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46 wins big for Sustainable Development Goals

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-six winners were crowned during the recently held 2018 Global Responsible Business Leadership Awards with winner spanning all over the region.

In a night of glitz and glam, the 2018 Global Responsible Business Leadership Awards recognised leaders across the globe.

The Award were in conjunction with the 10th Asia Pacific CSR Forum, themed 'Unlocking the Business Potential in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), organised by Asia Pacific CSR Council and Institute of Sustainability. The awards programme is supported by Office of The Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Chamber of Socially Responsible Malaysia, Sino-European Industry Business Association and European Union Delegation to Malaysia. The awards programme strategic partners are Koperasi Usahawan Metropolitan Kuala Lumpur Berhad and MCM Max Capital Management Holding Ltd.

The aim of the awards is to promote the idea of Corporate Sustainability, and Corporate Responsibility as a Holistic approach for business development on a global scale, while at the same time, enhance the awareness for sustainable development within the business community and society.

The objective of the awards is to recognise leaders who had excelled in corporate sustainability, giving them a competitive leadership advantage.

Additionally, the awards recognise winners who serve to be benchmarks as exemplar of sustainable business practices to other organisations in accordance to SDGs.

Also, it creates a network of professionals and practitioners committed to furthering the sustainability agenda on a global scale.

There are a total 17 SDGs which in turn are built on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals while also including new areas such as climate change, economic inequality, innovation, sustainable consumption, and peace and justice, among others.

SDGs work in the spirit of partnership and pragmatism to make the right choices now to improve in a sustainable way for future generations. They provide clear guidelines and targets for all countries to adopt in accordance with their own priorities and the environmental challenges of the world at large.

There are total of five areas that the judges look at when it comes to determining the winner of the Awards.

The first materiality which determines if the applicant to the award has considered relevant sustainability factors. Next the panel of judges look at the stakeholder engagement which determines if the applicant has taken various stakeholder views and concerns into consideration.

Next, they will assess the economic performance of the company with regard to mitigating impacts as sustainability trends on a company's finance and contribution to local and national economy.

The last two items that fall under the purview of the panel is environmental and social. For the former, the judges look at the performance of the applicant with regard to resource use, while for the latter, they assess the performance with regard to labour management, human rights and impacts on society.

In a foreword message, Chris Daniel Wong, Co-Organising Chairman said: "Our ambition is to grow our business while focusing on preserving the planet, progressing people and perpetuating participatory progress because we believe in better communities and a better future for everyone."

Additionally, he adds that the organisers of the Award recognised that companies are at different stages in their sustainability journeys.

"Many already understand the importance of the SDGs and how their work relates to them. But others go further, by strategically aligning their sustainability work with the SDGs, thus addressing their own positive and negative impacts, while also promoting innovative thinking," he said.

Meanwhile, Roger Wong, the President of the Asia Pacific CSR Council said in a foreword that he believed that if all businesses were conducted in a globally responsible manner, a different could be made, thus creating a positive impact on the environment.

The event took place at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre, and was graced by His Royal Highness Tengku Idris Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar, Price of Pahang, while the Head of Trade and Economic Relations from the European Union Delegation to Malaysia, Mr. Nicolas Dross was in attendance along with the others panel of judges, Tan Sri Dr. Hj. Mohd Shukor bin Hj. Mahfar, the former Director General of Inland Revenue of Malaysia and Matthias Gelber, the World Greenest Man.

Adding to the list of VIPs is Organising Chairman and Special Officer to Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and the Home Minister of Malaysia, Rizmel Nazrin Dato' Abdul Malik.

In his foreword, Rizmel said that any kind of growth is meaningless without excellence and sustainability.

"The SDGs represent an internationally shared global agenda for sustainability looking forward to 2030. They address the most pressing challenges of our time, including climate change, resource depletion, poverty and social injustice.

"The SDGs call on everyone, including companies, to conduct self-examination and to take a proactive role through collaboration and innovation," he said.

He added that long-term business success also hinges on the realisation of the SDGs, we will need to transform the entire economic system, most notably cities, and mobility, energy and materials, food, land and water.

The list of the awards winners:






NO

COMPANY

CEO NAME

POSITION

 AWARD CATEGORY

1

LIMKOKWING UNIVERSITY OF CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY

TAN SRI DATO' SRI PADUKA DR LIM KOK WING

FOUNDER

FATHER OF SUSTAINABLE CREATIVITY

2

T.A.G. MARINE SDN BHD

DATUK WIRA NOORMUSTAFA KAMAL BIN YAHYA

MANAGING DIRECTOR

MASTERCLASS ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

3

ECHOSTORE

PACITA JUAN

CO-FOUNDED

CEO OF THE YEAR

4

FELCRA BERHAD

DATUK ZULKARNAIN BIN MD EUSOPE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

CSR COMPANY OF THE YEAR

5

PACIFIC PAINT (BOYSEN) PHILS, INC.

