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.

Is Cashless the Way Forward?

The Malaysian government is providing more incentives to accelerate cashless and contactless payments towards advancing digital economy. Sunway has also adopted a range of contactless and digital payment systems to encourage cashless transactions, in our bid for a more sustainable economy. Digital payments started gaining more popularity in Malaysia way before the pandemic. It was…

What does Malaysia’s model smart sustainable city look like

Sunway, Celcom and Huawei Malaysia join hands to advance smart township solutions in Malaysia’s first tripartite collaboration. The partnership will see the development in the areas of public safety and security, telehealth, e-learning, hospitality, leisure and retail experience with 5G connectivity. Sunway City Kuala Lumpur will be the “launch pad” of this ground-breaking partnership. It’s…

Doing Our Part for the Planet, People, and the Greater Good

Sunway Berhad, Sunway Construction and Sunway REIT retain a firm stake in the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index this year, demonstrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) best practices. Being one of the largest conglomerates in Malaysia, Sunway has always sought to grow shareholder value meaningfully and responsibly by harnessing environmentally sustainable technology, strengthening good governance and…

Sunway Lagoon’s Pinky gets an Upcycled Floating Island as her Home!

By Raphael John C. Siah, Sunway Group Brand Marketing and Communications Sunway aims to redefine comfortable living whilst incorporating the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals… for our furry friends at least. Sunway Lagoon visitors can enjoy fun activities that simultaneously promotes sustainability in this new attraction. Sunway Lagoon has constructed a home on a man-made…

Wat-er Time to be Alive!

By Raphael John C. Siah, Sunway Group Brand Marketing & Communications Sunway has become a model corporation in building smart, sustainable cities. Modeled on the example set by Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, it has led to transformations of townships across Malaysia such as Sunway City Ipoh and Sunway City Iskandar. While Sunway City Kuala Lumpur…

A Vision For Sustainability

Sunway City Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s model smart sustainable city, is one of Malaysia’s must-visit destinations with a vast array of entertainment, leisure and lifestyle attractions seamlessly integrated across 800 acres offering all-inclusive convenience. Over forty years ago, it would have been unthinkable to imagine a barren former mining site as a thriving, bustling township, but…

The World is Our Play… Lab?

By Raphael John C. Siah, Sunway Group Brand Marketing & Communications The very foundation of Sunway City Kuala Lumpur began on a tin mine. Through the transformative vision of Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah AO, he has turned Sunway City Kuala Lumpur from a wasteland to a wonderland, and with it, has seen various technological…

Malaysia Lays Out Plans For Next State-Level Smart City Project

As highly-integrated urban spaces, smart cities will be key to supporting tomorrow’s businesses, as digital becomes less an initiative, and more part of their DNA. Underpinning these urban landscapes will be the core concepts of sustainability and efficiency. Data collected through sensors will feedback information enabling analytics programs to optimize transport and energy systems. While the…