To truly address the global challenges outlined in United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, we must shift from a mindset of elimination to one of sustainable and adaptive problem-solving. The first step is recognising that interconnected problems require interconnected solutions, writes Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr Nahrizul Adib Kadri.
Every year, the latest technological devices entering the market boast of ‘greener’ and ‘more advanced features’, rendering our current gadgets obsolete, due to continually evolving systems and applications. This cycle forces frequent replacements, perpetuating in the e-waste dilemma worldwide, writes academician Professor Dr Mohammad Tariqur Rahman.
The collaboration between clean energy solutions provider Gentari, Sarawak Energy and SEDC Energy is to explore potential opportunities across renewables, hydrogen and green mobility.
Sirim Tech Venture has made a courageous move adapting ESG into its technology commercialisation business activities by value-adding its novel Intellectual Property Intelligence Solutions.
Ecopeneer Sdn Bhd aspires to be recognised not just as a wood processing company, but as a sustainable manufacturer that prioritises reducing its carbon footprint through innovative processes.
JTS Group aims to address sustainability issues in the agriculture industry with biochar, a fine-grained, highly porous charcoal that helps soils retain nutrients and water.
Latest report also finds glaring disparities between investments in developed and developing countries, and calls for a substantial increase in financial flows from Global North, to South.
Although environmental, social and governance (ESG) mechanisms may be flawed, organisations must be purpose-driven to ensure that the future of sustainability is guaranteed.