We are committed to our investment goals with responsible practices, considering the environmental impact, social responsibility, and ethical governance when making investment decisions, while aligning to the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals
The business case for ESG in Venture Capital is becoming significant for investment community both local and international. There are several ways that ESG can benefit venture capital firms, including:
Investors are increasingly looking for venture capital firms that invest in companies with strong ESG practices. Venture capital firms that have a strong ESG track record are often better positioned to attract and retain investors.
Many of the most innovative and high-growth companies are those that are also focused on ESG. Venture capital firms that have a strong ESG focus are often better positioned to identify and invest in these companies.
Companies with strong ESG practices are often less likely to be exposed to environmental or reputational risks. This can help to mitigate risks for venture capital firms that invest in these companies.
Venture capital firms that invest in companies with strong ESG practices can help to generate positive impact on the environment and society. This can be a valuable selling point for investors and can also help to attract and retain top talent.
We believe the management of environmental, social and governance factors is an important part of ensuring the long-term success of any business, including our own. We are committed to integrating ESG within our operations and investment processes with the objective of creating sustainable value for our companies and our investors.
The purpose of MAVCAP ESG wheel is to help us measure and improve our sustainability performance. By understanding their ESG impact, we can make decisions about how we operate and invest in a more responsible, impactful and sustainable way. More and more investors, customers, and employees are demanding that companies take ESG into account. By adopting MAVCAP ESG wheel, we can identify, review and improve our sustainability performance and attract more investors, customers, and employees. The following are the key benefits for us:
At MAVCAP, our ESG journey is the process of us integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into its value creation and decision-making. This includes reducing our environmental impact, improving our social responsibility, and strengthening our corporate governance practices. There are five (5) benefits to embarking on an ESG journey. For one, it helps us to reduce our risk and improve our long-term financial performance.
B Corp SDG Action Assessment (B Corp).
UN Supported PRI demonstrates MAVCAP’s responsible investment commitment.
5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life.
5.6 Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women.
8.2 Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labor-intensive sectors.
8.5 By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value.
17.17 Encourage and promote effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships, building on the experience and resourcing strategies of partnerships action.
MAVCAP has adopted the Intergenerational (INTERGEN) project as part of our ESG engagement. Social Innovation Movement, a non-profit organisation with the support of Yayasan Hasanah launched the INTERGEN Community Sabah & Sarawak. Through a Community-Based Approach model, INTERGEN creates communal resiliency among vulnerable third-age communities at Kampung Pukak, Kampung Timug in Sabah, and Miri in Sarawak. INTERGEN encourages knowledge transfer between third-age communities and university students to close the digital gap, whilst promoting a circular economy through upcycling of used or discarded fabric sourced locally.
With a happy heart we are proud to announce that we have adopted a tree at Taman Tugu!. In conjunction with World Environment Day 2023, we reflect on our responsibility as guardians of the environment and the earth, where impactful endeavors flourish alongside nature’s abundance. We made a visit to the tree at Taman Tugu, a 66-acre green lung right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.
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This comprehensive accelerator programme offered by well-established organisations will span over seven (7) months, delivering hands-on learning experiences and workshops focused on crucial areas like business strategy, financial management, and marketing. In addition, our programme will provide a seed funding of USD 20,000 to all top 5 winners of the programme, offering the essential capital to transform your innovative concepts into tangible achievements.
At MAVCAP, we are deeply committed to environmental responsibility and sustainability. We recognize the urgent need to address the challenges posed by climate change, biodiversity loss, resource depletion, and pollution. We strive to minimize our environmental impact and contribute positively to the well-being of the planet and future generations.
We acknowledge the urgent need to address climate change and its impacts. We are committed to supporting climate-focused start-up initiatives that drive positive environmental impact and contribute to the transition to a more sustainable future.
We are committed to minimizing pollution and hazardous waste generation. We implement best practices to control emissions, prevent pollution, and responsibly manage waste. We invest in technologies and processes that reduce environmental impacts, and we continuously evaluate and improve our practices to meet or exceed regulatory requirements.
We believe in the power of education and engagement to create a more sustainable future. We actively engage with our employees, customers, shareholders, and local communities to raise awareness about environmental issues and promote sustainable behaviors.
At MAVCAP, we recognize our role and responsibility in creating positive social impact. We are committed to conducting our business in a manner that considers the well-being of our employees, customers, communities, and society at large.
At MAVCAP, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of corporate governance. We recognize that strong governance practices are essential for the long-term success, sustainability, and ethical conduct of our business.