Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Jia Yaw participated in a panel discussion on the business case for social justice
Jia Yaw participated in this year's CIMB sustainability summit by speaking in a panel on the theme of social justice.
Entitled "The Business case for Social Justice", the panelists were -
Eric Roeder (Asia Pacific Region, ILO)
Sharan Burrow (Int'l Trade Union Confederation)
Kiu Jia Yaw (Malaysian Bar)
Tamara Gondo (Liberty Society)
The session was moderated by Dr. Kishore Ravuri (Impacto).
Jia Yaw took the opportunity to point out a perspective that is often forgotten: The economy exists within society, which in turn, exists within the physical world.
He used this sector-piercing perspective to help people in the private sector -
make sens of the fast and furious expectations coming at them;
appreciate how corporate aspirations must align with human aspirations; and
see that when they take ownership of their place in the world, they will become more competitive in their respective markets that are adopting new aspirations.