Sustainability Insights

Valuable Insights about Sustainability in Malaysia

Malaysia at the Forefront of Sustainability

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SDG Index Rank

SDG Index Score

4 th

Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia

Malaysia is deeply committed to Sustainability principles, evident through its robust Sustainability-driven ecosystem infrastructure. By setting a clear target to become a carbon-neutral nation by 2050, Malaysia solidifies its position as a front-runner in sustainable practices.

Port Klang

The 12th largest port in the world is recognised as World Green Port Award in 2020 by APEC Port Services Network

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)

Awarded Gold for Embracing Green Energy of Ground Power Unit (GPU) for Sustainable Carbon Management in 2022 by Airport Council International Asia-Pacific

Malaysia has over


Green Certified Building, recognised by Green Building Index (GBI)*
*as of 31 December 2022

Forward-looking frameworks

Malaysia’s forward-looking Sustainability frameworks demonstrate the country’s preparedness to support leading global companies in realising their regional Sustainability aspirations. With comprehensive policies in place, the country’s committed to fostering an environment that enables MNCs to integrate sustainability practices into their operations and greening their supply chain. Through strategic collaboration and regulatory support, Malaysia stands ready to facilitate MNCs’ journey towards achieving their sustainability goals, fostering a mutually beneficial partnership that drives positive environmental and social impact while ensuring long-term growth.


Our publications provide valuable insights into sustainable practices adopted by multinational corporations in Greater KL, driving positive change in the Sustainability space.

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