Sustainability theme key to recovery


Malaysia’s construction sector has been one of the biggest casualties of the Covid-19 pandemic, with much work and projects experiencing severe slowdowns or even coming to a complete halt as a result of the movement control orders and stringent standard operating procedures. The industry is now struggling to get back on its feet as new jobs dry up largely due to cutbacks in government spending.(File pic)

PETALING JAYA: A new recovery theme for the local construction sector could likely come from sustainability practices.

CGS-CIMB Research said the rising adoption of sustainable construction will emerge as a longer-term sector recovery theme.

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