Dutch PM announces Sustainable Action Conference 2023 in Malaysia

1 November 2023

Becoming ESG compliant and achieving Net Zero ambitions

On October 31st 2023, Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, announced the soft launch of the Sustainable Action Conference 2023 during his visit to Malaysia.

This event is co-organized by Control Union Malaysia and GSES – Global Sustainable Enterprise System -, both Dutch holding companies, with strong support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Malaysia, Malaysian Dutch Business Council (MDBC) and Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC). The Sustainable Action Conference 2023 is set to take place on the 16th of November 2023 at the Double Tree by Hilton Shah Alam, in I-City.

Climate transition

Themed “Transitioning to being ESG compliant and Achieving Net Zero ambitions,” SAC 2023 is designed to provide comprehensive insights and solutions for governments and business industries’ climate transition action plans, enabling them to embark on their journey towards net-zero emission targets.

Key Conference Themes:

Banking & Finance: The Drive Towards Financing Net-Zero
Plantation & Forestry: Strategy towards Climate Action and being ESG Compliant
Manufacturing: Tackling ESG, Green Procurement Strategies and Embedded Supply Chain Emissions
Energy: The Switching to Net-Zero Carbon Energy Systems


This conference is made possible through the generous sponsorship of Control Union Malaysia, Global Sustainable Enterprise System, FGV, Dibiz, Carbon Space, and Veridapt. These contributions enable us to convene government and corporate leaders to discuss actionable solutions and strategies to advance their sustainability objectives.
Furthermore, the event’s proceeds will also contribute to the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park & Kota Kinabalu Plastic Neutral and Fish-Bomb-Free Initiative, reflecting our commitment to environmental preservation and climate action.
This event also marks the launch of Global Sustainable Enterprise System (GSES) in Asia, in partnership with Control Union.

About Global Sustainable Enterprise System (GSES):

GSES leads the way towards a universal language for organisations to act on sustainability. The GSES platform measures, verifies, and rates sustainability performance of products and organisations. With the integration of 550+ sustainability standards, the GSES unlocks a common understanding on how to measure sustainability performance on all levels: organization, supply chains, products & services, and projects.

And more importantly:
•Making industry wide benchmarking a possibility
•Enhancing traditional sustainability reporting to be more impactful and communicable
•Providing means to better manage your supply chain. So, no uncertainties regarding the impact of your purchasing on the environment or social responsibility.

More event info and registration

Event Date: 16th November 2023
Time: 9.00AM -5.30PM(Conference), followed with a Cocktail Reception (5.30PM- 8.00PM)
Venue: Double Tree by Hilton Shah Alam I-City, Malaysia
Admission: No registration fees. Limited seats to 1 company per conference pass

Register here

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