This innovation will help reduce flooding and ponding while also promoting groundwater recharge and reinforcing the soil to prevent erosion. Sunway Paving Solutions recently won the Honour Award- Landscape Green Products Award at the Malaysia Landscape Architecture Awards 2018 for its green products.
Zero waste is a goal to reduce what we need, to reuse or recycle what we can, and to compost what we cannot. Non-profit organisation Zero Waste Malaysia (ZWM) is taking initiatives to help educate the public and raise awareness about the zero waste lifestyle. Contrary to popular beliefs, zero waste lifestyle saves you money so it’s not unattainable and just for the rich.
Yayasan Islam Darul Ehsan (YIDE)’s social enterprise project was kick-started with the presentation of 1,000 bars of repurposed soap by Sunway’s hotel division. The Soapful project is a collaboration with Ecolab Sdn Bhd, Kinder Soaps Sdn Bhd and the Selangor Youth Community (SAY) with His Highness, Tengku Amir Shah gracing the launch event. The project intends to help in removing soap waste from landfills, reduce cost of the orphanage home, and cultivate meaningful business skills.
Delegates from the Ninth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) were taken on a tour of Sunway City Kuala Lumpur and shown how sustainability efforts were integrated and implemented in the city. Sunway aims to increase employee awareness on the UN SDGs in the effort to incorporate sustainable development principles in the workplace.
Sunway University Press was launched to give the public access to researches by Sunway University academics. The publishing department also provides guidance on intellectual property matters and publishing process with a constructive writing and publishing space.
Professor Jeffrey Sachs was a speaker at the Sustainability Summit Asia 2017 at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa. The rate of progress in many areas of the Sustainable Development Goals is far slower than needed to achieve the targets by 2030, according to the SDG Report 2017. Complexity of the SDG agenda and vested interested was cited as a challenge to achieving the United Nations SDGs.