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Driving Sustainability As a Business

China’s largest e-commerce platform by revenue has been practising sustainability as part of its long-term business strategy since its inception. JD.com invested more than RM 605 million into the Green Steam Initiative where consumers are incentivised for choosing recyclable packaging for their orders. Corporate partners are engaged to promote recycled packaging across the supply chain.

Superlative Sunway

Sunway’s many business units prove to be the leaders in their field with a collection of accolades from various prestigious award.

Rethinking “Business As Usual”

Growing economic inequality gives rise to social unrest, hinders economic growth and prevents poverty reduction. Current economic model has to be challenged by the people and rethought by the government. Deepak Xavier believes society has the power to fight injustices of poverty and inequality.

A New Outlook: Looking Ahead

The hard work, loyalty and dedication of Sunwayians past and present, helped in making us one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates.

Defying Stereotypes

Equal representation is important because both genders can bring their own unique skills to complement their jobs.

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Celebrating Our Historic Milestones With Malaysia

Sunway Education Group celebrated 30 years of academic excellence since it was founded in 1987. Sunway Malls celebrated 20 magical years since the opening of the iconic Egyptian-themed Sunway Pyramid in 1997.

Overcoming Cancer

Yip Swee Fong of Johor Bharu, who suffers from cancer, details her account of receiving treatment via the TrueBeam STx system technology from Sunway Medical Centre.

Money, Market & Mentors

Sunway iLabs offers comprehensive entrepreneurial ecosystem for aspiring entrepreneurs through its accelerator programme.

Building Sustainable Cities

Liu Thai Ker, master planner of Singapore, shares about lessons learn from Singapore’s journey towards becoming a sustainability city. Singapore ranked as the top city in Southeast Asia in the Sustainable Cities Index by Arcadis, a global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm.

War On Plastic

Malaysia aims to eliminate single-use plastic by 2030. The government has implemented many initiatives to address the burgeoning problem of plastic waste. Leading by example, Sunway has initiated their own green steps toward eliminating single-use plastic.

Championing Zero Waste in Malaysia

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.

A Vision For Sustainability

Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s model smart sustainable city, is one of Malaysia's must-visit destinations with a vast array of entertainment, leisure and lifestyle attractions seamlessly integrated across 800 acres offering all-inclusive convenience.

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Repurposing to Make a Difference

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.

Building A Sustainable World

The Jeffrey Cheah Foundation made a US$10 million (RM44.6 million) contribution to establish the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development to promote collaboration and linkages between various stakeholders.

Joining Hands For Zero Hunger

Sunway Group aligns its businesses with the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of ‘No Poverty’ and ‘Zero Hunger’ through Sunway Food Programme. Its three initiatives that include #ZEROFOODWASTAGE, Rise Against Hunger meal packing, and Share Because You Care grocery drive were scaled up to create better impact for the society.

Narrowing The Gap In Communities

Sunway Property collaborated with 11 underprivileged organisations to launch #SunwayClosesTheGap, its Social Inclusion and Sustainability Initiative. Sunway collected a variety of essential items for the 11 beneficiary homes.

Building A Smart And Sustainable Future

Sunway City was certified as Malaysia’s first sustainable township by Green Building Index Malaysia. Sunway is now strengthening its sustainable development credentials with plans that seek to turn Sunway City into a model “smart city” of the 21st century.

Dangers of Plastic

Plastic wastes have filled our lands and polluted our oceans. Malaysia is the largest importer of plastic trash with the average Malaysian using 300 plastic shopping bags a year. Asian countries make up some of the world’s top 20 polluters.

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Igniting The Spark of Youth

Sunway Group is the main sponsor of the Selangor Youth Community (SAY) IGNITE 2017 initiative. Sunway Group is committing a total contribution of RM1 million in sponsorship both in cash and in kind towards the SAY IGNITE 2017 initiatives.

Breathtaking Murals For Clean Air

Sunway REIT launches community sustainability campaign in the quest for a smoke-free environment. Sandakan-based graffiti artist Kenji Chan’s art was one of three used to launch the campaign. Chan’s art is located next to the Sephora retail outlet at Sunway Pyramid.

Gen Z Meets Sustainability

Gen Z’s awareness of sustainability makes them valuable assets as both consumers and employees to companies.

Skating To The Olympics

Julian Yee, a SEA Games Gold medallist, the first Malaysian figure skater to compete at the Winter Olympics and a Sunway Sports Scholarship recipient shares his story with Sunway. Sunway University was the only institution to offer Yee a scholarship for figure skating.

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