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ASEAN’s premier corporate sustainability conference focusing on ESG and sustainable development

Partners

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Knowledge Partner

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/ Message From Our Partner - Sarawak Energy

This Summit Is Supported By The National SDG Centre, Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister's Department

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The event’s aim is to ignite awareness, enable networking, identify best practices and showcase innovative approaches in sustainability investment via an engaging and interactive virtual event platform.

 

The inaugural GO ESG ASEAN 2020 and 2021 Summit was a truly inspirational, exciting, and educational event that surpassed stakeholder’s expectations in many ways. As a result, the event was over-subscribed by more than 25% of the registration target. In transition to the endemic phase, we expect this year’s event to be bolder with many improvements and innovative solutions planned.

 

/ HIGHLIGHTS

A range of sustainability topics and insights that matter to businesses!

Over 30 prominent global & regional speakers and panelists!

Connect & network with participants from ASEAN countries!

Happening physically

at Kuala Lumpur!

Engage with top companies & agencies at the physical exhibition!

Meet & chat with like minded people!

Hear keynotes on topics that are buzzing in the ESG field!

Get practical insights on sustainability initiatives by leading companies!

Date: 24th November

Time: 9.00 am - 7.00pm {Kuala Lumpur time}

Venue: EQ Kuala Lumpur / Virtual

Data Driven Sustainability:

Accelerating ESG Impact for ASEAN

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GO ESG ASEAN CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

   This Year's Theme   
Data Driven Sustainability: Accelerating ESG Impact for ASEAN

Covid-19 has disrupted the entire world. In the past 2 years, extreme poverty has risen, gender inequality has increased and we are not on track to a 1.5 ºC goal. As the world moves beyond Covid-19 to an endemic phase, demand for positive ESG behavior is stronger than ever, and inaction can be costly. It is imperative for ASEAN businesses to reimagine and adapt their strategies, structures and processes to future-proof themselves against inevitable sustainability risks, and to tap into the opportunities of a USD 1 trillion green economy for the region.

 

Big data is expected to play a pivotal role in sustainable development in the public and private sphere. It is the lifeblood of decision-making and the raw material for accountability. Today, the collection and analysis of data is commonplace among businesses (especially large entities), with consumer profiling, personalized services, demand forecasting, and fraud detection being used for marketing and management decisions. However, the availability and accessibility of sustainability-related data remains scarce among ASEAN businesses; and for some companies, despite having large amounts of ESG-linked data, its value is still not derived to its fullest. This situation needs to be improved.

 

As the world embarks on an ambitious project to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), there is an urgent need to mobilize the data revolution among the private sector, which represent major players in our society. If managed properly, data can enable more effective, timely, and evidence-based decision-making to address ASEAN’s largest sustainability challenges while ensuring economic prosperity.

 

This year’s GO ESG ASEAN 2022 summit aims to highlight the key role of ESG data in accelerating ASEAN’s sustainability agenda. The summit will convene public/private sector actors of various backgrounds including C-Suites, investors, rating providers, research experts, and regulators to discuss and debate on the topic of ESG data capture, measuring, analysis, presentation, and sharing for better decision making and attainment of organizational objectives, as well as sustainability big data strategies to strengthen public-private partnerships to accelerate the SDGs.

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The 1 day conference plenaries and the exhibition will focus on achieving the following objectives :
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corporate ASEAN best practices for ambitious sustainability intent, actions and performance that contributes to business resilience and growth.

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thought leadership discourse on sustainable financing and sustainability strategies that may shape policies and action plans.

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INSPIRE

collective action and galvanise a whole of ASEAN private sector approach in raising SDG ambition, target setting and progress transparency.

Shades of Blue

CONNECT

ASEAN private sector voice to policy makers.

SHOWCASE

ENGINEER

 

/ GO ESG ASEAN 2022 CONFERENCE AGENDA

8.30am - 9.00am

Registration

9.00am - 9.02am

Opening Remarks

  • Mr. Edey Suresh, Director of UN Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei

9.02am - 9.09am

Opening Keynote

  • Ms. Karima El Korri, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam

9.10am - 9.25am

Keynote

"Unleashing the Power of Technology to Advance Data Driven Corporate Sustainability Actions in ASEAN"

  • Mr. Xiaochen Zhang, Global Head of Innovation & GTM of Amazon Web Services (AWS); Founder of FinTech4Good

9.25am - 9.50am

Panel 1 (Renewable Energy Panel)

"Renewable Energy as the Battery to meet ASEAN’s Decarbonization Ambition"

  • Mr. Ting Ching Zung, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development of Sarawak Energy

  • Dr. Alexey Kravchenko, Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for the Asia and the Pacific

  • Mr. M Satya Riayatsyah Syafruddin, Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer of Jentayu Sustainables Berhad

Moderator:

  • Ms. Jessica Cheam, Founder and Managing Director of Eco-Business

10.00am - 10.15am

Arrival of His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah,

The Sultan of Perak Darul Ridzuan

10.15am - 10.20am

Welcome Remarks

  • Mr. Faroze Nadar, Executive Director of UN Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei (UNGCMYB)

10.20am - 10.50am

Royal Address

  • His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah,

         The Sultan of Perak Darul Ridzuan

10.50am – 11.10am        Morning Break & Networking / Exhibition Visits

11.10am - 12.10pm

Panel 2 (Leadership Panel)

