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Opening speech for Penang Green Agenda Workshop

Opening speech by Lim Guan Eng, the Chief Minister of Penang and Chairman of Penang Green Council during the Penang Green Agenda Workshop at Penang Institute on 24 March 2017: Good morning everyone. First and foremost, it is a great honour for me to officiate the two- year policy planning project – Penang Green Agenda....

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“No Free Plastic Bags” Survey Shows That We Need To Enhance Enforcement To Put Awareness Into Practice

Press Statement by Phee Boon Poh, Penang State Exco Member, Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee cum Vice-Chairman of Penang Green Council on 23 July 2018: A recent survey found that environmental consciousness is rather strong in Penang, with 79% of respondents being extremely concerned about environmental issues in Penang. However, their level of concern does not trigger...

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Opening Speech for Symposium on Sustainable Penang

Opening Speech by Lim Guan Eng, Penang Chief Minister cum Chairman of Penang Green Council on 15 January 2018 during Symposium on Sustainable Penang at Auditorium A, KOMTAR: Good morning and welcome to the Symposium on Sustainable Penang, titled “Can Penang be Made Sustainable by 2030?” Penang was hit by the worst floods in the...

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Share Your Concerns and Opinions in Symposium on Sustainable Penang 2018 in Developing Penang Green Agenda

Press Statement on 14 December 2017 All people of Penang are invited to attend and share your concerns and opinions in the Symposium on Sustainable Penang 2018. In response to the global climate change issues and evolving paradigm of sustainable development, Penang state government mooted Penang Green Agenda (PGA). PGA is a two-year policy planning...

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Make Your Voice Heard in Penang Green Agenda Public Survey

Statement by Phee Boon Poh, Penang State Exco Member, Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee Chairman cum Vice-Chairman of Penang Green Council, on 14 November 2017: The recent horrendous floods in Penang were caused by unusual rainfall, strong winds and high tides that led to nearly 12,559 people being evacuated. Climate change is REAL. It...

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Concerned Citizens Voiced Out During Focus Group Discussion of Penang Green Agenda Development

Press Statement on 14 August 2017 Five focus group discussions among Penang stakeholders were successfully conducted at School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Penang Green Council (PGC) is responsible for providing assistance to Penang State Government in devising Penang Green Agenda (PGA). PGA aims at formulating strategies to build resilient community in Penang...

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Welcoming Speech for Penang Green Agenda Workshop

Welcoming speech by Chow Kon Yeow, Penang State Exco Member for Local Government, Traffic Management & Flood Mitigation and Vice Chairman of Penang Green Council during the Penang Green Agenda Workshop at Penang Institute on 24 March 2017: Good Morning. Thank you for your gracious presence at the first Penang Green Agenda Workshop. I am...

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Penangites, Join our Public Survey! Share your thoughts on Climate Change!

Joint Statement by Penang Green Council and Water Watch Penang on 5th October 2016. Climate change is for real! In order to understand public perception and awareness on climate change, Penang Green Council is conducting a public survey in collaboration with Universiti Sains Malaysia, and Water Watch Penang. The duration for the survey will be...

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Public Perception Of Penang Residents Towards Waste Separation At Source And Recycling Activities

Statement by Chow Kon Yeow, Penang Exco member for Local Government, Traffic Management and Flood Mitigation and Vice-Chairman of Penang Green Council on 11 Nov 2015: Penang Green Council (PGC Strategies Sdn Bhd) has carried out a study on the public perception of Penang residents towards waste separation at source and recycling activities from 29...