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Corporate Milestones

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Nextgreen Crowning Package Pulp Molding Sdn Bhd (NGCP) commenced trial production of the food grade empty fruit bunch pulp moulding

Nextgreen Global Berhad was recognized in the National
Biomass Action Plan 2023-2030 by the Ministry of
Plantation and Commodities for Setting Up the Biomass Hub
in Malaysia

MyHIJAU Certification of EFB Paper (NeuWhite®)

SIRIM Eco Label Certification of EFB Paper (NeuWhite®)

Ground-breaking ceremony of Oil Palm Biomass Collection and Processing Centre at Gua Musang, Kelantan

Shareholders Agreement Between Nextgreen Biomass with GTMA, KOOP SAHABAT, and KOSETIA

Nextgreen Global Berhad received Gold Award and Outstanding Innovation Award 2023 by Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE 2023)

Nextgreen Global Berhad was honoured with the Sustainability Performance Award 2022 by United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei (UNGCMYB)

Ground-breaking ceremony of Phase 1B at Green Technology Park

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Nextgreen Pulp & Paper and Universiti Teknologi Mara

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Nextgreen Global Berhad and Kelantan State Government

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Nextgreen Global Berhad and MGTC, KOOP Sahabat, KOSETIA

Climate Action Pledge, British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (BMCC) signed by NGG

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Nextgreen Pulp & Paper and Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah

UNGC Sustainability Initiative pledge by Nextgreen Global Berhad

Memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Pulp & Paper and Kami Anak Felda Malaysia (KAF)

Launching of Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (ABAC) Policy and Handbook

Joint Venture agreement with Crown Package

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Nextgreen
Pulp & Paper and Universiti Putra Malaysia

Transformation to Nextgreen Global Berhad

Diversification of core business

Brand Laureate Best Brands Awards

2010 - Winner Print Award (Web Magazine)

2008 - Asian Print Award-Gold award for Sheet-Fed magazine printing

2007 - First magazine and book printing company to be public-listed

2006 - Asian Print Awards – Bronze Award for
Web-OffSet Printing (coated stock)

BHS Industries Berhad founded in 1982

2005 - National Productivity Awards

2023

Nextgreen Global Berhad was recognized in the National Biomass Action Plan 2023-2030 by the Ministry of Plantation and Commodities for Setting Up the Biomass Hub in Malaysia

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad’s innovative business model of the Oil Palm Biomass Collection and Processing Centre (CPC) has been highlighted as a pioneering example for Setting Up the Biomass Hub in Malaysia, in Chapter 7 of the National Biomass Action Plan 2030. The CPC business model is the first of its kind, not only in Malaysia but globally, especially in the context of oil palm biomass commercialization. Nextgreen aims to establish 20 CPCs throughout Malaysia, with the primary goal of aggregating oil palm biomass, particularly empty fruit bunches (EFB). These CPCs will serve as one-stop centres for collecting palm oil waste, with the processed EFBs being converted into pulp and paper products.

 
 
 

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad was honoured with the Biomass Industry Innovation Award 2023 by the Malaysia Biomass Industries Confederation (MBIC)

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad was honoured with the Biomass Industry Innovation Award by the Malaysia Biomass Industries Confederation (MBIC) during the prestigious gala dinner of the National Biomass Conference at The Everly Putrajaya on 7th December 2023. Nextgreen’s exceptional achievements in the oil palm biomass industry, particularly in converting the biomass into commoditised high value products were acknowledged. Moving forward, Nextgreen’s commitment to pioneering biomass innovative solutions remains steadfast, with a focus on the flagship industrial park, the Green Technology Park in Pekan, Pahang.

