The EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI), supported by its members and partners, will hold the EUMCCI Social Responsibility Week 2012 from Sept 24 to 27 in Kuala Lumpur.

With the theme, “Foundations of Social Enterprise the event will focus on the emergence of social enterprises and charitable foundations as well as highlight issues of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in business and management.

According to Professor Geoffrey Williams, Chairman of EUMCCI’s Committee on CSR, the EUMCCI Social Responsibility Week 2012 will start with a series of master classes on sustainability and CSR topics, followed by an International Conference during Corporate Governance Day on September 27th. There will also be an Academic conference on September 27th for university researchers, students and CSR practitioners.

A highlight of the EUMCCI Social Responsibility Week 2012 will be Europa Sustainability Awards 2012, which will be given out during the Gala Dinner Night on 26th September to recognise and acknowledge excellence in social, environmental and governance contributions of community-based organisations, charities, societies and non-government organisations.

For more information on the EUMCCI Social Responsibility Week 2012 and the EUROPA Sustainability Awards 2012, please contact Aili Koch ( ailikoch@eumcci.com) or +603 – 2162 6298.