Flex Penang Wins Prestigious CSR Malaysia Awards 2019

Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX) was named winner of the prestigious CSR Malaysia Awards 2019 – Technology Solutions Provider Category. The award was presented to Flex by YB Hannah Yeoh, Deputy Minister of Women, Family and Community during the awards ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur on July 4, 2019.

“Our sustainability commitment is integrated into every aspect of our business, extending throughout our supply chain. This award is indeed an honour and a true recognition of our commitment towards corporate social and environmental responsibility,” said Viswanathan Paramasivam, vice president of operations at Flex.

Between Jan 2018 to June 2019, Flex has spent more than RM4 million on sustainability initiatives. Key highlights of Flex’s sustainability efforts and achievements include:

  1. 800 employee volunteers who are actively involved in CSER work
  2. 1,600 volunteer hours logged for Flex Earth Day Challenge 2019
  3. 221 employees signed up for Rakan Alam Sekitar Program, under the Department of Environment
  4. 104 PwD employees hired as of June 2019. Flex Penang has the largest number of PwD talent in the
    Northern Region. In April 2019, Flex was recognized as ‘Majikan Mesra OKU’ by the Ministry of
    Human Resources for the PwD hiring program.
  5. 358 employees have completed their certificate and diploma programs in conjunction with local
    universities and colleges (fully sponsored by Flex)
  6. In April 2019, Flex was recognized for its active involvement in providing continuous learning and
    development opportunities for its employees across various levels through an ongoing
    collaboration between Flex Penang and Politeknik Malaysia. 140 employees have currently
    enrolled and are pursuing their Masters, diplomas and certificates (fully sponsored by Flex)

“Our goal is to make a measurable impact on people, communities, environment, innovation and integrity and all this is made possible thanks to the unrelenting dedication of our team,” added Viswanathan Paramasivam.

Established in Malaysia since 1988, Flex is one of the largest employers in Malaysia with over 20,000 employees spread across 13 facilities.