BURSA TOP 20: Who’s The most charitable?
Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, PPB Group Berhad (“PPB”) is an investment holding and property investment company with operations in China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, and Singapore. PPB’s principal businesses are divided into 6 segments; Grains and Agribusiness, Consumer Products, Film Exhibition and Distribution, Environmental Engineering and Utilities, Properties, Investments and Other Operations.
The Group takes a holistic sustainability approach to harmonise economic performance with their impact on the environment and on society following four sustainability pillars which are Environmental Impact, Working Environment, Marketplace Engagement, and Community Investment.
Proportion of in-kind giving is not visualized in the chart above.
PPB reported a net profit of RM1.50 billion during FY2021.
In FY2021, the Group had a dividend payout of RM0.49 billion.
The total cash contributions made by PPB was approximately RM7 million through community investments, in which more than RM6 million was toward COVID-19 relief efforts.
Total in-kind contributions made by the Group has been accounted for in the reported RM7 million of community investment.
No employee volunteer hours were not detailed in the annual and sustainability report of PPB Group Berhad.
|No.||Contribution||Cash Giving||In-kind Giving||Employee Volunteer Hours||Beneficiaries|
|1||Total community investment |
It is assumed that all related community initiatives is included in the stated amount.
|RM7M||N/A||N/A||Vulnerable communities||The total community investment made by the Group as a whole was RM7 million where more than RM6 million was channeled into COVID-19 relief efforts nationwide, helping the B40 group and vulnerable communities that are affected by the pandemic to obtain basic necessities, as well as to assist frontliners in their duties.|
|2||Food provisions||N/A||Food provisions worth RM3M||N/A||2,400 recipients||The PPB Group partnered with Food Aid Foundation, Kechara Soup Kitchen (“KSK”), Kembara Kitchen, Mutiara Food Bank and Yayasan Food Bank Malaysia among others to distribute food provisions and hot foods to vulnerable families and communities nationwide. The Group also supported public funded quarantine centres a total of 149,700 lunch meals to 2,400 recipients for 3 months in Seremban, Penang, Johor and Klang Valley. This amounted to a total in-kind giving of RM3 million.|
|3||The Hope Box||N/A||1,500 boxes worth RM225k||N/A||1,500 recipients||PPB distributed 1,500 boxes of organic regenerative vegetable terrarium (“Hope Box”) worth RM225,000 from PWD Smart FarmAbility to communities in need.|
|4||Medical equipments||N/A||Medical equipment worth RM1M||N/A||17 government hospitals||17 government hospitals benefited from PPB's contribution of medical equipment requested by the hospitals and frontliners such as 200 units of oxygen concentrators, 15 sets of PAPR, 18,000 pcs of N95 facemasks, oxygen concentrators, syringe pumps, infusion pumps and oxygen flowmeters worth RM 1 million.|
|5||Utility bills contribution||N/A||Utility bills worth RM85k||N/A||12 welfare homes and 149 families||PPB contributed more than RM 85,000 of utility bills to 12 welfare homes and 149 families.|
|6||Donations to KL bomba and NGOs||N/A||7,500 units worth RM24.5k||N/A||KL Bomba and 3 NGOs||PPB donated more than 7,500 units of hand sanitisers, hygiene and cleaning products, worth RM24,500, that were distributed to KL Bomba and 3 NGOs|
|7||Cookies for frontliners||N/A||Cheer packs and cookies worth RM268k||N/A||9,030 frontliners||PPB provided cheer packs and cookies for 9,030 frontliners worth RM268,000.|
|8||PPB-KF Welfare Fund for Perlis||N/A||Vouchers, donations and a study grant worth RM197k||N/A||1,000 students and 1 welfare home||In 2021, the PPB-KF Welfare Fund for Perlis disbursed RM197,340 to provide vouchers for school items to 1,000 students, one study grant and a donation to one welfare home.|
|9||PPB50 Fund||N/A||Program funds worth RM274k||N/A||1194 students||PPB50 Fund with a RM20 million fund was set up by PPB in 2019. It disbursed a total of RM274,664 in 2021 for a Food Program benefting 694 students in need from 35 secondary schools in Sungai Petani, Kedah who were provided daily RM 3 meal vouchers, and The Back To School Program where 500 students in need were provided essential school items in Klang Valley, Kedah and Melaka and 150 tablets were provided to underprivileged students in Kedah and Johor.|