WILLY L. ONG

PRESIDENT

SUSTAINABLE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

6

INFINITE WORLDWIDE GROUP SDN BHD

EDWARD CHONG

FOUNDER

EMERGING ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

7

TRU CAP ASIA SDN BHD

ASHER LOOI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & FOUNDER

PROPERTY & FINANCIAL ICON

8

GENTING MALAYSIA BERHAD

TAN SRI LIM KOK THAY

CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE

LEADING MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION OF THE YEAR

9

COX & KINGS LIMITED

THOMAS C. THOTTATHIL

HEAD OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATION & CSR

TOURS & TRAVELS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

10

BAMBOO CAPITAL GROUP

NGUYEN HO NAM

CHAIRMAN

CONGLOMERATE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

11

ALIY PROPERTY

DATO' MOHD. ALI ABDUL MAJIS

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

PROPERTY CONSULTATION SERVICES ICON

12


ANDREW TODD

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

EDUCATION PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

13

MALAYSIA SME

WAYNE LIM

MANAGING DIRECTOR

RESPONSIBLE SME MEDIA ICON OF THE YEAR

14

YTL CORPORATION BERHAD

RUTH YEOH PEI CHEEN

HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY & DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENTS

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT EXCELLENCE

15

KULIM (MALAYSIA) BERHAD

TN HJ ZULKIFLY ZAKARIAH

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL PLANTATION MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE

16

SHARP ELECTRONICS (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD



ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM EXCELLENCE

17

LEMBAGA TABUNG HAJI



INVESTMENT EXCELLENCE

18

HSBC BANK



SUSTAINABLE BANKING EXCELLENCE

19

FINTERRA

HAMID RASHID

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & FOUNDER

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY EXCELLENCE

20

CENSOF HOLDINGS BERHAD

AMEER BIN SHAIK MYDIN

GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR 

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE

21

KUALA LINGGI INTERNATIONAL PORT

DATUK WIRA NOORMUSTAFA KAMAL BIN YAHYA

MANAGING DIRECTOR

PORT DEVELOPMENT & MARINE SERVICES EXCELLENCE

22

KYY EMPIRE SDN BHD

KY LIM

CHIEF EXECUTIFE OFFICER

PREFERRED PROPERTY INVESTMENT CONSULTANCY EXCELLENCE

23

MIDANA CAPITAL

ALAN TAN, CO- FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR                                                   CHRIS TAN, CO-FOUNDER & GENERAL PARTNER                                           


CAPITAL INVESTMENT EXCELLENCE

24

JOCOM MSHOPPING SDN BHD

AGNES CHUA

MANAGING DIRECTOR

MOBILE COMMERCE EXCELLENCE

25

D AMAN RESIDENCES SDN BHD



AFFORDABLE HOUSING EXCELLENCE

26

FUTURE SENSE SDN BHD

JOSEPH LEE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

INNOVATIVE ALGO TRADING STRATEGY EXCELLENCE

27

SSI PROPERTIES SDN BHD

AMSDEN THUNG

MANAGING DIRECTOR

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT EXCELLENCE

28

WISLINK MANAGEMENT & CONSULTANCY SDN BHD

JESSICA CHIA

MANAGING DIRECTOR

EXPATRIATE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES EXCELLENCE

29

WIDAD BUILDERS SDN BHD

DATO' JULAINI JUSOH

MANAGING DIRECTOR

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE

30

OPTIONS GROUP ASIA

DATO' JOANNE WONG

MANAGING DIRECTOR

EDUCATION EXCELLENCE

31

NAAM GROUP

DATO' DR. RAVI PONNIAH

CHAIRMAN

TOUR MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE

32

MALEKI GMBH

STEFAN KORTENJAN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

GREEN MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

33

NIKMAS ADVANCE AESTHETICS

CYNTHIA TONG

OPERATION DIRECTOR

ADVANCE HALAL AESTHETIC EXCELLENCE

34

JAIWINS ENERGY (M) SDN BHD

PUVANESWARAN KANDASAMY

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

OIL & GAS SERVICES EXCELLENCE

35

FUJIAN NINIBEI INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION CO. LTD

LIN YU HAI

GENERAL MANAGER

APPAREL MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

36

ANDARAYA MALAYSIA SDN BHD

MOHAMMAD ISMAIL BIN NORBAT

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

HUMAN RESOURCES OUTSOURCING SERVICES EXCELLENCE

37

BERMAZ AUTO BERHAD



PASSENGER CAR EXCELLENCE

38

PACIFIC SOLAR & RENEWABLE ENERGY LTD.

IBRAHIM LODI

MANAGING DIRECTOR

RENEWABLE ENERGY EXCELLENCE

39

EITA RESOURCES BERHAD

FU WING HOONG

GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR 

ELEVATOR & BUSDUCT MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

40

HOT POT KING

MUHAMMAD ZURAIMI BIN MUHAMMAD NASIR YEAP

DIRECTOR

FOOD & BEVERAGE EXCELLENCE

41

CHINA VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL ABILITY APPRAISAL CENTER

PROFESSOR PAN JIE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

INTERNATIONAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION EXCELLENCE

42

SYARIKAT FALIDA MOTOR SDN BHD

SYED AHMAD FAIZ BIN SYED YUSOFF FADZIL

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIFE OFFICER

LUXURY AUTOMOTIVE EXCELLENCE

43

VANTAGEFIVE SDN BHD

MOHD SYAFIQ BIN ABDULLAH

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

EVENTS & EXHIBITION SERVICES EXCELLENCE

44

ATOM CAPITAL LIMITED (CHINA)

ZHOU YI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

FINANCIAL PRIVATE EQUITY EXCELLENCE

45

AGRIVO MYCOSCIENCES PTE LTD

JANSON CHAN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

AGRICULTURAL EXCELLENCE

46

FUJIAN DOOCN E-COMMERCE CO. LTD

DU ZHANGHUI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

E-COMMERCE EXCELLENCE

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