Jumpstart your ESG journey today
The adoption of sustainable, green and low-carbon practices will help SMEs future proof business plans, retain market access and gain a competitive advantage as Malaysia and the world transition to a net zero and sustainable future.
Achieve cost savings, better risk management and ensure continued funding & financing access
Increase operational efficiencies and agility to respond to new ESG-related regulations
Retain and gain high-quality talent and align with changing customer preferences
What is ESG?
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is a framework that helps stakeholders understand how an organisation is managing risks and opportunities related to sustainability.
The ESG Jumpstart Guide
The JC3 SME Focus Group (“SFG”), in collaboration with knowledge partners has developed an ESG JumpStart Guide (“the Guide”), a simple and practical reference guide for SMEs. It contains suggested actions that SMEs could take to:
Build up basic ESG knowledge & capability
Identify and respond to key ESG issues, risks & opportunities
Explore the guide to understand more about the steps you can take to jumpstart your sustainability journey
Explore the portal to learn more about the available resources to help you in your journey towards sustainability
Learn about ESG and climate change and what this means for your business
Discover various certification schemes that could be useful for your business
Financial solutions and incentives
Explore a range of financial options and incentives designed to facilitate and encourage sustainable initiatives
Resources and Tools
Explore key resources, tools and frameworks to guide your sustainability journey
Frameworks, standards and guidelines
Simplified ESG Disclosure Guide (SEDG)
for SMEs in Supply Chains
The aim of the SEDG is to provide practical, structured guidance on disclosures expected of small-to-medium enterprise (SMEs) within the supply chains, in relation to environment, social and governance (ESG) matters.
Resources and Tools
Low Carbon Operating System (LCOS)
Carbon Management Platform
A cloud-based carbon management platform developed by MGTC to help organisations easily measure, manage and mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions
The provided list of materials is not exhaustive and is intended for general reference purposes only; additional materials may exist that are not included herein
SME Feature Stories
Discover inspiring narratives of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have achieved notable success in adopting and promoting sustainable practices, showcasing their positive impact on both the environment and their business growth