BURSA TOP 20: Who’s The most charitable?
With operations in 19 countries and territories, Sime Darby Berhad continues to grow, delivering sustainable value to stakeholders across 4 divisions; Industrial, Motors, Healthcare, Logistic and others.
Sime Darby’s sustainability considerations and efforts are centred around four key themes; optimising their environmental and social footprint, engaging in sustainable partnerships, inspiring employees to deliver meaningful change and driving sustainable innovations and technology. One of their sustainability targets is to invest a minimum RM250 million in environment, social and corporate governance (ESG) innovation by 2025.
Proportion of in-kind giving is not visualized in the chart above.
The Group’s total net profit surged by 74% to RM1.4 billion during FY2021.
The total dividend payout is equivalent to 70% of Sime Darby’s net profit for FY2021. It is a 50% increase from the total dividend payout of the previous financial year.
Total cash contributions made by Sime Darby Berhad during FY2021, as found in their annual report, is RM20 million made through Yayasan Sime Darby.
Total in-kind contributions made by the Group has been accounted for in the reported RM20 million of community investment.
No employee volunteer hours were reported by Sime Darby Berhad.
|No.||Contribution||Cash Giving||In-kind Giving||Employee Volunteer Hours||Beneficiaries|
|1||Contribution to Yayasan Sime Darby (YSD) |
The total community investments is RM20M made through Yayasan Sime Darby, as stated in the report. It is assumed that all related community initiatives and COVID-19 giving is included in the stated amount.
|RM20M||N/A||N/A||Beneficiaries||The Group contributes RM20 million to the Yayasan Sime Darby (YSD) foundation which is approximately 25% of total contribution YSD receives annually. The contribution were allocated as follows; education - 55%, environment - 14.4%, community & health - 24.6%, sports - 2.9%, arts & culture - 2.6%.|
|2||Contribution towards Covid-19 responses by Yayasan Sime Darby||N/A||Contributions worth RM20.5M||N/A||160,000 individuals, families and frontliners.||Yayasan Sime Darby has committed more than RM20.5 million towards more than 90 Covid-19 emergency responses initiatives. In Sarawak, YSD and Sime Darby Industrial Sdn Bhd committed RM100,100 under the YSD Disaster Relief Fund that was in collaboration with Federation of Kuching Samarahan and Serian Division's Chiense Associations to give affected households with dry and packed food items and hygiene products. Other contribution of grocery vouchers, ventilators, oxygen aid and personal protective equipment were made towards other COVID-19 relief programmes in Malaysia that benefited a total of 160,000 individuals, families and frontliners.|
|3||Supporting Malaysian cancer research||RM4M||N/A||N/A||Malaysian cancer research||YSD has donated RM27 million to Cancer Research Malaysia since 2017 which goes towards funding medical research to fight cancer and improving public awareness and accessibility to genetic counselling. Additionally, YSD contributed RM4 million each year from 2017 to 2020 to support Malaysian cancer research.|
|4||YSD skill enrichment programme||N/A||Sponsorship||N/A||1,000 underprivileged students||YSD sponsored more than 1,000 underprivileged students Over the years, under the YSD Skill Enrichment Programme, for technical and vocational training courses provided by education partners like TWI Malaysia.|
|5||Bursaries||N/A||Bursaries||N/A||20 students||YSD awarded bursaries to 20 students who will train for international certificates in welding and guaranteed job placements on their graduation during FY2021.|
|6||Sime Darby Foundation Track Cycling Team||N/A||Funding worth RM2.6M up to December 2020||N/A||Malaysian track cycling team||YSD supported the team’s participation in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which entailed a funding of RM2.6 million between February 2017 and December 2020.|
|7||Mangrove conservation and sustainable livelihood programme||N/A||Mangrove conservation||N/A||7,300 residents||YSD partnered the Global Environment Centre for the community-based Mangrove Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood Programme which aims to conserve mangroves and create sustainable jobs for the Perak community. This project involved approximately 6,300 residents in Kuala Gula and 1,000 residents in Lekir.|
