Malaysia International Centre for Sustainable Cities (MyICSC) is initiative to encourage smart cities stakeholders to build Sustainable Cities and Communities as per UNDP SDG-11. It’s offers a powerful opportunity to leverage the knowledge and shared learning of an entire initiative, support the achievement of high performance at all locations, and accelerate the broad-based adoption of innovative advances.

Sunway earns first United Nations SDG recognition for Malaysia

By Anis Shakirah Mohd Muslimin, Sunway Group Brand Marketing & Communications 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. Sunway Malls and The One Academy bagged the SDG Action Finalist Award under the creative category for their entry at the United Nations Sustainable…

Partnership for Future Sustainable Cities through Research Institute

The Future Cities Institute is a joint venture, built on existing strengths and research collaboration between Sunway University and Lancaster University. The Future Cities Research Institute (FCRI) was recently set up as part of the collaborative partnership between Sunway University and Lancaster University. The Institute complements the Jeffrey Sachs Centre on Sustainability Development’s efforts of advancing the…

Impacting lives through philanthropy

The aspiration to inspire (From left to right) Lao PDR Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Thongparn Savanphet, Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok, Jeffrey Cheah Foundation founder and trustee as well as Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah, Jeffrey Sachs Centre on Sustainable Development chairman and UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network director Prof…

From Food to Garden

In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa aims to help ease the issue of food waste in Malaysia through its new compost machine initiative. Food waste is among the highest waste produced in Malaysia, contributing some 31% to 45% volume of waste per day, according to a 2012 study conducted by the National…

Quarry-ty over Quantity

By Kishen Alex Raj, Sunway Group Brand Marketing & Communications Being the backbone of the country’s growth, Sunway Quarry is looking for a more sustainable growth. One of the definitions of ‘sacrifice’ is to ‘give up something valued for the sake of other considerations’. While some end up in despair, some could turn out to…

District Cooling for a Greener Future

The best respite for a hot, sticky day may come in two forms: an iced lolly, or a breezy air-conditioned room. Between the two, the latter is unfortunately not too great for our environment as it emits high levels of carbon dioxide (Co2). In addressing the environmental impacts, Sunway via its construction arm, Sunway Construction…