First Solar Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

– First Solar Malaysia is committed towards enriching the living qualities of the surrounding communities via our community outreach programs.

First Solar Malaysia Community Outreach Programs – Towards the Betterment of Our Communities

Ever since our inception in 2008, First Solar Malaysia has been actively involved in enriching the surrounding communities through our various CSR programs that has taken place throughout the years. Our CSR programs are divided into 4 categories:

• Sustainable Energy: solar panel donations to Serdang Mosque, Bandar Baharu (12kW), Malaysia Green Tech Corporation (50 kW), Penang Tech Dome (3kW), Dhyana Ashram, Kulim (48 kW), and Koperasi Lestari Seberang Perai (Eco Recycling Center) – (1.4 kW); and involvements in sustainable energy fairs such as IGEM.

• Educational Enrichment: Full education sponsorship to our associates to pursue higher education, AMCHAM’s STEM initiatives (mentoring for Young Enterprise Program, involvement in Penang International Science Fair), laptop donations to associates’ children pursuing higher education, and foster school program.

• Community Impact: Program Mahabbah Community for Raya Haji, charity visits to old folks home/ schools/ orphanages for Chinese New Year and Christmas, Thaipusam Refreshment Stalls.

• Community Health & Well-being: Covid-19 CSR programs – PPE donations to hospitals and government agencies, food buckets donations to B40 households/ elderly/ orphanages/ single mothers in Kedah and Penang, ventilators donations to Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital, flood relief humanitarian aid to Dabong.

Our commitment to enrich the living qualities of the surrounding communities was globally recognized in 2018 when we were named as the Grand Winner for Employer of Choice (Private Sector Category) at the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management (MIHRM) 18th MalaysiaInternational HR Awards 2018, as well as the Grand Winner for Malaysia Human Resources Minister Award 2018 for Large Manufacturing Sector.