Our 2019 Achievement
We took a bold step in launching this event with a wide range of topics. Among the sustainable business practices covered were
Biggest TAKEWAYS in our
Watch and Discover Industry Professionals and Mentors Sharing Insightful Strategies, Practical Action Plans As Well As Latest Trends. Your Every Decision Can Positively Alter Conservation, Biodiversity, Intergenerational Justice & Global Climate Change.
Goals of the Conference
Encouraging business owners and entrepreneurs to review all aspects of their businesses to make them more sustainable by
In the long-term, Improving business sustainability will
Ideas and sharing sessions
with our participants throughout
this 2-day conference
Our Speakers Gallery
Special Functions Officer to the Minister Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change
- More than a decade of experience in Climate Change and Sustainability Policy Development and Implementation;
- Headed Negotiation Teams at International and Regional levels;
- Advise the Hon. Minister on matters relating to National Policy, Legislation, Regulations, Institutional Frameworks, Governance, Implementation, Compliance, and other matters as directed, in the following broad areas:
- Environment Management;
- Climate Change;
- Energy, and,
- Science and Technology.
- Advise the Hon. Minister on matters relating to International Policy with respect to membership and participation in, and compliance to International and Regional Cooperation Agreements and Multilateral Environmental Agreements under the purview of the ministry, including:
- The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC);
- The Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata Conventions and the Montreal Protocol, and The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, and,
- The ASEAN, APEC, Commonwealth and UN frameworks.
- Serve as intermediary between the Hon. Minister and Senior Civil Service Officers, National and State Agencies, Civil Society Organisations and the Private Sector in the Planning, Development, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of Programmes aimed at achieving the Strategic Objectives of the Ministry;
- Coordinate, draft, verify and communicate responses to inquiries from the media and civil society organizations, as well as responses to questions posed to the Hon. Minister in Parliament;
- Draft official correspondence from the Hon. Minister as necessary, and,
- Represent the Hon. Minister at meetings and events.
Our Speakers Gallery
Adj. Prof. Anthony Wong
Board Member of Malaysia Green Building Confederation Teaching Green Sustainable hotel for MAH
Adj. Prof. Anthony WongBoard Member of Malaysia Green Building Confederation Teaching Green Sustainable hotel for MAH
Adj. Prof. Anthony Wong is a pioneer in using Constructed Wetland to treat waste water since 1991 at the Jungle Lodge in Gombak and at his Frangipani Resort in Langkawi since 2005. He is the current Board Member of Malaysia Green Building Confederation Teaching Green Sustainable hotel for MAH -Malaysian Association of Hotels since 2006 and many other professional bodies like architects and engineers in this topic. Received the Langkawi Awards by the Ministry of Environment in 2012.
TEDx Speaker, Award-Winning Marketing Leader, Storyteller, Founder & CEO, BEYOND99: The Digital Agency
Khushboo NangaliaTEDx Speaker, Award-Winning Marketing Leader, Storyteller, Founder & CEO, BEYOND99: The Digital Agency
Khushboo is an entrepreneur, award-winning marketer and founder of BEYOND99 – a global digital growth agency based out of Malaysia, India & Canada.
As a Global Goodwill and WEForShe Ambassador – she believes in paying it forward to inspire future leaders and rise by lifting others.
Started early at 17; with over a decade of experience now she's an expert in Business Storytelling & Millennial Marketing – with a reputation as one of the most dynamic & accomplished young leaders (under 30).
She loves working in deep partnership with has experience working with ambitious brands as:
AAA Malaysia, China Southern Airlines, Poh Kong Jellewers, Julie Biscuit, Spotlight, EBusiness Association Malaysia, Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation, Xiamen Air, Foreign Data Center Immigrations, Embassy of Senegal & more.
