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Thursday / Jun 02, 2022 /

THE PEAK – WOMEN WE LOVE

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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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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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Tuesday / Apr 20, 2021 /

Foreign Policy Speaker Series: Is there a Race Towards a Global Green Recovery?

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When Joe Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States, one of his first actions was to sign an executive order on tackling the climate crisis at home and abroad. It included rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, and more broadly, putting the climate crisis at the centre of United States foreign policy…

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Thursday / Mar 04, 2021 /

STORIES : Empowering Malaysians To Live Sustainably, Yasmin Rasyid Brings A Special Message On International Women’s Day.

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A different kind of mother by any standards and certainly the right woman for International Women’s Day, Dr. Yasmin Rasyid is a marine biologist by profession and an environmentalist by passion. She champions sustainable living and leads by example through her work, her beliefs, and her non-governmental, youth-led environmental organisation called EcoKnights. Founded in 2005…

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Monday / Jan 11, 2021 /

What 2020 Has Taught Me

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This year flew by, just like that. For once, I spent most of my 2020 working, living and playing within the four walls of home. For once, my perspectives of life, in all its normalcy, was consistently pushed to be redefined. If you are like me, 2020 must have been a year that forced us... [ read more ]
Tuesday / Dec 08, 2020 /

NEWS : Inspiring Individuals : Teddy Bear Doctor and EcoKnights founder Yasmin Rasyid empowering communities in their own way

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PETALING JAYA, December 8 —  Dr Madhusudhan Shanmugam or fondly known as the Teddy Bear Doctor, is known for taking to the streets to treat underprivileged communities unable to afford proper medical treatment. As he goes the extra mile to help those in need, another heroic figure — biologist and founder of EcoKnights Yasmin Rasyid…

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