AmBank Group’s Environmental Commitment Statement

Our Commitment

The purpose of this statement is to promote environmental awareness and protection, and help reduce carbon emissions to mitigate global climate change. Reducing emissions is important to our customers, employees and communities, as well as to the environment.

We aspire to continuously improve our environmental performance in ways that are commercially viable and valued by our Management and Stakeholders. We will endeavor to reduce adverse impacts from our operations to protect the environment and fulfil our environmental obligations.

Environmental protection is the responsibility of all AmBank Group’s employees. The responsibilities include:

  • Reduce carbon footprint by ensuring responsible usage of energy throughtout the Group;
  • Ensuring responsible usage of natural resources through paperless initiatives; and
  • Developing and encouraging environmental awareness by providing adequate training and information.

Our Objective

This statement will drive us to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Fulfilment of relevant environmental obligations;
  • Continual improvement in our environmental performance;
  • Strengths and commitment to face future environmental challenges; and
  • Proper identification, assessment and management of environmental risk.

Our Key Focus Areas

We will focus on the following key areas:

  • Reduce the impact of our discharges to the environment
  • Minimize environmental impacts from our energy and other substance by exploring appropriate technology
  • Responsibly manage and reduce energy consumption and paper usage

Key Focus Area

We will focus on the following key areas:

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Target Action Plan
Reduction in Energy Consumption Raising employees awareness on:
Lighting
  • To switch off lights in office spaces when not in use;
  • To switch off Personal Computers at night and over the weekends;
  • To install LED lights wherever possible; and
  • To reduce operation of elevators during weekends and off-peak hours

Air-Condition System

  • To install energy saving device;
  • To install Auto Timer; and
  • To reduce air condition operating hours.
Reduction in Paper Usage
  • To raise employees awareness on going paperless and to print only when necessary.
  • To adopt a shared folder system so that printing or photocopying can be eliminated when files and documents are being shared over-the-air (OTA).
Reduction in GHG Emission
  • To reduce company’s pool cars and encourage car pooling amongst staff instead.
  • To promote the usage of public transports i.e. MRT, LRT and bus services.
  • To outsource the delivery of daily documents that are previously carried out by despatch personnel.
  • To encourage the usage of shuttle service between Menara AmBank and Bangunan AmBank Group
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