Apart from various mentions, some of her notable achievements are as follow:
- ‘100 Most Influential Youth Marketing Leader’ Award by CMO Asia & World Federation of Marketing
- ‘Women Business Leaders in Malaysia’ Award by World CSR and World Sustainability
- ‘Excellence & Leadership in Branding & Marketing’ by Golden Globe Tiger Awards
- ‘Top 9 Marketers to Follow in Malaysia’ by Marketing in Asia, an online magazine
- ‘Women’s Empowerment Humanitarian Award 2019’ by GGA Global Board
- ‘Top LinkedIn Icons in Malaysia’ by Marketing in Asia and TheSunDaily Newspaper
- Youngest invited member of ’Top Voices Malaysia’ - 30 Most Influential People on LinkedIn
- TEDx speaker on ‘Power of Business Storytelling’ in 2018
- Shortlisted as Top 100 Marketing & Advertising Companies at MADCON 2019, Dubai
Khushboo is also a key member of NAWEM (National Association of Women Entrepreneurs in Malaysia), MWCC (Malaysia World Chamber of Commerce), and a sought-after speaker, advisor to startups, guest lecturer at various Universities, marketing tastemaker and host of #WomenofImpact show - empowering women leaders across the globe.
Dr Narjit Singh
CHAIRMAN & C.E.O, SMP GROUP of CLINICS and MY LIFE CENTRE SDN BHD
Dr Narjit SinghCHAIRMAN & C.E.O, SMP GROUP of CLINICS and MY LIFE CENTRE SDN BHD
Ian Anthony Chew
CEO / CO-FOUNDER, UNIVERSAL GROUP OF COMPANIES
Ian Anthony ChewCEO / CO-FOUNDER, UNIVERSAL GROUP OF COMPANIES
Ian Anthony Chew is the CEO / Co-Founder of the Universal Group of Companies. An individual, who having concerns about the everchanging negative environmental conditions and changes of the planet, chose to form the Universal Group of Companies, that provides the First in the World, Eco-Friendly Quantum Technology Product, that can positively contribute to the Worlds efforts in reducing Green House Gas Emissions.
Having worked tirelessly to get this Revolutionary New Technology known for its positive impact and ability on preventing Climate change, he is further committing resources to efforts in achieving Ecological Awareness, through Energy Efficiency and Sustainability programs.
You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org for enquiries regarding the Technology and/or participation.
President & Group CEO, PORTMAN Education Group & Mines 2 Group of companies
Ernie ChenPresident & Group CEO, PORTMAN Education Group & Mines 2 Group of companies
Ernie serves as the President & Group CEO of the PORTMAN Education Group & Mines 2 Group of companies. Ernie is an award-winning entrepreneur and a world-traveled international speaker with a proven track record in leading speaking engagements at national and international conferences for personal development, businesses & property events.
Ernie has authored & published 4 books that include 10 Ultimate Business Strategies, 10 Ultimate Marketing Strategies, 10 Ultimate Leadership Strategies & 10 Ultimate Tips for Confidence that are available nationwide in all major bookstores.
Ernie is currently the star of #AskErnie, an online documentary series highlighting what it’s like to be a hands on CEO and public figure in today’s digital world. Ernie is also the host of “THE ERNIE CHEN SHOW”, an online content show that interviews successful entrepreneurs, key opinion leaders (KOLs), movers & shakers of the business world, and resident guest in PFM LIVE with Ernie Chen, a business and advice Q&A show which can be found on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn.
Ernie has also advised more than 500 corporate clients that include Fortune 100 & 500 Multinational Corporations and Large Local Conglomerates such as Financial Services Institutions, Telecommunications, Property Developers, High Tech Industries, Hospitality, Retail, Education, Advertising and Entertainment. His success and achievements have been featured in TV1, TV2, TV3, NTV7, 8TV, Astro, Hitz FM, Fly FM, BFM, FHM Magazine, Channel V, The Edge, News Straits Times, Berita Harian, Harian Metro, The Star and The Sun Malaysian newspapers and numerous magazines.
Ernie is presently the owner of the following companies that include PORTMAN College Sdn Bhd (MOE registered Private Higher Education Institution & MOHR Registered Training Provider). Akademi PORTMAN Sdn Bhd (MOE Registered Learning Center), Nota Technology Sdn Bhd (Digital, Content & Event Marketing) & Dreamtalents Media Sdn Bhd (Talent Search Portal).
