Sustainable Development Goals: What next?
The Star, 17 December 2018
SEPTEMBER 2015 marked a sea-change in the global movement in sustainability when 193 countries collectively agreed to pursue 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals.
Bursa Malaysia reinforces support of TCFD recommendations in updated sustainability reporting guide and toolkits
Mondovisione, 14 December 2018
Bursa Malaysia Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”) is reinforcing its support of the Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (“TCFD”) in the updated version of its Sustainability Reporting Guide and Toolkits (“2nd Edition Guide and Toolkits”) released today, by incorporating TCFD Recommendations to encourage listed issuers in assessing and disclosing material climate-related information in their annual reporting.
How Companies Can Increase Market Rewards For Sustainability Efforts
Forbes, 5 December 2018
For the first time, a link has been drawn between public sentiment about a company’s sustainability practices and how that company is valued in the market.
Learning to care
The Sun Daily, 21 November 2018
MALAYSIA is said to be among the few countries that have crafted their own philosophy of education nationally. This was made known to the audience at the Seminar on Values-based Education last week at the International Islamic University Malaysia. The philosophy aims to provide the country with a better focus and direction as to how education could enhance Malaysia’s standing as a nation that is independent to shape and inform her own destiny as well as identity.
Malaysia Committed to UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development Goals
New Delhi Times, 19 November 2018
Non-Aligned Movement has reaffirmed that Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are integrated and indivisible and balance the three dimensions of sustainable development -economic, social and environmental. NAM has called upon the Member States to work towards the implementation of the commitments contained in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as well as the international development goals agreed at the major UN conferences and summits.