KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis Bhd has named SEAD industries (SEAD) and Viva Odyssey as the winners of Maxis Awards.
Maxis, in a statement, said the winners topped the list with their strong environmental and social impact ideas.
SEAD and Viva Odyssey will each receive up to RM150,000 worth of Maxis Business solutions, expert support, and financial grants to help push their visionary ideas into reality.
SEAD is an impact enterprise that specialises in building design and environmental consultancy services.
“Maxis will be helping the company bring to life their sustainable bamboo harvesting programme which will ultimately rehabilitate over 20 hectares of former mining lands in Perak’s Batu Gajah, using digitally enabled bamboo agroforestry methods,” the telco said.
Viva Odyssey is a provider of safety technology and integration systems for drilling rigs and oil and gas operations.
“With support from Maxis, it will be able to build an automated live-reporting and danger alert system to help prevent construction and reduce offshore accidents,” it said.
Maxis chief marketing officer Loh Keh Jiat said: “We continue to be inspired by the submissions for our Maxis Awards, and are really pleased to see the innovation in this round’s winners, especially with their demonstrative impact on society.”
“At the core of our brand purpose to enable people, businesses, and the nation to Always Be Ahead in a changing world, is our desire to help connect and empower more Malaysians on our Rangkaian Maxis.
“We look forward to collaborating with both SEAD and Viva Odyssey to realise their visions to bring positive impact to targeted communities,” Loh said.
Maxis Awards aims to empower, recognise and support outstanding Malaysian social enterprises whose initiatives and contributions drive positive impact for fellow citizens.
Maxis will be supporting 12 outstanding, entrepreneurial concepts that will bring social impact to local communities, from ideation until execution, with enterprise guidance and support from Maxis’ technical experts as well as solutions such as eCommerce, IoT, cloud, voice, and network connectivity.
Additionally, Maxis will assist in marketing and publicity efforts to help maximise the visibility of these exemplary projects.
For more information on Maxis Awards, visit https://www.maxis.my/maxis-awards-2021