Realising a flourishing society

Realising a flourishing society. In The Star. StarSpecial, (18 July 2017), pp. 2-3.

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Additional Information: P1: Sunway City is Malaysia's first fully integrated green township as certified by Green Building Index in 2012 and is recognised as a Low Carbon City by the Malaysian Institute of Planners. Sunway City is making strides in becoming a smart city through a backbone of fibre optics, enabling 100% Wi-Fi connectivity for the entire city. P2: Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah, (second from left) is the recipient of the inaugural Sustainability Icon Award, which recognises his commitment to furthering sustainability over the last four decades across Malaysia. P3: The BRT-Sunway Line is an elevated bus service designed as an effort to ensure extensive connectivity in a sustainable manner, connecting Setia Jaya and USJ 7 using electric buses. P4: The water treatment plant in Sunway South Quay will use the water in the existing South Quay lake to produce approximately 10,000m3 of water a day to serve a host of commercial buildings in Sunway City. P5: Cheng Jew Keng. P6: The Jeffrey Cheah Foundation donated US$10mil (RM42.7mil) to establish the Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development (JSC) at Sunway University.
Keywords: Sunway Smart Sustainable City taskforce; green; eco-friendly activities; sustainability; avoiding depletion of natural resources; maintaining ecological balance; preserving the environment; Cheng Jew Keng; Sunway Group (Sunway); Sunway City; Green Building Index-certified; Low Carbon City Award; Malaysian Institute of Planners; Jeffrey Cheah; Sustainability Icon Award; RAM Consultancy; United Nations Sustainable Development Goals; SDGs; Jeffrey Cheah Foundation; Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development; JSC; eradicating poverty; fighting inequalities; tackling climate change; Jeffrey Sachs; UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network; mining wasteland; flourishing township; tertiary education institutions; theme park; hotels; shopping mall; medical facilities; homes; green lungs; safety; auxiliary police; auxiliary police; CCIV surveillance
Subjects: A > awards
C > corporate culture
E > environmental policies
P > public service activities and groups
Divisions: Sunway University > School of Interdisciplinary Studies > Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development
Depositing User: Ms Juwairiah Tan Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2018 07:11
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2019 04:21
URI: http://sclarchive.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/849

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