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Connecting companies and investors seeking to align with the Sustainable Development Goals


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The SDG Investment Forum ASEAN is part of the initiative under The CFO Coalition for the SDGs, which hosted its most recent forum at New York City in September 2022 along with one in Europe during June. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak in March 2020, three investment forums were also held in partnership with local stock exchanges and PRI in Brazil, South Africa and Italy.


Date: 23rd November

Time: 12.00pm - 7.00pm {Kuala Lumpur time}

Venue: EQ Kuala Lumpur / Virtual


SDG Investment Forum ASEAN in Malaysia

The COVID-19 global health and economic crisis have strengthened the case for responsible investment. According to the International Monetary Fund, to ensure a strong economic recovery from the pandemic, more than $20 trillion of investment is needed over the next two decades to reduce the impact of climate change and in progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Responsible investments and management of ESG risks are expected to play an even more important role in creating a socially responsible and sustainable economy. Increasingly, investors and lenders are viewing these as important factors in managing their portfolio.

The SDG Investment Forum ASEAN aims to bring together leaders from across business, financial institutions, and investment firms to drive ambitious action on the SDGs by exploring:
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The consequences of the pandemic, and how businesses, financial institutions and investors are looking at SDG investments

The role of  businesses, financial institutions and investors in facilitating SDG investments across the ASEAN region;

How  businesses, financial institutions and investors can deliver on the SDGs;


/ SDG Investment Forum ASEAN 2022 AGENDA

12.00pm - 1.30pm

Physical Guests Registration + Lunch

1.30pm - 1.35pm

Emcee Announcements & Introduction

1.35pm - 1.45pm

Welcome Remarks

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

  • Mr. Alberto De Paoli, CFO of ENEL / CFO Coalition Co-Chair

1.45pm - 2.00pm

Keynote 1

  • Mr. Christian Stracke, Global Head of Credit Research at PIMCO / CFO Coalition Co-Chair

2.00pm - 2.15pm

Keynote 2

SDG-Aligned Investment by the CFO Coalition: Energy and Utilities Macro-Sector

  • Mr. Sam Ong, CFO of Vena Energy / CFO Coalition

2.15pm - 3.15pm

Panel Session 1

The Investors’ View: Encompassing Sustainability into Companies Evaluation

  • Mr. Raymond Tang, Chief Executive Officer of Eastspring Investments Berhad

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

  • Mr. Chandru Badrinarayanan, Chief Operating Officer of Blue Sky Analytics


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

3.15pm – 3.30pm

Keynote 3

SDG-Aligned Investment by the CFO Coalition: Industrial Goods Macro-Sector

  • Ms. Cath Bozanich, Group Manager Sustainability of Fortescue Metals Group / CFO Coalition

3.30pm – 4.00pm        Afternoon Break

4.00pm – 4.15pm

Keynote 4

SDG-Aligned Investment by the CFO Coalition: Industrial Goods Macro-Sector

  • Mr. Matteo Cocconcelli, CFO APAC of Pirelli / CFO Coalition

4.15pm - 5.15pm

Panel Session 2

The Role of Financial Institutions and CFOs in Fostering Sustainable Finance

  • Ms. Meral Murathan, Executive Vice President of TSKB

  • Mr. Sam Ong, CFO of Vena Energy / CFO Coalition

  • Mr. Nadjme Yusuf, Group Sustainability Accelerator Officer of Affin Bank Berhad

  • Mrs. Marika Stocker, Senior Manager of Sustainable Finance Solutions at Sustainalytics


  • Ms. Cath Bozanich, Group Manager Sustainability of  Fortescue Metals Group / CFO Coalition

5.15pm – 5.30pm

Keynote 5

UNGC's Rationale on the CFO Coalition for the SDGs

  • Ms. Marie Morice, Co-Head, CFO Coalition for the SDGs, UN Global Compact

5.30pm – 5.40pm

Closing Remarks

  • Mr. Paul Polman, Business Leader, Campaigner, Co-author of "Net Positive"

5.40pm – 7.00pm        Summit Ends + Networking / Exhibition Visits

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



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Supporting Partners

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Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB)
CPA Australia
Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM)
Invest KL
Malaysian Recycling Alliance
Malaysian Danish Business Council
Malaysia Canada Business Council
Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
UN Global Compact Network Indonesia
UN Global Compact Network Singapore
UN Global Compact Network Thailand
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