[News] The Edge Markets | Pandemic an opportunity for businesses to look at sustainability

8 September 2020

At CIMB's Cooler Earth Summit, Jia Yaw calls on entrepreneurs and businesses to reflect on their role in society and how they can contribute towards sustainable development.

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 8): The Covid-19 pandemic has presented opportunities for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs to look at sustainability.

CSO-SDG Alliance’s Kiu Jia Yaw said at a panel discussion during The Cooler Earth Summit organised by CIMB Group Holdings Bhd, that there never has been a better time for entrepreneurs and businesses to clarify their roles in society and look at how their business activities impact the societies and environments they operate in.

“It is a great time, the ground has shifted and the mindsets of your stakeholders have also shifted,” Kiu said.

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