Stephen Frost: Co-founders and ED of CSR Asia

Stephen FROST is one of the co-founders and an Executive Director of CSR Asia. He  is also an assistant professor at the Department of Asian and International Studies at the City University of Hong Kong. He is in high demand as a speaker internationally, has consulted for numerous companies, governments and multilateral organisations, and is widely published. He is regularly interviewed by local and international media organisations, and he sits on the advisory boards of major corporations and CSR initiatives internationally. He can be reached at

Stephen has been involved in CSR in the Asia-Pacific region since 2000, when he moved to Hong Kong. Since that time, he has focused on issues surrounding supply chains and workplace standards. He has worked with numerous local and multinational companies on a host of other issues, ranging from consulting on the implementation of CSR systems to factory training and stakeholder dialogue.

He developed and taught the first CSR modules in MBA programs in Chinese universities, developed and taught the first undergraduate CSR course in Asia, and along with his co-founder offered the first public training of CSR in the Asia-Pacific. He helped develop an innovative factory training program for Chinese factories, and led a team to develop capacity building for Chinese organizations to deliver service to companies in supply chains. He is a recognised pioneer in CSR in Asia.