CIMB Islamic contributes to wetlands conservation


  • Business
  • Monday, 20 Jan 2020

CIMB Islamic CEO Ahmad Shahriman Mohd Shariff (second right) with WWF-Malaysia CEO Sophia CK Lim (second left) accompanied by CIMB Group Consumer Banking CEO Samir Gupta and WWF-Malaysia director for marketing & communications Rozanna Basri at the mock cheque presentation for Setiu Wetlands Terengganu Conservation Project.

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd (CIMB Islamic) has committed RM1mil, renewable annually for up to three years, for the conservation efforts of Setiu Wetlands, Terengganu.

The three-year project is in collaboration with World Wide Fund for Nature Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia).

CIMB Islamic CEO Ahmad Shahriman Mohd Shariff said EcoSave Savings Account-i reflects CIMB Islamic’s priority on sustainability and responsible banking.

Apart from eco-friendly features like no passbook, and paperless transactions, this account also boasts a unique, differentiating feature whereby 0.2% of the total portfolio average balance will be channeled towards green initiatives.

“CIMB Islamic will continue to innovate products that are sustainability-linked to ensure that our customers have the best options in helping them fulfil their environmental, economic and social (EES) aspirations while banking with us, ” Ahmad Shahriman said.

The project contributes towards safeguarding Setiu Wetlands’ healthy and functioning ecosystem.

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