of Sustainability and CSR at UTC