Nextgreen Crowning Package Pulp Molding Sdn Bhd (NGCP) commenced trial production of the food grade empty fruit bunch pulp moulding


Nextgreen’s associate company, Nextgreen Crowning Package Pulp Molding Sdn. Bhd. (NGCP) has completed the construction of its factory for the manufacturing of pulp moulding from empty fruit bunch. With this, NGCP commenced trial production of the food grade empty fruit bunch pulp moulding today, whereby the manufacturing process is carried out in a clean room. NGCP is a joint venture company incorporated in July 2020 between NGGB and Crown Package Co. Ltd. (Crown) from Japan with the purpose of manufacturing and selling pulp moulding made from empty fruit bunch, and selling packaging materials to Japan.

MyHIJAU Certification of EFB Paper (NeuWhite®)


Our EFB Paper products (NeuWhite®) was certified with MyHIJAU Green Label Certification (ISO 14024 Type I ECO-Labels) by Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC).

SIRIM Eco Label Certification of EFB Paper (NeuWhite®)

Our EFB Paper products (NeuWhite®) was certified with SIRIM Eco Label Certification (SIRIM ECO 071 : 2018) by SIRIM QAS International Sdn. Bhd.

Ground-breaking ceremony of Oil Palm Biomass Collection and Processing Centre at Gua Musang, Kelantan

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad has become one of the key investors in PLANMalaysia@Kelantan initiative, contributing to the realisation of the Special Area Plan Development Project (RKK) in Bandar Dato’ Bentara Gua Musang, Kelantan.

 

The Groundbreaking Ceremony of the RKK, Bandar Dato’ Bentara Gua Musang was completed by YAB Dato’ Bentara Kanan Ustaz Dato’ Haji Ahmad bin Yakob, Chief Minister of Kelantan. In conjunction with the event, a shareholding agreement exchange ceremony for the Oil Palm Biomass Collection and Processing Centre (CPC) was witnessed by YB Dato’ Haji Mohd Amar Bin Abdullah, the Deputy Chief Minister of Kelantan, YB Dato’ Kaya Setia Dato’ Haji Nazran Bin Muhammad, the Kelantan state secretary, and YAB Tuan Haji Abdul Rashid Bin Mohd Yusoff, CEO of Menteri Besar Kelantan Corporation.

 

We are proud to work with PMBK to promote sustainable development including the development of the industries sector within the RKK, with a particular focus on Mahalla 3. Our development plans include the establishment of the CPC, Pulp Mill, Animal Feed, and Organic Fertilizer plant. These developments in the industrial area of Bandar Dato’ Bentara will help contribute to Kelantan’s environmental and socioeconomic sustainability in the long term and Nextgreen’s corporate commitment towards environmental responsibility.

Shareholders Agreement Between Nextgreen Biomass with GTMA, KOOP SAHABAT, and KOSETIA

 

Nextgreen’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Nextgreen Biomass Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has entered into a Shareholders’ Agreement with Greentech Malaysia Alliances Sdn Bhd (GTMA), Koperasi Sahabat Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (KOOP SAHABAT) Berhad, and Koperasi Perkhidmatan Setia Berhad (KOSETIA). The purpose of this agreement is to establish a joint venture in a special purpose vehicle (SPV) company called GTC Biomass Berhad. The joint venture aims to construct, develop, and commission 20 Oil Palm Waste Collection and Processing Centres throughout Malaysia.

Nextgreen Global Berhad received Gold Award and Outstanding Innovation Award 2023 by Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE 2023)

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad successfully participated in the local technology innovation competition at the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE 2023). Competing in two categories, we proudly secured 3 Gold medals and 1 Outstanding Innovation Award. In the Manufacturing Process and Advanced Materials category, we won the Gold and Outstanding Innovation awards for our Sustainable Food Packaging made from oil palm empty fruit bunches’ cellulosic fibre. This innovative packaging solution was developed using a hybrid chemical-mechanical-thermal process.

 

Additionally, our patented technology, the Preconditioning Refiner Chemical-Recycle Bleached Mechanised Pulp (PRC-RBMP), earned us the second Gold award in the oil palm fibre-pulp production category.

