Encouraging participation in Go Green initiatives
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (Greentech Malaysia), a company representing Malaysia at the world’s biggest Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan in June, has launched its first Youth contest to encourage participation in Go Green initiatives at Concorde Hotel here.
Greentech Malaysia, on behalf of the Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry, is expected to represent the country with inventions, projects, research and other future energy-conserving initiatives at the world’s oldest expo, themed “Future Energy”, from June 10 to Sept 10.
The Youth contest, launched by Raja Muda of Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah yesterday, requires contestants to post a Green Growth Inspiration on social media, with the hashtag, #MyButterflyEffect, to raise awareness on how simple initiatives can collectively impact the future positively.
Greentech Malaysia chief executive officer Ahmad Hadri Haris said the most innovative post would win tickets and accommodation for a one-week stay in Astana, to visit Expo 2017 and the Malaysian Pavilion this year.
He said through the contest, he hoped more youths would show an interest in the industry as it