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Control Union / MDBC: SAC 2023

November 16, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Dear MDBC members,

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We are excited to invite you to the Sustainable Action Conference (SAC) 2023, a one stop sustainability conference on “Transitioning to Being ESG Compliant and Achieving Net Zero Ambitions” organized by Control Union and the Global Sustainable Enterprise System (GSES), supported by MDBC and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

This conference aims to promote a Sustainable Future Together: Raising Awareness, Overcoming Challenges, Showcasing Solutions, Sharing Success Stories, and Fostering Collaborations for a Greener Tomorrow. It will further elaborate on a practical ESG journey, from measurement, reporting, validation, verification, carbon projects, to high value carbon.  Focused sessions on the overview of the Malaysian Carbon Market and forums on the challenges faced by the major sectors in Malaysia will be presented and discussed by industry experts, leaders, and policymakers.  It will deliver a clear and actionable way forward, approaches and strategies, and solutions for the accelerated climate action plan in transitioning towards a net – zero future.

Date: Thursday, 16 November
Time: 09:00 – 17:30 hrs  | Cocktail Reception (17:30 – 20:00 hrs)
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam

Please Note:
a) Space is limited, so kindly register soon to ensure your spot. Additional registrations from the same company will be placed on a wait list;
b) Following your registration with MDBC, you will receive a pre – event survey from Control Union which must be filled in to gain entry; so AFTER registration below with MDBC, you will receive an
acknowledgement from us, and we will then guide you to your SAC survey registration with Control Union.

Key Takeaways:

* Highlight trends and statistics of sustainability and create awareness among industry players;
* Sharing perspectives, challenges, and insights on sustainability and the carbon market by industry stakeholders;
* An accessible platform that facilitates measurement, reporting, and verification of sustainability performance;
* Inform organizations about the opportunity to develop voluntary carbon projects in compliance with recognized methodologies and international standards;
* Increase awareness on how to generate authentic and impactful carbon credits through accurate measurement, transparent reporting, and rigorous verification in order to create high – value carbon credits.

Itinerary:  This itinerary is still subject to change

09:00 – 09:10 hrs: Introductory Remarks by H.E. Jacques Werner (Ambassador, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands)
09:10 – 09:30 hrs: Welcome Address
09:30 – 09:45 hrs: Opening Address and Launch of the Sustainable Action Conference 2023 by YB Tuan Nik Nazmi bin Nik Ahmad (Minister of Natural Resources, Environment, and Climate Change – Malaysia)
09:45 – 10:00 hrs: Networking and Refreshments (Break)


10:00 hrs: Plenary Address 1 – Sustainability and Responsible Investment for the Malaysian Carbon Market
10:15 hrs: Plenary Address 2 – Emerging Trends in Malaysia’s ESG Framework
10:30 hrs: Plenary Address 3 – Decarbonization of the Manufacturing Industry
10:45 hrs: Plenary Address 4 – Malaysia’s Low – Carbon Energy Strategy & Action Plans
11:00 hrs: Balancing Profit and Planet – Getting Started with ESG and Decarbonization Strategies in Making Your SDG Goals a Realization
12:00 hrs: Industrial Forum – Finance Sector: The Drive Towards Financing Net – Zero
13:00 – 14:00 hrs: Lunch Break
14:00 hrs: Industrial Forum – Plantation & Forestry: Strategy Towards Climate Action and Being ESG Compliant
15:00 hrs: Industrial Forum – Manufacturing: Tackling Embedded Supply Chain Emissions – Scope 3 Carbon Assessment and Green Procurement Strategies
16:00 hrs: Industrial Forum – Energy: Switching to Net – Zero Carbon Energy Systems
17:00 hrs: Beyond Words: Inspiring Action for a Greener Globe
17:30 hrs: Conference Ends
17:30 – 20:00 hrs: Cocktail Reception


Please register online via the form below.
By clicking and registering online you acknowledge the event guidelines.

To attend this event, MDBC members must first register with MDBC, following which MDBC will guide you through Control Union’s pre – event survey, which must be filled in to get your conference registration confirmed.

Please register no later than Friday, 3 November 2023 (12:00 hrs).

Fill in all mandatory fields, scroll down to ensure you have completed all fields, and click submit; You should receive an immediate automated acknowledgement after submitting your registration.
Please note: If your registration form is not complete, you will not receive this automated acknowledgment which means that your registration has not been received by us. Kindly try again or e – mail us at 

We look forward to your attendance!

With best regards,
MDBC Secretariat



November 16, 2023
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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