The Environmental Imperative and What It Means for Businesses
IT’S WAY PAST TIME FOR US TO ACT TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT
Sunway’s Centre for Planetary Health’s newly appointed Executive Director, Tan Sri Dr Jemilah Mahmood, or Dr Jim as she prefers to be called, is no stranger to crises. The founder and former CEO of humanitarian NGO Mercy Malaysia, Dr Jim has been to locations devastated by war, famine, and natural disasters, and has seen her share of hardships. Now, however, the scale of the devastation that is under way is global and we cannot return to “business as usual”.
“The business-as-usual attitude that has spanned entire generations, is one the main reasons that the pandemic happened in the first place, with zoonotic leaks spurred on by the human-created, human-generated imbalances in our relationship with the natural ecosystem,” Tan Sri pointed out in her keynote address at the CEO Forum, “The Environmental Imperative and What It Means for Businesses”. Read More “CEO FORUM 2021: KEYNOTE SPEECH 3”