IOI Corporation Berhad contributed RM100,000 for the launching of Yayasan Raja Muda Selangor, by DYMM Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah. The Yayasan aims to assist youth to realize their potential by primarily embarking on projects on pro-active ways to help them as well as giving financial assistance to those pursuing further studies in Art, Music, Fashion Design, etc. IOI Corp was given a set of Royal Collection by our patron as a token of appreciation and in commemorating the Coronation of the 9th Sultan of Selangor.
IOI Corporation Berhad was a key contributor for the establishment of CPTM Endowment Fund which is a MIGHT (Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology) initiated project to develop Smart Partnerships in Technology Management between developing countries within the Commonwealth.
The Yayasan Tan Sri Dato Lee Shin Chengs Scholarship and Young Achievers Awards 2002 was again held at IOI Research Centre on 12 December 2002. Parents of selected winners of the Awards were invited to share this proud moment in their childrens excellent scholastic achievements where recipients were awarded with cash incentives, certificates and plaques to encourage them to excel further in their academic pursuits.
In conjunction with the month of Ramadan, Palm Garden Hotel hosted a charity Buka Puasa for orphans from Asrama Damai Puteri Anak-anak Yati of Kuang, co-organised by Helmi Resources Sdn Bhd. Over 80 orphans were treated to a Buka Puasa spread and joined by associates of the Hotel.
In conjunction with the month of Ramadan, Renaissance Palm Garden Hotel hosted a charity "Buka Puasa" for orphans from Asrama Damiai Puteri Anak-anak Yati of Kluang on 18 Nov 2002.
Propagating goodwill and charity during the festive season has been a trademark of staff of Palm Garden Golf Club (PGGC). PGGC staffs assisted the staff of RUMAH KANAK-KANAK ISTIMEWA KAJANG to shift their belongings from their old premises to the new one in Kajang Utama by unloading heavy furniture and cleaning the premises for these under privileged children.
IOI Corporation made a special contribution of RM 1 million to fund the inception of a Professorial Chair in Plantation Agriculture in Universiti Putra Malaysia. The objective is to inspire and promote more concerted efforts in multi-disciplinary research and university-industry interactions, linkages and initiatives in the field of plantation agriculture.
During a special ceremony graced by Tuanku Chancellor of Universiti Putra Malaysia, DYMM Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Al-Haj, IOI Corporation Berhad made a special contribution of RM1 million to fund the inception of a Professorial Chair in Plantation Agriculture in the said University.
Palm Garden Hotel sponsored an Educational Trip to Taman Botani for some handicapped children of Pusat Kasih Sayang during the Charity Lunch for Pusat Pemulihan Dalam Komuniti, Pusat Kasih Sayang. After the excursion to the Prime Ministers residence and Taman Botani, the children and their parents and mentor were treated to a sumptuous set lunch while being entertained by music, games & gifts and the company of Palm Garden Hotel associates.
Palm Garden Hotel played its part for the Palestinian Humanitarian Run cum Treasure Hunt held in Putrajaya by being the official hotel for the treasure hunt and sponsoring the VIP coffee break. It also joined in the sales of the tickets for the treasure hunt. The Prime Minister and the Minister of Youth and Sports lent their support to the event through their gracious presence and participation.
In conjunction with the 45th Merdeka Day celebrations of Malaysia organized by Universiti Putra Malaysia for its undergraduates and academic staff, IOI Corporation Berhad sponsored the various programs that were planned for the Independence Month Celebration. It was hoped through such programs citizens of Malaysia will value and appreciate the meaning of independence. The various activities helped to foster greater unity and patriotism amongst the university students and the academic staff and nearby communities.
In conjunction with the SUKMA IX GAMES held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah; IOI Recreation Club, Sabah with a force of 20 participants took part in the Larian Obor whereby they had the honour of completing the final ½ km run which ended at IOI Sabah office. It was the last pit-stop for the Lahad Datu District.