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Sunway Group, Gobi Partners, MAVCAP launch US$10 million fund

The fund will provide early-stage financing to up-and-coming Malaysian startups..

Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre established in Cambridge, UK

The bio-medical science centre is considered the centerpiece of the largest biotech cluster outside the United States..

Mental Health Matters

1 in 3 Malaysians suffers from a mental health problem or are at risk of developing one..Anyone can develop mental disorders, which are triggered by multiple factors such as psychological, environmental, genetics and difficult life events..

Sunway Berhad’s PATMI Surges 13.8% in First Quarter

Profit after tax and minority interest (“PATMI”) increased by 13.8% to RM136.4 million. Strong growth in healthcare segment, targets to open Sunway Medical Centre Velocity in August.

SunCon Secures 67% of FY2019 Target in First Quarter

Secured 67% of FY2019 target new order book of RM1.5 billion. Outstanding order book of RM5.7 billion. Plans to sustain performance through ASEAN expansion strategy and internal orders. Revenue of RM 440.0 million and profit before tax of RM 40.1 for FY2019 Q1.

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300 orphans and stateless children flock to Sunway Pyramid for Raya shopping spree

While it's only usual for kids to celebrate Hari Raya with new clothing, there are orphans and stateless children who do not have the luxury to expect the same..To bring Raya cheer to these children, Sunway Group took them out for Raya shopping and buka puasa with DYTM Raja Muda Selangor..

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.

Sunway earns first United Nations SDG recognition for Malaysia

Sunway Malls competed against around 2000 entries from 142 countries for the award.. The exhibition in Sunway Pyramid has attracted close to 22,000 unique visitors.

A Closer Look at Poverty

Malaysia’s official poverty rate dropped to 0.4% in 2016 from 0.6% in 2014.. But researchers argue that the figure is conservative and does not accurately reflect the reality on the ground..

Insights: A Lesson on Grit from Tiger Woods

The 11th volume of Life in the Sun, Sunway Group's official e-newsletter focuses on the value of grit. Grit is defined as the combination of passion and perseverance for a singularly important goal.

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.

Nick Baker discovers Sunway City Kuala Lumpur

National Geographic's naturalist Nick Baker explores Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, the flagship city of Sunway Group and a model integrated township..

SUSTAINABILITY

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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.

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.

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.

Plastic: Yay or Nay

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

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.

SDGs: Mission Possible

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.

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We Are In This Together

Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah AO shares his thoughts on Sunway as a leader in championing the sustainable development agenda in the region.

Bubur Lambuk Distribution

A total of 7,000 packs of bubur lambuk will be distributed in various locations in Penang, Johor, Selangor and Kuala Lumpur..

Autism: Inclusion is the endgame

The narrative of autism in Malaysia needs to move away from awareness towards acceptance, Sunway Putra Mall breaks the mould with its "Autsome" Initiative. Sunway Putra Mall’s autism-friendly initiative is aimed at providing an inclusive shopping experience for the autism community

Lighting Up Children’s Lives

Sunway employees from across the country volunteered to spend time with children as part of their festive cheer initiative.

EDUCATION

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