Ruth Yeoh, The Enlightened Next Generation
- The Edge Malaysia
Her Christian upbringing and faith were also instrumental in shaping her values and beliefs. Quoting a verse from the Bible — “the earth is the Lord’s and everything in it” — she says, “I really believe in that because we’re God’s children, and we’re supposed to safeguard his earth." You can choose to be a duck that quacks, or an eagle that soars and sees all the problems and deals with it. Yeoh also oversees YTLs carbon credit consultancy group, which she claims is No 1 in Malaysia and third in Asean in terms of registered projects. “We help companies apply for CDM (clean development mechanism) and basically show them how to go green, such as what do they do with their waste, how to convert it and how to clean up their factories....