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Conversations with Chairmen on Climate Governance

Are you the Chairman of a Board of Directors? This is your exclusive invitation to to meet with the Chairman of the Climate Governance Initiative, Karina Litvack.

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Conversations with Chairmen on Climate Governance
Conversations with Chairmen on Climate Governance

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


About the event

Registrations are closed, if you are interested to attend, kindly email with your details soonest possible.

It gives us great pleasure to inform Chairmen of these upcoming closed-door sessions with the Founder Chairman of the Climate Governance Initiative. Please request for an invitation to attend one of these sessions. Capacity is limited. Each Chairman is encouraged to attend with a non-executive director from the board.

Session 1

11:30am - 12:30pm, 11 August 2022

hosted by Bursa Malaysia

welcome note by the CEO of Bursa Malaysia, moderated by the Chairman of Bursa Malaysia

Session 2

10am - 11am, 12 August 2022

hosted by the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia

welcome note by the Chairman of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia

Session 3

3pm - 4pm, 12 August 2022

hosted by the Securities Commission

welcome note by the Chairman of the Securities Commission

Session 4

10:30am – 11:30am, 15 August 2022

hosted by FIDE FORUM [for FIDE FORUM members only, members to please register directly with FIDE FORUM]

welcome note by the CEO of FIDE FORUM

Invitations will be issued in consultation with the venue host. The detailed program will be emailed to you when the invitation is issued. We intend to process all requests soonest possible.


In January 2019, the World Economic Forum issued a whitepaper "How to Set Up Effective Climate Governance on Corporate Boards: Guiding Principles and Questions". The Climate Governance Initiative is now a global network composed of 21 Chapters in currently 50 countries (with many more under development) bringing together a community of non-executive directors, Chairpersons and experts to promote the adoption of effective climate governance on their boards.

Climate Governance Malaysia, as the country chapter, was the second in the world to be launched, first in Asia Pacific, and since then has made significant inroads in raising awareness of the climate crisis as being a top financial risk to businesses.

Karina Litvack, Founder and Chairman of the Climate Governance Initiative, serves on the boards of Italian Oil & Gas major Eni S.p.A., where she chairs the Sustainability & Scenarios Committee, and serves on the Remuneration Committee; and the CFA Institute, home of the professional qualification for investment management professionals, where she chairs the ESG Working Group of the Investment Sub-Committee and serves on the Governance Committee.

Since the passage of the Paris Agreement at CoP21 in 2015, Karina has also been working to build a global network for fellow board directors to share experiences, engage with technical experts and stakeholders, access specialised training, and help to drive more effective climate transition strategies in the boardroom.

Under the auspices of the World Economic Forum, she co-founded the Climate Governance Initiative (CGI), home of the WEF Principles for Effective Climate Governance for Non-Executive Directors, where she chairs the Governing Board.  The CGI operates through a network of 21 national and regional Chapters in APAC, EMEA and the Americas, often in collaboration with local institutes of directors.

Previously, Karina had a 25-year career in Finance, latterly running the Governance and Sustainable Investment activities of UK asset manager F&C Investments [now Columbia Threadneedle Investments].

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