Penang ESG Conference and Exhibition 2023

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Penang Green Council proudly brings to you The Penang Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Conference and Exhibition 2023, an exhibition cum workshop focusing on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices and their role in shaping sustainable manufacturing in Penang. The event aims to bring together industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders to exchange knowledge, share best practices, and explore the latest trends and challenges in the dynamic ESG landscape.

As global challenges such as climate change, social inequality, and ethical governance demand urgent attention, this event seeks to address these pressing issues through comprehensive workshops, exhibition booths by different stakeholders, engaging panel discussions, and valuable business networking sessions.

The 1.5-days event will showcase how organisations can integrate ESG principles into their strategies, operations, and decision-making processes to drive long-term value and positive impact. Apart from that, the event will feature exhibition booths by different stakeholders, panel discussion as well as networking sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with thought leaders, explore case studies, and gain practical insights into implementing ESG practices in their respective industries.


Group Registration (3 pax and above): RM 400*/pax
Normal price: RM 550*/pax
HRD Corp Claimable
*price exclude 6% SST


For further details, please contact PSDC Corporate Training team
Contact no: +604-643 7909 ext 517/512/595




a) To raise awareness among participants about the importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices in business operations and decision-making.

b) To facilitate knowledge sharing and best practices among industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders, promoting sustainable business strategies and responsible corporate behaviour.

c) To provide a platform for networking and collaboration, fostering partnerships between organisations committed to ESG initiatives and promoting collective action for positive social and environmental impacts.



There will be 1.5-days of exhibition from MNCs and SMEs, Green Tech and Finance companies to share practical insights into implementing ESG practices into your respective industries, showcase innovative solutions and technologies that contribute to environmental sustainability and providing green financing options. The exhibition will also complements with the main agenda by offering some solutions for industries.



Day 1: 21 November

0830      Participants Registration

0900      Welcoming Remarks by General Manager of Penang Green Council, Ms Josephine Tan

Examining the concept and key components of ESG, and how it has emerged a global hot issue

1030      Morning Tea Break / Exhibition

Exploring examples and ways of incorporating ESG across core areas of businesses.

Illustrating how companies should report on ESG using existing and online resources.

1300      Lunch Break

Outlining current government policies and guidelines on promoting the adoption of ESG in businesses including public resources and programmes.

1. Sustainability Regulations and Guidance for Companies in Malaysia by Ms. Margie Ong, CEO of Thoughts In Gear (TIG)
2. Penang State Government's initiatives and programs in support of ESG adoption in businesses by Dr Ng Shin Wei, Project Manager of Penang Green Council

1530      Afternoon Tea Break / Exhibition

1600     Keynote Address by YB Liew Chin Tong, Deputy Minister of  Investment, Trade & Industry Malaysia

1615      Speech by The Right Honourable, Penang Chief Minister, YAB Chow Kon Yeow

1630    Presentation of Token of Appreciation

1635    Exhibition and Networking session

Day 2: 22 November

0830      Registration

by Mr Chuah Cheng Leong, Vice President of Human Resources for the Plexus (APAC) region

Examining the social dimensions of ESG in the context of labour law and best practices, community engagement and responsible supply chain management

by Mr. Simon Yeoh, President of the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA)

Explore the critical role of governance within the ESG framework, including corporate oversight, ethical management, and regulatory compliance. Gain valuable insights into enhancing governance practices to build stakeholder trust and ensure ethical business conduct.

1030      Morning Tea Break/Exhibition

Dr Ng Shin Wei, Project Manager of Penang Green Council
1. Dr Meenachi Muniandy (Jessica), Senior Director at the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI)
2. Ms Farina Farid, Head of Communications for Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM)
3. Datin Dr. Vijayalakshmi Samuel, Director of AGV Sustainability & ESG Services Sdn Bhd
4. Ms Arina Kok, Ernst & Young Consulting Sdn Bhd

1230      Lunch and Networking


*Note: The Organiser reserves the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the Conference



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