Malaysian Code for Institutional Investors, 2014

Malaysia Current 2014

In 2014 the Malaysia Securities Commission (SC) launched a Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk framework to facilitate the financing of sustainable and responsible investment initiatives. The SRI Sukuk framework is an extension of the existing Sukuk framework and all the other requirements in the Guidelines on Sukuk continue to apply. The additional areas addressed in the framework for the issuance of SRI Sukuk include utilisation of proceeds, eligible SRI projects, disclosure requirements, appointment of an independent party and reporting requirements. 

Scope

General sustainability/ESG/non-financial

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

Specific sector/s

Organizations covered by the instrument

All listed companies

Issuer type

Financial Regulators

Type of instrument

Code of conduct or guideline

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

Project Partners