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Sustainability at Awantec
Doing Well by Doing Good

Awantec is committed to not only operating sustainably, but to promote sustainability as an integral part of our businesses as well. This is to fulfil our fiduciary duty as public listed company and our calling as an advocate of Technology and Talent to progress with purpose, through Doing Well by Doing Good in positively impacting our people, environment, customers, economy, and ultimately society at large 一 leading Malaysia towards the digital economy and beyond.

Our Focused Agendas

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Principle 1
Sustainable Lifelong Learning Environment

 

  • Digital Competencies​

  • Employment

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Principle 2 
Stakeholder Engagement and Disclosure

 

  • Digitalisation​

  • Customers Satisfaction

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Principle 3
Commitment to Corporate Responsibilities

 

  • Carbon-emission​

  • Climate change

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Principle 4
Engaging Workplace

 

  • Development

  • Diversity

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Principle 5
Governance to Drive Compliance and Best Practices

 

  • Anti-Bribery​

  • Good-Governance

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Our efforts are guided by five (5) Sustainability Principles within our Sustainability Policy, which are aligned with the four themes under the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) pillars:
Climate Change, Human Rights and Community, Labour Standards and Corporate Governance.

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Environmental

Green ICT Practice

Leveraging on Green ICT Practices to minimise negative impact of IT and business operations, by reducing carbon emissions and building resilience to Climate Change.

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Social

Employment, Diversity, Career Development

Addressing Human Rights to education and Employment, as well as empowering local Communities and their economy via digitalisation and digital competencies.

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Innovation, Customer Satisfaction, Ethics & Integrity

Capitalising on Innovations to drive high level of Customer Satisfaction, by maintaining high standards of Corporate Governance, Ethics and Integrity.

These focus agendas of ours, are in line with the following five (5) United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs):

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Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

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Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

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Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

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Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

Our Sustainability Goals and Performances

Following the Materiality Assessment made in FP2019, we have consolidated all meaningful attributes which are aligned to our ESG pillars and the UNSDGs, into the Group's sustainability goals.

 

For more information on our materiality assessment, please refer to our Annual Report 2019. These sustainability goals were then assigned with KPIs, to achieve the following short and long term targets:

Awantec is committed to our Sustainability Goals. We will continue to explore how to better address our ESG themes, as well as our UNSDGs alignment through our Sustainability Goals. Our approach which will constantly evolve in line with our business trajectories and the needs of the wider communities. 

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Our Sustainability Governance

Our sustainability governance structure is established to represent and assist the Board of Directors (BOD) in meeting its fiduciary duty to oversee that ESG concerns are properly addressed in Awantec’s business strategy, risk and capital allocation. 

Each member of the governance has specified roles and responsibilities in the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives, which then will be communicated to all employees in delivering genuine results and impacts.

Board of Directors of the Company
Consists of the members of Awantec’s BOD, and is led by the Chairman of the Board.

The Chairman of the BOD of the Company carried the task to overseeing that proactive measures are undertaken in identifying and evaluating material ESG. The Board together with the management work in tandem to identify any emerging ESG issues or trends that can materiality impact the Group’s ability to create long term sustainable value.

Sustainability Committee
Consists of the appointed Heads of Departments (“HOD”) and is led by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

The SC led by the CEO and/or COO, comprises of the appointed HODs - is accountable for the implementation and monitoring of our Sustainability Policy.

Secretariat
Headed by the Corporate Governance Department and Corporate Communications Department.

The Secretariats are tasked to: assist the Sustainability Committee in its administrative activities, coordinating and compiling the activity reports generated by members for the purpose of deliberation at the Group level, follow-up on Board approved activities/actions for the purpose of reporting to the Board, as well as monitor and report the consolidated sustainability activities/actions to the Board.

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Policies and Guidelines

Sustainability Policy

Green ICT Policy

Our Compliance with Regulations and Laws

Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2020

Annual Report 2019

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Reporting Standards and Indexes

Our Sustainability Statements were prepared in accordance with FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index Criteria.