CEO Roundtable: A Commitment To Advancing Sustainable Finance.
Dato' Charon Mokhzani, our Group Managing Director, was invited to participate in the Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative (MSFI) CEO Roundtable: A Commitment to Advancing Sustainable Finance, which was held virtually on 3 March 2022.
Organised by The Malaysian Sustainable Finance Initiative (MSFI), an initiative by Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM) to support the Malaysian financial sector in further embracing the tenets of sustainable financing, the roundtable also saw the participation of Fad'l Mohamed, CEO of Maybank Investment Bank, Paul Ark, Partner & Head of ESG at Gobi Partners, Hussam Sultan, Regional Head of Commercial Banking, CIMB Islamic Bank, Marcel Omar Papp, Head, RI Malaysia Conventional & Retakaful, Swiss Re Asia, Raja Amir Shah Raja Azwa, CEO of HSBC Amanah Bank and Mak Joon Nien, Managing Director, Head of Client Coverage, CCIB, Standard Chartered Bank.
Participants were invited to share their views on the traction that had been made in the 14 months since the inaugural CEO Roundtable in November 2020 titled A Commitment to Advancing Sustainable Finance: A Real Conversation. They also discussed the topic of sustainable finance and how it, as a holistic ecosystem, can grow in the advancing climate.
Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin, Deputy Chief Executive of Securities Commission Malaysia delivered the welcome address at the start of the event, which was moderated by Zalina Shamsudin, General Manager of Capital Markets Malaysia (CMM).