SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, KUALA LUMPUR GIVES BACK THROUGH “EMBRACE THE GIFT OF LIFE” CAMPAIGN WITH THE TREE OF LIFE CHRISTMAS CHARITY TREE

Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur’s annual charity project Embrace the Gift of Life was initiated in 1985 to support children with severe heart ailments and other serious medical conditions. To date, the hotel has raised over RM4 million and support hundreds of critically ill children through this charity project. Once again, the hotel’s Tree of Life Christmas Tree was inspired by Shangri-La's theme – A North Pole Wonderland. The six variations of Hot Air Balloon ornaments, decked on the 1...

RHB ALLOCATES RM4.2M IN SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS FROM UNDERPRIVILEGED (B40) FAMILIES

RHB Banking Group (RHB) through RHB Foundation, its community engagement arm has allocated up to RM4.2 million in scholarships to 60 students from underprivileged (B40) families through the RHB X-Cel Star Scholarship Programme. Speaking at the RHB X-Cel Star Scholarship Programme virtual award ceremony held today, Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli, Chairman of RHB Foundation and Group Managing Director of RHB Banking Group said, “RHB Foundation has allocated RM4.2 million towards awarding RHB X-Ce...

Building the Community Through Donations and Education

Members of the public donating groceries to the food bank
Sunway Group, Mah Sing, Mondelez International and Canon Marketing Sdn Bhd share how they aided and benefited communities with community improvement projects. Though Sunway Group’s main core of business has always been education and healthcare, yet in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, it has step up its community enrichment programmes in order to aid those badly affected by the pandemic. In an interview with CSR Malaysia, Bernard Paul Netto, General Manager of Sunway Group said that they...

Empowering Education One Step at A Time

Performances at one of the schools adopted by Malaysia Airports Holdings
Education is the core of nation building. In an interview with CSR Malaysia, Malaysia Airports Holdings, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, Yayasan Bank Rakyat and Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad share how they are contributing in helping the education sector. Malaysia Airports Holdings today reveal that it has worked with the Ministry of Education in coming up with programmes to elevate English proficiency among children in the rural areas. In an interview with CSR Malaysia, Nik Anis Nik Z...

Lending A Helping Hand to People and Animals Alike

Swissen Transport and Trading presenting certificate to Sekolah Perigi Acheh
This year, Smart Financing is lending a helping hand to Zoo Negara while Swissen Trading & Transport and Great Heart set a platform to help the underprivileged.  Smart Financing has extended their CSR initiatives to not only people, but also to the animals in Zoo Negara. In an interview with CSR Malaysia, Gary Chua, CEO of Smart Financing revealed that they have recently started an initiative to support the national zoo, which are currently low on funds. “We are currently liaisi...

Brickfields Asia College Received Recognition from the ASEAN Business Awards 2020 (ABA 2020) in Combating COVID-19

Brickfields Asia College (BAC) is honoured to be recognised by the prestigious ASEAN Business Awards 2020 for its COVID-related initiatives in the ASEAN region. The ASEAN Business Awards 2020 was held on 13th November and it felicitated the best enterprises across South East Asia. Commenting on BAC’s win, its Managing Director Raja Singham said, “We are humbled to receive this award for our COVID-related initiatives. This will also serve as a reminder to constantly do more. This award ...

MALAYSIA’S OUTSTANDING CORPORATIONS IN SUSTAINABILITY AND CSR INITIATIVES HONOURED

‘CSR Malaysia’ publication today revealed its awards list of outstanding Malaysian corporations that have excelled tremendously in the corporate sustainability and social responsibility arena in boosting the socio-economic transformation of Malaysia.T This year, CSR Malaysia honoured some 41 Malaysian corporations as its award recipients which are selected by a panel of high caliber judges representing corporate and social bodies. This annual initiative is a platform to celebrate outstand...

IREKA CARES HELPS HOME OF PEACE TRANSFORM ITS ROOFTOP AREA INTO A LOVELY GARDEN

To transform Home of Peace’s rooftop area into a beautiful and green garden for the children, IREKA CARES volunteers initiated a gardening project at the Home. This project was a continuation of IREKA CARES’ CSR programme with the objective to promote and educate the children about environmental sustainability following its previous trip to Taman Tugu with the children. (more…)

“INJECTING” TO A GREENER ENVIRONMENT

World Environment Day came with an aim to address the increasingly painstaking air pollution issue. World leaders in both public and private sectors are challenging themselves to find a better solution to this mega problem globally. Governments around the region have recognised the challenge, and over the years ASEAN member states have taken action to address climate change through various environmental, economic and social activities. Malaysia is one of the countries making important prog...