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Toyota pioneering solutions for mobility challenges

BATTERY electric vehicles (BEVs) have dominated the spotlight as the next great leap forward to revolutionise the automotive industry, with zero-emission transportation and as a promising avenue towards sustainable mobility.

Transparency as currency of trust

ACCORDING to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Progress Report 2023, we are making little headway with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).The report revealed “significant challenges” during this midpoint evaluation of SDG progress as “insight derived from the latest global-level data and custodian agencies analysis paints a concerning picture.”

The plight of South Korea’s foreign workers

SAMSUNG phones. Hyundai cars. LG TVs. South Korean exports are available in virtually every corner of the world. But the nation is more dependent than ever before on an import to keep its factories and farms humming – foreign labour.

Harness winds of change at ESG workshop

PETALING JAYA: The winds of change are blowing and the world is waking up to the need for sustainable practices and responsible leadership.

Advancing social protections to bring diversity and inclusion for women in Malaysia’s workforce

RECENTLY, Khazanah Research Institute reported that although females outnumbered males in terms of enrollment in higher education, higher shares of male enter work right after graduation when compared with their female counterparts. In terms of finding qualified jobs, female graduates are also disproportionately affected by over-qualification, with more than half of them employed in low or semi-skilled positions in 2021.

Disability, the neglected piece of the DEI puzzle

Increasing visibility, enhancing support of DEI efforts for persons with disabilities is crucial for an inclusive society.

Exploring the impact of purpose on brand growth in South-East Asia

JUST how vital is a brand’s purpose to consumers? Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) concern is no longer a demand from a niche minority; it has become a top-three key purchasing criterion for more than half of consumers globally, according to our recent survey of nearly 200,000 consumers in four countries and nine consumer categories.

Is the construction industry just a ‘boys’ club’?

THE construction industry has long been regarded as a male-dominated field, with historical records of women’s involvement in Malaysian construction being scarce.

Remembering marginalised Malaysians

Despite organisation of many development projects aimed at Malaysia’s Orang Asli community, systemic apartheid hinders sustainable development.

RHB sets its sights on net zero by 2050

RHB Banking Group increases its sustainable finance target to RM50bil by 2026.

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