KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 (Bernama) -- Federal Land Development Authority
(FELDA) and Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGVH) today signed a
Corporate Integrity Pledge (CIP) and an Integrity Pact (IP) with the Malaysian
Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
The CIP and IP were signed by Felda''s Acting Director-General Datuk Suhaimi
Zainuddin, FGVH''s Group President Datuk Sabri Ahmad and MACC Chief Commissioner
Datuk Seri Abu Kassim Mohamed.
The signing was witnessed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak,
Felda Chairman Tan Sri Isa Abdul Samad and Deputy Minister in the Prime
Minister''s Department Datuk Ahmad Maslan.
Abu Kassim said CIP was a pledge by Felda to support the government''s
efforts to focus on aspects of integrity to ensure government-linked companies
or agencies adhere to the law, especially making a clear stand of how it
operated, and this would be stated in writing as a form of guidance to the
company in its business interactions.
Through the pledge, Felda can set itself apart from its peers by
demonstrating to its stakeholders that its business operations do not include
any hidden risk or costs that are associated with corrupt activities.
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The pledge consists of five Anti-Corruption Principles, such as a commitment
to promote values of integrity, transparency and good governance.
In addition, the pledge also underlined the need to strengthen internal
systems that support corruption prevention, as well as in ensuring the
compliance to laws, policies and procedures relating to fighting corruption.
Abu Kassim said MACC would also suggest to Felda to hold special courses to
ensure all its contractors and suppliers sign a similar agreement to acknowledge
that they too supported such initiatives.
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