CSR Malaysia was recently invited to the Korean Embassy in Malaysia’s 2019 CSR Award Ceremony and CSR Forum. The objective was to educate Korean companies about CSR and encourage CSR activities in Malaysia. The event provided a platform for the free exchange and discussion of CSR best practices and latest trends.
Speeches were given by Kim Jun Pyo, Chargé d’affaires of the Republic of Korea and YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry. YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming encouraged the use of latest technology in CSR due to its wide potential. He touched on several CSR issues and stressed on environmental issues in light of recent chemical leaks in Malaysia.
The award presentation saw Q Cells receive the Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. Junu Lee, Managing Director of Q Cells Malaysia was present to receive the award and share his company’s CSR best practices. Junu encouraged CSR spending in a sustainable manner and emphasised on employee satisfaction, giving an example of Q Cells’ safe channels for employee feedback.