The UN Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei (UN GCMYB) and the Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD) signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) February 2021 to establish a strategic partnership to work together as knowledge partners on shared priorities and to develop common plans for action towards achieving sustainable development goals.

UN GCMYB and MACD are delighted to announce the establishment of a strategic partnership to work together as knowledge partners on shared priorities to develop common plans for action towards achieving sustainable development goals UN GCMYB and MACD will jointly develop research surveys that aim to understand the views, priorities and challenges in sustainability of the board of directors in the business community, and will explore opportunities to organize corporate events, conferences, workshops and programmes on corporate sustainability and the relevant subject matters.

MACD is an independent, not-for-profit membership entity and an Inaugural Member of the Global Network of Director Institutes (GNDI) comprising 22 leading Director Institutes globally. Its President, Adj. Prof. Paul W Chan, is also the Global IIRC Ambassador of International Integrated Reporting Council (UK), a strong proponent and advocate for Integrated Reporting and sustainable development.

About UN Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei (UN GCMYB)

As the leading voice on corporate sustainability, UN GCMYB drives multi-stakeholder action to forge a more sustainable future, grounded in the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact and the Sustainable Development Goals. Through various programmes, tools, and partnerships, UN GCMYB advances the stewardship of sustainable business practices and the country’s national agenda of becoming a regional sustainable business hub.

About Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors (MACD)

MACD is an independent, not-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee, established in February 2009 with goals to develop exemplary Corporate Directors in entrepreneurship with integrity and sustainability, in corporate strategy and good corporate governance. MACD maintains a network amongst top-ranking business leaders and Director Institutes locally and around the world. An inaugural member of GNDI, MACD remains dedicated to advancing local board leadership with its global counterparts, and enhancing members’ personal proficiencies by continual education, lifelong learning and global business networking.

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