World ESG Summit The World Environment, Social & Governance Summit

Embracing the road to Net Zero would revitalise sustainability in various sectors

About ESG Leading the future through Environmentally Sustainable Growth

The World ESG Summit Asia is a continuation of the highly successful World ESG Summit Dubai, which brought together participants from around the world to discuss ESG practices and sustainability in business. This second edition of the summit will be held in Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 21-22 August 2023. This two-day summit will bring together leading industry professionals, investors, and experts to discuss effective methods for incorporating ESG principles into business practices, with a particular focus on achieving net zero emissions by 2050. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances and technologies in sustainable business practices, as well as the financial benefits of adopting these practices such as cost savings and increased investor interest. The summit will also feature informative discussions and insightful sessions on topics such as reducing carbon emissions, transitioning to renewable energy sources, and implementing eco-friendly operations.

21-22 August 2023


Kuala Lumpur Malaysia


Target Audience ?

ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) is a framework that has become increasingly relevant for companies across various industries. Our event is perfect for forward-thinking industry leaders who want to stay ahead of the curve. We'll help you understand the impact of ESG on your bottom line, and how emphasizing environmental sustainability and good governance can attract socially conscious customers and investors.  Here are some of the industries that should attend the event:

Energy and utilities

Energy companies are under scrutiny for their impact on the environment, and many are taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint and transition to renewable energy sources.

Financial Services

Banks, insurance companies, and asset managers are increasingly incorporating ESG factors into their investment and risk management processes, and are also promoting sustainable finance and responsible investing.


Technology companies are being held accountable for their social and environmental impact, and are taking steps to improve data privacy, diversity, and supply chain sustainability.

Consumer Goods

Consumer goods companies are facing increasing pressure to reduce their carbon footprint and eliminate plastic waste, and are also investing in fair labor practices and responsible sourcing.


Healthcare companies are expected to uphold high ethical standards, and are being scrutinized for issues such as patient privacy, drug pricing, and access to healthcare.

Real estate

Real estate companies are taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint and promote sustainable building practices, and are also investing in community development and affordable housing.


The transportation sector is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, and also faces social issues related to safety and labour practices. Companies in this sector can benefit from incorporating ESG considerations into their supply chains and operations.


The petrochemical industry is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and faces increasing pressure from stakeholders to address environmental, social, and governance issues.


The manufacturing sector is exposed to ESG risks related to environmental impacts, labor practices, and supply chain management.


This sector is exposed to ESG risks related to land use, water resources, and animal welfare, as well as issues related to food safety and nutritional value.


These industries have significant impacts on the environment and local communities, and also face governance issues related to resource ownership and revenue sharing.

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How profitable is the World ESG Summit for sponsors?

As a sponsor, you'll have the chance to share your expertise and insights with a highly engaged and influential audience of industry professionals, investors, and thought leaders. This is an excellent opportunity to position your company as a leader in the ESG space and to connect with potential clients and partners who share your commitment to sustainability.

Past Sponsors

Innovation ESG Partner
Associate Partner
Start Up Partner
Startup Sponsor
ESG Consulting Partner
Digital Partner

Speakers These Experts will Inspire you to Create Future

Ahmed Khalil

Director - HSE BAPCO

Dr. Waddah S Ghanem

Chairman, PCL Learning Honorary Chairman, Energy Institute– Middle East


Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC)

Nooryusazli Yusoff

Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer at Majuperak Holdings Berhad

Datuk Ruben Emir Gnanalingam bin Abdullah

Group Managing Director, Westport Holdings Berhad

Chong Kok Wai

Group Head, Legal Compliance & Sustainability GHL SYSTEMS BERHAD

Past Speakers

Abdullah Al-Ghamdi

Chairman - Society of Occupational Safety & Health

Taher Diab

Senior Director, Strategy & Planning at The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

Ivano Iannelli

Board Director ESG Foundation

Ahmed Samir Elbermbali

Sustainability Market Leader - Middle East at Bureau Veritas ZEV Campaigns Lead at the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions

Sara Al Ameri

Diplomat at MOFAIC Member of the Arab Youth Council for Climate Change

Nadia Ibrahim

Associate Director Sustainability Farnek Services LLC

2023 Supporting Partner

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