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Opening speech for the Virtual Penang Green Finance Conference

Opening speech by YAB Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang cum Chairman of Penang Green Council for the virtual Penang Green Finance Conference on 4th December 2021. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the first Penang Green Finance Virtual Conference and thank you for taking the time out of your weekend to join us virtually today. Green finance...

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Welcoming speech for Penang Green Agenda 2030 Launch

Welcoming speech by Ms Josephine Tan, General Manager of Penang Green Council during Penang Green Agenda 2030 Launch on 27 th February 2021. Thomas Edison once said – “Many of life’s failure are people who did not realise how close they were to achieving success when they gave up”. Penang Green Agenda (PGA) took over...

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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...