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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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Run, Sunway, Run!

Sunway promotes sustainable living in Sunway City with the inaugural Sunway The Good Run. The run was organised Sunway Property and Sunway Medical Centre, in collaboration with the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) and Prasarana Malaysia Berhad (Prasana).

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.

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.

Discovering New Cures

Professor Chas Bountra of University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine gave a talk at the 2nd Cambridge-Oxford-Sunway Biomedical Symposium. Titled, ‘How We Are Transforming the Discovery of New Medicines,’ the symposium was held in Sunway University.

Money, Market & Mentors

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

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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Laying the Groundwork For Sustainability

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.

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.

Inspiring Leadership With Sustainability

Themed, “Lead, Innovate, Sustain”, this year’s conference delved into the topics of leadership, innovation and sustainability.

Creating A Better World For All

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.

Plastic: Yay or Nay

Sunwayians share their thoughts on the good contributions and shortcomings of plastic.

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.

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Championing Education In The Community

Sunway has adopted SMK St Mary and helped in the design and construction of the school’s Hospitality and Culinary Arts Centre through Deco Style and Sunway Construction.

Voice of Sunway: Gender Equality

The women of Sunway share their thoughts in promoting gender equality.

Committed To Community

Sunway Hotel Hanoi supports handicraft project to help local Vietnamese youths earn a regular income. Kelab Sosial Sunway made a CSR trip to a Hanoi-based charity home. Sunway Hotel Hanoi signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Quynh Hoa Charity Vocational Training Centre in Vietnam.

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.

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Nurturing Young Minds For The Nation

Sunway-Oxbridge Essay Competition 2017 received significantly more entries compared to the previous numbers. This year’s topic required the students to share their vision and the roles they play for TN50. The competition was a platform for Sunway Group in realizing Sustainable Development Goal 4.