MISC Berhad maintained its position in the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index, a sustainability indice. In the latest assessment, MISC’s overall rating improved further to 3.3 compared to 3.0 recorded in December 2016.
MISC’s approach in managing sustainability issues focuses on six elements, the company said:
- Governance & Business Ethics,
“Year after year, we have been progressively enhancing our efforts in championing the sustainable development agenda and this achievement reflects the constant improvement we have made in adhering to good ESG practices,” said Mr. Yee Yang Chien, President/Group CEO of MISC.
Emphasizing on enhancing MISC’s social integrity, the company wants to improve its environmental stewardship and conduct its business as a responsible corporate citizen.
Mr. Yee added: “2017 marked the second year of implementation for our Sustainability Strategy with additional objectives and initiatives that further define the MISC Group’s sustainability efforts into tangible goals and measurable objectives until 2020. Through the Strategy we aim to challenge ourselves on ways to create the most meaningful economic, social and environmental impact to our key stakeholders as well as foster a more sustainable future for all.”