Eight Malaysian Companies Win Global CSR

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LANGKAWI – Eight Malaysian companies bagged 12 awards at the 9th Global
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit and Awards and the Global Good
Governance Awards 2017 here.

YTL Corporation Bhd (YTL) led the winners pact with two Platinum Awards for
the Best Environmental Excellence Award and Excellence in Provision of Literacy
and Education Award for companies with less than US$1 billion market capital
respectively.

Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) won two gold awards for the Best Community
Programme Award for companies with more than US$1 billion market capital and the
Best Workplace Practices Award.

Kulim Malaysia Bhd won Gold for the Empowerment of Women and two Bronze
awards for the Best Workplace Practices and CSR Leadership Award for companies
with more than US$1 billion market capital respectively.

Other winners were Sarawak Energy (Best Community Programme Award –
companies with more than US$1 billion market capital – Gold Award), Ajinomoto
Malaysia (Best Community Programme Award – Companies with less than US$1 billion
market capital – Silver Award).

RHB Banking Group won the Best Governed & Most Transparent Company – Silver
Award, Maybank Foundation (Best Community Programme Award – Companies with more
than US$1 billion market capital – Bronze Award), and CIMB Niaga (Excellence in
Provision of Literacy and Education Award – Companies with more than US$1
billion market capital – Bronze Award).

In a statement today, Global CSR Summit & Awards Co-Global Events Director,
Melvin Chan said 146 companies from around the world submitted their
entries for 38 awards being contested.

“The event is among the few global award programmes which do not accept
sponsorship from companies submitting their nominations,” he added.
— BERNAMA

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