SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities 

Making cities sustainable means creating career and business opportunities, safe and affordable housing, and building resilient societies and economies. It involves investment in public transport, creating green public spaces, and improving urban planning and management in participatory and inclusive ways.

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Canopy Walk for Pedestrians’ Safety and Convenience

Having been a white elephant for many years, the unused monorail tracks around Bandar Sunway have been given a new lease of life with the construction of a covered pedestrian walkway on top of the structure. The first phase of the 1.045km walkway, which connects Sunway Pyramid shopping mall to Sunway University was completed in November 2010. The second phase of the project connects Sunway University to Monash University.

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Come Carpool​

In a joint effort between Facilities Services (FSD) and Information Technology Services (ITS) Departments of Sunway University, this car-pooling application was developed to connect potential car poolers among staff.​ ​ It is hoped that this application will help in sustainability efforts to reduce carbon emission and petrol consumptions in general.

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Pedestrian Priority on Campus

Covered walkway that run between two or more buildings will help students and staff convenience to walk around building and access to all facilities within campus. ​Health and safety is a promising issue for pedestrian design and construction. Design criteria for pedestrian path including with physically and functionally comfortable​

 

 

 

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Campus Sustainable Practice 

The sustainability initiatives of Sunway University predate the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015.
This 3rd Sustainable Development Goal (SDG3) aims at globally improving everyone’s health and well-being in the world, no matter their level of income, age, race, gender etc. According to the UN, despite significant strides made in increasing global life expectancy, inequalities in healthcare access still exist.

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This SDG focuses on ensuring a clean and stable water supply and effective water sanitation for all people by the year 2030. The goal is a reaction to the fact that many people throughout the world lack these basic services. Read more
The SDGs promote sustained economic growth, higher levels of productivity and technological innovation. Encouraging entrepreneurship and job creation are key to this, as are effective measures to eradicate forced labour, slavery and human trafficking. With these targets in mind, the goal is to achieve full and productive employment, and decent work, for all women and men by 2030. Read more
Making cities sustainable means creating career and business opportunities, safe and affordable housing, and building resilient societies and economies. It involves investment in public transport, creating green public spaces, and improving urban planning and management in participatory and inclusive ways.

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The SDGs can only be realized with strong global partnerships and cooperation.The world is more interconnected than ever. Improving access to technology and knowledge is an important way to share ideas and foster innovation. Coordinating policies to help developing countries manage their debt, as well as promoting investment for the least developed, is vital for sustainable growth and development. 

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