We are pleased to announce that during the ACCA Malaysian Sustainability Reporting Awards (MaSRA) 2014 held yesterday (26th November 2014) at KL Hilton, MISC was amongst the 26 companies which were short-listed by the Judges to win an award, and we were presented a Sustainability Award namely Winner for Best First-Time Reporting. The award was presented by YB Senator Dato’ Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and was accepted on MISC’s behalf by our Chief Operating Officer, Mr Yee Yang Chien.
Judges included high-standing executives from the Securities Commission Malaysia (Mr. Goh Ching Yin, Executive Director, Strategy and Development), Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Ms. Selvarany Rasiah, Chief Regulatory Officer), Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (Encik Johan Mahmood Merican, Chief Executive Officer), ValueCap Sdn Bhd (Puan Sharifatu Laila, Chief Executive Officer), Securities Industry Development Corporation (Encik Salleh Hassan, Director, Examinations & CPE and Corporate Governance) and members from the academic sector. Companies were judged based on Completeness (Strategy, Materiality, Risk Management, Objective, Diversity and Inclusion, Product Stewardship), Credibility (Governance, Management Process, Stakeholder Inclusion, Performance and Assurance) and Communications (Presentation & Structure, Visually Engaging, Various Media etc).
ACCA Malaysia has been a staunch advocate of sustainability reporting for many years, and the Malaysian Sustainability Reporting Awards (MaSRA) provides a platform for ACCA and its partners to recognise and celebrate leading organisations which report on their sustainability performance and impacts across the triple bottom-line of profit, people and planet.