Speaker: Michael Drake is Managing Director of TNT Greater China, and has more than 20 years experience in the express and logistics industry spanning Asia, Europe and the USA . He has been instrumental in driving several CSR initiatives for TNT, such as Walk the World for the World Food Program.
Synopsis: CSR is how business takes into account of its economic, social and environmental impact in the way it operates. It is business' contribution to sustainable development. Sustainable development creates the foundation for a more productive, competitive, knowledge-based economy. Mainstreaming CSR, ie integrating CSR into the way business is done, is central to maximizing its contribution to business success and achieving sustainable development goals.
TNT NV is incorporated in the Netherlands and is a publicly quoted company with revenues of Euros 10 billion in 2006, its core competence is in delivery and network management. The company, cognizant of its impact on the environment, utilizes its core competency admirably in its CSR program. Dow Jones recently ranked TNT first in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2007.