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Environmental-Social-Governance (ESG) has been mainstreamed: Are we delivering?



These non-financial performance indicators are becoming an increasingly important yardstick in the choices shareholders and consumers are making. What do corporate leaders need to understand and drive across their organizations to establish, maintain and communicate the commitment to ESG standards and drive its success?


Join leaders from corporations of today and, of tomorrow, for an interactive discussion with one of the leading voices in this field, Chitra Hepburn. She will be joined by Gopi Ganesalingam from MDEC's Global Acceleration and Innovation Network (GAIN) to provide an in-depth conversation on the facts that matter along with the imperative of accountability.


Invitation Only - C-Suite, Owners are encouraged to attend.

For queries, please email kevin@amcham.com.my


This program is supported by the MY AMCHAM CARES' CSR Fund

Speakers

  • Chitra Hepburn (Senior Executive at ESG Global)

    Chitra Hepburn

    Senior Executive at ESG Global

    Chitra Hepburn is an international senior executive who has specialised in areas of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) in Asia for large corporations. Chitra’s last role was VP, Head of Corporate Communications & Sustainability for the Bayer Greater China Group and prior to that she was the Head of the Corporate Development Hub (Global Strategy unit within Bayer) with Bayer Material Science. Before joining Bayer, Chitra was heading up China Greentech in Shanghai, with a pioneering platform that created public-private sector collaborations with the largest corporations for partnership around sustainability, investment and innovation.

    For over a decade, Chitra’s career was primarily in investment banking (Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Bank, WestLB) holding APAC regional roles in restructuring and strategy, having worked in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta during her career, and has now been based in Shanghai for over 15 years.

    Chitra has a Bachelors degree in Business & Finance and subsequently obtained her Masters in Environmental Economics from the London School of Economics. Chitra has a passion for languages and is fluent in over 8 European and Asian languages, including Chinese. Chitra has spoken at many public events on the topic of Diversity to demonstrate the business case, including at the UN Women’s Conference.

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  • Gopi Ganesalingam (Vice President – Enterprise Development at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC))

    Gopi Ganesalingam

    Vice President – Enterprise Development at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

    Gopi joined MDEC on the 1st of February 2015 as the Vice President of Enterprise Development, a new division that focuses on developing Malaysian tech companies into regional & global players.

    An accomplished business strategist, and with a degree in Finance, Gopi comes with more than 28 years of experience in various diverse industries across the Asia Pacific region.

    Gopi has held a number of key industry positions including Country Manager for Deutsche Telecoms Consulting, Commercial Head (Asia Pacific) for Telstra Australia Ltd, Senior Manager at Lucent Technologies Asia Pacific, and Financial Planning at American Express International, before Founding one of Malaysia’s first Cloud Computing consulting & SI companies, Lava Protocols, which went on partnered companies like Salesforce.com and Google in the ASEAN region.

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Venue

AMERICAN MALAYSIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Level 10, Bangunan Faber Imperial Court, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

If you have any questions please contact Siobhan Das

Contact Organizer

+60 327270070

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