Sustainable Brands Conference Kuala Lumpur (SBKL) brings together thought leaders from some of the world’s largest brands, most influential NGOs, policymakers and social enterprises to share innovations, learnings and next practices with the community in Malaysia.

Speakers

Explore our comprehensive line-up of internationally-renowned thought leaders, industry experts and game-changing speakers.

PROGRAMME
SCHEDULE

13 August 2024

07:30 – 08:30


Registration

08:30 – 08:40


Opening Remarks

Mike Dupee – Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Brands Worldwide

08:40 – 08:50


Welcome Remarks

Sharmini Nagulan – Managing Director, Acacia Blue CSR Sdn. Bhd. & Project Lead, Sustainable Brands Malaysia

08:50 – 09:00


Opening Address

Ts. Mahadhir Aziz – Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

09:00 – 10:00


Keynote Address 1 – Technology: A Living Systems Perspective

Jenny Anderson – Founder, Really Regenerative CIC

Mila Aliana – Strategic Advisor and Chief Weaver, Really Regenerative CIC

10:00 – 10:45


Plenary Session 1 – Accelerating Sustainability with AI

Enyen Cheong – Cloud for Sustainability Lead, Microsoft Asia

10:45 – 11:15


Morning Tea Break

11:15 – 11:45


Plenary Session 2 – Connecting Communities for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Dr Sumitra Nair – Senior Director & Head of Sustainability, TM

11:45 – 12:15


Plenary Session 3 – TBA

Euan Smith – Group Chief Executive Officer, Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad

12:15 – 13:15


Lunch Break

13:15 – 14:15


Panel Discussion 1 – Technology and AI in Supply Chain Sustainability

Panel:

  • Umang Varma – Head, Tech Solutions Hub APAC, Oracle

Moderator: Redha Shukor – Partner, Southeast Asia Sustainable Supply Chain, PwC Malaysia

14:15 – 14:45


Plenary Session 4 – Building Resilient Townships: The Sime Darby Property Approach

Dr Yasmin Rasyid – General Manager – Sustainability, Sime Darby Property

14:45 – 15:15


Plenary Session 5 – TBA

Sarah Ichioka – Founding Director, Desire Lines Pte Ltd

15:15 – 15:45


Afternoon Tea Break

15:45 – 16:15


Plenary Session 6 – Innovating for Impact: How Unconventional Enterprises Drive Sustainable Innovation

Ayu Abdullah – Managing Director, Community Energy Toolkit (COMET)

16:15 – 17:15


Panel Discussion 2 – Navigating the Future – Sustainable Fintech Trends

Panel:

  • Sharifah Sarah Syed Mohamed Tahir – Chief Business Officer, Group Institutional Banking, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad
  • Liew Ooi Hann – Founder & CEO, Halogen Capital
  • Datuk Fadzli Abdul Wahit – Senior Vice President / Head of Digital Transformation, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Moderator: Dr Renard Siew – Group Head of Corporate Sustainability, Yinson Holdings Berhad

17:15


Day 1 End

14 August 2024

07:30 – 08:30


Registration

08:30 – 08:45


Welcome Day 2

Keith Miranda – President, Invictus Blue Group

08:45 – 09:15


Opening Address Day 2

Khairy Jamaluddin – Former Minister, Radio Presenter & Podcaster

09:15 – 10:00


Keynote Address 2 – Regeneration Generation Harnessing the Technology Supercycle

Marc Buckley – Founder of ALOHAS Regenerative Foundation, Ecological Economist, Regenerative Futurist, Solarpunk and Global Food Systems Reformist, ALOHAS Regenerative Foundation

10:00 – 10:20


Plenary Session 7 – Technology in Decarbonizing the Aviation Sector

Philip See Yew Jin – Group Chief Sustainability Officer & CEO of Loyalty & Travel Services, Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG)

10:20 – 10:30


Adjourn to Workshop – Refreshments served in breakout rooms

10:30 – 12:30


Workshops

Stream 1: Exploring Human & Systemic Relational Technology

Jenny Andersson – Founder, Really Regenerative CIC

Mila Aliana – Strategic Advisor and Chief Weaver, Really Regenerative CIC

Stream 2: What Does a World that Works for Everyone Look Like for you?

Marc Buckley – Founder of ALOHAS Regenerative Foundation, Ecological Economist, Regenerative Futurist, Solarpunk and Global Food Reformist, ALOHAS Regenerative Foundation

Stream 3: Showcase of Sustainability Tools and Resources

    Showcase 1: What AI looks like with Sustainability?

    Dr Matthew Wong – CEO & Co-Founder, Carbon GPT

    Showcase 2: Sustainable Business Coach – from The Future-Fit Foundation

    Sharmini Nagulan – Managing Director, Acacia Blue Sdn. Bhd. & Project Lead, Sustainable Brands Malaysia

    Showcase 3: AI for Data Driven ESG Narratives

    Manminder Kaur Dhillon – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, publiCT.io

    Showcase 4: Sustainable Financing – Introduction

    Karl Godderis – Asian Representative, Pragma Finance

12:30 – 14:30


Closing

Sharmini Nagulan – Managing Director, Acacia Blue Sdn. Bhd. & Project Lead, Sustainable Brands Malaysia

Mohamad Zulfadli Bin Mohd Amin – Head of Sustainability, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Networking Lunch

14:30


Day 2 End

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