Get Ready For the Gig Economy

In partnership with Microsoft and other community partners, our team at Biji-biji Initiative presents a comprehensive programme tailored to youths interested in the gig community in Malaysia. Malaysia’s Gig Economy With the rise of digital platforms and preference for flexible working hours, a gig economy is increasingly recognised as an emerging form of employment in […]

3 Reasons You Should Upskill and Reskill in 2020

upskill and reskill

In the fast-paced, tech-driven world we thrive in today, it has become undeniably important to upskill and reskill yourself. Upskilling is a workplace trend that facilitates continuous learning by providing training programs and development opportunities that expand an employee’s abilities in their current job role. On the other hand, reskilling is the development of additional […]

Borneo Rainforests – Conservation by Listening

Borneo Rainforests conservation effort by listening

How do you determine the health of a forest? Well, you listen to it! Known as one of the largest ecological experiments in the world, a research project entails using low-cost recorders to track the health of the Malaysian Bornean rainforests. The research is known as the SAFE (Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystem) project. In […]

Meet the 15-minute City | Are Malaysian Cities a Good Candidate?

What if we told you that you could get to work, grab lunch, shop for groceries, enjoy an outdoor run, and visit the doctor’s for an appointment all within a 15-minute walking or biking distance? Meet the 15-minute city concept! Meet the 15-minute City A 15-minute city, or ‘complete neighbourhoods’, is where city residents can […]

Earth Overshoot Day 2020 – what does it mean for us?

Earth Overshoot Day 2020

For some of us, August 22 might have felt just like an ordinary Saturday.  For others, we may have seen August 22 as the global Earth Overshoot Day in 2020, circulated throughout the media with messages to #MovetheDate. What is Earth Overshoot Day? According to the Global Footprint Network, Earth Overshoot Day marks the date […]

Are you recycling, or are you wishcycling? Tips to prevent more waste

Every day, we are confronted with a variety of packaging from the products we purchase, which often end up in either the recycling or landfill bins at the end of use depending on proper disposal methods of the item. However, one particular habit in our recycling practices leads to rippling, detrimental effects on the environment. […]

Beyond Bins – The Story

We love sowing seeds, especially seeds of sustainability. That was the very inspiration for calling ourselves, Biji-biji. If you are unfamiliar, Biji-biji means seeds in Bahasa Malaysia!  Beyond Bins is the seed we are sowing to tackle our plastic waste issue. By providing a circulative supply and demand chain between the community, industry players and […]

Kindergarten Makeover

We at Biji-Biji Initiative are not only aspired to make changes in the environment aspect, but we also serve the community.