Topic: Human Capital Management

To implement ESG in your company, a well-balanced sustainability team is a prerequisite for meaningful engagement with peers and colleagues. It should include knowledgeable professionals from environment, health and safety, operations, marketing, human resource, procurement and other key business units. The key is to involve people across the range of functions.

ESG & Sustainability Reporting Guidance (2022)

This break-out session will focus on Labor Management and evelopment with a specific focus on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) measures for the social aspect of the Human Resources (HR) lifecycle. In this session, we will explore practical and immediate strategies to integrate ESG principles into labor management and development practices, with a particular emphasis on the social dimension.

ESG has emerged as a crucial framework for organizations to ensure sustainable and responsible business practices. While the environmental and governance aspects of ESG have received significant attention, the social dimension is equally important. It encompasses the well-being, diversity, inclusion, and fair treatment of employees throughout their HR lifecycle.

This workshop aims to provide you with direct and practical measures to enhance the social part of the HR lifecycle, aligning it with ESG principles. We will explore strategies for attracting and recruiting diverse talent, fostering an inclusive work environment, promoting employee well-being and work-life balance, and ensuring fair and equitable compensation and benefits.

By integrating ESG principles into labor management and development practices, organizations can create a positive impact on their employees, stakeholders, and society as a whole. This workshop will focus on immediate and practical steps that organizations can take to enhance the social aspect of their HR lifecycle, fostering a culture of inclusivity, fairness, and employee well-being.

During this break-out session, Miss Christa Stienen will draw upon her extensive experience to demonstrate the critical role of HR in the realm of ESG. She will offer direct, immediate, and practical measures for integrating the social aspect within the HR lifecycle. As suggested by the “ESG & Sustainability Reporting Guidance (2022),” creating a sustainability team is vital for meaningful engagement, and Christa’s insights will help you navigate this complex landscape.

The break-out room on Human Management Resources (HR) is designed for professionals and individuals who are interested in understanding the critical role of HR in driving positive social impact and sustainability within organizations. This session will provide valuable insights and practical measures for integrating the social aspect within the HR lifecycle.

Break-out room info:

  • Location: 2nd Floor, Yellow Room, Pullman Saigon Centre Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Time: 09.00 AM – 11.00 AM
  • Date: December 1, 2023


Bart Verheyen, Chairman of BeLuxCham & Commercial Director of Medicare

Bart Verheyen, based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is a seasoned Procurement expert with over 20 years of experience. His expertise spans various food and non-food categories, and he excels in defining and implementing customer-oriented assortments.

Bart’s extensive background includes working in Belgium for 4 years, China, and Vietnam for 16 years. He has made significant contributions to retail, wholesale, and multinational companies, enhancing their commercial capabilities and capacities.

Formerly a board member with METRO Cash & Carry, where he strategically increased sales and reduced costs across diverse categories, Bart currently serves as a board member of MEDICARE Vietnam, the leading Beauty & Health store chain in Vietnam.

His specialties include assortment management, vendor management, sourcing strategies, negotiations, and purchasing. Bart’s wealth of experience and strategic acumen make him a valuable asset in the field of procurement.


Christa Stienen, CHRO/CPO & Business Woman

Christa Stienen is a prominent businesswoman, currently serving as Chief People Officer and member of the International Executive Board at Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG. With a strong focus on human resources and strategic leadership, she plays a crucial role in shaping the company’s direction.

In addition to her role at Hellmann, Christa is Vice President at “Denkfabrik Zukunft der Gastwelt,” Germany’s leading think tank for tourism, hospitality, and food service industries.

Her previous position includes Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Management Board at DB Schenker Cluster DE/CH in Frankfurt/Main. Christa Stienen is recognized for her impactful contributions to the logistics industry and her commitment to shaping the future of key sectors.

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