Global shift to sustainability

Globally, the transformative impact for businesses to embrace and drive sustainable development is on the rise. With the age of social media, increasing levels of public awareness exert more pressure on companies to pursue a larger social and environmental purposes, other than just augmenting profits. Terms such as “People, Planet, Profit,” “Environmental Social and Governance […]

Dell says it will power all of its facilities with renewable energy by 2040

Dell has announced new sustainability initiatives as part of the “Progress Made Real” plan the company shared on Tuesday. The centerpiece of the company’s new climate change plan is to source 75 percent of the power for all of its facilities from renewables, and 100 percent by 2040. Dell also plans to make its supply […]

Penang’s Escape Theme Park to be powered by renewable energy

TELUK BAHANG: The Escape Theme Park here will become greener with the use of renewable energy by the end of next year. Its chief executive officer, Sim Choo Kheng, said the theme park would be the first in Asia to adopt the eco-friendly feature, in line with its green ecotourism philosophy. “The theme park will […]

Chinese data centers are dabbling in renewable energy

Interest in renewable energy in China is growing, and leading Chinese companies are riding on the opportunities to go with renewable energy, according to Greenpeace. The environmental campain group is set to bring out a new release of the Chinese edition of its Clicking Clean report, which investigate the use of renewables within the IT […]

Climate change: Asia ‘coal addiction’ must end, UN chief warns

Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionNew coal power plants are planned in Asia The chief of the United Nations has warned Asia to quit its “addiction” to coal in a bid to tackle climate change. UN Secretary General António Guterres said countries in the region were among the most vulnerable to global warming and should be on the […]

Malaysia’s solar sector on the rise

Malaysia’s solar photovoltaics (PV) industry is on the rise thanks to strengthening government support, growing investor confidence and reducing costs. Already ASEAN’s biggest solar PV employers, Malaysia’s solar sector is well poised for more growth given the favourable conditions that are developing. Besides having relatively high irradiation levels, Malaysia already has an established solar manufacturing […]