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Tri-Sector Forum 2015: Collaborating to Address Asia's Challenges



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Tri-Sector Forum 2015

The world today faces many issues, from inequality to climate change to financial volatility, problems that businesses, governments or civil society organisations are unable to solve alone. More and more, governments and businesses are turning to each other, and civil society organisations to help solve ‘wicked’ problems.

The Tri-Sector Forum 2015 brings together leaders from progressive organisations to discuss the crucial role of cross-sector collaboration in addressing Asia’s complex challenges. The Forum will include:

Discussion Panel

Featuring the following SMU Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration (MTSC) Advisory Group members:

  • Piyush Gupta | CEO, DBS Group
  • Peter Ho | Senior Advisor, Centre for Strategic Futures; Senior Fellow, Civil Service College; Chairman, URA
  • Khoo Teng Chye | ED, Centre for Liveable Cities
  • Kwek Leng Joo | Deputy Chairman, CDL
  • Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala | Chairman and CEO, Ayala Corp

Moderated by Prof. Ann Florini, Academic Director of the MTSC and Professor of Public Policy at the SMU School of Social Sciences.


There will also be a showcase of the capstone project “Building A Zero Food Waste Nation” by the MTSC’s pioneering cohort. Represented by Dr. Stefan Germann, Director for Partnerships, Innovation & Accountability, World Vision International. See a brief write-up here.

The Tri-Sector Forum is brought to you by the Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration, at the SMU School of Social Sciences. Discover more at:

Asia Pacific's Hub For Collaboration On Sustainable Development
An Eco-Business initiative
The SDG Co