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Although Malaysia is generally "food secure" at the national level, ranking 23 out of 113 countries in the Global Food Security Index 2019, food insecurity still exists at the household level. Here’s our analysis.
Built around the beauty of nature, The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat offers farm-to-table dining with over 40 types of vegetables and herbs freshly harvested from its 10,000 sq ft organic gardens. The fresh produce is nourished by natural water from the mountains of Ipoh, which flows into a natural lake within the retreat.
Malaysia’s dependency on food imports has been rising since 2010 due to the low adaptation of agriculture technology and high production costs compared to neighbouring countries Sunway will be launching FutureX Farm, an urban farm innovation hub for urban farming professionals, tech companies, researchers and young talents to collaborate and create transformative solutions focused on food and agritech
The World Economic Forum believes that the ASEAN digital economy will contribute an estimated US$1 trillion to the regional GDP over the next 10 years. We speak to Matt van Leeuwen, chief innovation officer of Sunway Group and Director of the non-profit start-up incubator and accelerator, Sunway iLabs, on the future of digital talents in the country.
In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Sunway Resort aims to help ease the issue of food waste in Malaysia through its new compost machine initiative.
Let’s face it – other than our love for food, we Malaysians love strapping on our shoes and flock to running events both for fun and the health benefits.
The joint-initiative aligns with Sunway’s commitment towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of building sustainable cities and communities..
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.
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.
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