Inaugural Responsible Finance Summit
(Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur, 30-31 March 2016)
Bank Negara Malaysia, the central bank of Malaysia, recently hosted the inaugural Responsible Finance Summit (RFS) at their headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on 30th and 31st March, 2016. The event was jointly organised by the Responsible Finance Institute (RFI) Foundation and Middle East Global Advisors. Keynote speeches from two versatile leaders and advocates of responsible finance marked the opening of the summit on the first day. In her keynote speech, outgoing Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz, highlighted the importance of financial inclusion, and mentioned how responsible finance could connect the more than 2 billion adults who are currently excluded from any formal banking services.