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Green City Experts To Discuss Benefits On Green Technology Application In Business

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 (Bernama) — Green city experts from the United Nations and the Southeast Asian region will share and discuss the benefits, challenges, pragmatism and potential of building zero waste and zero plastic cities in the business field at the Green City Forum on Sept 8.

As part of the Selangor Smart City and Future Commerce Convention 2017, the forum will be held at Setia City Convention Centre, Shah Alam, featuring regional speakers from Indonesia and the Philippines together with local waste management experts and environmental entrepreneurs, to share their thoughts on how to make businesses green yet profitable.

The keynote speech will be delivered by environment programme coordinator of the UN Centre for Regional Development, Choudhury Rudra Charan Mohanty to explore the pragmatism, challenges and potential of realising efficient and zero waste societies in Malaysia.

Meanwhile, the fireside chat session titled ‘Green Profit, Green Opportunities’ will be hosted by Selangor Princess Tengku Zatashah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and chief executive officer of The Body Shop (Malaysia) Datin Mina Cheah-Foong.

“This session will explore the imminent threats on economies, corporations and even cities, and how their businesses and communities are employing greener growth and sustainability, as well as resilient strategies to mitigate and minimise threats to our future,” said Selangor Information Technology & E-Commerce Council (SITEC) in a statement, today.

Apart from that, the forum will also feature regional panelists during the panel session titled ‘Breaking Free From Plastic and Building Green Cities’ such as the CEO of Greeneration Indonesia Muhammad and executive chairman of Setia Haruman Sdn Bhd Ahmad Khalif Mustapa Kamal.


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