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Established by the Penang State Government

in 2011
Non-profit governmental organisation
Nurtures, facilitates and coordinates
environmental projects and causes in
Penang as a green state that
is clean, safe and harnesses
green technology.
To enable, empower and enrich all stakeholders
to practice sustainable development that protects
the environment and quality of life.
1) To carry out activities & programs to realize the State
Government vision of making Penang a Green State by
preserving and conserving the environment; to improve the
quality of life with the assistance and co-operation of all
stakeholders, related governmental or non-governmental
organizations and the private sector corporations.
2) To be a platform or forum to identify, discuss and undertake
projects, surveys, investigations on sustainable development in
Penang as well as to carry out and enforce the policies and
aspirations of the State Government.
3) To promote green industries and sustainable development that
utilizes resources today in a manner that can still be utilized
Green School Award
 Collaboration with MPPP and MPSP
 2 categories:
- Primary Schools
- High Schools
 3rd year of the program
Kampungku/ Komunitiku, Bersih & Hijau
(* My Clean & Green Community)
1. To increase awareness of rural communities on the Zero
Waste concept and the importance of waste segregation

2. To reduce open burning in the rural area
3. Dewan JKKK Taman Alma Jaya
1. JKKK Kubang Semang
2. Dewan JKKK Mahsuri
Bayan Baru
Mock-up of a Green
office –
Penang Green
Office Project
Sponsored by:
To support PGC's vision of Penang as a
Green State by adopting the Green
Office Concept through education and
implementation of Green Initiatives in
the office
 Singapore
 Australia
 New Zealand
 Hong Kong
 Finland
amongst others….
Committee Members
* Penang Green Council
* STEC Technology
* UPEN (Unit Perancang Ekonomi Negeri)
* Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang (MPPP)
* Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai (MPSP)
* Perbadanan Bekalan Air (PBA)
* Department of Environment (DOE)
* Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)
* Forestry Department
* Frepenca/ Osram
* Malaysian Association of Hotels (Penang Chapter)
* The Association of Banks in Malaysia
* Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM)
8 Criteria for the Green Office
Purchasing Office Equipment & Stationery-
Green Principles
Waste Reduction & Recycling
Energy Conservation
Water Conservation
Paper Usage Control
Printer, Photocopier, Fax & Ink Cartridge
Indoor Air Quality Improvement
Employee and Community Engagement
Public Sector Offices
Government departments

Private Sector Offices (must be a registered business)
Trade/ Business Groups

2. Answer the Questions in the
Assessment Tool
* Your Office will be eligible for a site audit
if your readiness rating is at least 70% *
Administration fee of RM 300 will be charged
for a site audit
The Penang Green Office Project certification
is valid for 2 years
Offices will need to reapply for re-
certification after 2 years
A certification plaque and certificate
The right to use the Penang Green Office logo
on company letterheads, correspondence,
advertisements and other publicity materials
Participation in the award presentation
Participating department / company name to be
published in the PGC website
½ page advertisement in Buletin Mutiara
Penang Green Council
Tingkat 47, KOMTAR,
Penang10503 Malaysia
+604-250 3321/ 2
+604-250 3323