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Monday / Jun 10, 2019 /

NGOs question Malaysia’s official stand on entry of global waste

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KUALA LUMPUR: The entry of the world’s plastic waste which is polluting parts of Malaysia is a matter of serious concern. Over the past year, 157,299 tonnes of plastic waste was shipped to this country – an increase of 273 per cent compared to the previous year. This year, a number of allegedly illegal plastic…

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Monday / Jun 10, 2019 /

Meet the Innovator Battling Plastic Waste in Malaysia: Yasmin Rasyid

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Marine plastics have put our oceans in danger. By 2050, it is estimated the volume of plastic will be greater than that of fish in the sea. Countries in East Asia and the Pacific contribute the most to marine plastic pollution. For World Oceans Day 2019, we are shining a spotlight on innovators working to stem the tide of marine debris in the epicenter of this crisis.

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Saturday / Dec 22, 2018 /

The Brand Laureate names Yasmin Rasyid, Founder and President of EcoKnights, Brand Influencer and Community Leader of the Year 2018

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Yasmin received the award in recognition for her effort in developing sustainable communities, and also in her excellence in building EcoKnights is a prominent brand recognised in Malaysia.

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Monday / Oct 29, 2018 /

The Introverted Leader

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Leading as a Perceptive Leader If you are an introvert like me, and happen to be leading a non-profit, I can totally understand our struggles. We have been told that our passion, insightfulness and visionary approach form our strengths and it is no surprise that often INFJ individuals make great leaders for humanitarian causes. Yet…

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Saturday / Oct 27, 2018 /

The accidental social entrepreneurs

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by Su Aziz (source) The WIEF initiative AKEPT-WIEF Social Enterprise Forum took place on 22 – 23 October 2018, at ISTAC in Kuala Lumpur. 279 participants attended its 11 sessions manned by 35 speakers. Here is a summary of its Masterclass 2 on ‘Social Enterprise and Community-led Development’ that featured Malaysian social entrepreneurs Yasmin Rasyid…

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Saturday / Oct 13, 2018 /

500 peserta jayakan jalan santai Sungai Bunus

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KUALA LUMPUR, 29 Sept (Bernama) -- Hampir 500 peserta menjayakan program berjalan santai di Sungai Bunus (Bunus FW4R 2018) yang dianjurkan oleh Jawatankuasa Komuniti Sungai Bunus di Taman Rekreasi Kolam Tebatan Banjir Sungai Bunus, di sini, hari ini. Acara jalan kaki santai sejauh 3.5 kilometer yang dimulakan seawal 7 pagi dan disertai pelbagai lapisan masyarakat... [ read more ]
Saturday / Oct 13, 2018 /

500 join walk for clean rivers

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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 (Bernama) – Around 500 children and adults gathered at the Sungai Bunus Retention Pond near the Tasik Titiwangsa public park today at 7am to take part in the Bunus Fun Walk 4 River 2018.

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Friday / Sep 14, 2018 /

Crying over the bad condition of rivers

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GROWING up in Ipoh and raised by my maternal grandparents, I spent a lot of time exploring nature, especially rivers and waterfalls in the Kinta Valley.

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Firdaus Husni, Datuk Jimmy Choo, Illiza Ho and Yasmin Rasyid
Friday / May 25, 2018 /

‘Women of the Future Global Network’ launch

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The Women of the Future Global Network was launched at a gala dinner at the Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur.

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Friday / May 18, 2018 /

Yasmin Rasyid Reaches Out For Environmental Awareness

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Last update: 25/08/2016 By Siti Zubaidah Abdullah KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 (Bernama) — Due to a burning passion for nature, a mother of two is determined to create a platform that would encourage people, especially the youth, to conserve nature. Yasmin Rasyid’s love for the environment that was rooted from her university years as an…

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