|10||e-Learning, The Way Forward' project||N/A||Laptops, printers, projectors, tablets, scientific calculators and PC speakers||N/A||9 welfare homes and 1 Orang Asli Community Centre||In FY2021, PPB contributed new laptops, printers, projectors, tablets, scientific calculators and PC speakers to nine welfare homes and one orang asli community centre to aid these children with their online learning during school closures.|
|11||Baking a Better Future' project||N/A||Upskilling program||N/A||9 single mums||PPB headquarters works with Dignity for Children Foundation in establishing the ‘Baking a Better Future’ project to empower the marginalised with baking skills while developing entrepreneurial skills and employment opportunities. This project helped 9 single mums in 2021.|
|12||From Zero to Hero' project||N/A||Upskilling course||N/A||30 candidates||The ‘From Zero to Hero’ project was established in collaboration with Persatuan Seni Jahitan Kreatif Malaysia (“PSJKM”) to empower the B40 community through an upskilling for entrepreneurship or employment effort. 30 candidates were enrolled in a 6-day intensive sewing course as part of this project in October 2021.|
|13||Donations to farmers||N/A||Farming tools and saplings, two water tanks and pumps and piping materials||N/A||3 small-scale farmers||In FY2021, PPB provided farming tools and saplings, two water tanks and pumps and piping materials to three small scale farmers from the Orang Asli community in Tasik Chini, Pahang.|
|14||Donations during festivals||N/A||Items requested by welfare homes worth RM39k||N/A||13 welfare homes and 1 needy family||PPB headquarters and the business segments celebrate the four main annual festivals with the underprivileged communities by donating items requested such as medicine, stand fans, freezers, gas stove, refrigerator, water purifier and sewing machines besides groceries of dry food and toiletries that were worth RM39,000. This initiative benefited 13 welfare homes and one needy family.|
|15||Donation to food banks||N/A||Food products worth RM400k||N/A||10,769 families||FFM contributed more than RM400,000 worth of food products to 5 foodbanks that covered a total of 10,769 needy families as well as frontliners from the police force and government hospitals.|
|16||Hello, We Can!' mental health campaign||RM234k||N/A||N/A||4 NGOs||During the "Hello, We Can!" campaign organised by GSC, PPB contributed a total of RM234,000 to raise awareness on mental health and inspire kindness. This contribution was a pledge made by PPB to donate RM10 for each social media posting. The campaign received a total of 15,460 participants hence the amount raised were given to four NGOs, Befrienders, UM Cares, Women’s Aid Organisation and the Mental Illness Awareness and Support Association (“MIASA”).|
|17||Food donation in Penang||N/A||200 sets of basic food and essential items worth RM80 per pack||N/A||200 families||The Property division at PPB Group partnered with Mutiara Food Bank in Penang to distribute basic food and essential items worth RM80 per pack to 200 vulnerable families in Georgetown.|
|18||Music live shows sponsorship||RM5k||N/A||N/A||42 musicians||PPB sponsored Music Live Shows to support local musicians, who had lost their income due to the MCO, by donating RM5,000 to the Persatuan Pemuzik Malaysia which aided 42 musicians to perform for the MfM Centrestage Show Facebook Livestream.|
|19||Training and learning centre||N/A||Workshops||N/A||16 students||PPB collaborated with UKM to establish a training and learning centre at the Kampung Kacau Dalam and Kampung Kacau Luar, to empower the orang asli communities there through workshops and training which benefited 16 students.|
1.The total community investments made by PPB Group Berhad is RM7.00M as stated in the report. It is assumed that all related community initiatives is included in the stated amount.
2. The information above is derived from PPB Group Berhad’s 2021 Annual and Sustainability Report. Email correspondence was made between between 8 July – 3 August 2022 to seek further clarification, as reflected in the table above.
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BURSA TOP 20: Who’s The most charitable?