CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Commitment is a tough word but having the discipline to fulfill this commitment is even tougher.
icapital.biz Berhad is not only committed but is disciplined with its commitment in maintaining a balance between its business objectives and responsible corporate practices, to improve and nurture a more harmonious society amongst its share owners, investors and the community at large.
Share owner value
Share owner value creation remains a core corporate responsibility for icapital.biz Berhad. By adhering to its eclectic value investing philosophy, icapital.biz Berhad is committed to maximising its average annual rate of gain in its net asset value, which is the most critical factor in safeguarding the long-term interests of our share owners.
At icapital.biz Berhad, we believe that everyone should have access to quality investment education. This forms the fundamental basis for our non-profit annual investor education event – the Investor Day. As part of icapital.biz Berhad’s corporate responsibility efforts, we have reached out to the community through investment education by choosing to host Investor Day, a non-profit event opened to both our share owners and the investing public for free, be they budding value investors or retirees seeking more prudent investments for their old age. The Investor Day is one of Asia’s most innovative investment events.
2013 Investor Day
The participants at the 2013 Investor Day, consisting of people from all walks of life, benefited greatly from the informative, interactive and interesting sessions.
The 2013 Investor Day was premised on the theme of “Great Beginnings”, illuminating the notion that all it takes is the first right step. Building upon the success attained in our 2010 and 2011 Investor Days, the 2013 Investor Day showcased a series of exciting and educational events, such as corporate presentations by the listed companies which icapital.biz Berhad has invested in, educational talks, engaging forums, enlightening exhibition, etc.
For corporate presentations, we were honoured to have Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Lodin Bin Wok Kamaruddin, Group Managing Director of Boustead Holdings, Dato Seri’ Dr, Mohd Ajib Anuar, Group CEO of Malaysia Smelting Corporation. Petronas Dagangan Berhad was represented by Encik Aminul Rashid Mohd Zamzam (CEO), Encik Rozaini Mohd Sani (CFO), and Raja Zera Raja Zaib Shah (Senior Manager of Strategic Planning). Suria Capital Holdings was represented by Mdm Ng Kiat Min (CFO) while Steven Siaw Kok Tong, Senior Vice President/Executive Director and Alex Chew Chee Chek, Executive Director spoke on behalf of ViTrox Corporation and Wellcall Holdings respectively.
Through the carnival-like exhibition entitled “City of icapital.biz Berhad”, investors also had the chance to interact closely with the listed companies in order to have a better understanding of the companies that icapital.biz Berhad invested in.
YB Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of Youth and Sports, had an interactive dialogue, moderated by Tan Teng Boo, with top economic students on “Malaysia’s Economic Future”. On the other hand, YB Nurul Izzah Anwar, MP of Pantai Lembah, had an enlightening presentation, also moderated by Tan Teng Boo, on “Comparative Economic Systems”. The talk by Niny Khor, a Beijing-based economist of the Asian Development Bank, on “The Emergence of China” received overwhelming response.
To educate the investing public on value investing, “What is value investing” and “Why invest in icapital.biz Berhad” were the classic cannot-be-missed sessions conducted by various analysts from Capital Dynamics.
Last but not least, Tan Teng Boo surprised the audience by having a special talk on “Why I Am An Entrepreneur When Others Are Retiring” in which he shared his unique view on Asia in the global arena.
The Investor Day is one of Asia’s most innovative investment events, and the investment game added a new element of immersion – participants attended various talks and visited exhibition booths to correctly complete a set of questions in order to win the challenge. icapital.biz Berhad viewed the investment game as an interactive engagement activity and an avenue of education for participants in the 2013 Investor Day.
Another of icapital.biz Berhad’s corporate responsibility efforts was the i Charity initiative. Under this initiative, the charity selected by share owners received a 5 Ringgit donation from icapital.biz Berhad for every registered attendee at the 2013 Investor Day. A giant eye structure was lighted up as the donation increased throughout the event. Eventually, the charities that were successfully nominated were Persatuan Penjagaan Kanak-kanak Cacat Klang Selangor, Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim/Miskin Klang Selangor and Pertubuhan Pendidikan Anak-anak Yatim Selangor. We have chosen children organisations as the beneficiaries of i Charity as we believe they are the future of Malaysia’s “Great Beginnings”.
2014 Investor Day
As our corporate responsibility to society progresses, icapital.biz Berhad will once again conduct the 2014 Investor Day. With the aim of making it more exciting, informative and beneficial to all stakeholders, this year’s Investor Day will be accessible to everyone from Saturday afternoon (11th October 2014) until the whole day of Sunday (12th October 2104).
Access the wisdom of Tan Teng Boo and the other invited speakers. Equip yourself with interesting and time-tested investment wisdom to make sound investment decisions. Join us on 11-12 October 2014 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
icapital.biz Berhad prides itself on being a conscientious corporate citizen, and will continue to implement effective corporate responsibility initiatives now and into the future.