2018 Ecosperity Conference

Tomorrow Starts Today!

From Ideas to Impact

Moving towards a more resilient and inclusive world

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have built momentum towards a more resilient and inclusive world. As the countdown to 2030 begins, there is growing consensus on the importance of public-private sector collaboration to achieve the SDGs. Businesses are starting to seize the US$12 trillion worth of opportunities in addressing our most pressing social and environmental challenges. Technology disruptions and demographic shifts will significantly change the way we learn, work and live. The time is ripe to translate our collective action into impact and tangible outcomes for our future generations.

Join us as we initiate a conversation

The 5th Ecosperity Conference will be held in conjunction with United Nations World Environment Day. We will explore new approaches to education, food and healthcare to achieve impact at scale and build resilient societies in an increasingly digital and urban future.
Food to Nutrition
Affordable access for a growing Asia
Learning to Learn
Adapting to continuous workforce disruption
Healthcare to Self-care
Empowering healthy, productive lives

Our Speakers & Moderators

Conference schedule

  • We’re still finalizing the schedule, hence things may change a bit. Rest assured — it'll be a day to remember.
07:30 - 08:30
Registration & coffee
08:30 - 08:45
Welcome and Opening Remarks
15 minutes
08:45 - 09:15
Opening Keynote Session
30 minutes
09:15 - 10:15
Panel Discussion: “Food to Nutrition: Affordable Access for a Growing Asia”
60 minutes
The world’s population will grow to 9.8 billion in 2050 due to population growth and urbanisation. Asia and Africa are projected to urbanise more rapidly than other regions. How can we sustainably and nutritiously feed a rapidly growing Asia?
10:15 - 10:45
Tea Break
10:45 - 11:45
Panel Discussion: “Learning to Learn: Adapting to Continuous Workforce Disruption”
60 minutes
Technological advancements have disrupted businesses and job roles. How can we enable continuous learning for a workforce that is also living longer?
11:45 - 12:30
Panel Discussion: “Healthcare to Self-care: Empowering Healthy, Productive Lives”
45 minutes
Urbanisation, demographic shifts and changing lifestyles have contributed to the growth of non–communicable diseases. With an increasingly aging population, what are the healthcare innovations and new approaches to keep people healthier for longer?
12:30 - 14:30
Closing Keynote session and lunch
120 minutes
14:30 - 17:00
Networking at UNLEASH Marketplace
150 minutes

Past Conference

Tomorrow Starts Today! Securing our Sustainable Future in Asia

In 2017, our 4th Ecosperity conference explored what it means for businesses to inegrate the values of sustainability and translate these into practice. From investing responsibility to considering the nexus between security and sustainability in Asia and beyond.

Our Partner Programmes

UNLEASH Innovation Lab

May 30 - June 6, 2018

A global innovation lab bringing 1,000 young talents from all over the world to work on new, innovative and disruptive solutions to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Stewardship Asia Roundtable

June 4, 2018

The Stewardship Asia Roundtable organized by the Stewardship Asia Centre brings together the region’s influential thinkers and leaders for a dynamic exchange of ideas on advocating sound stewardship and governance in their organisations and businesses. The theme for 2018 is "Stewardship in a Disruptive World".

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CEO Roundtable

June 4, 2018

A dialogue between regional business leaders to ideate on how we can collaborate towards a low carbon economy future.

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Sustainable Solutions Expo

June 5-6, 2018

Themed “Digitalisation and Innovation for a Low Carbon and Resilient Future”, the Expo will showcase solutions and investment opportunities in Asia with a focus on circular economy models, food and agriculture as well as digital connectivity. Organized by Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS).

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