The Power of ESG Data

Date: 19 May 2022 The Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative is pleased to support the Joint Committee on Climate Change (JC3)’s “JUST Series” – (JC3 Upskilling Sustainability Training) Series. The second series themed ‘Governance and Reporting’ kicks off on 19 May with a virtual workshop on The Power of ESG Data. Gain an understanding of the importance of ESG data, including the drivers for ESG and market trends; awareness of global standards,...

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ESG and Sustainable Finance for the Insurance Sector

Date: 24 March 2022 The Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative (MSFI) welcomes stakeholders within Malaysia’s insurance and Takaful sector to a webinar on ESG and Sustainable Finance specifically addressing this segment of the finance ecosystem. This succinct hour-long webinar will address: Demand and growth opportunities for sustainable finance Potential sustainability and...

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CEO Roundtable: A commitment to Advancing Sustainable Finance

Date: 3 March 2022 Join us this Thursday to hear how leading financial institutions are performing in meeting their climate action and climate finance ambitions! Discussion will focus on product innovation and capacity development. Our esteemed panel will also share how we can collectively further advance the country’s sustainable finance...

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Funding Green and Sustainable Projects through the Capital Market

The Bond and Sukuk market affords significant capital raising opportunities to project owners seeking to fund sustainable and green projects. The Securities Commission Malaysia and Capital Markets Malaysia welcome you to attend this webinar, which will provide a practical and succinct view of the frameworks, incentives and process of issuing an...

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Sustainable Projects that can be funded through Bonds & Sukuk – International Case Studies

On 1st April 2021, the Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative hosted a virtual webinar entitled Sustainable Projects that Can be Funded through Bonds & Sukuk, featuring expert presentations by EY Malaysia and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), followed by case study discussions from leading sustainability bond issuers covering financing transactions for low carbon transport,...

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The time is now: Race to Zero

The Earth is getting warmer and climate change is directly impacting businesses! Carbon pricing has evolved unconsciously, consumer awareness on green business and sustainability has increased, and new markets are emerging. The time for climate action is now, as we transform business sustainability virtues in the next 30 years, i.e....

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JC3 Capacity Building Programme

Building on the Level 1 workshops in June 2020, we are excited to be launching the Level 2 capacity building programme delivering a deeper dive into climate-related disclosures, climate risk management and climate scenario analysis. The Level 2 workshop aims to create awareness and build the capability of Boards of...

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Natural Capital Investment Conference 2021 (Virtual)

Date: 4th March 2021 Environmental Finance is pleased to announce that our second annual Natural Capital Investment conference will take place online on 4 March 2021. The subject of natural capital investment and the material impact that environmental and biodiversity risks can have on balance sheets has never received so...

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Understanding Increasing Investor Expectations for Climate Governance

Global warming has compelled corporate attention on physical climate risk and resilience building. This webinar has been curated by Climate Governance Malaysia and is being organised in collaboration with the Institutional Investors Council to raise awareness about the fiduciary duty of all directors in addressing physical and transition risks arising...

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A Commitment to advancing Sustainable Finance

Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM) as secretariat to the Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative (MSFI), hosted a virtual engagement amongst 9 key stakeholders within the banking and finance sector to have a ‘a real conversation’ about the commitments to advancing sustainable finance. The engagement was attended by YB Senator Tengku Dato’ Sri...

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The Future of ESG Investing in Asean

The FairBiz team at UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub is is hosting a panel and bringing together distinguished speakers from leading investment companies including Aberdeen Standard (Singapore), Sintesa Group (Indonesia), Premier Group (Thailand) and Patamar Capital (Vietnam). We’ll also be joined, via pre-recorded video, by the Prime Ministers of Malaysia and...

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FC4S welcomes Malaysia as 33rd member

CMM becomes a member of FC4S Capital Markets Malaysia is now a member of the International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S). “CMM’s membership of the Financial Centres for Sustainability reinforces Malaysia’s resolve to develop a holistic, sustainable and responsible financing and investment ecosystem. The Securities Commission Malaysia will...

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Green Horizon Summit: The Pivotal Role of Finance

The Green Horizon Summit is being hosted in collaboration with, the World Economic Forum, and the Green Finance Institute. Mark Carney is also supporting in his role as UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance from 9-11th November, timed for when the UK would have been hosting COP26. We...

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Opportunities for Integrating Climate and Gender Finance

The UK Government’s Prosperity Fund ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Programme, in collaboration with the GenderSmart initiative and Sagana Capital with a delivery partner, Ernst & Young is glad to deliver a webinar on “Opportunities for Integrating Climate and Gender Finance”. The webinar will explore the fundamentals of gender-smart investing and...

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A Patron for the MSFI

We are deeply honoured to welcome YB Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz as the Patron of the Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative. 

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The Cooler Earth 2020

The Cooler Earth 2020 takes place throughout September and October 2020 and will continue with an urgent call-to-action on sustainable development, and discuss how our actions today will directly impact the well-being of the current and future generations. This year’s Summit expands its focus to the ASEAN region, and through both digital...

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The Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative (MSFI): Virtual Launch

23 July 2020 – Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM), an affiliate of the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), held a virtual launch of an initiative to spur growth of Malaysia’s sustainable and responsible financing ecosystem. The Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative (MSFI) was jointly launched by Datuk Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin, Chairman of...

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