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The Leadership for Enterprise Sustainability Asia (LESA) 2023 conference will address the interconnections between Digital Transformation, Sustainability Leadership, Inclusive Human Capital, and the Skills of the Future, and how these pillars will enable a sustainable way forward for Asia before we run out of time.​

Who Should Attend

  • C-Suites & Senior Management
  • Senior Executives & Business Owners/ Entrepreneurs
  • Individuals interested in climate change

Why LESA 2023?

  • Co-creating sustainable development models for Asia’s businesses
  • Understanding the complexities and challenges of building a sustainable business
  • Looking at trends, shifts, and opportunities brought about by climate change for the region
  • Insights and learnings from on-ground changemakers who are making a sustainable impact
  • Accelerated Masterclasses focused on actionable takeaways

Who Should Attend

  • C-Suites & Senior Management
  • Senior Executives & Business Owners/ Entrepreneurs
  • Individuals interested in climate change

Why LESA 2023?

Co-creating sustainable development models for Asia’s businesses
Understanding the complexities and challenges of building a sustainable business
Looking at trends, shifts, and opportunities brought about by climate change for the region
Insights and learnings from on-ground changemakers who are making a sustainable impact
Accelerated Masterclasses focused on actionable takeaways
Participants
Companies
Total views of virtual sessions
Countries

2023 SPEAKERS

Kate Darling

Research Scientist at the MIT Media Lab and author of THE NEW BREED

Hannah Jones

CEO, The Earthshot Prize​ | Former Chief Sustainable Officer of Nike Inc.​ | The Power of Human Ingenuity to Innovate, Problem-Solve and Lead

Roberto Rigobon

Professor of Management and a Professor of Applied Economics at MIT

W. Chan Kim

Distinguished Professor and Co-Director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute, Co-Author of the forthcoming book, Beyond Disruption

Parag Khana

Managing Partner at FutureMap, Advisor to Governments & Global Companies, Bestselling Author, TED Speaker

Prof. Mak Yuen Teen

Professor at NUS Business School, National University of Singapore

Shardul Phadnis

Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management

Yi-Ren Wang

Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior

Muhammad Sabri Rawi

Senior Lecturer

Renato Lima de Oliveira

Assistant Professor of Business and Society Research Affiliate at MIT

PAST SPEAKERS

Chris Gardner

Inspirational Speaker addressing the keys to overcome obstacles and breaking cycles and passionate philanthropist

Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz

The 7th Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia and the first woman in the position.

Dr. Alvy Ray Smith

Co-founder of Pixar

Michio Kaku

An American theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science. He is a professor of theoretical physics in the City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center. Co-founded the string field theory

 

LESA 2023 pays homage to the legacy that the LESA conference is built upon, while signaling a fresh focus and urgency around the importance of sustainable growth – for the region, and for enterprises operating in the region.

TICKET TIERS

0930 – 1030
speaker-1

W. Chan Kim

Keynote Address

Keynote Address

W. CHAN KIM
Co-author of The Blue Ocean Strategy​

Session: Beyond Disruption: Innovate and Achieve Growth without Displacing Industries, Companies, or Jobs

1045 – 1200
speaker-1

Yi-Ren Wang

speaker-2

Shardul Phadnis

Masterclasses

Masterclass 1: Human Capital​
YI-REN WANG
Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior​

Masterclass 2: Sustainable Supply Chain​
SHARDUL PHADNIS
Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management​

Masterclass 3: Sustainable Finance​
TBC

1200 Lunch

Lunch

1330 – 1430

Panel Session

CENTRAL BANKERS PANEL SESSION​

The Role of Central Bankers on Driving Sustainability

0930 – 1030
speaker-1

Parag Khana

Parag Kanna

PARAG KANNA

Founder & Managing Partner of FutureMap​

Session (Hybrid): Asia, the Epicenter of Climate Adaptation

1045 – 1200
speaker-1

Renato Lima de Oliveira

speaker-2

Prof. Mak Yuen Teen

speaker-3

Muhammad Sabri Rawi

Masterclasses

Masterclass 4: Leadership
MUHAMMAD SABRI RAWI
Senior Lecturer, ASB

Masterclass 5: Sustainability in Energy
RENATO LIMA DE OLIVERA
Assistant Professor of Business and Society Research Affiliated at MIT​

​Masterclass 6: Corporate Governance
MAK YUEN TEEN
Professor of ASB from Corporate Governance

1200 Lunch

Lunch

1330 – 1430
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Hannah Jones

Hannah Jones

HANNAH JONES

CEO, The Earthshot Prize, The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Session: The Power of Human Ingenuity to Innovate, Problem-Solve and Lead 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT LESA

ILEA AWARDS

The Iclif Leadership Energy Awards celebrates and rewards individuals who channel their time, skills, and energy – to create a better future for the organizations, communities, and countries.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Business Leaders Award

Recognizing business founders, owners, entrepreneurs and employees who create positive, lasting impact within their own teams, departments and enterprises in order to achieve measurable, sustainable results that encompass social, environmental, and economic impacts.

Societal Leaders Award

Recognizing the unsung heroes of society – who possess exceptional clarity of their purpose and seek out innovative and sustainable solutions to address critical problems for society and the environment, to propel their communities and societies forward.

Young Leaders Award

(Open to those 30 and below only)

Recognizing the next generation of exemplary leaders aged 30 and below who understand the importance of sustainability and our interdependence, and are able to tap into opportunities to create solutions for the future.

EVENT VENUE