Bukit Tabur

Stop the war against nature

RECOMMENDED reading: a  new United Nations  synthesis of several major past scientific assessments  of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution. The  year-long  effort was led by two leading experts and long-time friends, Ivar Baste of Norway and Sir Robert Watson of the United Kingdom. The report’s title, “Making Peace with Nature” (at bit.ly/UNEP-UNEA), is striking.…

Nature-based solutions

Investing in high-quality nature-based solutions

Business has a critical role to play in accelerating projects and investments that support climate, nature and people. While the risks of inaction are significant and well documented, the benefits to both business security and growth are very compelling.To unlock investment and ensure credible, high-quality projects receive funding, there must be a common understanding of…

Imported waste

Malaysian experts keen to impart lessons on environmental diplomacy

The importance of environmental diplomacy was underscored by Environment and Water Ministry Deputy Secretary-General Dr K. Nagulendran in a recent interview with the Global Environment Facility’s newsletter. He listed three of Malaysia’s most pressing environmental concerns:  First, as a fast-developing country, there is a need to balance development with sound environmental stewardship — a fragile…

ATJ - Roberto

Event: ‘Access to Jobs – Sustainability’ Webinar by LEARNTech Asia

BCSD Malaysia has partnered with LEARNTech Asia in organising a webinar titled Access to Jobs – Sustainability. As many Asian countries are committed to a more sustainable recovery and to a greener economy, new opportunities for ‘green jobs’ are becoming available. The purpose of this webinar is to offer an overview of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), job options…