human right. Often times, water is taken for granted as it is ever flowing. But it is a crucial shared resource that we need to protect together to ensure we have a continuous supply of clean water because every drop matters.
“There is no doubt that water is essential to our business, and in doing our part, we ensure that 100% of our wastewater is treated before returning the clean water back to its source. Our works in the past have been river rehabilitation, but we have come to realise that there is an even greater need now to look at watershed health protection in a more holistic manner,” he added.
In line with HEINEKEN’s global sustainability strategy, Brewing a Better World, HEINEKEN Malaysia’s water initiatives support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). Among them include SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 14: Life Below Water, and SDG 15: Life on Land. Essentially, the brewer aims to incorporate sustainability as an integral part of its business journey, while striving to be a champion for water protection. Renuka Indrarajah, Corporate Affairs and Legal Director of HEINEKEN Malaysia and Trustee of SPARK Foundation (CSR arm of HEINEKEN Malaysia) said, “World Water Day is an important day to reflect on how we at HEINEKEN Malaysia care for the environment. We had made significant strides in protecting our water resources since we started in 2007. Through our CSR arm, SPARK Foundation, we have