CSR: Astro is among the corporate companies to receive recognition
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 50 corporate companies including private companies, government-linked companies (GLCs), government organizations and foundations were recognized for their excellence in social responsibility and sustainability.
The award was presented at the Sustainability and CSR Malaysia 2022 Awards event in the nation’s capital, on Thursday.
Among the companies that received recognition were Astro, Bank Rakyat, Top Glove, Mah Sing, Celcom Axiata, KPJ Healthcare and Alam Flora.
Judging criteria are based on the company’s clear goals regarding CSR initiatives, impact or importance, frequency, amount of contributions, reporting transparency and team strength.
“Astro is certainly proud of our efforts in championing education for all, in terms of being a voice for good, creating a sustainable community, as well as being a responsible business.
“Our efforts have been recognized by all stakeholders. With this award we will be more motivated and committed in terms of our environmental, social and corporate governance journey,” said Tammy Toh, Astro Brand, Communications and Sustainability Director.
This event is organized by CSR Malaysia which is an initiative under the auspices of the Malaysian Corporate and Sustainability Charitable Organization.
In the same ceremony, donation checks amounting to RM25 million were also presented by corporate companies to several charitable organizations.
source – Madiha Abdullah