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Skyline of Makati, the Philippines' main financial district.
Corporate Social Responsibility in the Philippines
Ricardo Pascua, Filipino businessman and corporate philanthropist, discusses corporate citizenship and how business can influence policymaking. more
Local Indian residents in a west New Delhi slum use  a broken water pipe to bathe. In a city of 16 million people, one-quarter of New Delhi residents have no access to piped water. (Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
Water for the Poor: What the Private Sector Can Do
A panel discusses affordable water solutions for the underprivileged. more
Linda Rottenberg, CEO of Endeavor
Shattering Myths: CEO Forum with Linda Rottenberg
Linda Rottenberg, CEO of Endeavor, on entrepreneurs in emerging markets. more
Tulsi Tanti, chairman and managing director, Suzlon Energy (Asia Society India Centre).
The Future of Alternative Energy
Renewable energy is one of few sectors that has continued to grow during the economic downturn–and it's expected to carry on growing fast. more
Krippendorff is the author of The Way of Innovation, which illustrates how ancient strategies can lead to a more profitable future.
Kaihan Krippendorff: The Way of Innovation
The author and business consultant offers ideas for understanding and utilizing Asian approaches to innovation. more
Harald Schützeichel is director of  Solar Energy Foundation, which has made several clean-energy investments in developing countries.
Innovations in Microfinance: Tackling the Energy Needs of the Poor
Experts stress the need for urgency in meeting the energy needs of underprivileged communities. more
Mary Ellen Iskenderian, president and CEO of Women's World Banking, moderated the discussion.
Advancing Women in Asia
A panel of experts discuss business, corporate diversity, and women's leadership issues in Asia. more
Loida Lewis discusses strategic philanthropy as part of a panel at the Asia Society.
Social Entrepreneurship: The Philippine Experience
A panel of experts stresses the need to "invest in people". more
Andreas Heinecke is  CEO of Dialogue in the Dark, an awareness-raising social franchising company that offer exhibitions and business-training in total darkness.
Understanding Social Enterprise in the Dark
According to social entrepreneur Andreas Heinecke, the "business world needs to rebuild trust." more