Giving Back to Society through Corporate Social Responsibility

At EXIM Bank, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) continues to be a key component of our corporate culture and an integral part of our business . Through CSR, we strive to deliver value for our customers, employees, community and nation as we expand our frontiers further. We are mindful of our objectives and the benefits we intend to deliver in every CSR initiative we undertake and have thus established a formal approval process for every project we undertake. This is spearheaded by the Bank’s Communications & Stakeholder Management Department (CSMD). CSMD assesses the projected societal impact of the CSR initiatives with other relevant teams and ensures that goals, resources, strategies and policies are well defined before the execution of every project.

 

CSR MALAYSIA AWARDS 2019: EXIM BANK RECEIVED ‘COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR OVERALL SUSTAINABILITY EXCELLENCE’

EXIM Bank’s unwavering commitment to its stakeholders and the environment through its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives caught the attention of the organisers of CSR Malaysia Awards 2019.

MACAW BIRDS

As part of our continuous effort towards the environment, EXIM Bank has renewed its contribution for a pair of Macaw birds at Zoo Negara Kuala Lumpur for 2019. The renewal of this endangered species of bird marks the fourth year of the Bank’s environmental initiative.

IFTAR PROGRAMME AT PUSAT JAGAAN AL-FIKRAH

In conjunction with the holy month of Ramadan, Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank), its staff and together with The Star Media Group had jointly organized a visit to the old folk’s home of Pusat Jagaan Al-Fikrah in Kajang, Selangor to breakfast with the centre’s senior citizens and members of the surrounding area.

FOOD TRUCK PROJECT

The Bank has rolled out a food truck to share the blessings of Ramadan with the community through its #kongsinikmat campaign organized in collaboration with Star Media Group Bhd.

E-WASTE

EXIM BANK recently implemented an internal CSR Environmental Programme. The objective was to create awareness among EXIMers on the importance of proper e-waste management through talks by Jabatan Alam Sekitar and Non-Governmental Organizations.

MALAM WARTAWAN MALAYSIA

Since 2013, EXIM Bank had been actively supporting the Malaysian Press Institute (MPI) as our main platform in connecting, building and engaging new networks with various media teams for the benefit of the bank.

RUMAH SERI KENANGAN CHENG MELAKA AND YAYASAN TOH PUAN ZURINA

For the year 2019, EXIM Bank has drawn up a whole variety of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes in order to provide substantial assistance to various social groups that are in need of assistance.

SPONSORSHIP FOR MAJLIS MAKAN MALAM PERDANA ADFIM

This inaugural dinner with YB Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani, Finance Minister II event was organised by the Association of Development Finance Institutions of Malaysia (ADFIM), of which MEXIM is a member.

SPONSORSHIP FOR ISLAMIC ECONOMICS TEXTBOOK PROJECT BY THE INTERNATIONAL SHARI’AH RESEARCH ACADEMY FOR ISLAMIC FINANCE (ISRA)

Through pioneering research and rigorous intellectual dialogue, ISRA has dynamically pushed the boundaries of Islamic finance and have to date, published 41 academic books.

CSR CONTRIBUTION PORGRAMME AT CAMBODIA

In collaboration with EZ Kembara Sdn Bhd, this CSR programme targeted to help poor Muslim communities at Kampung Cham, Cambodia by upgrading village facilities and enhancing their quality of life.

SPONSORSHIP FOR “PROGRAM SAHABAT KORPORAT TABUNG HAJI 1437H”

Since 2014, MEXIM has been a sponsor of this corporate programme to contribute vital items needed by over 20,000 Tabung Haji pilgrims as they proceed on their Haj journey.

MEXIM’S ANNUAL BERBUKA PUASA BERSAMA ANAK-ANAK YATIM 2016 (IFTAR)

As part of its annual events calendar, MEXIM’s Board, Management, staff and the media came together to host 50 orphans and their caretakers from Pertubuhan Kebajikan Baitul Aini, Selangor to an Iftar dinner.

ENVIRONMENTAL CSR PROGRAMME WITH ZOO NEGARA MALAYSIA

As part of MEXIM’s focus on environmental enrichment initiatives, the Bank engaged as a corporate sponsor with Zoo Negara Malaysia in support of wildlife conservation.

SPONSORSHIP FOR MALAM WARTAWAN MALAYSIA 2016

MEXIM was once again a sponsor for this annual event which celebrates and acknowledges the achievements of outstanding work from various journalists in the previous year.

ZAKAT DISTRIBUTION 2016

Several zakat presentation events were held throughout the year, with a focus on contribution to Asnaf Fakir dan Miskin.

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT 2017

Employees of the Bank are considered its prime and valuable main assets hence employee welfare and engagement initiatives are consistently held during the year.

