SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL (SDGs) CONTRIBUTION

Sustainable development is critical in all our business. Our vision is to ‘Improve the quality of life of the customers in our chosen markets’ which is in line with the United Nations supported Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals have been incorporated into the way we operate, therefore, it is important for our Group to contribute to their achievement. We do this by ensuring that sustainability actions also highlight the corresponding contribution to the SDG as shown below:

SDG THEME OUR BUSINESS RESPONSE(S)

‘Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation’.

  • The Group enhanced the utilization of water resources in its operation by effectively managing the resource in a way that meets regulatory requirements and avoids harming water sources.

‘Sustainable and modern energy ’.

  • The Group monitors energy utilization and continues to work towards clean energy in business operations.

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

‘Employment and decent work for all’.

‘Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth’.

  • The Group enhanced its production efficiency for materials used to minimise waste, production energy and waste disposal.
  • Created and sustained employment and decent working conditions through health and safety, and wellness programmes.
  • Distributed economic value created to support economic growth through taxes paid to government, employee welfare, supporting community development and local supply chain support in our business activities.

’Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development’.

  • Provided support to our employees and their families through wellness programmes.
  • Financial investment in various social, community development and charity activities.
  • Provided employees with training and education.