SDG CONFERENCE 2018 – IS MALAYSIA PREPARED?
UCSI University Sustainable Development Goals Conference (SDGC) aims to introduce the concept of SDGs to the student leaders from the higher learning institution of Malaysia, and evaluate the preparedness of Malaysia in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Officially the SDGs are known as Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it is […]
SDG TALK | Sustained Harmony – The Pre-Requisite for Malaysia 2050
Whether we realize it or not, we are on the fast track to becoming a generation of cynics. We confuse lack of empathy with individuality. We choose abandon the spirit of muhibbah and neighbourly practices in our quest for personal enhancements. Much to our dismay, we are paying a higher premium for this fashionable solitude […]
SDG TALK | Industrial Perspectives on Transforming Research into Commercialisation
Advancement in biotechnology, especially via genetically engineered crop varieties has proven to be more efficient and cost effective than the traditional method of breeding; and that’s not even getting into the wonders it has brought to improving environmental protection. Professor Wikneswari, professor of plant and genetics at UKM as well as the managing director of […]
SDG TALK | Three Decades of Sustainable Development – What’s Next?
Sustainability has made headlines since the 80s. It dominates mainstream debates, it is championed by leading companies and it is, by any measure, a shared value around the world. While this is encouraging, is it enough? Has it brought about systemic change and goal-oriented action? Or have we only scratched the surface? As one of […]
SDG TALK | Global Goals, National Priorities, Institutional Action – A Framework for Dealing with The Sustainable Development Goals
Global Goals, National Priorities, Institutional Action – A Framework for Dealing with The Sustainable Development Goals By Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Datuk Dr Omar Abdul Rahman