 

Furthermore, we were honored with the third Gold award for establishing the Green Technology Park. This recognition highlights our intensive research efforts in environmental protection, energy conservation, water management, wastewater treatment, sanitation, and green technology. These achievements inspire Nextgreen to continue advancing our research to remain competitive and aligned with the forefront of sustainability and industrial advancements.

2022

Nextgreen Global Berhad was honoured with the Sustainability Performance Award 2022 by United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei (UNGCMYB)

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad was honoured to receive an award under SDG Ambition Benchmark No. 6 for 100% sustainable material inputs that are renewable, recyclable or reusable during UNGCMYB Sustainability Performance Awards Ceremony 2022. Nextgreen is deeply committed to uphold the SDG Ambition Benchmark of ensuring material selection and product design implementation are 100% sustainable, which fulfils the highest possible measures of environmental and social standards guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) framework.

Ground-breaking ceremony of Phase 1B at Green Technology Park

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad celebrated the groundbreaking of Phase 1B at the Green Technology Park (GTP) in Pekan, Pahang. The event was graced by Chief Minister of Pahang, YAB Dato’ Sri Haji Wan Rosdy bin Wan Ismail. Phase 1B involves constructing three buildings for tissue paper, animal feed, and fertilizers. This highlights NGGB’s commitment to green technology and the GTP development plan. During the ceremony, NGGB signed a significant MOU with the National Farmers Organisation (NAFAS). This collaboration aligns agriculture with the national green technology agenda and promotes a competitive national food supply. The GTP’s ‘zero waste’ concept supports the circular economy, converting factory waste into valuable products like organic fertilizers and animal feed. This waste-to-value initiative strengthens the country’s corporate ecosystem amidst global economic challenges.

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Nextgreen Pulp & Paper and Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM)

 

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) Exchange Ceremony between NGPP and UiTM by R&D department on 21st March 2022 at UiTM Shah Alam. Collaborative initiatives between industries and universities would foster a holistic ecosystem in resolving community issues as highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this light, NGPP-UiTM collaboration is aimed to promote green technology for pulp and paper making from Empty Fruit Bunch (EFB) and kenaf. It is also to provide the key findings on green technology viability in pulp and paper production for renewable sources like EFB and kenaf, besides to increase the production efficiency of EFB/kenaf paper that meets ISO 187:1990 certification standards for pulp and paper manufacturing.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Nextgreen Global Berhad and Kelantan State Government

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kelantan state government to collaborate on sustainable projects in the state. The projects’ value, estimated to be worth RM2.23 billion, was subjected to technical assessments, financial evaluations, and obtain certificates from the state’s One-Stop Investment Committee or an agreed-upon committee. Nextgreen will invest in management costs and operations for various developments, including a palm oil collection and processing center, forest plantation, pulp mill, animal feed mill, and fertilizer plant. The MoU establishes a joint venture with a Kelantan state-linked company or other parties designated by the state government. The MoU is valid for one year and subject to review and modifications as mutually agreed.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Nextgreen Global Berhad and MGTC, KOOP Sahabat, KOSETIA

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC), Koperasi Sahabat Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia Berhad (KOOP Sahabat), and Koperasi Perkhidmatan Setia Berhad (KOSETIA) to establish 20 collection centers for oil palm waste. This strategic alliance aims to create a more sustainable and efficient system for collecting and disposing of oil palm waste.

 

The collection centers will serve as one-stop centers for gathering oil palm biomass, which will then be processed into materials for the production of paper, food packaging, animal feed, and fertilizers at Green Technology Park, Pahang. The involvement of MGTC and the Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) is seen as a catalyst for the project’s success.

 

As part of the collaboration, the MyAngasaku application has been developed to enable ANGKASA members to purchase school supplies online using credit provided by Koperasi Perkhidmatan Setia Berhad. This initiative, supported by Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac), Tan Sri Noh Omar, aims to yield positive results for all operations in Malaysia.

