21 April 2016

Maybank Foundation Won Silver Award at Global Summit & Awards 2016

The Global CSR Summit & Awards is a prestigious international award event for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). It started 8 years ago. This year, the organisers have incorporated a new dimension into the Global CSR Summit by co-locating a new event, The Global Good Governance Award. Bali, Indonesia was the host to the 8th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards 2016 on 21 April 2016 at Laguna Bali Resort, Indonesia.

The aim of having this event was for the purpose of creating a Global Standard Event to raise the awareness of CSR as well as to have a prestigious awards recognition event to honour outstanding individuals and companies around the world for their contributions in environment preservation, community transformation and poverty alleviation, women’s rights and welfare, workplace practices and product innovations in CSR.

Out of 200 entries received from all over the world, a final selection of 42 companies were awarded top honours in the 7 main award categories for The Global CSR Awards namely: Best Community Programme, Best Environmental Excellence, Excellence in Provision of Literacy & Education, Empowerment of Women, Best Workplace Practices, Product Excellence and CSR Leadership and 4 main award categories for the Global Good Governance Awards namely Best CEO Award, Best CFO Award, Best Corporate Communication Award and Best Governed and Most Transparent Award.

Maybank Foundation has been awarded a silver award under the category of Best Community Programme. The award was received by En. Ahmad Faezal Mohamed, Head CR & Maybank Foundation Secretariat, presented by guest of honour Mr Dicky Edwin Hindarto, Head of Indonesia Joint Carbon Credit Mechanism Secretariat.