The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Building A Path to Conscious Capitalism
Science of Life Studies 24/7, or SOLS 24/7 is known for its education outreach programmes. But now, it is making waves in renewable energy. Its sister outfit, SOLS Energy, is bringing innovation to the country's renewable energy sector, with significant developments in its back-end technology. It is with this edge that the social enterprise - a high-power solar company - managed to secure RM500,000 in funding from early-stage venture fund and seed accelerator, 500 Startups' Southeast Asia-focused 500 Durians II fund.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - An AI for inspection
Alvin Koh started Blinkware Technology Sdn Bhd in 2013 because he wanted to use technology to improve his father's quality of life. The formerly invincible old man had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and had to quit his high-profile job at a bank because he could not control his shaking.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Where Tech and Art Collide
If you had been driving along Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah (formerly Jalan Ipoh) in the middle of August, you would have noticed a recent addition to the side wall of Wisma Tan Kim San- a mural painted by Albert for Bosch Malaysia.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - The Long Road to 5G
5G connectivity promises to revolutionise the global economy and potentially uplift billions of ordinary people into newfound wealth and prosperity. But for all the hyperbole the technology currently attracts, there are major hurdles that need to be cleared before 5G networks hit critical mass.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Employee Engagement A Top Priority
Gerbang Alaf Restaurants Sdn Bhd, the operator of the McDonald's franchise in Malaysia, clinched its fifth Best Employer award as well as a special recognition for talent focus - one of the new pillars of engagement - at the Kincentric Best Employers - Malaysia 2019 (formerly known as Aon Best Employers) awards this year.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Winning with A 'People First' Strategy
For SkyWorld Development Sdn Bhd, a three-time winner at the Kincentric Best Employers (previously known as Aon Best Employers) awards, employee engagement begins when a new hire comes on board.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 -The Flavour of Success Amani Vanilla Temerloh
Although vanilla is a flavouring most often used in wastern desserts, the lush flowering vines that yield the precious vanilla pods grow best in the humid weather more often associated with the tropics. Delicate, light green orchid blooms precede the arrival of the pods, and harvest occurs about nine months after pollination.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Keeping Employees Front and Centre
When running a large organisation, it is easy to get caught up in the numbers and neglect the most important element - the employees. "It is the poeple who make or break an organisation. And leaders must walk the talk and lead by example," says OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Bhd CEO Datuk Ing Eng Bin.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Creating A Purposeful Workplace
People are the pillars of growth in any organisation. Hartalega Holdings Bhd staunchly believes this and that is why the world's largest manufacturer of nitrile gloves wass recognised as a purposeful workplace at the Kincentric Best Employers - Malaysia 2019 (formerly known as Aon Best Employers) awards this year.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Digitising plantations
Ferron Haryanto had spent most of his life in San Francisco, California, where he grew up and worked in various companies for 13 years, mainly as a technology consultant. Five years ago, he embarked on a new journey, returning to his roots in Indonesia to start his own business.