2021

Climate Action Pledge, British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (BMCC) signed by NGG

 

Nextgreen Global has signed the Climate Action Pledge, British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (BMCC) which highlights our commitment to raise awareness about climate change and implement climate-related initiatives such as conducting training sessions for our employees to socialise the subject matter, embed processes internally, build capacity and skills to implement climate-related goals in our operations.

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Nextgreen Pulp & Paper and UMP

 

Nextgreen Pulp & Paper Sdn Bhd (NGPP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) with the objective of developing, supporting and enriching the educational programs and training, nurture the local talents and work on the social impact of technological innovation.

UNGC Sustainability Initiative pledge by Nextgreen Global Berhad

 

Nextgreen Global Berhad pledged its support to the principled-based framework – United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Doing so amplifies our support for the UNGC’s Ten Principles and to act in support of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We are working to align the UNGC’s – ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment, and anticorruption – and SDGs integration into our business strategy, culture, and daily operations.

Memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Pulp & Paper and Kami Anak Felda Malaysia (KAF)

 

Nextgreen Pulp & Paper Sdn Bhd (NGPP) has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Pertubuhan Kami Anak Felda Malaysia (KAF) to supply main raw material for the manufacture of paper and pulp. The collaboration enabled NGPP to appoint KAF as the agent for purchasing and selling empty fresh fruit bunches (FFB), as well as palm fronds from land schemes to a paper and pulp mill.

 

2020

Launching of Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (ABAC) Policy and Handbook

Nextgreen adopts a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of bribery and corruption in our business, including any third-party or business associate dealings. In view of the introduction of Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 (Amendment Act 2018), the Group put in place an Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (ABAC) Policy and Handbook in April 2020, ahead of the effect date of the Amendment Act 2018 in June 2020. Our participation in the UNGC clarifies our corporate stance in the area of anti-corruption, in that business should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

Joint Venture agreement with Crown Package

 

Joint Venture Agreement was signed between Nextgreen Global Berhad and Crown Package Co., Ltd. to form a joint venture company; Nextgreen Crowning Package Pulp Molding Sdn. Bhd. with the purpose of manufacturing and selling pulp moulding made from empty fruit bunch, and sell packaging materials to Japan.

2019

Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Nextgreen Pulp & Paper and UPM

 

A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been signed by Nextgreen Pulp & Paper (NGPP) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), to allow for a technology licensing by NGPP from UPM through a grant of RM 3.3 million received from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOSTI). The technology involved is related to the production of nanocellulose from oil palm empty fruit bunch for sustainable food packaging, which has been developed by a group of UPM researchers led by Assoc. Prof. Dr Hidayah Ariffin. The licensing agreement with the duration of 30 months started in August 2019 involving a licensing fee with the amount of RM 550,000 to be paid by NGPP to UPM.

 

2017

Transformation to Nextgreen Global Berhad

 

Change of Company name from BHS Industries Berhad to Nextgreen Global Berhad.

PREVIOUS MILESTONES

Diversification of core business

 

Diversify the core businesses of BHS and its subsidiaries to include the construction, development and management of Green Technology Park and other construction and property development activities.

Brand Laureate Best Brands Awards

 

The BrandLaureate BestBrands Awards for BHS Industries in the category of Corporate Branding-Best Brands in Publishing-Printing Solutions.

Award

 

Winner Print Award (Web Magazine)

Award

 

Asian Print Award-Gold award for Sheet-Fed magazine printing

First magazine and book printing company to be public-listed

 

BHS Industries Berhad became the first magazine and book printing company to be public-listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

Awards

  • 2005-Two National Productivity Awards
  • 2006-Two Asian Print Awards – Bronze Award for Web-OffSet Printing (coated stock)
  • 2006/7-National Productivity Award

BHS Industries Berhad founded in 1982

 

BHS was founded in 1982. It specializes in the printing of magazines and books.