POSTPONED – NEW DATE TO BE SET! Sustainable Public-Private Partnerships in Academic Research and Publishing to further the SDG’s

29 Jun 2018 : 8:30 am - 10:00 am

At the next ADB-DutchCham Sustainibility Committee, Mrs Liesbeth Kanis, Managing Director of Brill Asia, will talk about an academic publishers involvement in CSR, and what they do to help to implement the SDGs within public-private partnerships. 
She will share about Research4Life and the recently launched programme, ‘Global Online Access to Legal Information’ (GOALI), which focuses on access to legal research information and access to justice to further the rule of law globally. The GOALI programme is a public-private partnership between the International Labour Organization (ILO),  as a UN entity, Yale and Cornel Law School Libraries, as academic partners, and academic (legal) publishers, such as Brill, as content providers. 
Come and join us to hear more about the global impact a SME can make in strong partnership with other for and not-for-profit organisations.

Practical information about the event 
Who is invited?
All ADB-DutchCham members with an interested in sustainability are invited to register for this event. 
Netherlands Embassy | 541 Orchard Road | Liat Towers #12-01 | 238881 Singapore
Limited seats available so first come first serve.
Cancellation policy:
No shows and cancellations within 24 hours of the event will be charged for SGD 25.
Global Online Access to Legal Information’ (GOALI)
For more information about Goali, please click here.
About Brill
Brill is a leading international academic publisher in the Humanities, Social Sciences and International Law.
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, it now has offices globally in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN). Today Brill annually publishes over 280 journals and 1,400 new books and reference works, available both in print and online. In addition, Brill markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases in its core subject areas. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit
About Liesbeth Kanis
Liesbeth Kanis (MA English, Book and Digital Media Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands) is Managing Director of Brill Asia and Brill China, and Sales Director Asia-Pacific. She moved to Singapore in April 2015 to set up Brill’s regional Asian office and drive its Business Development in Asia. In addition she is responsible for Brill’s Developing Countries Program,and is a member of the Executive Committee of Research4Life, as part of Brill’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Singapore Book Publishers Association(SPBA) and regularly organizes workshops and trainings for academics at different universities in different countries on “How to Get Your Research Published Internationally’. Liesbeth has worked in different roles in academic publishing, ranging from Marketing & Sales to Publishing, and most recently in Business Development, in Europe, Africa and Asia. At Brill she was earlier involved in Brill Open, Brill’s open access model for books and journals.

29 Jun 2018 : 8:30 am - 10:00 am


Netherlands Embassy, Liat Towers #12-01

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