The Malaysian corporate landscape is on the cusp of a transformative journey as Bursa
Malaysia, the country's stock exchange, gears up to enforce reporting on environmental,
social, and governance (ESG) metrics. This regulatory shift has brought to the forefront a
key challenge facing Malaysian firms: the urgent need to develop robust internal ESG
capabilities. As the clock ticks toward the 2023 deadline, the imperative of fostering inhouse expertise and engaging external ESG experts cannot be overstated.