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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)
 

Our Board of Directors acknowledges the importance of the CSR the framework of which has been launched by the Bursa Malaysia on 15 September 2006. The move by Bursa Malaysia is seems to be inline with the decent intention of the Government to inculcate the culture of corporate social responsibility among the public listed companies. Therefore, the Board had agreed to beef up the Company’s social activities with an intention to share the company’s profitability with the public in forms of contribution on social responsibility activities.

Amongst the activities carried out by the Company include providing practical training for universities students, giving some donations to several schools and providing sufficient trainings to the Company’s staffs. The Company also has made a significant donation for Flood victim at Johor.

   

TRC giving donation to flood victims in Johor



 Dato' Sri Sufri with children from Rumah Bakti during hari Raya Celebration  annually organised by TRC

In July 2008, TRC contributed RM50,000 for the construction of Dewan Maktab Sultan Abu Bakar, Johor. The contribution was presented to YM Tunku Mahkota Johor, Tunku Ibrahim Ismail Sultan Iskandar during a low-key function in Johor Bahru.

Dato' Sri Sufri presenting a cheque replica to YM Tunku Mahkota Johor


In 2008, TRC had also contributed RM10,000 to National Press Club for their members to organise a four-day trip to Sabah which aimed at enhancing fraternal ties and the spirit of fellowship among members of the media industry.


CSR Programme in 2009

TRC begins its CSR programme for the year 2009 with a small contribution of RM30,000 for Tree Planting Campaign in Bukit Kiara. The campaign known as Hutan Kita - Kiara is a reforestation programme initiated by the Malaysian Landscape Advisory Panel focusing on rejuvenating the deteriorating forest in the heart of Bukit Kiara. During the campaign, TRC contributed 500 trees.

 













Y.A.B Dato' Sri Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi and wife with TRC team during Hutan Kita - Kiara Programme.


As a continuous effort to strive for better, convenient and conducive working environment, TRC has provided free daily lunch for its HQ staffs from September 2009. The programme was initiated in conjunction with the Company's shift to its new corporate office at Jalan Andaman Utama, Ampang. There are about 80 staffs benefited from the programme. 

CSR Activities in 2010

In 2010, the Company had initiated the establishment of a foundation which is to be known as Yayasan TRC. The primary objective of Yayasan TRC is to encourage the Company's staffs in giving better educational opportunities to them and their family members as well as to assist them in form of monetary such as donation, scholarship and educational tools and equipment to their eligible family members. The Yayasan will also provide assistance and relief to the Company's staffs who suffer losses from any sort of misfortune.

The Company had also contributed to the national sport development by sponsoring a team for the Premier Hockey League. Being the premier sponsor for UniKL TRC Team, the Company hoped that its small contribution would in anyway helps the Malaysian Hockey Federation in providing and developing bigger talent pool which can be selected to represent the National team in the near future.

     
           
UniKL TRC Premier Hockey League Team Sponsored by TRC

CSR Programme in 2011

During the financial year ended 31 December 2011, the Company had incorporated a foundation which is known as Yayasan TRC. The primary objective of Yayasan TRC is to encourage TRC Group’s employees where education is concerned to continuously upgrade themselves and to give better educational opportunity to their family members as well as to assist them in form of monetary such as donation, scholarship and/or educational tools and equipment to their eligible family members. Besides providing immediate assistance and relief to the employees who suffer losses from any sort of misfortune, the Yayasan would also assist members of society particularly those from areas in which the TRC Group has business activities, in form of providing contribution and donation to educational institutions, orphanage, local association/clubs and other suitable bodies in upholding their activities and objectives. In December 2011, the Yayasan had assisted a Company’s staff whose house was caught on fire.

Besides channeling its philanthropic activities through the Yayasan, the Company had also make direct contributions to associations, NGOs and school for activities such as “Save and Clean Hulu Kelang Campaign”, and sponsorship for Sekolah Menengah Taman Melawati F1 Team. The Company had also made monetary contribution to Persatuan Keluarga Polis (PERKEP), Persatuan Diabetes Malaysia and few other organizations.

CSR Programme in 2012

In 2012, the Group continued to support worthy causes which involve the society, welfare and charitable organization as well the Group's staffs by donating various amounts to various parties and bodies within the country. These include contributions to the welfare bureau fund of Persatuan Kontraktor Melayu Malaysia, Persatuan Kebajikan Keluarga Bekas Polis dan Tentera (POLTERA), Majlis Paralimpik Malaysia and few other contributions and donations.

As a continuous effort to strive for better, convenient and conducive working environment for the staffs, the Company provided free daily meals for its headquarter staffs. This practice has been ongoing since September 2009.

The Group had also organized Safety Day programme at Putrajaya and Bangunan Dayabumi project sites. Among the objectives of the programme was to enhance safety awareness and to promote safety culture among the workers.

In addition to that, the Company also offered opportunity to undergraduate and diploma students of various public and private university and colleges especially those who are from construction related courses to undergo practical training at the Group headquarters and site offices with the prospect of employment with the Group upon completion of their studies. There are twenty seven practical trainees had been attached to the Group and RM26,000 had been paid to them in form of allowances. 