Group Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, The Petra Group. Chief Operating Officer, Green Rubber Global
Michael WarrenGroup Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, The Petra Group. Chief Operating Officer, Green Rubber Global
Managing Partner of Fumase LLC. & Fumase (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and CEO at KuasaRE Sdn. Bhd
Kiran JethwaManaging Partner of Fumase LLC. & Fumase (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and CEO at KuasaRE Sdn. Bhd
Kiran Jethwa is the Managing Partner of Fumase LLC. & Fumase (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and CEO at KuasaRE Sdn. Bhd.
Fumase is an Asset Management & Asset Development company based out of USA & Malaysia with a focus on Renewable Energy, Water & Waste sectors; and geographic focus on South East Asia & Indian Sub-Continent. Fumase is actively developing and financing projects in these sectors and regions. Fumase’s vision is to develop & invest in a portfolio of 2 GW renewable energy projects by 2022. Fumase (Malaysia) is developing a 30MWac Solar project in Malaysia won in a competitive tender.
Kiran Jethwa is a serial entrepreneur and a veteran marketing professional with over 10+ years of experience in the renewable energy sector & 20+ years of high tech industry experience. Prior to clean technology, Kiran held various product marketing & management positions in the high tech sector with Fortune 500 companies and start-ups alike, defining and delivering market driven products & turning around products & companies. Kiran Jethwa is a proponent of innovative business models that incorporate economic, social & environmental Triple Bottom Line strategies. Kiran has contributed as the investor chair for California and a mentor in “Cleantech Open” – the largest clean technology competition in USA & globally. Kiran is a frequent speaker at clean technology and financial conferences internationally. Global professional experience in South Asia, South East Asia, Japan, Europe, North America and Latin America. Kiran has BSEE, MSCS and MBA degrees.
Francis Xaviour Joe
General Manager, Accuvio Asia
Francis Xaviour JoeGeneral Manager, Accuvio Asia
Francis is responsible for business development, sales and support activities covering Asean including Hong Kong, India and Sri Lanka for Accuvio Sustainability Reporting Software company of Ireland. He helps organisations and its sustainability corporate executives embrace digital technology for their sustainability management and reporting responsibilities. With the challenges facing humanity on environment, social and governance, Francis feels that the pre-digital way of working would be too slow in making transformative changes urgently required to address climate change, and increasing social inequality in order to build a safer more sustainable world for our children and their future generations.
Prior to joining Accuvio, he was Vice President, Corporate Finance at a leading Malaysian rating agency and banker with the largest local bank and oldest foreign bank in Malaysia. Francis brings over 25 years of corporate experience in banking, credit rating and software solutions offering a strategic and tactical know-how to help companies future-proof its profitability and business model.
Francis balances work with travel, a rookie foodie enthusiast and helps a marginal family’s children build a brighter future through education and proper nutrition.
Prof. Dr. Ng Kwan Hoong
Professor,University of Malaya.Department Of Biomedical Imaging University Malaya
Prof. Dr. Ng Kwan HoongProfessor,University of Malaya.Department Of Biomedical Imaging University Malaya
Chairman, Centre for Environment, Technology and Development, Malaysia
Gurmit SinghChairman, Centre for Environment, Technology and Development, Malaysia
Mr. Gurmit Singh is an environmentalist, social activist and engineer. He is the Chairman of CETDEM. Prior to becoming Chairman, he was the Centre’s founder Executive Director from June 1985 to December 2006. He was appointed as Director of CETDEM’s think tank SUDI in Aug. 2011.
