Nestle to plant three million trees by 2023

The launch of Nestle’s reforestation initiative, Project ReLeaf, will see the food and beverage manufacturer planting three million trees in Malaysia over the next three years.

Alibaba’s new business – modernising China’s plants

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd helped modernise brick-and-mortar retail with consumer data and online services. Now it hopes to do the same for China’s multitrillion-dollar manufacturing arena.

Unilever spends €1bil for Clean Future programme to reduce carbon emission by 20pct

Unilever has allocated €1 billion for "Clean Future" programme to finance biotechnology research, carbon and waste utilisation and low carbon chemistry.

KKR raises over $11 billion in Asia fund

 Private equity powerhouse KKR & Co KKR.N has raised over $11 billion after the first-close of its fourth Asia-focused fund, its Beijing-based managing director Chris Sun said Wednesday.

South China airport sees sustainable recovery in passenger flow

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (Baiyunport) in south China's Guangdong Province has reported a sustainable recovery in domestic air passenger throughput, according to the airport.

Mega projects can put construction back on track

The revival of infrastructure projects such as the Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3) and the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR), should they happen soon, could provide a ray of light amid the gloomy outlook for the construction sector.


The fund managers, the sleuths and the mystery of the missing ESG

If fund managers are serious about clean investments, they need to get their hands dirty. That’s the view of Sasja Beslik, head of sustainable finance at Swiss bank J. Safra Sarasin, as demand surges for companies that perform well on enviro...

IOI Corp reports RM100,000 earnings for third quarter

IOI Corp Bhd posted a net profit of RM100,000 in the third quarter of financial year 2020 (3Q20). This was despite registering a higher revenue of RM2.03bil in the three-month period.

Petronas takes steps to beef up resilience

Petroliam Nasional Bhd has seen "positive" earnings for most of its businesses during the first six months of the year, despite the unprecedented twin shocks of global oil price slump and Covid-19.

Water cuts in Klang Valley since December

Water cuts in Klang Valley since December

Klang Valley residents fed up with water disruptions

Klang Valley residents are seeing red over the multiple water disruptions since March.

Effluents believed to cause Sungai Selangor pollution

Effluents with solvent-like odour from the Sungai Gong industrial area is suspected be the cause of the Sungai Selangor pollution.

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Insight - REITs cautiously optimistic on prospects

YTL Hospitality REIT, which has prime hotel and hospitality-related properties under its portfolio, is experiencing a strong rebound in its resorts at Tanjung Jara, Pangkor Laut and Cameron Highlands.

Wessex Water praised by customer watchdog for reduction in complaints

Wessex Water has again been singled out as a top performer in the annual Consumer Council for Water (CCW) complaints report.

20% cut in directors' fees among steps taken by Starhill Global REIT amid Covid-19 headwinds

Singapore-listed Starhill Global REIT is exercising financial prudence amid the headwinds arising from the Covid-19 pandemic by delaying non-essential capital expenditure and implementing cost-savings measures.

New Brabazon Homes Reach Their Full Height

"The first new homes at Brabazon are setting the standard for what this new neighbourhood will become. The design details like the curve of the crescent, the quality of the brickwork and the extra space inside and out will make for really distinct...

More than 1,000 people interested in new homes at major Filton Airfield development

The first homes at a huge new neighbourhood on the edge of Bristol are on target for completion next year - as the developers reveal they have had more than 1,000 enquiries on them.

YTL Corp To Conclude Power Plant Buyout

YTL Corp Bhd is working towards completing its acquisition of Tuaspring Pte Ltd's power plant in Singapore for about RM1 billion and strengthening export volumes via its cement plant in Langkawi, Kedah to boost its performance.

YTL Corp share price attractive for HSR play

YTL Corp’s share price is at attractive levels for the High Speed Rail (HSR) play as the 32% fall in share price year-to-date presents an attractive re-entry point to position for a potential favourable outcome for the project at end-2020, C...