AirAsia and AirAsia X win top CSR Awards
KUALA LUMPUR, 20 July 2017 - AirAsia and AirAsia X bagged the “Company of the Year Award: Airline Category” at the CSR Malaysia Awards 2017 where the long-haul airline AirAsia X was named the top title for championing community projects, while AirAsia was awarded for championing cancer awareness initiatives with the #AirAsiaMAKNA campaign.
Minister of Women, Family and Community Development for Malaysia Dato’ Seri Rohani Abdul Karim presented the awards to AirAsia’s Director of Government Relations Zamani Rafique at the award ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur today.
Over the past year, AirAsia X has touched the lives of many from underprivileged communities, especially the elderly and children by bringing them cheer during festivities while AirAsia launched the #AsiaAsiaMAKNA campaign in 2015 and has successfully raised and donated more than RM650,000 to National Cancer Council Malaysia (MAKNA) through a series of fundraising efforts.
Supported by Malaysia’s Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, CSR Awards Malaysia is in its second year running to celebrate outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts by Malaysian corporations to promote sustainable economies through helping marginalised communities and making environmental efforts to preserve our heritage for future generations.
Published quarterly, CSR Malaysia is a publication that shares the commitment of corporations in Malaysia towards the community at large and their inherent roles as change agents in the socio-economic transformation of Malaysia.