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Sustainable Finance in Malaysia
Sustainable finance refers to any form of financial process which supports economic growth and incorporates environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations to drive sustainable development outcomes.
Malaysia’s focus on ESG and finance aligns with its role as the global leader in sukuk (Shariah-compliant bonds), a convergence of sustainable finance and Islamic finance, which promotes sustainable development…
The Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative (MSFI) is an initiative by Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM) to support the Malaysian financial sector in further embracing the tenets of sustainable financing. MSFI is led by a Steering Committee which includes members representing stakeholder groups within the financial sector involved with financing green or sustainable projects. The objective of this Initiative is to provide the necessary impetus for industry stakeholders to facilitate capacity building, upskilling, awareness and thought leadership on sustainable finance.