Category: Events

Kuala Lumpur Sustainability Roundtable

The Global Compact Network Malaysia (GCMY), a local chapter of UN Global Compact will be organizing the Kuala Lumpur Sustainability Roundtable with Ministry of Entrepreneur Development. The forum that seeks to gather thought leaders from the private sector in the areas of environment, infrastructure, healthcare and education to converse on sustainability issues and best practices. The event is set to take place at Dewan Mahkota, SMECorp, KL Sentral on 3rd September 2019.

Comprising of an impactful keynote address by the Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur Development and high level panel discussion on key issues in achieving the Global Goals, the forum will provide participants with insights on the SDGs and the challenges presented in achieving it.

The programme will expect an attendance of 150 people from across different sectors especially from the next generation of leaders, the half day forum promises to bring lots of exciting discussions and debate on “The Next Big Leap for Malaysia” followed by ” Science, Technology and Innovation for Development: Systemic Solutions for Systemic Economic, Environmental and Social Challenges and finally discussing on the “Inclusive Healthcare & Quality Education: Shaping Responsible & Productive Future Generations”.

Top speakers from SMECorp, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, University Technology Petronas, Pantai Hospitals and many more will be speaking at the forum.

Kindly register at https://bit.ly/33y220k to confirm your registration now.

SDG Conference 2019

The Global Compact Network Malaysia (GCMY), a local chapter of UN Global Compact will be organizing the SDG Conference 2019 with the theme — People, Planet & Profit for the Next Generation. The event is set to take place at Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya on 4th July 2019.

Comprising of an impactful keynote address and moderated high level panel discussion on key issues in achieving the SDGs, the forum will provide participants with insights on the SDGs and the challenges presented in achieving it.

The programme will expect an attendance of 300 people from across different sectors especially from the next generation of leaders, the 1-day forum promises to bring lots of exciting discussions and debate on the various issues surrounding Malaysian’s role in the SDGs and provide practical insights on the concrete actions that all Malaysians can take in shaping the country’s direction on achieving the Global Goals. Participant will learn more about the future of work and how the workforce will have to adapt to a rapidly changing market, as well as about gender equality, and what that means in the public and private sector today.

The programme will also explore the various issues surrounding the topic of climate change, and how the generation of today are the last line of defense from an irreversible & catastrophic level of environmental degradation.

Kindly download the brochure for more information and register at http://bit.ly/2IU8CF3.

The CEO Innovative Disruption Forum

SHAH ALAM, 6 DECEMBER 2018 – The CEO Innovative Disruption Forum which was held in conjunction with the Malaysia Excellence Business Awards 2018 was co-organised by Malaysia Digital Chamber of Commerce (MDCC) and The Leadership Post and supported by the Ministry of Federal Territories Malaysia and United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia (UNGC).

The gala dinner forum was attended by CEO’s and top industry champions from across various sectors around the region. Mr. Shahazar Yazid, Executive Director of United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia (UNGC) presented a key note address during the dinner style forum and he touches on the area of Industrial Automation 4.0.

By 2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have brought us advanced robotics and autonomous transport, artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced materials, biotechnology and genomics. These will transform the way we live, and the way we work. Some jobs will disappear, others will grow and jobs that don’t even exist today will become commonplace. What is certain is that future workforce will need to align its skillset to keep pace so that industries will be sustainable leading into Industrial Revolution.

Leadership Forum To Advance The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Among SME’s

KUALA LUMPUR, 30 OCTOBER 2018 -The United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia co-organised the Leadership Forum to Advance The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among SME’s with the Asia Pacific CSR Council. Some 200 corporate delegates from across various industry attended the high impact forum which took place at iSpace, Level 9, Plaza VADS, Taman Tun Dr.Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. The Guest of Honor for the event was YB. Tuan Hasanuddin Mohd Yunus, Member of Parliament Hulu Langat.

The objective of the forum was to facilitate peer learning and practical exchange of experiences and best practices for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Leadership Forum To Advance The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Among SMEs, convened by United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia, is a continuation from the previous Business Summit of the Sustainable Development Goals Summit 2017 organised at Security Commission Malaysia at Menara Usahawan, Putrajaya.

Rashvin Pal Singh, President of United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia presented his Opening Keynote Address during the forum and followed by panel discussions from top industry leaders who shared the importance of SDGs among businesses.

Sustainable Housing Futures Conference, The New Urban Agenda

CYBERJAYA, 16 AUGUST 2018 – The United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia was pleased to support the recent Sustainable Housing Futures Conference which was organised by the Asia Pacific CSR Council and Limkokwing University of Creative Technology. Themed “The New Urban Agenda”, the programme was supported by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government.

The objective of the conference was to discussed the area of challenges, policies, best practices and others in line with the sustainable development strategies to improve the living conditions for human being so that an equitable society can be attain. A sustained housing development plan is one of the sustainable development agendas that encourages involvement from both the public and private sectors in contributing to sustainability agenda.

Approximately 500 delegates attended the high impact conference. Mr. Rashvin Pal Singh, President of United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia (UNGC) presented a Keynote Address on the Importance of SDG for Future Housing Developments. Key players from the industry such as the President of Real Estate & Housing Developers’ Association (REHDA) Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Fateh Iskandar discussed on the Challenges in the development of Sustainable Housing. Other key speakers were from The European Union to Malaysia and PNB Development.

The UN Global Compact Malaysia SDG Industry Dialogue Dinner

The United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia organised the first SDG Industry Dialogue Dinner on 22 January 2019. The dialogue held over a relaxed dinner setting includes representatives from the public, private, regulatory and international advisory sectors and, in addition to hearing from them, discussions incorporated interaction with industry leaders from the audience in an effort to construct a more dynamic conversation.

The dialogue covered a number of factors that shape the sustainable ecosystem, including policy, the role of the private sector and how to develop policies that ensure no one is left behind in accordance to the theme of Sustainable Development Goals especially focusing on Climate Change and Human Rights.

We believed many associated challenges are cross sectoral and involve multiple industries, so it is important to discuss practical ways in which efforts between the public and private sector can be aligned. This collaboration should be viewed as the new normal as Malaysia moves towards an era of sustainability in which close relationships between stakeholders will become increasingly important.

Please contact Mr.Athi Pillai at +6012-2518649 for more details.

United Nations in Malaysia Launches New Offices in Putrajaya

The United Nations offices in Malaysia has relocated to a new home in Putrajaya. This was marked by the inauguration of the new premises in the heart of the Federal Government Administrative Centre by the Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Anifah Aman, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The opening ceremony was attended by Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Development Programme Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, the Diplomatic Corps, Senior Government Officials, Heads of UN agencies 

The new offices of the UN located in Menara PJH, Precinct 2, houses the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator (RCO) , the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations University – Administration and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – Automated System for Customs Data (UNCTAD-ASYCUDA).

 

SDG’s for Business: From Start to Run – A special lecture organised by UN Global Compact Network Malaysia in partnership with its members Impacto Sdn Bhd & Asia Metropolitan University.

A special lecture organised by UN Global Compact Network Malaysia in partnership with its members Impacto Sdn Bhd & Asia Metropolitan University. Global authority on Sustainability and Transformative CSR, Dr. Wayne Visser shared insights with the Faculty, Corporate MBA and DBA students at AMU, Cyberjaya. 27 July 2017