02 April 2020 – Govt-linked companies encouraged to be more proactive in supporting the country’s people

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Government-linked companies
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin

Overview: Prime Minister of Malaysia advises government-linked companies (GLCs) to be more proactive in helping the people face challenges and difficulties in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/04/02/pm-wants-glcs-to-be-more-proactive-in-helping-the-rakyat-in-wake-of-covid-19-pandemic

Type of Justification: The role of GLCs is crucial in assisting the government draft a comprehensive economic strategy for both during and after the movement control order (MCO).
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: GLCs should be role models to other corporations and industries, and inspire them to carry out their corporate social responsibility.