Yayasan Hijau Malaysia was established on 2 March 2014 as an agency under the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) and is currently under the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC). The formation of Yayasan Hijau Malaysia, or better known as YaHijau, aims at promoting and educating youths on the importance of green technology and its benefits towards sustainable living through various programmes and activities conducted under the organization.
YaHijau also plays a pivotal role in promoting and encouraging the participation of Corporate Entities, Communities and the general public towards increasing green living practices in Malaysia through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and sponsorships whilst creating awareness and call for actions on the importance on having a greener lifestyle.
“To educate and promote green lifestyles, green technologies and the sustainability of energy & water to the public.”
To implement and promote green practices in Malaysian society at the grassroots level to ensure environmental sustainability.
To increase the level of awareness among the masses through the education on the importance of effective green practices.
To create a responsible and proactive society that understand the importance of having a green environment.
To garner sponsors from individuals, companies, industry players and non-governmental organizations through Corporate Social Responsibility activities and the participations of all stakeholders in support of green development.