PKF Malta: The ''S'' in ESG

PKF Malta: The ”S” in ESG


Date: 27th June 2023
Time: 8:00am – 12.30pm
Venue: Portomaso Suite, Hilton, Malta
Fee: €25 incl. vat + booking fee


Join PKF Malta on 27th June for an unmissable panel debates. Have a seat at the table, and let your voice be heard!

• Listen to Malta’s policymakers speak on social matters at a national level.
• Educate yourself on the link between S, the E & G when performing an ESG assessment
• Learn on what the “S” in ESG is all about, with a special focus on mental health and Occupational Health & Safety
• Network with other peers within the industry.


This conference will explore various aspects, including how a company manages its relationship with its stakeholders, especially its workforce, tackling topics including well-being and inclusivity. We will also discuss how ESG will affect access to finance as well as an introduction to ESG reporting and assessments.


Who should attend?

The business breakfast is aimed at the academia and businesses operating in financial services, finance and banking, accounting and advisory, legal, public interest entities including insurance and listed companies, health and safety, mental health services and ESG practitioners.


The event is also aimed at policymakers, economists, sociologists, psychologists, human resource specialists, therapists, equal rights activists amongst others.


Is your company geared up? Be part of the change!



8.00 – 9.00
Registration breakfast

9.00 – 9.05
Welcome speech by PKF Malta – Mr. Pierre Mangion, Business Development Partner

9.05 – 9.15
Remarks by Hon. Claudette Buttigieg, Shadow Minister for Civil Liberties, Social Dialogue and Diabetes

9.15 – 9.25
Remarks by Hon. Dr. Michael Falzon, Minister for Social Policy and Children’s Rights

9.25 – 9.45
Mr. George Darmanin, MOSHPA President & EHS practitioner – Why is Occupational Health and Safety relevant to ESG

9.45 – 10.00
Dr. Jonathan Spiteri, Resident Academic at University of Malta – A Deep Dive into the Social dimension of ESG

10.00 – 10.15
Ms. Gabriella Borda, Sustainability advisor – The Link between the S, the E & G

10.15 – 10.30

10.30 – 10.50
Networking coffee break

10.50 – 11.10
Mr. Matthew Orrell and Ms. Elizabeth Gousse Ballotte – Partners at PKF New York – The S in ESG; key considerations of an ESG Programme for building long lasting value

11.10 – 11.30
Mr. Andrew Barberi, Manager of the learning & Development team, Richmond Foundation – Mental Health at the Workplace

11.30 – 12.15
Panel discussion
Dr. Valerie Visanich (sociologist)
Ms. Ingrid Azzopardi (Deputy Chair at MESGA / co-founder of the ESG Alliance)
Mr. Clinton Flores (Head of ESG at BOV)
Mr. Mark Azzopardi (Sustainability Consultant)
Mr. Matthew Swain (ESG Senior Manager at APS Bank plc)

12.15 – 12.25

12.25 – 12.30
Closing remarks and round-up by PKF Malta – Mr. George Mangion, Senior Partner


27th June 2023 8:00 - 27th June 2023 12:30
Portomaso Suite, The Hilton, Malta