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Environmental sustainability strategies and impacts: A case study in Northport, Klang, Malaysia


Yaakub, Sabariah and Nik Abdullah, Nik Ab. Halim and Subhan, Muhammad and Gapar, Nasrullah (2015) Environmental sustainability strategies and impacts: A case study in Northport, Klang, Malaysia. In: 2nd International Symposium on Technology Management and Emerging Technologies (ISTMET), August 25 - 27, 2015, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Given the relevance of environmental sustainability, the aim of the present paper is twofold: first, to investigate the impact of strategies implemented by Northport, Klang in order to be environmentally sustainable, and, second, to ascertain the priorities of these strategies.Using qualitative research design, data was collected through semi-structured interview with the officers in charge of environment at the Northport, Klang, Malaysia. Findings indicate that strategies implemented by the port have been successful in reducing emission and improve air quality, a big step to being environmentally sustainable.Several criteria were used to prioritize the strategies, chief among them are implementation cost and time, maintenance cost and reduction of carbon emission.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environmental Sustainability; Air pollution; Port; Northport, Klang; Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: School of International Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Sabariah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2016 01:09
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 01:09
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/17949

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