World’s Best CSR Corporations Honoured At The Industry’s Top CSR Awards At The 11th Global CSR Summit & Awards And The Global Good Governance Awards

The 11th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards held in conjunction with The Global Good Governance Awards ended recently on a high note with a full house turnout of over 220 regional and international delegates, which was held for the first time at Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia.

Held at the Pullman Kuching, the conference kick-started with an enchanting performance by WARISAN SAPE TELANG USAN, a talented local SAPE music and dance troupe supported by Sarawak Energy’s CSR programme. In line with the conference theme: “A New Era of Corporate Responsibility & Activism”, Group CEO of Sarawak Energy, Datu Sharbini Suhaili, delivered the opening keynote address entitled: “Creating Value Through Corporate Activism” The keynote speaker highlighting how companies such as Sarawak Energy can actively delivery value and change by integrating their CSR programmes to be aligned with the three pillars of sustainability – Economic, Social and Environmental. About 25 international speakers were present at the event sharing some of their unique experiences on topics such as CSR in the boardroom, social activism, environmental protection, women empowerment and circular economy to name a few.

Among the notable speakers, Mr Stefan Phang, Director, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility for Diversey, Inc gave a powerful speech on “The Darkside of Tourism”, where he shared on the rampant exploitation of children in Cambodia. He explained Linens for Life – a signature Diversey’s CSR initiatives for hotels where linens are used as stretchers and burial material for typhoon disaster victims. He ended his speech and challenged the attendees with a quote by Nelson Mandela: “Vision without action is just a dream. Action without vision is a waste of time. Vision with action can change the world.”

The event ended with the awards segment The Global CSR AwardsTM and The Good Governance AwardsTM graced by guest of honour YB Dato Sri Hajjah Fatimah Abdullah, Minister For Welfare, Community Well Being, Women, Family And Childhood Development. Dr Martin Blake, the Conference Chairman and a member of the judging committee commented: “The 11th Annual Global CSR Summit & AwardsTM held in conjunction with The Global Good Governance AwardsTM held in Kuching today was a very well attended and successful event. There were participants from all over Asia and some even travelled from as far as Australia, Dubai, UAE, Taiwan, India etc. The quality of the presentations was high and the content was at the contemporary cutting edge of CSR. Finally, the calibre of the entries for the awards was truly outstanding, in particular, a significant ‘well done’is deserved by Sarawak Energy and Sinyi Realty who won multiple awards and appropriately reflecting the quality of the entries.”

The winners are:

THE GLOBAL CSR AWARDS 2019

Global Category

Best Environmental Excellence Award (Companies with market capitalization more than USD 1 Billion)

Sunway Group – Platinum Sarawak Energy Berhad – Gold PTTEP (Thailand) – Gold PT Adaro Energy Tbk – Silver Coca-Cola (Turkey) – Bronz

Best Environmental Excellence Award (Companies with market capitalization less than USD 1 Billion)

OceanaGold (Philippines), Inc. – Platinum Sinyi Realty – Gold Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai – Gold PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara – Silver Hektar Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. – Bronze

Best Community Programme Award (Companies with market capitalization more than USD 1 Billion)

Sarawak Energy Berhad – Platinum PT Pertamina Hulu Energi – Gold Maybank Foundation – Gold Mongolian Mining Corporation – Gold PT Bank BTPN Tbk – Gold Bridgestone (Thailand) – Silver Tata Consultancy Services – Silver Maybank Indonesia – Bronze Dubai Duty Free – Bronze Yum China Holdings Inc. – Bronze IDP Education (Cambodia) Ltd – Bronze

Best Community Programme Award (Companies with market capitalization less than USD 1 Billion)

Maynilad Water Services, Inc. – Platinum PTTEP (Indonesia) – Gold Koora Time by Qatar Shell and Qatar Football Association – Gold PT Samsung Electronics Indonesia – Silver Allianz Ayudhya Assurance – Bronze

Excellence In Provision Of Literacy & Education Award (Companies with market capitalization more than USD 1 Billion)
FrogAsia Sdn Bhd – Platinum PT Adaro Energy Tbk – Gold Bridgestone (China) – Gold IDP Education (Cambodia) Ltd – Gold PT Pertamina Hulu Energi – Silver Axiata Group Berhad – Bronze

Excellence In Provision Of Literacy & Education Award (Companies with market capitalization less than USD 1 Billion)

RSVP Joint Stock Company – Platinum OceanaGold (Philippines), Inc – Gold

Empowerment of Women Award (Companies with market capitalization more than USD 1 Billion)

Sarawak Energy Berhad – Platinum Coca-Cola (Turkey) – Gold PT Hero Supermarket Tbk – Gold PT Pertamina Hulu Energi – Gold Diversey, Inc – Silver Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad – Bronze

Empowerment of Women Award (Companies with market capitalization less than USD 1 Billion)

OceanaGold (Philippines), Inc – Platinum Sinyi Realty – Gold Loreal Malaysia Sdn Bhd – Silver

Best Workplace Practices

HM Sampoerna TBK – Platinum Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad – Gold OceanaGold (Philippines), Inc – Silver Sinyi Realty – Bronze

Product Excellence Award

Sinyi Realty – Platinum

CSR Leadership Award (Companies with market capitalization more than USD 1 Billion)

Puan Aisah Eden, Sarawak Energy Berhad – Platinum Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad – Gold Bridgestone India – Gold Michelin (Siam) – Gold Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad – Silver PT Adaro Energy Tbk – Silver Axiata Group Berhad – Bronze

CSR Leadership Award (Companies with market capitalization less than USD 1 Billion)

Dubai Customs – Platinum Institut Jantung Negara – Gold Sinyi Realty – Silver

Country Awards Category Best Country Award for Overall CSR Excellence

Singapore – Marina Bay Sands Singapore Malaysia – Sunway Group Thailand – PTTEP (Thailand) Indonesia – PT Astra International Middle East – Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Cambodia – Nagaworld Integrated Resort India – UPL Limited Taiwan – Sinyi Realty

GLOBAL GOOD GOVERNANCE AWARDS

The Best Chief Executive Officer Award

Christian Kartawijaya, PT Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk – Platinum Ricky Tan, KinderWorld International Group – Gold

The Best Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Award

PT Amman Mineral Nusa – Platinum BHG Retail REIT – Gold

The Best Governed and Transparent Company Award

RHB Bank Berhad – Platinum KLCC Stapled Group – Gold BHG Retail REIT – Silver Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad – Bronze

Besides the main conference, the event consists of executive workshops on integrated reporting and sustainability reporting which was fully subscribed and attended by industry senior executives. On the final day of the event, a day after the conference, delegates were treated to an eco-tour to the legendary Sarawak Cultural Village – an award winning live museum.