Catch up on the best quotes from RBF Singapore

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Transparency breeds accountability and we need creative solutions to deal with family labour.

Andrew McConvilleHead of Corporate AffairsSyngenta Asia Pacific

We need to reduce impact on water supply, diversity, land health and biodiversity going forward.Andrew McConvilleHead of Corporate AffairsSyngenta Asia Pacific

Putting people and consumers in the center of competition and innovation will lead to a completely different take on competitive advantage.Anthony HehirDirector, Nutrition Improvement ProgramDSM

Working with partners is an absolute necessity for DSM to deliver on the SDGs Anthony HehirDirector, Nutrition Improvement ProgramDSM

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Governments need to help bring competitive business partners together to create better change.Erin MeezanChief Sustainability OfficerInterface

The SDGs have provided us a very clear zero risk map.Erin MeezanChief Sustainability OfficerInterface

Without reciprocity between the recipient and the supplier, there is no way to achieve sustainability.Katharine Tapley Head of Sustainable FinanceANZ Institutional Banking

We believe in bringing financial literacy to those who are generally excluded.

Katharine Tapley Head of Sustainable FinanceANZ Institutional Banking

Optimize design so that you can retain the use of high value resources.Leonie SchreveManaging Director, Global Head Sustainable FinanceING Bank

We must accelerate sustainability as a business opportunity. Sustainability is better business.Leonie SchreveManaging Director, Global Head Sustainable FinanceING Bank

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Nutrition clubs are not established to change the world but a vehicle to pass health messages along.Tod GimbelVice President, Government Affairs, Asia PacificHerbalife Nutrition

Ultimately behavioral change of individuals at the very micro level will create the solutions that we will need.Tod GimbelVice President, Government Affairs, Asia PacificHerbalife Nutrition

Partnerships are an integral part of our business which will help us overcome future challenges.Jake LayesGlobal Director, Entrepreneur ImpactAutodesk

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Autodesk believes design has the power to solve sustainability challenges ahead.Jake LayesGlobal Director, Entrepreneur ImpactAutodesk

If we dont include women in what were doing, your investment will be at risk.Jeannette GurungExecutive DirectorWomen Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)

We generate women empowerment units and sell them, putting the money back into society.Jeannette GurungExecutive DirectorWomen Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)

In places like rural India its about making smartphones more accessible and pricing strategies that fit the market.Chia Boon ChongAssociate Director, Group Corporate Social Responsibility Singtel

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Today people expect as a human right to have access to telecommunications.Chia Boon ChongAssociate Director, Group Corporate Social Responsibility Singtel

We are passionate about getting innovative technologies to the mass audience.Chris LindleyFounder & Chief Executive FoundationFootprint

We need to protect the inventors - it's a cutthroat market.Chris LindleyFounder & Chief Executive FoundationFootprint

We have to look at the whole ecosystem as well as the city development strategies.Esther AnChief Sustainability Officer City Developments Limited

How do we serve the community better while not causing much damage to the existing neighbourhood.Esther AnChief Sustainability Officer City Developments Limited

There are a lot of things governments can do that we can't do.Fokko WientjesVice President Nutrition in Emerging MarketsDSM

I would urge both public & private sectors to focus on due diligence before entering partnerships.Fokko WientjesVice President Nutrition in Emerging MarketsDSM

We can get into transformational partnerships but we need to build trust.Lucita JasminDirector, Sustainability & External Affairs APRIL Group

No single SDG can stand on its own - Work your way to interlinkages between the goals.Lucita JasminDirector, Sustainability & External Affairs APRIL Group

Currently the invitation for education training is only for the male farmers.Margareta FatimaFarmerWest Nusa Tengara, Indonesia

Financial literacy is key to help people manage their money.Margareta FatimaFarmerWest Nusa Tengara, Indonesia

If youre really going to change the world in business you are going to do so at a profit.Steven OkunDirector of Asia-Pacific Public AffairsKKR

It's about recognising and supporting innovators in industry.Steven OkunDirector of Asia-Pacific Public AffairsKKR

Kevin TengExecutive Director, Sustainability Marina Bay Sands SingaporeEvery time you open your wallet, think about what product and business you're supporting.

The average resident in Singapore wastes 140kg a year.Kevin TengExecutive Director, Sustainability Marina Bay Sands Singapore

David Clark Vice President, Safety, Environment and Sustainability Amcor Flexibles Asia PacificIt's not how we get rid of plastic but how do we use it so that it can be used again.

We must consider culture, innovation and financing models to bring right partnerships together.David Clark Vice President, Safety, Environment and Sustainability Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific

Roelof Westerbeek President Amcor Flexibles Asia PacificWe see circular economy not just as a corporate responsibility but as a business imperative.

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The problem is raw materials are so cheap. There are no real incentives to recycle.Roelof Westerbeek President Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific

Holy RanaivozananyHead of Corporate Social Responsibility HuaweiIt is a challenge to work with governments to achieve connectivity.

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Within Asia, it is clear that there is a gender priority even though it remains unspoken.Holy RanaivozananyHead of Corporate Social Responsibility Huawei