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.
More than 2,000 tonnes of plastic wastes have been transformed into bricks for the construction of shelters, housing, medical centers, and classrooms. Columbian startup Conceptos Plasticos helps changing the lives of at-risk communities with its unique and recyclable “Bloqueplas’ bricks. The startup promotes sustainable development by addressing the environmental problem of plastic waste and the rural housing deficit in Columbia.
The fund will provide early-stage financing to up-and-coming Malaysian startups..
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.
Sunway Property continues its mission of promoting green living with its Race For A Better Planet initiative. The cycling initiative was held in Klang Valley, Penang, Ipoh and Johor, offering 2km Fun Ride and 12km Power Ride categories. The campaign was held in support of World Environment Day
Sunway Group has been packing meals to alleviate hunger among underprivileged communities in Malaysia, Cambodia and Timor Leste through the Rise Against Hunger campaign since 2014.. The Orang Asli in Kampung Sekam, Perak, is one of the beneficiaries of the CSR initiative..
The Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrates its 10th anniversary. JCSMHS looking to collaborate with top medical schools in Harvard University and Cambridge University. Other potential tie-ups include partnerships with universities in Australia, Indonesian, Thailand and the U.S.