KLCCP Stapled Group was jubilant again when we emerged winner of the Platinum Award for Excellence in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) at The Asset ESG Corporate Awards 2020, contending with over 60 companies from Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Thailand and Philippines. The win was even more meaningful as KLCCP Stapled Group was the sole Malaysian company which was bestowed the Platinum Award under this category and after 4 consecutive years of winning the Gold Award since 2016.
This milestone achievement is a celebration of our continuous effort and a reflection of our deep commitment in driving Sustainability Development and enhancing best ESG practices throughout our operations. This winning also highlights our constant perseverance in building and improving our ESG disclosures and ensuring our investing community have easy access to our ESG data.
The Asset ESG Awards is the longest-running ESG awards in Asia bestowed annually by the leading research house, Asset Benchmark Research (ABR). The Jade, Platinum, Gold and Titanium awards offer a rigorous benchmarking service for the region's listed companies. All winners were evaluated based on an online questionnaire submission, interviews and quantity and qualitative assessments. Areas that were covered for the ESG valuations include Stakeholder Protection, Shareholders Right and Environmental Responsibility.