The Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC) announced a series of strategic collaborations and initiatives during the International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) 2023, taking place at the MGTC Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
MGTC signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Universiti Malaya Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre to develop and implement the “Training on Solar PV for Beginners” and “Solar PV System Design and Operations” programmes. On the other hand, the MoU with Zull Design Autotronic marks our collaboration on the “Bijak Tani: Green Hydroponic Programme”. With Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah, on the other hand, we’re expanding our partnership to include technology and knowledge sharing, education, training, student career placement, and research activities. These collaborations aim to implement training programs, promote innovation and knowledge dissemination, and adapt to future-proof technology for broader cooperation in education, research, and technology sharing.
To exemplify our work with communities, Rumah Ibadat Hijau (RIH) programme has joined forces with MyFundAction to explore an alternative funding source for the initiative and to encourage investments in green and community programmes while generating new job opportunities. The programme is also partnering with MARDI to focus on greenery aspects within RIH, particularly the UrbanKit (Aquaponic) project, aimed at providing an additional source of income for asnaf and B40 communities. This collaboration will raise agricultural productivity within local communities and address food security issues. With the collective effort from these partnerships, we aim to have 230,000 green jobs created.
In the pursuit of promoting the adoption of green products, MGTC has signed a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) with Shopee Malaysia to solidify our partnership following the launch of the “Jom Beli Produk Hijau” campaign to raise awareness of the MyHIJAU Mark Recognition Scheme. The campaign offers vouchers worth RM60,000 on selected green products on Shopee until December 2023. We also signed a MoC with Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad to provide training advisory services and promote Low Carbon Operating System (LCOS) to MIDF’s stakeholders and customers, exemplifying our sustainability commitment. The document exchanged was witnessed by the Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change, YB Dato’ Sri Huang Tiong Sii.
Group Chief Executive Officer of MGTC, Ts Shamsul Bahar Mohd Nor, proudly shared, “We are thrilled to announce the culmination of these strategic partnerships. They underpin our commitment to magnify our work continuously. These coalitions reflect the strength of our shared values and goals with our esteemed partners.
He added, “We are partnering with Politeknik Port Dickson to enhance the Diploma in Energy Efficiency and Green Energy syllabus. This collaboration includes competency development for lecturers and students in energy efficiency and green energy. This partnership will foster innovation, drive growth, and create new green job opportunities.”