60TH NATIONAL DAY IN-HOUSE COMPETITIONS AND CELEBRATIONS

In order to foster patriotism and build teamwork amongst our employees, the Bank organised Deko Merdeka and Deklamasi Sajak Kemerdekaan (Merdeka Décor and Declaration of Independence Poetry) competitions to celebrate National Day this year.

DONATION OF PROSTHETIC LEG FOR HANDICAPPED ELEPHANT

Selendang, also known as Miss Tripod at the Kuala Gandah NECC suffered a permanent disability after walking into poachers’ wire snares 10 years ago.

WORLD ELEPHANT DAY PROGRAMME

As part of its CSR environmental programme, MEXIM raised awareness on elephants and the World Elephant Day in 2017.

RENEWAL OF CONTRIBUTION FOR MACAW BIRDS AT ZOO NEGARA

The Bank continued to sponsor Zoo Negara’s upkeep for its pair of South American Macaw birds for another year in our effort to maintain awareness of these endangered species.

BRINGING CHEER TO REFUGEE CHILDREN

On 26 April 2017, MEXIM in its first ever collaboration with Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC), invited a group of 171 orphans from Madrasah Hashimiah to spend a fun-filled day at Zoo Negara.

ADVOCACY & ACCIDENT PREVENTION PROGRAMME AND HEALTH SCREENING

MEXIM is committed to the welfare of its employees and have made every effort to promote awareness and create a work environment that is safe, healthy and accident free.

CHILDREN EXCELLENCE AWARD 2017

In March, the Bank held a Motivational Parenting Programme followed by the Children Excellence Award 2017. This is part of our employee engagement initiative in order to rope in parental involvement in their children’s academic excellence.

SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE PROJECTS

MEXIM keeps itself responsive and looks out to help targeted communities through special projects that can make a sustainable difference.

ZAKAT DISTRIBUTION & OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS

Every year MEXIM contributes zakat towards improving the lives of the needy. During the year, MEXIM distributed its annual zakat totalling RM1.3 million in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor, Terengganu and Kedah.

SUPPORTING ELEPHANT CONSERVATION AT KUALA GANDAH

Last year, EXIM Bank refurbished and redesigned the educational materials for Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre (NECC), as well as funded a custom-made prosthetic leg for a 13-year-old female elephant, Selendang.

FUN-FILLED DAY AT PETROSAINS

Having adopted PKIPM as our CSR beneficiary for the year, the Bank sought to provide additional benefits by planning educational field trips and exposing the children to outdoor activities.

EVACUATION AND FIRE DRILL EXERCISE

Prioritising the safety, health and welfare of our employees, regular evacuation, fire drills and emergency response exercises are held at EXIM Bank.

SAHABAT KORPORAT TABUNG HAJI 1439H

The Bank continued to support Tabung Haji’s Sahabat Korporat programme by contributing 40,200 copies of the ‘Buku Panduan Perjalanan Jemaah Haji’.

PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO THE COMMUNITY

As one of the country’s leading financial institutions, the Bank plays a crucial role in fulfilling the needs of the people towards community development, apart from contributing to the economic growth of the country.

DISTRIBUTION OF SPECIAL EDITION BOOK

As a key export bank in the nation, EXIM Bank continued to distribute copies of its special edition book entitled ‘Exporting and International Trades’, written by Mr. AB Teoh, to institutions of higher learning.

2ND DEKO MERDEKA COMPETITION

In order to foster a patriotic spirit amongst staff, the Bank once again organised the Deko Merdeka Competition to celebrate our nation’s 61st National Day in 2018.

ZAKAT DISTRIBUTION

The distribution of zakat helps lessen the financial burden faced by recipients and boost their quality of life. For the period under review, the Bank played its role as a caring corporate citizen when it presented zakat contributions totalling RM100,000

ANNUAL IFTAR PROGRAMME 2018

EXIM Bank’s involvement with PKIPM came about during our annual Iftar programme this year, when children from the orphanage joined us for a Berbuka Puasa event.

ADFIM SPORTS CARNIVAL 2018

EXIM Bank participated in the Association of Development Finance Institutions of Malaysia (ADFIM) Sports Carnival 2018, with staff taking part in games such as Darts, Futsal, Badminton, Ping Pong and Carom.

SPONSORSHIP OF ‘MALAM WARTAWAN MALAYSIA 2018’

EXIM Bank is one of the official sponsors that contributes to the success of this annual media industry event that recognises and awards excellence in reporting by the country’s journalists.

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

EXIM Bank celebrated World Autism Awareness Day with a group of children with autism under the ‘Program Pendidikan Khas Integrasi’ at Sekolah Kebangsaan (P) Jalan Batu.

EXIM BANK FOOTBALL CARNIVAL

In fostering better camaraderie and a healthier lifestyle, the Bank’s sports club organised a Football Carnival on 10 February 2018 at Stadium Merdeka.