|8||Support for Perak State Parks Corporation||N/A||Anti-poaching efforts worth RM4.12M since 2017||N/A||Royal Belum State Park||YSD has been supporting the Perak State Parks Corporation since Sept 2017 committing RM4.12 million until 2023 for enhancement of anti poaching efforts in the Royal Belum State Park where part of the money will go towards employing and training more rangers on the ground.|
|9||Training anti-poaching squad in Sabah||N/A||Training worth RM4M||N/A||Wildlife in Sabah||YSD is committing RM4 million to train and deploy an anti-poaching squad to combat wildlife poaching and trafficking in Sabah.|
|10||Free lunches by Sime Darby Motors||N/A||Free lunches||N/A||New Zealand schoolchildren||Sime Darby Motors’ Continental Cars dealership is helping to ensure that no child in New Zealand goes hungry at school by sponsoring free lunches for New Zealand schoolchildren.|
|11||Donation drive by Sime Darby Motors' employees||N/A||Employee donation drive||N/A||Beneficiaries||A donation drive for groceries was supported by the staff of Sime Darby Motors where staff from across different locations in Hong Kong donated grocery items from their own pantries.These groceries were then donated to those in need in the community in partnership with Caritas Hong Kong.|
|12||Donation drive by Guangzhou Bow Yue Vehicles' employees||N/A||185 rice packages||N/A||Underpriviliged families||The employees of Guangzhou Bow Yue Vehicles, Sime Darby's operations in China, donated 185 packages of rice for poor families in support of the Ninth Hundred Rice Charity.|
|13||Donations in Klang Valley||N/A||Bag of groceries||N/A||Beneficiaries||Sime Darby Motors and Auto Bavaria joined the Waz Lian Foundation and Hotel Sentral Management in distributing a bag of groceries to those in need around Klang Valley in Malaysia.|
|14||Supporting local community by Hastings Deering||N/A||Business centre visits, mock interviews and resume assistance||N/A||Young Aboriginaland Torres Strait Islander men||Hastings Deering, Sime Darby’s Industrial operations in Australia, partners with the Clontarf Foundation in Queensland and Northern Territory to provide potential pathways to employment through work experience, business centre visits, mock interviews and resume assistance for young Aboriginaland Torres Strait Islander men.|
|15||Supporting Orange Sky||N/A||Servicing vans and providing volunteers||N/A||Homeless community in Australia||Hasting Deering, Sime Darby's Industrial operations in Australia, supports Orange Sky, the world's first free mobile laundry service for people experiencing homelessness, by servicing its vans and providing volunteers for shifts in each of their shared location.|
|16||Donation to by Terra Cat||N/A||Funding||N/A||2 charity organisations||Terra Cat, Sime Darby's Industrial operations in New Zealand allocated funds originally set for staff and customer's Christmas gifts to 2 charities that work with vulnerable children and families.|
|17||Fundraising by Tractors Singapore Limited||N/A||Fundraising and donation drive amounting to S$5,000||N/A||Assisi Hospice and APSN||The Group’s industrial operations, Tractors Singapore Limited, held a series of fundraising sales and online donation drives that included selling specially designed Tractors Singapore Limited face masks, Cat merchandise and various donations from staff. A total of S$5,000 was raised and was contributed towards supporting Assisi Hospice and APSN, a social service agency that provides special education for persons with mild intellectual disability.|
|18||Free cataract surgery by Manipal Hospitals Klang||N/A||Free cataract surgery||N/A||B40 community||Manipal Hospitals Klang partnered with the Rotary Club of Klang Central to offer free cataract surgery to members of the B40 community in Klang Valley, Malaysia.|
|19||Food bank initiatives by Ara Damansara Medical Centre, ParkCity Medical Centre and Manipal Hospitals Klang||N/A||2 food banks||N/A||Members of the public||Ara Damansara Medical Centre, ParkCity Medical Centre and Manipal Hospitals Klang launched a two-pronged food bank initiative to support local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic by opening a dry groceries food bank at the main entrance of the hospital to be accessed by the public.|
|20||Donation by Ara Damansara Medical Centre's staff||N/A||150 ration packs||N/A||Residents in Lembah Subang||Ara Damansara Medical Centre also donated 150 ration packs to the residents in need at Lembah Subang where funding came from the senior management, hospital staff as well as external consultants.|
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BURSA TOP 20: Who’s The most charitable?