"Sustainability in Practice: ESG Data for Decision Making"

  • Mr. Wong Chiun Chiek, Senior Executive Vice President, Bursa Data Business, Bursa Malaysia Berhad

  • Mr. Poom Siraprapasiri, Vice President of Global Partnership for Sustainability & Communications at Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (C.P. Group)

  • Ms. Nurdiana Darus, Corporate Secretary and Head of Sustainability & Corporate Affairs at Unilever Indonesia

  • Mr. Amarjit Chhina, Chief Corporate Officer (CCO) of MRCB Group

Moderator:

  • Ms. Manon Bernier, Deputy Resident Representative at UNDP Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei Darussalam

12.15pm – 1.25pm

Panel 3 (Reporting Panel)

"Beyond Price & Quality - ESG impact as a Third Value Add Credential"

  • Mr. Donald Chan, Managing Director of CDP Asia Pacific

  • Mr. Jonathan Labrey, Chief Connectivity and Integrated Reporting Officer of IFRS Foundation

  • Mr. Ananda Rajah, General Manager, Sustainability, Engineering and Project Management at Duopharma Biotech Berhad

  • Mr. Daniel Wang, Vice President, Product Strategy at APAC of Moody's ESG Solutions

Moderator:

  • Ms. Arina Kok, Partner, Malaysia Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) Leader​, EY Malaysia

1.30pm – 2.30pm        Lunch Break & Networking / Exhibition Visits

2.30pm – 3.00pm

Fireside Chat

Spotlight: "The Importance of ESG Data for Impact and Progress Management in ASEAN"

  • Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, President of IVCC; Former Chairman of the Global Compact Foundation

  • Ms. Tan Zhai Yun (Nat), Editor at ESG at The Edge Malaysia

3.05pm – 4.05pm

Panel 4 (Partnerships Panel)

"Data Driven ESG Trends - Unlocking New Opportunities Through Partnerships & Innovations"

  • Mr. Marco Neelsen, CEO of Port of Tanjung Pelepas

  • Mr. Gabriel Wilson-Otto, Head of Sustainable Investing Strategy at Fidelity International

  • Mrs. MA. Victoria A. Tan, Head, Group Risk Management and Sustainability at Ayala Corporation

  • Mr. Nitin Jaiswal, Head of Government & Regulatory Affairs & Strategic Relations at Bloomberg LP, Asia Pacific

Moderator:

  • Ms. Shanta Helena Dwarkasing, Director of Programs of UN Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei (UNGCMYB)

4.05pm – 4.35pm        Afternoon Break & Networking / Exhibition Visits

4.35pm – 5.45pm

Panel 5 (Digital & Technological Innovation Panel)

"The Role of Digital & Technological Innovation in Advancing Sustainability Impact"

  • Mr. Jeevan Rajoo, Country Head of Tata Consultancy Services Malaysia

  • Ms. Susanna Hasenoehrl, Senior Vice President and Head of Sustainability of SAP Asia Pacific & Japan

  • Ir. Azril Hisham Bin Abu Hassan, CEO of Boustead Technology Sdn. Bhd. (a Member of Boustead Group)

  • Mr. Lin En Shu, Head of Solution Architect of Malaysia, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence

Moderator:

  • Mr. Vignesh R S, Head of Market & Product Specialists at Bloomberg LP

5.45pm – 6.00pm

Closing Keynote

"Technology for the Great Reset: Driving Sustainability Innovation for an Inclusive, Sustainable & Intelligent Future"

  • Mrs. Afke Schaart, Senior Vice President of Global Government Affairs & Chief Global Impact at Huawei

6.00pm - 7.00pm       SUMMIT ENDS + NETWORKING / EXHIBITION VISITS

All speakers, panelists, and organisations are subject to change.  

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Royal Address By

His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah

 

The Sultan of Perak Darul Ridzuan

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

 
 

Partners

Sarawak Energy
Boustead Technology Sdn Bhd
Bursa Malaysia
Duopharma Biotech
Jentayu Sustainables
Smith Nephew
TCS
Press Metal
PTP
Capital Markets Malaysia
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Knowledge Partner

Bloomberg
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Supporting Partners

ACCA
American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)
The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM)
Asia Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB)
British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce Berhad (BMCC)
CDP
EcoBusiness
EUROCHAM Malaysia
Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM)
InvestKL
Malaysia Canada Business Council (MCBC)
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC)
Malaysian Danish Business Council
Malaysian Green Technology And Climate Change Corporation (MGTC)
Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
Malaysian International Chamber Of Commerce & Industry (MICCI)
Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)1
Malaysian Recycling Alliance (MAREA)
Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MGCC)
National Tech Association of Malaysia (PIKOM)
Penang Green Council (PGC)
ACCA
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Kuala Lumpur & Selangor (KLSCCCI)
UNESCAP
UN Global Compact Network Indonesia
UN Global Compact Network Singapore
UN Global Compact Network Thailand
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Newswire Distribution Partner

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HYBRID EVENT

This year’s GO ESG 2022 Summit will be held via a hybrid setting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Once you have registered as an attendee for the hybrid event, you will be able to access and experience the event via your web browser. The platform is mobile-friendly, however, the best way to experience the event will be through your desktops or laptops. Ensure you have a stable internet connection and the latest version of web browsers.

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