HONG LEONG BANK BACKS ‘COFFEE FOR GOOD’ TO EMPOWER YOUTH

Hong Leong Bank (“HLB” or the “Bank”) under its CSR platform HLB Jumpstart has announced its collaboration to help yet another social enterprise to be more sustainable.  Coffee for Good is a coffee specialist social enterprise founded by Faridah Halani and Dalia A Aziz, which aims to uplift youth from the B40 group through an on-the-job training programme. The programme will equip them with coffee knowledge and skills that would make them employable and provide them with job placements ...

Arcadis supports The Ocean Cleanup project in Malaysia

Arcadis partnered with The Ocean Cleanup to provide Project Management, Stakeholder Management Services and an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) as part of their global InterceptorTM project. They plan to tackle 1000 rivers around the world with the help of the InterceptorTM, and aim to halt 80% of plastic from entering the oceans in five years' time. Arcadis was involved in the assembly, installation and commissioning of the InterceptorTM for the "Pilot Project- River Plastic Inte...

Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Continues Its Nutrition Support to Three Casa Herbalife Nutrition Partners in Malaysia

Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), a non-profit organization committed to providing good nutrition and nutrition education to children especially those vulnerable and marginalized, recently presented their annual grant worth USD$45,000 (about RM189,000) to its three Casa Herbalife Nutrition partners in Malaysia. Through this initiative, HNF will be providing nutritional support to about 80 children aged two to 17 at Amitabha Charity Orphanage in Johor Bahru, Good Samaritan Home in Klang and P...

Enhancing Sleep for Children in Need

In Malaysia, there are over 60,000 children living in child care institutions. Many young boys and girls have been living in orphanages or shelters homes for as long as they can remember, and life for them hasn’t always been easy. Getha continues its social aid through various initiatives with the donation of 75 mattresses to three shelter homes. (more…)

Local community and university students joined hands planting 100 trees along Kinta River

With the belief that the best time to start planting trees is today, a total of 220 participants from Kampung Pengkalan Gate and Quest International University Perak joined hands to clean up the Kinta River riverbank, segregate waste and plant 100 trees (bamboo trees, gaharu trees and kangsar trees) along the riverside of Kinta River at Kampung Pengkalan Gate near Balai Bomba Pasir Puteh in conjunction with World Habitat Day which celebrated yearly on the first Monday of October. (more…)