Key Initiatives

We are fully committed to becoming an agent of change for the benefit of present and future generations.

First University-Industry Research Consortium Roadshow Held in Universiti Malaysia Kelantan Kampus Jeli

The University-Industry Research Consortium (UIRC) recently embarked on its first roadshow at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan Kampus Jeli (UMK Jeli) to promote the UIRC initiative to geology and geoscience students. Nearly 200 students and 10 lecturers from the Faculty of Earth Science participated in the event.


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Kanthan and Langkawi Plants Bring Cheer to Students Through Back-to-School Programme

Our colleagues in Kanthan and Langkawi Plants recently organised their annual back-to-school programme to foster the spirit of learning and spread cheer among young learners. This initiative, under the BUILDS Community and Potential pillars, aims to support children's access to quality education.


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University-Industry Research Consortium Kicks Off with Inaugural Scientific Committee Meeting

Following the launch of the University-Industry Research Consortium (UIRC) in October 2023, the members of the Scientific Committee held their first meeting at Menara YTL recently.


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YTL Cement Scholarship Awards Ceremony

YTL Cement, through its CSR arm, BUILDS, recently hosted its inaugural YTL Cement Scholarship Awards Ceremony to welcome 17 new scholarship recipients of the YTL Cement Scholarship.


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Malaysia’s First University-Industry Research Consortium

YTL Cement and the Ministry of Higher Education (KPT) have jointly launched the country’s first University-Industry Research Consortium, in collaboration with five top local universities: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah, Universiti Malaysia Sabah dan Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.


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Restoring Langkawi’s Coral Reefs

The Kedah Department of Environment, alongside Rakan Alam Sekitar (RAS), celebrated Hari Alam Sekitar Negara 2023 (HASN 2023) at Jerumuk Island. The event is a collective commitment towards fostering community awareness and responsibility in preserving and conserving Langkawi’s marine ecosystem through a coral rack planting activity.


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BUILDS’ Second Recycling Open Day

On the 14th of October 2023, the momentum of sustainability continued to grow as BUILDS hosted its second Recycling Open Day at Wisma YTL Cement. This remarkable event, in collaboration with Geo Alam Environmental, aimed to inspire and promote sustainable waste management practices, all in conjunction with Hari Alam Sekitar Negara 2023.


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HASN Celebrations at Kolej Vokasional Kuala Kangsar, Perak

We collaborated with Kolej Vokasional Kuala Kangsar (KVKK) to organise a host of activities in conjuction with HASN 2023 which was officiated by the Perak Department of Environment (DOE) Director. The event was aimed at fostering environmental awareness and combating environmental pollution, as well as empowering students and the Perak community to embrace a sustainable lifestyle.


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Kloth Woman Up Programme

We held our first Recycling Open Day in December 2022. This initiative was a collaborative effort by Geo Alam Environmental (GAE) and YTL Hotels in collaboration with our CSR arm, BUILDS. We collected more than 2,400 kg of recyclable items, which were sold for RM1,580.00. All proceeds were donated to Kloth Malaysia Bhd.


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Recycling Open Day, Wisma YTL Cement

On 17 December 2022, we held our first Recycling Open Day at Wisma YTL Cement. This initiative was co-organised by Geo Alam Environmental and YTL Hotels in collaboration with BUILDS to encourage sustainable waste management practices.


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Builds Celebrates Hari Alam Sekitar Negara 2022

On 15 October 2022, BUILDS partnered with the Department of Environment Perak (DOE) to celebrate Hari Alam Sekitar Negara 2022.


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Restoring white, sandy Cunang Beach

After the successful first cleanup event in June 2022, BUILDS organised yet another gotong-royong activity on 13 August 2022.


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Park Clean Up

In conjunction with World Environment Day 2022, we organised a park clean-up in collaboration with the Department of Environment (DOE) via Rakan Alam Sekitar at Chongkak Park & Resort on 25 June 2022.


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The Centre for Biodiversity, Conservation, and Research Efforts (BCRE)

BCRE is a research centre established by YTL Cement. BCRE believes in striking a balance between two important goals: contributing to the conservation of nature and the development of the economy.


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Response to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we contributed 7,000 COVID-19 kits and school sanitation equipment to students and teachers from 24 schools across Peninsula Malaysia.


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Co-existing harmoniously with the local community

BUILDS regularly carries out philanthropic activities to foster ties with members of the community.


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BUILDS Aids Flood Victims

YTL Cement, through BUILDS, has reached out to flood victims within the company as well as the larger community to provide aid during this challenging period.


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Giving Plastics A New Purpose

In October 2021, BUILDS embarked on a mission to prevent plastics from ending up in landfills. In doing so, BUILDS successfully collected 10kg of plastics from staff and the local community.


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