OCBC Malaysia pledges support for green energy projects in Sarawak

Tan (fourth left), Dr Hazland (fourth right) and others pose for a group photo during their recent meeting.

By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, April 27: OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad (OCBC Malaysia) has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting green and sustainable financing for renewable energy projects in Sarawak.

OCBC Malaysia managing director, senior banker & head of investment banking, Tan Ai Chin met with Minister for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (MEESty) Sarawak Datuk Dr Hazland Abang Hipni, to discuss OCBC Group’s commitment to leveraging its financial expertise to foster the growth of renewable energy infrastructure in Sarawak.


“To reflect the commitment, OCBC Malaysia has taken on the role of Exclusive Financial Institution Partner for the upcoming Asia Pacific Green Hydrogen Conference and Exhibition 2024 (APGH 2024), scheduled to take place from June 10 to 12 at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK).

“We believe partnerships like these are instrumental in making a meaningful impact on Sarawak’s sustainability initiatives towards realising the goal of a low carbon and inclusive green economy,” she said in a statement today.

According to Tan, OCBC Group’s pioneering efforts in structuring award-winning bespoke green and sustainable financial solutions are crucial in supporting its business partners in their transition journey towards a Net Zero economy.

“The exclusive partnership for APGH 2024 further solidifies our commitment in championing the renewable energy agenda and driving innovation in the region,” she added.

APGH 2024, organised by Borneo Business Connect Sdn Bhd in collaboration with the MEESty and supported by Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak), is set to attract a diverse and global audience.

Anticipated participation includes 100 exhibitors, 500 conference delegates, 50 speakers, and 4,000 trade visitors from various countries, including Japan, Korea, the Nordic Region, Chile, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Spain, with more expected to join. — DayakDaily