SHAH ALAM, 6 DECEMBER 2018 – The CEO Innovative Disruption Forum which was held in conjunction with the Malaysia Excellence Business Awards 2018 was co-organised by Malaysia Digital Chamber of Commerce (MDCC) and The Leadership Post and supported by the Ministry of Federal Territories Malaysia and United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia (UNGC).
The gala dinner forum was attended by CEO’s and top industry champions from across various sectors around the region. Mr. Shahazar Yazid, Executive Director of United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia (UNGC) presented a key note address during the dinner style forum and he touches on the area of Industrial Automation 4.0.
By 2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have brought us advanced robotics and autonomous transport, artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced materials, biotechnology and genomics. These will transform the way we live, and the way we work. Some jobs will disappear, others will grow and jobs that don’t even exist today will become commonplace. What is certain is that future workforce will need to align its skillset to keep pace so that industries will be sustainable leading into Industrial Revolution.
KUALA LUMPUR, 30 OCTOBER 2018 -The United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia co-organised the Leadership Forum to Advance The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among SME’s with the Asia Pacific CSR Council. Some 200 corporate delegates from across various industry attended the high impact forum which took place at iSpace, Level 9, Plaza VADS, Taman Tun Dr.Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. The Guest of Honor for the event was YB. Tuan Hasanuddin Mohd Yunus, Member of Parliament Hulu Langat.
The objective of the forum was to facilitate peer learning and practical exchange of experiences and best practices for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Leadership Forum To Advance The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Among SMEs, convened by United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia, is a continuation from the previous Business Summit of the Sustainable Development Goals Summit 2017 organised at Security Commission Malaysia at Menara Usahawan, Putrajaya.
Rashvin Pal Singh, President of United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia presented his Opening Keynote Address during the forum and followed by panel discussions from top industry leaders who shared the importance of SDGs among businesses.
CYBERJAYA, 16 AUGUST 2018 – The United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia was pleased to support the recent Sustainable Housing Futures Conference which was organised by the Asia Pacific CSR Council and Limkokwing University of Creative Technology. Themed “The New Urban Agenda”, the programme was supported by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government.
The objective of the conference was to discussed the area of challenges, policies, best practices and others in line with the sustainable development strategies to improve the living conditions for human being so that an equitable society can be attain. A sustained housing development plan is one of the sustainable development agendas that encourages involvement from both the public and private sectors in contributing to sustainability agenda.
Approximately 500 delegates attended the high impact conference. Mr. Rashvin Pal Singh, President of United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia (UNGC) presented a Keynote Address on the Importance of SDG for Future Housing Developments. Key players from the industry such as the President of Real Estate & Housing Developers’ Association (REHDA) Malaysia, Dato’ Seri Fateh Iskandar discussed on the Challenges in the development of Sustainable Housing. Other key speakers were from The European Union to Malaysia and PNB Development.
The United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia organised the first SDG Industry Dialogue Dinner on 22 January 2019. The dialogue held over a relaxed dinner setting includes representatives from the public, private, regulatory and international advisory sectors and, in addition to hearing from them, discussions incorporated interaction with industry leaders from the audience in an effort to construct a more dynamic conversation.
The dialogue covered a number of factors that shape the sustainable ecosystem, including policy, the role of the private sector and how to develop policies that ensure no one is left behind in accordance to the theme of Sustainable Development Goals especially focusing on Climate Change and Human Rights.
We believed many associated challenges are cross sectoral and involve multiple industries, so it is important to discuss practical ways in which efforts between the public and private sector can be aligned. This collaboration should be viewed as the new normal as Malaysia moves towards an era of sustainability in which close relationships between stakeholders will become increasingly important.
Please contact Mr.Athi Pillai at +6012-2518649 for more details.
The United Nations offices in Malaysia has relocated to a new home in Putrajaya. This was marked by the inauguration of the new premises in the heart of the Federal Government Administrative Centre by the Yang Berhormat Dato’ Sri Anifah Aman, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The opening ceremony was attended by Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Development Programme Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, the Diplomatic Corps, Senior Government Officials, Heads of UN agencies
The new offices of the UN located in Menara PJH, Precinct 2, houses the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator (RCO) , the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations University – Administration and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – Automated System for Customs Data (UNCTAD-ASYCUDA).
A special lecture organised by UN Global Compact Network Malaysia in partnership with its members Impacto Sdn Bhd & Asia Metropolitan University. Global authority on Sustainability and Transformative CSR, Dr. Wayne Visser shared insights with the Faculty, Corporate MBA and DBA students at AMU, Cyberjaya. 27 July 2017
Asia Metropolitan University; Enapak Sdn Bhd; IBB International Holdings Ltd; and Wislink Resources Sdn Bhd receive certificates of membership. At the event, existing and new Members shared their experiences as well as aspirations in relation to their ongoing sustainability programmes and commitment to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The members of the National Council of MFPC and the External Relations Committee met Puvan J. Selvanathan, President, UN Global Compact Network Malaysia to discuss various partnership opportunities and garner support in raising awareness on SDGs in the financial sector.
UN Global Compact Network Malaysia and the Malaysian Humanitarian Aid and Relief (MAHAR) partner to distribute free SIM Cards to Syrian / Migrant Population and the Underprivileged Malaysians. In the picture below: Project Executive of MAHAR Tuan Mohamad Hakimi Bin Tuan Ibrahim and Team receives SIM Cards from Vice-President of UN Global Compact Network Malaysia, Kishore Ravuri.
About the Summit
The 1-Day SDG Business Summit that brings together more than 300 business leaders, policy makers and CSR Practitioners that promises exciting discussions and meaningful insights surrounding the topic of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Co-organized by the Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC), the Global Compact Network Malaysia (GCMY), and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) to further promote the uptake of SDGs by businesses here in Malaysia, don’t miss out on the chance to learn how to do “Better Business, for a Better World” here in Malaysia.