CSR Programme in 2013

In 2013, through Yayasan TRC, the Group undertook the following social activities:-

 i)          Financial aid to the victim of a house fire incident in Ulu Kelang, Selangor;

 ii)        Staff education aid to two eligible TRC staffs in pursuing their out campus studies in Master Degree in Integrated Construction Project Management and Bachelor  Degree in Human Resource Development.

 iii)   Education Achievement Awards were given to seven students who excel with straight A in their Peniliaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) and Ujian Penilaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR).

 At the national level, the Group also participated in Tabung Bencana NSTP Media Prima in extending aid to flood victims throughout the country in December 2013.




CSR Programme in 2014

During the financial year ended 31 December 2014, the Group continued to support worthy causes which involve the society, welfare and charitable organization as well the Group’s staffs by donating various amounts to various parties and bodies within the country. These include a number of contributions to Master Builder Association Malaysia (MBAM) for its activities such as MBAM Drive Flood Donation, Surau Renovation, Annual Golf Tournament and its 60th Anniversary Dinner. The Company also contributed to Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia (TLDM) for activities in conjunction with TLDM 80th Anniversary and also contributed to repair works at SMK(P) Methodist Jalan Cenderawasih Kuala Lumpur. As a strong gesture of support to local football development, the Company agreed to pledge a yearly contribution of RM500,000 to Persatuan Bola Sepak Negeri Johor for four years.

As a continuous effort to strive for better, convenient and conducive working environment for the staffs, the Company provided free daily meals for its headquarter staffs. This practice has been ongoing since September 2009. Recently the Company established a Center of Excellence at its Head Quarters which will provide a conducive well-equipped in-house training center for all staffs. During the year under review, the Group had also organized Safety Day programme at Kelana Jaya LRT Line Extension Project site. Among the objectives of the programme was to enhance safety awareness and to promote safety culture among the workers.

In addition to that, the Company also offered opportunity to undergraduate and diploma students of various public and private university and colleges especially those who are from construction related courses to undergo practical training at the Group headquarters and site offices with the prospect of employment with the Group upon completion of their studies. During 2014, 65 practical trainees had been attached to the Group and RM74,747 had been paid to them in form of allowances.

Besides all the above, Yayasan TRC which was established by the Company in 2011 undertook the following activities pursuant to its rules of establishment:-

i) Staff education aid to two eligible TRC staffs in pursuing their out campus studies in Master in Business Administration and Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Management.

ii) Excellent Education Achievement Awards were given to five students who excel with straight A in their Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, Peniliaian Menengah Rendah and Ujian Peniliaian Sekolah Rendah.

iii) Financial assistance to TRC staff who suffer for health problem and to the heirs of a deceased staff.

CSR Programme in 2015

During the financial year ended 31 December 2015, the Group continued to support worthy causes which involve the society, welfare and charitable organization as well the Group’s staffs by donating various amounts to various parties and bodies within the country. These include a number of contributions to Master Builder Association Malaysia (MBAM) for its activities such as MBAM Nepal Earthquake Disaster Relief Donations Drive and Donation for MBAM New Building Fund. The Company also participated in the Pantai Timur post-flood relief efforts coordinated by the Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB). Besides, the Company also contributed to the welfare of the local community of its Head Quarters by participating in Community Policing Crime Prevention Programme and supporting the Surau activities.

As a continuous effort to strive for better, convenient and conducive working environment for the staffs, the Company provided free daily meals for its Head Quarters staffs. This practice has been ongoing since September 2009. The Company had also intensified its internal in-house training whereby 12 training sessions had been organized and initiated at the newly established Center of Excellence at the Company’s Head Quarters.  The establishment of a conducive and well-equipped in-house training center augurs well with the Company’s direction to promote sustainability in the Group’s business operation.

During the year under review, the Group also organized Safety Day programme at its construction sites. Among the objectives of the programme was to enhance safety awareness and to promote safety culture among the workers.

In addition to that, the Company also offered opportunity to undergraduate and diploma students of various public and private university and colleges especially those who are from construction related courses to undergo practical training at the Group headquarters and site offices with the prospect of employment with the Group upon completion of their studies. During 2015, 61 practical trainees had been attached to the Group and RM64,000 was paid to them in form of allowances. The Company, through MBAM also participated in the collaboration with Politeknik Ungku Omar for internship placement commitment. The collaboration was aimed to strengthen and enhance collaborative activities in human capital development on the construction industry, particularly in the development and implementation of the work-based learning programme in the civil engineering and construction field.

Besides all the above, Yayasan TRC which was established by the Company in 2011 undertook the following activities pursuant to its rules of establishment:-

i)              Staff education aid to the Group eligible staff in pursuing out campus study;

ii)             Financial aids to 54 staffs whose families were affected by flood in East Coast Peninsular and earthquake in Nepal;

iii)            Financial aids to 17 poor families from Gombak area during Ramadhan and Hari Raya Aidilfitri;

iv)           Excellent Education Achievement Awards were given to four students who excel in school and university level; and

v)            Tuition fees and higher learning education aids to the Group eligible staffs’ family members.

In 2015, for the second consecutive time, the Company participated in The Bursa Bull Charge. Five runners from the Company together with other thousands runners charged through the streets of Kuala Lumpur to raise funds for charities whose causes include economic sustainability among disadvantaged communities, support for entrepreneurs and the improvement of financial literacy.

Moving forward, the group acknowledges the need to move beyond CSR whereby the emphasis should also covers sustainability. Initial steps have been taken by the Group to raise awareness and understanding of sustainability among its senior management and the necessary to gradually shift their mindset and focus in implementing the Group business activities.