He is also an Adviser of the Environmental Protection Society, Malaysia, [after having served as founder President from 1974 to 1994] and till 15 Sept. 2012 was Regional Coordinator of Climate Action Network, Southeast Asia (CANSEA) for 3 terms. For his dedicated work, the Malaysian Government awarded Gurmit the distinguished Langkawi Award in 1993 and the Sustainable Consumer Award in 2008. UN Malaysia gave him its Environmental Sustainability Award in 2013 while MBPJ presented him its Green Leadership award towards the end of that year. In 2015 the Malaysian Green Technology Corporation gave him the Green Catalyst Award. The Merdeka Award for Environment was presented to him in Sept. 2018 and the Gandhi Memorial Trust Public Service Award in October. He also garnered an Honorary M.Sc. from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2000.
Gurmit holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Malaya . He has been a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia since 1974. His Memoirs of a Malaysian Eco-Activist was launched on 22 April 2017. He led SUDI’s study entitled “Water in Malaysia: The Holistic Sustainable Path” in 1918.
Day 1 Thrusday (12 September 2019)
|Laudato Si’ – CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME|
|Speaker 1||11.00am||Growing with Gratitude, Accountability & Stewardship||Ben Savarimuthu|
|Speaker 2||11.30 am||Intergeneration Justice.||Khushboo Nangalia|
|SUSTAINABILITY & OUR PLANET I|
|Speaker 3||12.00 pm||Below the Sea||Henry|
|Speaker 4||12.30 pm||Global Climate Change Emergency||Paul Selvam Devadoss|
|LUNCH||1pm –2pm||Lunch and Networking|
|Promo Track||2pm||Vendors Session i.e. Eco products||Sponsored Track|
|SUSTAINABILITY IN INDUSTRY I|
|Speaker 5||2.15pm||Green Rubber Technology||Michael Warren|
|Speaker 6||2.45pm||Off-Grid Solar Renewables||Kiran Jithwa|
|TEA BREAK||3.15pm||Tea and Networking|
|SUSTAINABILITY AT OUR WORKPLACE|
|Speaker 7||3.30pm||Transforming into Green Business||Teh Soo Tyng|
|Speaker 8||4.00pm||Energy Savings & Solutions||Ian Chew|
|SUSTAINABILITY IN HEALTHY LIVING/ HOME|
|Speaker 9||4.30pm||Green Medicine||Dr. Narjit Singh|
|Speaker 10||5.00pm||Closure||Louis Clovis|
Day 2 Friday (13 September 2019)
|BREAKFAST||8.30am||START-UPS IN SUSTAINABILITY|
|Speaker 1||9.00am||Knowledge Resources & Financial Aid
Oppurtunities for Startups
|Speaker 2||9.30am||Commercializing Innovations :
What happens after funding?
|Woon Foo Wen|
|SUSTAINABILITY IN INDUSTRY II|
|Speaker 3||10.15am||Corporate Corbon Reporting. How & Why ?||Soon Hun Yang|
|Speaker 4||10.45 - 11.15am||Sustainable Organic Argiculture - SESSION 1
Water and Waste Management - SESSION 2
|Adj. Prof. Anthony Wong|
|Speaker 5||11.45am||Resources Sustainabiliy & Stakeholders||Gurmit Singh|
|LUNCH||12.30pm||Lunch and Networking|
|PROMO Track||2.00pm||Vendors Session i.e. Eco products||SPONSORED TRACK|
|BUSINESS OPPURTUNITIES IN SUSTAINABILITY|
|Speaker 6||2.30pm||Digitisation of Sustainability Reporting||Francis Xaviour Joe|
|Speaker 7||3.00pm||How Can Corporate Sustainability be a||Venu Mahendra|
|SUSTAINABILITY AND OUR PLANET II|
|MPOCC Keynote||3.30pm||Certification & Standards Processes||Chew Jit Seng|
|TEA BREAK||4.00pm||Networking- Turn over for FORUM|
|FORUM||4.10 pm||SUSTAINABILITY : GOVERNANCE||Moderated by TO BE ANNOUNCED|
Panelist In Conference 2019
Organisers In Conference 2019
Laudatosi malaysia (an NGO) is organising the event with assistance from EmpireBay/EmpireEvents for logistical and administrative efficiency.