MANAGEMENT and Science University’s newly launched MSU Environment Sustainability Projects (MESP) 2019 will see the university collaborating with various parties in activities to champion the cause.
Themed Nature Appreciation, it is MSU’s initiative to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), in order to ensure a more sustainable environment and contribute towards the building of a sustainable community in the future.
At the launch, MSU president Prof Tan Sri Dr Mohd Shukri Ab Yajid said the MESP was aimed at encouraging MSU members and the society at large to get involved in different activities to conserve the environment and local customs and culture, as well as fulfil the UN’s global SDG agenda.
“The MESP is an extension of what we normally do in our university in terms of environmental projects, and is already in line with the development of the university, the curriculum and students.
“This is also part of the vision and mission of our 10-year strategic planning, where we always consider issues relating to sustainability and the environment,” he added.
The event, which saw the exchange of memorandums of understanding between MSU and parties such as Yayasan Anak Warisan Alam, Yayasan Hijau Malaysia, Dorken Reef Resources, Kelab Warisan Sungai Klang, N.A.Z Medical Supplies Sdn Bhd and Pertubuhan Perlindungan Khazanah Alam Malaysia, was witnessed by Raja Muda Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.
Through this, all the faculties and
departments involved will collaborate and cooperate with various parties, including industry players and non-governmental organisations, to undertake activities in line with a number of SDG’s 17 goals.
Among the planned activities are projects related to the sustainable management of water and sanitation and the sustainability for oceans, sea and marine resources.
The launch was also attended by MSU vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Junainah Abd Hamid, 11th Malaysian Infantry Brigade commander Datuk Dr Mohd Radzi Abd Hamid and Selangor Forestry Department deputy director Abdul Khalim Abu Samah.