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What is Sunway doing to become a smoke-free city?

Sunway has been championing smoke-free initiatives since 2013. In 2018, Sunway introduced trained auxiliary police to enforce a no-smoking policy within Sunway City Kuala Lumpur.

Giving New Life to Old Plastics

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.
Driving Sustainability As A Business

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.
Rethinking "Business As Usual"

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.
Repurposing to Make A Difference

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.
Laying the Groundwork For Sustainability

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.
Spreading Raya Cheer All Around

Spreading Raya Cheer All Around

Sunway Group blesses the poor and marginalised with its biggest Raya Cheer celebration yet
Nurturing Young Minds For The Nation

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.
From The Top: Gender Equality

From The Top: Gender Equality

Sunway has progressed in developing an inclusive work environment that supports gender equality across all business units for both women and men alike.
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Gen Z Meets Sustainability

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