KUALA LUMPUR: Property developer Eco World Development Group Berhad (EcoWorld) took home the coveted AON ‘Best of the Best Employers in Malaysia’ Award today for the second year running.
The annual AON Best Employers Award rates employers based on four criteria; high employee engagement, effective leadership, a compelling brand and high performance culture. EcoWorld first made it to the list in 2015 as one of the top employers in Malaysia. In 2016 and again this year, the Group clinched the top overall spot as “Best of the Best Employers in Malaysia”.
President & CEO of EcoWorld, Dato’ Chang Khim Wah said that EcoWorld is truly honoured to receive this recognition for the second time as it is an amazing feat for a young company.
“Over the past four years, we’ve worked hard to expand EcoWorld’s presence in Malaysia as well as abroad through Eco World International. We are a young company with strong solid values and we’ve always put our people, Team EcoWorld as a priority believing that a winning team is the single most important asset for a company,” said Chang.
He said that this win is a nod to the Group’s good talent management policies and initiatives that encourage continuous employee engagement and empowerment.
Divisional General Manager, Group Talent Management of EcoWorld, Angelin Low said, “Keeping our team of 1,200 people engaged is the key to EcoWorld’s growth. We believe that constant interaction and communication reminds everyone of our goals and vision. It allows our people to be empowered and embrace their work with passion.”
According to AON, EcoWorld was consistent in its high score in all four criteria that companies are judged in. The judging panel was made up of independent judges with all company names masked to ensure no biasness.
EcoWorld has a host of initiatives and policies to ensure that the workplace is conducive and enjoyable for all employees. Amongst the many efforts rolled out: