Responsible Investment Forum: Kuala Lumpur


The PRI would like to invite you to join this exciting event, aimed to facilitate enhanced understanding and discussion around responsible investment amongst local and regional investors and corporates. 

This half-day event will include a keynote speech by PRI Chair, Mr. Martin Skancke, followed by sessions on responsible investment in practice, ESG engagement and active ownership, and local developments in Malaysia and regionally. Speakers will include key experts from the PRI, in addition to representatives from leading PRI signatories and key local stakeholders and investors. 

The Forum is organised in collaboration with Co-Hosts Bursa Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia, with event Supporting Partners Capital Markets Malaysia (CM2), Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia (FIMM), Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group (MSWG) and the Malaysian Association of Asset Managers (MAAM).

If you have any questions, please contact James Robertson.


08:15 Registration & Refreshments/Networking
09:00 Opening remarks
Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin
, Managing Director of Development & Islamic Markets, Securities Commission Malaysia
09:10 Keynote speech
Martin Skancke
, Chair, PRI
09:30 Session 1: Responsible Investment in Practice
This panel will bring together representatives from current PRI signatories to present on their organisation’s responsible investment approach, and discuss why investors are looking at ESG/RI and how it is being implemented in practice.

Moderated by Lorenzo Saa, Director, Global Networks & Outreach, PRI


Emily Chew, Global Head of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance Research & Integration, Manulife Asset Management
Jamie Govan, Senior Responsible Investment Analyst, Aberdeen Asset Management
Mustafa Aydemir, Senior Analyst, Saturna Sdn. Bhd.

10:15 Coffee & Networking break
10:30 Session 2: Active Ownership and ESG Engagement – An Introduction
Representatives from the PRI’s ESG Engagement team will introduce the value of engagements for investors and talk through 2 – 3 case study engagements led by the PRI, to highlight the types of processes involved and potential outcomes.

Key topics for focus include palm oil, anti-corruption and climate change. 

Paul Chandler, Senior Manager – Environment, ESG Engagements, PRI 
Olivia Mooney, Manager – Corporate Governance, ESG Engagements, PRI
11:10 Session 3: Leading Voices on Local Developments – A Focus on Malaysia

This panel will bring to bear the knowledge and expertise of a number of key Malaysian stakeholders to share and discuss local current and anticipated developments and how these may impact investors, while also addressing the synergies between Islamic Finance and Responsible Investment approaches.

Moderated by Martin Skancke, Chair, PRI

Yew Yee Tee
, Chief Regulatory Officer, Bursa Malaysia
Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin, Managing Director of Development & Islamic Markets, Securities Commission Malaysia
Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn, Head of Strategy & Executive Director for Investments, Khazanah Nasional Berhad
Promod Dass, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, RAM Ratings

12:00 Close

Event co-hosts:

Thank you to our Supporting Partners:




Bursa Malaysia
Bursa Malaysia Berhad
    Exchange Square, Bukit Kewangan
    Kuala Lumpur 50200


14 Jul 2017 08:15 AM - 12:00 PM (MYT)

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