Reimagining the New Corporate: ESG Integration for Value Creation

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Jurisdictions : ASEAN, Malaysia

“Who Cares Wins”, UN Global Compact’s report 15 years ago, launched the Principles of Responsible Investing and set the foundation for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. In the wake of an ongoing global pandemic, climate change issues, data breach scandals, and modern slavery concerns, ESG issues are now in sharper focus.

Wong Kee Hooi and Nadarashnaraj Sargunaraj, Partners of Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law), examine why companies need to care about ESG, and why it is important for businesses to embed ESG considerations into their dealings and operations to ensure sustainability and value creation in the long term. They also explore how ESG measures are implemented, with emphasis on Malaysia’s ESG journey.