Recognising an organisation who has implemented a project that has conserved, restored, regenerated or rehabilitated and developed sustainable ecosystems including projects that are also focused on conserving existing terrestrial or aquatic ecosystems.
Example: Conserve wetlands, coral reefs, mangroves, rainforests etc. to ensure thriving habitats for organisms.
Recognising an organisation who has designed and implemented innovative water management systems and processes to improve water efficiency and pollution control whereby the organisation has shown improved operations, smart use of water resources, technological innovation and the implementation of sustainable models and initiatives.
Example: Reduce water wastage through the installation of flow reducers and regular plumbing maintenance.
Recognising an organisation which has implemented innovative methods that successfully improves reduction, recycling and reuse of solid waste as well as responsible waste disposal.
Example: Reduce paper usage through the digitalisation of core company processes.
Purchase merchandise made from sustainably sourced materials that are recyclable or biodegradable and wrapped in plastic-free packaging.
Recognising an organisation which has successfully curated and demonstrated long-term contribution and commitment to the protection of natural resources through sustainable management and efficient use of materials in the production of goods or services.
Example: Regularly reduce, reuse, repair, repurpose and recycle in the three core areas of water, energy and food.
Recognising an organisation which favours renewable energy sources in its supply and value chain. The organisation exhibits originality, provides market-based solutions and environmental benefits, whilst making significant socio-economic contribution through the usage of renewable energy in its products and projects.
Example: Save energy through the installation of Solar Photovoltaic Technology on business premises with a signed Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
Recognising an organisation which has demonstrated energy efficiency and energy conservation throughout its supply and value chain, developed best energy-saving projects, whilst demonstrating energy and carbon savings, backed-up by data, with particular consideration for innovation and replicability.
Example: Reduce energy usage by switching from fluorescent light bulbs to energy-efficient LED lights, as well as switching off electrical appliances when not in use.
Awarded to an organisation who has initiated and led action/s to remove barriers as well as improve work experience and engagement levels of employees and the value chain. Whilst demonstrating excellence in the delivery of services, without considering factors such as age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social mobility, disability and gender.
Example: Hiring disabled individuals and providing them with equal opportunities (training, promotions, medical support etc.) to succeed in their careers.
Recognising an organisation which has developed and implemented a programme to positively impact and strengthen links with the local community and indigenous people within the locality of which the company operates. The programme should respond to a specific need in the community and should focus on the measures taken to engage with the community and all relevant stakeholders, as well as the positive impact delivered through the programme.
Example: Supporting orphans or youths in peril through academic, charitable or financial programmes.
Awarded to an organisation which has advanced fundamental human rights and responsible labour practices throughout their operations, where they uphold fundamental human rights principles in all ways that they interact with people (employees, consumers, customers, suppliers, contractors and community members).
Example: Ensuring equal practices when hiring foreign labour, such as fair wages, medical coverage, insurance, healthy work environment etc.
Recognising an organisation which has developed and implemented effective, consistent and all rounded training programmes, where it has enabled the talent to execute business strategies, and contribute to long-term success of the organisation.
Example: Creating succession plans for employees that have directly resulted in promotions to senior or management positions within the company.
Recognising an organisation which has developed and implemented effective programmes to promote the health and wellbeing of employees which has contributed to the overall improvement in productivity and increase in satisfaction and morale of staff.
Example: Providing medical support to employees, such as setting up a vaccination centre on company premises.
Recognising an organisation with effective corporate and sustainability governance, audit and risk management, integrity, and transparency in reporting while keeping a meaningful relationship with stakeholders.
Example: Reducing corruption, risks and harassment at the workplace by implementing a whistleblower policy, regular risk assessments and providing employees with an ethics handbook.
Recognising organisations which have created a progressive and comprehensive strategy to improve the adoption of best ESG practices in its supply chain, which has demonstrably led to a positive impact on the sustainability of the supply chain.
Example: Sourcing raw materials from suppliers who emphasise renewable or sustainable energy.
Recognising organisations which have developed progressive and innovative partnerships which have led to positive and sustainable impacts on communities and/or the environment. This can be demonstrated in strong, long-term partnerships (more than 2 years) which are mutually beneficial with tangible outcomes/impacts to society and/or the environment.
Example: Partnering with a Social Enterprise or an NGO on a local ESG initiative.
Recognising an organisation which has transformed their business to promote sustainable development in a manner that ensures long term economic and financial, social, environmental, and institutional sustainability.
Example: Increasing efficiency and reducing costs by digitalising business processes.
Examples provided are for reference only and should not be used as a hard guideline for submissions.
The Awards will be further sub-categorised into two tiers based on its annual sales turnover as per table below based on each company’s latest audited financial statements:
In order to qualify as an applicant for any of the Awards listed above,
the company must meet the following requirements:
Note: *group of companies ("the Group") refers to a holding company (incorporated in Malaysia in accordance with the Companies Act 2016) and its subsidiary companies as defined in the Company Act 2016.
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