Private Sector Engagements with Key Stakeholders “CAN Malaysia Achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2050?”

Climate Governance Malaysia in collaboration with the CEO Action Network is organising a series of multi-ministerial engagements, conducted in close collaboration with other key stakeholders.

The intention is to provide a platform to solicit feedback on the viability of a national net zero emissions target by 2050 and to assess the need for a multi stakeholder platform for climate action in the country driven by the net zero target. The role of the platform would be to inform policy and provide signalling for the private sector.


3:00pm · Welcome by CAN SC Chairman (10 min)

3:10pm · Keynote “Perspectives on a net-zero pathway” by Dave Sivaprasad, Boston Consulting Group (30 min)

3:40pm · Panel discussion
Alizan Mahadi, Institute for Strategic and International Studies
Dave Sivaprasad, Boston Consulting Group
Dr Gary Theseira, Malaysia Green Technology and Climate Change Center
Lavanya Rama Iyer, WWF Malaysia
Moderator: Datuk Faiz Azmi, Chairman PWC

4:50pm · Thank you by Chairperson, Climate Governance Malaysia (5 min)

About Climate Governance Malaysia

Climate Governance Malaysia is the country chapter for the World Economic Forum's climate governance initiativespecifically targeted to raise awareness amongst non-executive directors of the top financial risks arising from the climate emergency. This Initiative has laid out 8 clear, comprehensive but stretching principles to help guide boards of directors. Please refer to the resources on our website.

About CEO Action Network

CAN is a closed-door peer-to-peer informal network of CEOs and Board members focused on sustainability advocacy, capacity building, action and performance. Through a dedicated Working Group, Workstreams and active members driving bespoke initiatives, CAN aspires to catalyse its members towards shaping future-ready and ESG-integrated business models and ecosystems.

Over the next 12 months, we are committed to engage with various stakeholders including our supply chain, regulators and policy makers, government, as well as our peers across various sectors to forge partnerships that are committed to responsible business practices and sustainable development. In the process, we will not only exchange industry best practices, but also share proven strategies and future-proof ideas with CAN participants.

41 CEO’s, Board Members, & Senior Management representing Member organisations with >20 Critical Sectors Represented via 1 Working Group with 2 Workstreams on Policy Advocacy &Awareness and Capacity Building.

Thanks to our Partners:

Institute for Strategic and International Studies
ISIS Malaysia was established on 8 April 1983 as an autonomous, not-for-profit research organization. ISIS Malaysia has a diverse research focus which includes economics, foreign policy, security studies, nation-building, social policy, technology, innovation and environmental studies. It also undertakes research collaboration with national and international organizations in important areas such as national development and international affairs. ISIS Malaysia has been at the forefront of sustainable development and climate change policy research over the years. This includes leading the first National Communication to the UNFCCC as well as various research on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

PWC’s sustainability and climate change advisory practice was established in Malaysia in 2007. It works with governments, business and global institutions, helping clients to drive innovation, stay competitive and preserve the environment.
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