ISKANDAR Investment Bhd (IIB) is taking a stand against corruption in the company by signing the Declaration of Corruption-Free Pledge with Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
IIB president and chief executive officer Datuk Idzham Mohd Hashim said they wanted to foster awareness among employees on the importance of practising noble values and inculcating integrity.
“The pledge further demonstrates our initiative to uphold high integrity, governance and transparency in our business operations,” he said.
He said this after signing the pledge witnessed by the Johor MACC deputy director (Prevention) SAC Sheikh Hamadi Sheikh Abdul Hamid.
Idzham said its unwavering commitment to upholding the highest standards of integrity, transparency and accountability would continue to guide the company in its pursuit of sustainable growth and ethical business practices.
“By adopting the corruption-free pledge, we are reinforcing our dedication to further shaping a culture of integrity within our organisation and ecosystem of our stakeholders,’’ he said.
He added that they noted the corruption-free pledge placing emphasis on oath taken voluntarily by the company’s leadership and its employees in an individual capacity.
“In this context, each individual is accountable and responsible for carrying out their duties and preventing any involvement in corrupt practices,’’ said Idzham.
IIB joined more than 2,000 other companies and organisations that have signed the Corruption-Free Pledge.
Incorporated in November 2006, IIB is tasked to ensure Iskandar Malaysia continues its success as an attractive investment destination and a vibrant, liveable region via catalytic and high-impact projects.
The company focuses on the development of Iskandar Puteri in the education, creative, tourism, leisure, health and wellness sectors.
Its prominent accomplishments include the successful joint ventures and investment partnerships in EduCity, Legoland Malaysia Resort, Iskandar Puteri, Medini and other infrastructure projects under the 9th Malaysia Plan in Iskandar Malaysia.