The drum-up on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) matters has gained much momentum in 2021, culminated with the United Nations-led COP26. The ESG concept in Human Capital Management (HCM) and wellness may be even relatively “newer” but no less essential as ESG has been proven to impact business sustainability and productivity in the longer term, and ultimately this must give rise to its importance on the board agenda.
Founder & CEO of HCMI US
Jeff is a global thought leader with 25 years combined workforce planning, analytics and finance experience supporting Fortune™ 500 companies. Jeff has helped organizations around the world quantify the ROI of workforce decisions and realize cost saving opportunities of up to $1.0 billion USD. Jeff is both a former senior HR executive and former CFO, and a regular speaker at HR events. Previously, Mr. Higgins worked in finance at Johnson & Johnson, Colgate Palmolive, Klune Industries, and a senior HR leader at Countrywide Financial, IndyMac Bank, and Inform, a leading analytics software co. Jeff is on the SHRM Global Standards Committee on human capital, the Center for Talent Reporting board and founding member, PwC Saratoga Institute advisory council.
Managing Partner & CEO of HCMI SEA and PACIFIC
Anuar has more than 35 years of experience in the Telecommunications, Oil & Gas and Automotive industries covering a range of roles from Marketing and Sales to logistics and Planning, Transformation as well as HR. He has held many management positions at the C-Suite level in companies as well as preferred advisor and coach in his consulting capacity. Anuar’s exposure to different work cultures and business roles whilst on cross posting stints in the UK and Australia, as well as here in, Malaysia, coupled with his experience as both HR practitioner and Consultant has enabled him to give both Business and HR advise to clients that is practical and implementable.
CEO of XYZ@Work
Rachele Focardi is a leading expert on generational diversity and best-selling author of Reframing Generational Stereotypes. She is a global thought leader and public speaker on multigenerational workforce dynamics, future of work and employer branding. Over the last 18 years, she has advised hundreds of Fortune500 companies, Asian organisations, NGOs and government agencies, helping them adapt to the needs of the new generations and make generational diversity a key item on their D&I agenda. She is Chair of the Multigenerational Workforce Committee for the ASEAN Human Development Organization, board member of Future Talent Council, Mentor at Workplace Accelerator, Founder of XYZ@Work and a member of MENSA.