KUALA LUMPUR: Experts say that dawn of environmental sustainability is now here. That is the message from international experts meeting in Kuala Lumpur for the Global Innovation Summit 2017 (GIS).
This year’s GIS is the 8th in a series focused on environmental sustainability. The event is organized by the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) and the Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT).
The summit is expected to offer guiding principles for sustainable economies, particularly when the world is entering “a technology-driven Age of Optimization” bringing about more sustainable production, consumption and work in many manifestations and at every scale.
The program for GIS 2017 will flow through a series of topics, including how to address global transformation on manufacturing, utilizing natural resources, policy shaping, and more.
Organisers MIGHT and GFCC say they are optimistic on realising value in this summit. MIGHT is a not-for-profit organization built on the strength of public-private partnership with more than 100 members, both local and international, from industry, government and academia.
MIGHT is a platform for industry-government consensus building in the drive to advance high technology competency in Malaysia.
The Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils is an international network of over sixty non-profit organizations, government agencies, universities, and companies working collaboratively to build sustained prosperity through innovation.
The GFCC develops initiatives and tools to better understand and navigate the complex competitiveness landscape and disseminates best practices
Source: Astro Awani