The SDGs and the private sector
D+C, 17 October 2018
The 2030 Agenda gives the private sector a significant role for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Many corporations have pledged their support. A recent study done on behalf of several leading German civil-society organisations (CSOs) analyses how businesses are contributing to SDG-related action. It assesses what can be done to better align business activities with the SDGs.
Govt freezes licence issuance for plastic waste recycling factories
The Edge Markets, 17 October 2018
The government has frozen the issuance of licences to set up plastic waste recycling factories in Malaysia and banned the import of such materials to ensure existing illegal factories do not continue their operations.
A lesson in sustainability
The Sun Daily, 15 October 2018
The announcement made by the Housing and Local Government Ministry recently is something to celebrate. Zuraida Kamaruddin said the government will embrace waste to energy (WTE) technology nationwide, aiming for a plant in every state within two years.
Plastic danger in eating fish
NST, 4 October 2018
Disposal of solid waste, in particular materials made from plastic, is seen to be the biggest environmental threat to the world, especially for countries surrounded by oceans, including Malaysia.
Malaysia sets a new goal of 18% clean energy generation by 2030
Open Gov, 19 September 2018
Citizens can expect a transparent and efficient market structure with more cost reflective tariff proceeding the new reforms that will be put in place that seek to foster technological innovation in RE.