SDG

Scorecard

Our Sustainability Scorecard helps us to track our performance against our goals and targets. We integrated sustainability into Senior Management performance evaluations and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), which are linked to remuneration.

Sunway teamed up with external partners, including NGOs, to sponsor some RM340,000 worth of aid for affected communities during the floods in December 2021.
Since 2014, 27,000 packets of bubur lambuk have been distributed during Sunway Raya Cheer events, particularly aimed at promoting food security among low income households.
Sunway's provision of rent-free spaces to be used as official vaccination venues enabled the administration of more than 350,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines.
Sunway sponsored seven laptops and one year’s free WIFI for 230 children in orphanages in Perak during the Chinese New Year Cheer programme in 2021.
36% of our Board of Directors in 2021 were women.
We consumed almost
950,000 m3 of water annually from the water treatment plant in Sunway City Kuala Lumpur. This was equivalent to 380 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
The total energy generated from our solar assets in 2021 was equivalent to powering up 763 homes for one year.
Sunway provided employment to almost 11,000 people in 2021 (1,868 new hires in 2021)
A total of 34 startups have benefited from Sunway iLabs’ Super Accelerator Programme.
The Autsome (Autism is Awesome) Initiative by Sunway Putra Mall made it the first autism-friendly mall in Malaysia, impacting 1,126 registered members.
2 of our townships, Sunway City Kuala Lumpur and Sunway City Iskandar Puteri, have been green-certified by the Green Building Index (GBI).
We managed to divert 6% of our waste from landfills in 2021.
32,126 tonnes of CO2e were avoided since 2015.
Sunway aims to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050.
Sunway Lagoon Theme Park spent RM340,000 to conduct research on its lake and install the ‘Clean- Flo’ system to reverse the degradation and eutrophication process of the lake.
Sunway City Kuala Lumpur provides a habitat for a total of 31,179 native plants and 142,291 adaptive plants.
We have installed more than 10,000 CCTVs in our townships in Malaysia and projects overseas, on top of employing about 1,082 auxiliary and plainclothes policemen and security guards.
1st United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Asian hub.
Collaborations with six world-class universities (and counting).
As a conglomerate, our various business divisions contribute to the achievement of all 17 SDGs.

Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs

Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, USA; SDG Advocate for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres; President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network; Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Honorary Professor; and Chairman of the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development at Sunway University.

Sunway is, by every standard, a world leader in sustainable development and an inspiration to businesses and civil societies around the world. In every major transformation needed for a thriving and sustainable future, Sunway is demonstrating remarkable global leadership, including the world-renowned Sunway University, the groundbreaking Sunway Medical Centre, the Sunway pathway to net zero emissions by 2050, the many Sunway innovations in sustainable land use, the development of Sunway cities of the future and the Sunway digital strategy. Sunway thrives because it prioritises human wellbeing and inspires the best in all of its stakeholders and admirers.

I deeply admire the philosophy of the Founder, Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah, that “one must have a higher purpose in life” and his conviction that “we can all do well by doing good”.