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This three hours seminar targets to deliver a quick understanding of Myanmar profile in economic and demographic aspects, providing an in-depth discussion on local CSR and environmental requirement, discussing common non-conformities or challenges facing by the manufacturers, and how SGS could assist to the purpose of continuous improvement throughout the supply chain.

Starts

19 Jan 2018, 08:00

Ends

19 Jan 2018, 16:30

Location

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China

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Since 1990, Myanmar’s GDP per capita growth has been among the fastest in the world, with an averaged 8.85 percent from 1994 until 2016, reaching an all-time high of 13.84 percent in 2003 and a record low of 3.60 percent in 2008. Despite uncertainties in the global environment, Myanmar’s economy remains resilient.

The fast moving economic and industrial development of Myanmar has raised the awareness in terms of ethical issues and environmental impact. Responsibility to the workers, community, consumers and environment must be taken into the consideration throughout the supply chain management. To strive for CSR enhancement, the Government of Myanmar proactively anticipates in the reform of union law or amendment of labor code. Environment has become a concern for Myanmar to devote a great effort for mitigating the impact from fast growing manufacturing industry. 

This three hours seminar targets to deliver a quick understanding of Myanmar profile in economic and demographic aspects, providing an in-depth discussion on local CSR and environmental requirement, discussing common non-conformities or challenges facing by the manufacturers, and how SGS could assist to the purpose of continuous improvement throughout the supply chain. 

 

Seminar Calendar

Location Date Duration Language  Venue 
 Hong Kong 19-Jan-2018   9:00~12:30am  Cantonese(with English version materials)

BEC Auditorium, G/F, The Jockey Club Environmental Building

77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

 Hong Kong 19-Jan-2018  14:00~17:30pm
 Fee  HKD450 per person
 Seats  50seats per session
 Bank Account Payment by Fund Transfer

HSBC Bank Account: 002-617918-001

Swif Code:HSBCHKHHHKH

Bank Code:004

Bank Address: 1 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong

Citibank Bank Account: 391-177096
Swift Code: CITIHKHX
Bank Code: 006
Bank Address: 10/F., 2 Harbour Front, 22 Tak Fung Street, Hunghom, Hong Kong

 *Remark: The seminar is chargeable. All seats reservation will be confirmed by the payment slip. SGS Hong Kong Limited reserves the final right on any decisions without prior notice.*

Seminar Content

  • What is the status of Myanmar society and economy?
  • How to interpret the local CSR and environmental requirement?
  • What are the common audit findings?
  • What are the key Challenges in CSR implementation?
  • How to evaluate, monitor and manage the supply chain?

Speaker Information

Ms. Janet Cheng     Manager of Consumer & Retail Division, SGS Myanmar and SGS Cambodia

Janet Cheng obtained a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Management (Lancaster University, UK), Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree (University of London, UK) and a Master degree in Christian Study in Christian Ministry Institute, Hong Kong. She has more than 15 years of experience in professional auditing, training and consulting with focuses on social compliance, environmental monitoring and sustainability, conducting over 300 social and environmental audits in countries covering Hong Kong, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Bangladesh, India and Vietnam, with expertise on labour law interpretation and environmental auditing. Janet has joined SGS Myanmar in 2016, as Consumer & Retail Division Manager, has been strategically establishing and overseeing consumer product testing, inspection, audit business, actively opened and penetrated the local market with her professional knowledge and experience.

Who Should Attend

  • Compliance Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • EHS Manager
  • Factory Manager
  • Any parties interested in social compliance audit

Warm Reminder

  1. Seats are limited,kindly please fill out and email to SGS this reply form at least 5 working days ahead of the event date;
  2. Please send SGS the Payment Slip to confirm the registration;
  3. SGS will email you with detailed arrangement information upon the receipt of your reply form and payment slip;
  4. Please take your name card(s) on the training date;
  5. If any enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Enquiries & Registration

Ms Ellen Yeung/ Ms Elstron Chan
T +852 2774 7450/ +852 2774 7470
Email: hk.sas@sgs.com

About SGS
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 90,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.