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Wednesday / Jun 15, 2022 /

PRESTIGE – Dr. Yasmin Rasyid

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Prior to leading EcoKnights as the non-governmental environmental organisation’s President, Dr. Yasmin Rasyid had had years of experience in championing environmental causes. She served as Scientific Officer (1998-2001) and Communications Officer (2001-2003) for WWF-Malaysia, and Head of Research and Development (2003-2005) for Profound Vaccine. She then founded EcoKnights in 2005, aiming to assist communities in…

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Thursday / Jun 02, 2022 /


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Text by Ellfian Rahim. Sustainability has all the trappings of a “buzz” word. You’ve heard it encouraged by global organisations, bloggers, artisans, and environmental activists alike. But as Dr Yasmin Rasyid has proven, it can also be a personal philosophy that benefits humanity. After all. sustainable living means prioritising natural and renewable resources instead of…

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Wednesday / Apr 27, 2022 /

Earth Day 2022: 6 Women Working Towards a Greener Malaysia

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From biologists to chemists, these ladies have devoted their lives to championing sustainability and conservation efforts in Malaysia Dr. Yasmin Rasyid A marine biologist and sustainability scientist, Yasmin Rasyid founded an NGO called EcoKnights which is known for its effective community sustainability initiatives. Currently the sustainability director at Lendlease Malaysia, she is responsible for planning…

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Sunday / Mar 27, 2022 /

[GuruSummit 2021] Case Study: The Exchange TRX

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Yasmin Rasyid gives a case study on the concept of Kuala Lumpur’s “The Exchange TRX”. Subscribe: https://bit.ly/3Im4mvg <iframe width=”1010″ height=”568″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/-_hjKR2AvfM” title=”[GuruSummit 2021] Case Study: The Exchange TRX” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Friday / Jan 07, 2022 /

[Podcast] The New Change Makers – ”Why Collaboration is the Key to Achieve Sustainable Development”

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Yasmin is one of the top environmentalists in Malaysia. She has 20 years of experience and knowledge in environmental management, community development, strategic partnerships for sustainability and social responsibility in Malaysia. Together today, we had a chat about the need of partnerships in order for all of us to achieve peace and prosperity in Sustainable…

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Friday / Oct 22, 2021 /

The Green Factor EP 10 with Yasmin Rasyid : Community Leadership for Change

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The Green Factor EP 10 with Yasmin Rasyid : Community Leadership for Change Event by Harith Green Carpenter Watch on Linkedin [ read more ]

Tuesday / Jul 06, 2021 /

Yasmin Rasyid interviewed for W Talk: Empowering Women segment with Double D, Traxx FM – EcoKnights

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Yasmin Rasyid, founder and president of EcoKnights, was recently interviewed by Double D of Traxx FM as part of their W Talk: Empowering Women. In the interview, Yasmin discusses how the pandemic has shaped her personal life and her environmental initiatives. She shares stories about how her family is being sustainable while staying safe during…

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Saturday / May 08, 2021 /

NEWS : Meet These 5 Malaysians Who Are Empowering Communities And Making Malaysia Stronger

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Dr Yasmin Rasyid, founder of EcoKnights, is a biologist by profession and an environmentalist by passion She founded EcoKnights in 2005 with a vision – to make sustainable living accessible to everyone. EcoKnights believes in the importance of creativity and innovation, sustainability, respect, and passion for a positive change on a daily basis. The non-governmental... [ read more ]

Wednesday / Apr 28, 2021 /

TALK : Malaysia Solve Climate 2030: Green Recovery, Climate Solutions, and a Just Transition

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Hosted by Universiti Malaya 2030 is the target year to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, including “SDG13: Climate Action”. Without immediate actions to combat the climate crisis, we may have to face extreme weather, floods, droughts and sea-level rise by 2030, with dire consequences. The world’s top climate scientists have told us that limiting…

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Wednesday / Apr 21, 2021 /

NEWS : PEB appoints several new board members

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KUALA LUMPUR: Main market-listed Pimpinan Ehsan Bhd (PEB) has announced new appointments to the board as part of its transformation strategy. Jonathan Law, who was previously the non-independent non-executive director has been redesignated as the interim non-independent non-executive chairman of PEB effective 21 April 2021, succeeding Tan Sri Rozali Ismail who has stepped down earlier….

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