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Thursday / Jul 04, 2019 /

Local NGOs share sustainable strategies to serving the needy

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Five prominent personalities in the Malaysian non-profit sector recently gathered for a roundtable discussion at Menara Star to share their experiences regarding sustainability challenges faced by social organisations.

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Thursday / Jul 04, 2019 /

Operation Save Mother Nature: How 3 Individuals Are Empowering Their Sectors

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Mother Nature is biting back with nasty forms of extreme weather, calamities and threats to our health and resources. This compelled authorities spanning 3 different industries, from education, activism and consultancy, to kick into action.

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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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Friday / Mar 15, 2019 /

TRAXXFM – Yasmin: International Women’s Day 2019 Interview

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A Special International WOmen’s Day 2019 Short Interview with Kong Eu, TRAXX FM

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Friday / Jan 11, 2019 /

Hang Out at Dome Cafe with Her World – “How creating a bucket list can motivate your life.”

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Her World editor, Eena sat with Mae Cheah, president asia – Trafalgar & Cost Savers, Yasmin Rasyid, founder & president of Eco Knights Malaysia and clinical psychologist from Ara Damansara Medical Center, Vizla Kumaresan to chat about creating your life list instead of a bucket list!

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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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Tuesday / Dec 04, 2018 /

The state of the environment in Malaysia

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The interview highlights the importance of addressing the basic morals of an average Malaysia and the social and economic elements of mobilizing and inspiring more younger Malaysians to make a better difference.

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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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