Climate Governance Malaysia is the Malaysian chapter of the World Economic Forum's Climate Governance Initiative.


We are a network of non-executive directors who aim to acquire the practical skills needed as long-term stewards of the business to help steer our companies through an effective climate transition strategy, taking into account the need for financial stability, increased resilience and sustainability.

Aside from non-executive directors, other stakeholders are also welcome to join the conversations and events.

Addressing climate change as a top business risk

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March 23rd - 26th, 2021

Just concluded 4 days of inspiring sessions, rich with insights that will empower non-executive directors to table the climate change agenda in their Board rooms. 

At this inaugural global summit, we heard from esteemed corporate leaders from diverse industries around the globe, regulators and policy- makers on their experiences and journeys on accelerating climate action. 

Latest Blog Posts
29 March 2021

3 upcoming webinars and read the review of the successful inaugural Global Summit here

15 March 2021

Join our inaugural summit on March 23-26 to access insights and tools to embed climate considerations into board decision-making. Read more here

1 March 2021

Read up about the progress of sustainability to climate action in the palm oil sector, as well as the conservation efforts for aquatic life in Malaysia. Read more here.

Previous Newsletters

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Watch past CGM webinars at our YouTube channel here

Climate Governance on Boards

WEF Guiding Principles

In collaboration with PwC, WEF has published a paper to help the board of directors to steer climate risks and opportunities: the governance principles are designed to increase directors’ climate awareness, embed climate issues into board structures and processes and improve navigation of the risks and opportunities that climate change poses to business. 

January 2019

Aide for Non-Exec Directors on Climate Governance (Executive Summary)


Executive Summary: Questions to assist non-executive director on oversight of physical climate risk management

October 2020

Aide for Non-Exec Director on Climate Governance

Acclimatise, Minter Ellison and Chapter Zero

Questions to assist non-executive director on oversight of physical climate risk management

July 2020

Global Risks Report 2020


The 2020 report describes risks from an unsettled geopolitical landscape, deteriorating economic and social stability, climate threats and accelerated biodiversity loss, unequal access to and lack of governance in the digital world, and our health systems coming under new pressures.

January 2020

Chapter Zero UK Resources

Chapter Zero UK

Link to the Resources curated by Chapter Zero UK, the UK chapter of WEF's Climate Governance Initiative

Our climate is changing

The Met Office

1:25 min video by the World Meteorological Organisation showing data trends on temperature, carbon emissions, ice melt, rising sea levels.

December 2019

Sustainable Development Goals


The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

The 17 SDGs are integrated—that is, they recognize that action in one area will affect outcomes in others, and that development must balance social, economic and environmental sustainability.

Through the pledge to Leave No One Behind, countries have committed to fast-track progress for those furthest behind first. That is why the SDGs are designed to bring the world to several life-changing ‘zeros’, including zero poverty, hunger, AIDS and discrimination against women and girls.

Leadership for the Decade of Action

United Nations Global Compact & Russell Reynolds Associates

A study on the characteristics of sustainable business leaders

EU Commission Sustainable Finance

Guide for Supervisors Integrating climate-related and environmental risks into prudential supervision

Network for Greening of Financial Systems (NGFS)

The macroeconomic and financial stability impacts of climate change: research priorities

Network for Greening of Financial Systems (NGFS)

The Green Swan – Central banking and financial stability in the age of climate change

Banque de France


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Climate Governance Malaysia

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