We gain valuable experiences and insights from friends all over the world.
Temasek hosted delegations from more than 10 countries, including Brazil, China, Ethiopia, France, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, the US, and the UK.
We shared perspectives on governance with institutions such as China’s State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission and Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.
Fostering Learning and Fellowship
Last year, we organised 116 learning events and six business forums for boards and management of our portfolio companies, partners and friends.
Our three flagship programmes - Young LEADERS!, LEADERS!, and Global LEADERS! - welcomed more than 100 participants from Singapore, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam.
In partnership with Goldman Sachs and the Centre for Liveable Cities, we organised and hosted the second Ecosperity conference, bringing together global CEOs, top public officials and thought leaders to explore issues and ideas concerning sustainable urbanisation. Topics ranged from policy to urban planning, financing to infrastructure, as well as imagining the cities of the future.
Speakers included Kunal Bahl, Founder and CEO of Snapdeal; Prof Jan Peter Balkenende, former Prime Minister of the Netherlands; Hon Felipe Calderon, Chairman of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate & Sustainable Human Development Foundation; John Rice, Vice Chairman of General Electric; Tan Gee Paw, Chairman of PUB, Singapore's national water agency; and Xu Xianping, former Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission of China.
Temasek International Panel
In its 12th year, Temasek International Panel members and special guests shared their perspectives on a broad range of issues and opportunities.
Special guests included Masayoshi Son, Founder and CEO of SoftBank; Paul Fribourg, Chairman and CEO of Continental Grain Company; Fu Chengyu, former Chairman of China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation; Glenn Hutchins, Co-founder of Silver Lake; and Vinod Khosla, Founder of Khosla Ventures.