2017 CSR Campaign Report

Grand Royal Group’s CSR

1. Environment   –   Waste Treatment & Control
2. Health   –  Eye Treatment, Clean Water
3. Education  –  School Building
4. Sport   –  Hantharwadi United FC

Elevating Lives With Heart & Responsibility
“BE A GOOD CORPORATE CITIZEN”

CSR initiatives : 2016 and 2017

We aim to address the clean water issues and address water shortages in critical water deficient areas and educate villagers on the importance of using clean water and conserving this precious resource.

CLEAN WATER CAMPAIGN

Access to Clean Water is identified as one of the Key Issues in Myanmar.

Our CSR campaign is centered on facilitating awareness, knowledge and access to clean water for Myanmar people.

Main focus of the campaign

Educational Workshops for the villagers to raise their awareness
about clean water, preservation of water, and other key concerns.

Building facilities (wells) to support the villagers providing them access to clean water for daily usage 

Critically We Do

Not just provide free water, but equip communities with
knowledge & awareness

Long-term sustainability of the campaign

Educational Workshops for the villagers to raise their awareness
about clean water, preservation of water, etc.

Not just provide free water, but equip communities with
knowledge & awareness is critical

Building facilities (well) to support the villagers to have access to clean water
for daily usage

Long-term sustainability of the campaign

Clean Water Project
(Kaw Hmue – Feb.2017)

  • We spent 320,000,000 Kyats (3,200 Lakh) on the Kaw Hmue “Big water” project which is located in the Yangon Region.
  • We provided the infrastructure for 3 water wells, 3 big storage water tanks, 5 public usage water tanks, water distributions process and stabilizers.
  • This project has impacted 10,000 people of the whole Kaw Hmue Region giving them fresh, clean drinking water.

Clean Water Project – 2017
(Meikhteelar Township)

  • In 2017 the Grand Royal Group installed several water facilities in Meikhteelar township, Mone Tine villages.
  • The area selected is poorly connected to the outside world and has in the past struggled with access to clean water.
  • In 2017 the Grand Royal Group provided a water well and built 6 public water distribution tanks at an expense of MMK 214 lakhs.
  • This project has impacted more than 5,000 people in an estimated 500 households.
  • We additionally funded 30 Lakhs to help form the Water Committee for sustainability of the project.

Eye Treatment : 2017

  • Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Laputta Township, Grand Royal Group carried out its free eye treatment program
    at the township’s Ayarwaddy Division from May 8th – 13th 2017. The program was operated by the Union Ministry of Planning and Finance administration, in co-operation with the Union Ministry of Health and supervised by the Ayarwaddy Division.
  • The Laputta Township Organization, the Red Cross, local authorities and other social welfare organizations all joined and helped the eye treatment program. Grand Royal Group also donated the cost of transportation, room and board, medications, glasses and any surgical products needed by patients that came to receive treatment. The program has assisted 5,363 people with eye treatment and 311 people with eye surgery. The program was held for 4 days, starting on 8th May 2017 till 13th May 2017.

Business For Peace

  • The following Companies coordinated and supported Myanmar’s Peace activities and together donated a total 430 Million Kyats to the National Reconciliation and Peace Center of Union of Myanmar on the 5th of May.
    Myanmar Distillery Company Limited, Impetus International Trading Co. Ltd, Cycle & Carriage Automobile Myanmar Co., Ltd, Mercor International Company Limited, Alliance Properties Company Limited, AMMK Holding Company Limited and Heineken Myanmar (previously APB Alliance Company Limited).
  • The Grand Royal Group was very honored to have had the chances to support the reconciliation and peace process for the Myanmar.

UEHRD Funding For Rakhine State

  • A ceremony to accept contributions from Myanmar’s Top Business Organizations towards the Union Enterprise for Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement and Development in Rakhine – UEHRD which is led by Daw Aung San Su Kyi, State Counsellor ; was held on the 20th October in Nay Pyi Taw.
  • U Aung Moe Kyaw, Group Chairman of Grand Royal Group, donated 500 million Kyats and IBTC, a member of Grand Royal Group donated another 500 million kyats. Together we donated a total of 1 billion kyats to the UEHRD funding. Moreover, Grand Royal Group had already donated 430 Million Kyats to NRPC-Peace Fund to support peace in Myanmar.
  • Grand Royal Group is delighted to have such an opportunity to give back to society following our motto of ” Being a Good Corporate Citizen”.

“Best Employer of the Year 2017”
and
“Dream Employer of the Year-Asia Edition”

In 2017 the Grand Royal Group received the two following awards: “Best Employer of the Year 2017” and “Dream Employer of the Year-Asia Edition” given by World Human Recourses Development Congress, The Employer Branding Institute, Asian Confederation of Business and Malaysia Institute of Human Resources. For the first time, these were awarded to a Myanmar-owned company.

Sport- Hantharwaddy United FC

  • The Grand Royal Group hosted the opening ceremony for the Grand Royal Stadium, the home field of Hantharwady Football Club (HUFC) on Saturday 9th September 2017. This event took place at Hinthar Street, close to Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda.

GRG rewarded 2017 CSR Excellence Recognition
By AMCHAM Myanmar

The American Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar (AMCHAM Myanmar) honored Myanmar Distillery Company Limited, the member of Grand Royal Group, among the Top Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programs in 2017 for their CSR programs in the country.

The Grand Royal Group had been awarded the AMCHAM CSR Excellence recognition in 2016 as well

Tax Appreciation for 2016-17 Assessment Year

On January 22nd, the Internal Revenue Department of Ministry of Planning and Finance announced a list of the top “50 businesses entities who paid the most Commercial Tax for the 2016-2017 Assessment Year”. International Beverage Trading Co.Ltd, Member Company of Grand Royal Group, was listed as No.6 in the list, as it had paid Commercial Tax under 20,000 Million MM Kyats.

Also, another category, top “50 entities who paid Under 2,000 Million MM Kyats in Income Tax for 2016-2017 Assessment Year”, placed International Beverage Trading Co.Ltd at No.30 in this category.

Myanmar Distillery Co.Ltd, another Member Company of Grand Royal Group, has already paid 57 Billion MM Kyats of Special Goods Taxes for 2017-2018 Fiscal year.

The payment of tax revenues go back towards helping our country. Which we are proud to be port of.

On Going Clean Water Project

About this Report

This report highlights some of the key initiatives of our Corporate Social Responsibility program during  2017. It is intended to provide an overview of our commitment to our CSR programs for our investors, customers, employees, and other stakeholder.

More information of CSR effort and about the Grand royal Group can be found at www.grandroyal-group.com

 

Grand Royal Group
N0.33, 61/2miles, Pyay Road, Hlaing Township, Yangon.
+951 654938 to +951654949
www.grandroyal-group.com