Sustainability Starts Where We Stand

By Regina Hoo

April 2019 COVER STORY
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In October 2018 the Penang state government became the first state in Malaysia to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to ensure that the state’s future development is aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and to develop an evaluation framework with clear performance indicators.Penang2030: A Family-focused Green and Smart State to Inspire the Nation, launched late last year, aims to improve liveability, economy, civil participation and balanced development – in...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.