Education, key to protecting our planet
The Star, 2 September 2018
Malaysia is recognised as one of the top 12 mega-biodiversity countries in the world. Our country is home to a great variety of natural resources that provide for the well-being and economic development of its people.
A Malaysian port city grapples with Chinese funding fallout
Eco Business, 27 August 2018
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed has put the brakes on key Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects in Pahang state—including a fast rail link to Singapore—a slowdown that could benefit both the economy and the environment, observers say.
The sustainable sago eco beads from Malaysia
The Week, 25 August 2018
A team from the University of Technology, Mara in Malaysia have created beads from waste sago fibre. Green, yellow, blue, black, pink, reddish orange and brown beads have been aesthetically strung together to form stylish jewellery. While their colours and delicate designs are eye catching, it is their concept of being eco friendly and sustainable that is noteworthy.
Food for thought
NST, 25 August 2018
Malaysia evidently has a long way to go in many areas, especially etiquette and sustainability. But we cannot afford to slack off anymore, as the implications of not minding issues of food wastage run deep.
Corporate leadership in CSR
The Edge Malaysia, 20 March 2007
Tan Sri Francis Yeoh, managing director of YTL Corp Bhd (YTL) is one such leader. He is one of the growing numbers of chief executives who are committed to the green agenda. In his speech at the recent one-day conference on “Cutting Carbon to Increase Profits” held in Kuala Lumpur, he spoke with conviction on the ecological debts and such negligence will not be forgiven by our future generations.