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CIMB GreenBizReadyTM is our one-stop sustainability ecosystem designed to empower our customer's journey through the following initiatives: 

 

  • Providing complimentary training and capacity building on sustainability-related topics.
  • Offering access to simple web tools and templates to measure their impact and track their progress.
  • Connecting with sustainability service providers to help them implement their transition plans.
  • Linking up with certification and advisory services to enhance their business prospects through proper standards.
  • Providing financing for sustainability transition towards their net zero goals.
  • Supporting green networking, business matching, events, and engagements to accelerate the transition for all CIMB customers.

 

To explore all these benefits and more, get connected with us at bizready@cimb.com

 

Financial and Other Solutions

Your Support Pillar from CIMB! 

We can help boost your transition to a sustainable future with our relevant products, services, and solutions.

  • Gain access to various offerings from deposits to financing and everything in between such as CIMB@Work to cover your workforce.
  • First in the market Sustainability-Linked Financing that rewards you with rebates on your financing as you transition! 

Green Tools & Templates

Key-in, Monitor, and Report your Positive Impact! 

Simple steps made easier and credible:

  • Input energy and fuel consumption data into a simple and user-friendly web tool.
  • Have a structured and credible report on your carbon management for your business! 

Green Service Providers

Get into the Green Scene!

Connect with our associates to discuss and implement transition plans for your business.

  • Start with basics - adopt Renewable Energy, (e.g. solar) and combine it with Energy Efficiency, (e.g. chiller, boiler, lighting, etc.) to decarbonise immediately.
  • Enjoy immediate savings, fix your future variable cost, and benefit from tax incentives! 

Green Training & Capacity Building

Sustainability, the smart way!

Gain the knowledge and abilities necessary to build a sustainable business future through training and capacity development.

  • Take advantage of these complimentary programmes for a holistic understanding of the big picture of ESG.
  • Participate in government agencies’ initiatives and be at the forefront of market developments!

 

Green Networking 

Stay Green and Be Seen!

Connect with our ecosystem associates to network, collaborate, and access CIMB’s sustainability initiatives for a net zero future.

  • Covering various sectors and scope, we will connect you to explore endless possibilities.
  • Business matching, circular economy opportunities, events, collaboration and many more!

Green Certification & Advisory

Go Green or Go Home!

Link up with our associates to elevate your business with a comprehensive range of green and industry-standard certifications to equip you with global sustainability knowledge & tools.

  • Gain a competitive advantage in the global market, especially if you are exporting to the EU, dealing with MNCs or PLCs.
  • Leverage on initiatives, incentives, and programs by relevant associates to fully realize the potential of your business.

Tools:

CIMB ESG Simplified Playbook for SMEs

The playbook is a concise guide to help you with the basic understanding of ESG, self-assess your ESG readiness, take actions on the material matters, and capitalise on the available incentives / solutions / sustainable finance to boost your ESG journey.

Simplified ESG Disclosure (SEDG)

The Simplified ESG Disclosure Guide (SEDG) for SMEs in Supply Chains consolidates and simplifies the many complex global and local ESG-related frameworks to improve the availability of ESG data and information by SMEs. It comprises of 35 priority disclosures that are aligned with local and global sustainability guidelines, categorized into Basic, Intermediate and Advanced, to cater to the different levels of sustainability maturity of each SME.

Low Carbon Operating System (LCOS)

LCOS (Low Carbon Operating System) is a user-friendly and cost-effective web-based tool, designed specifically for companies to easily measure and manage their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. LCOS simplifies the process to key-in basic data such as electricity and fuel usage to quantify your emissions. Additionally, the data can be verified to be used for various purposes such as rebate eligibility for Sustainability-Linked Financing.

Our Associates:

Buysolar 

Buysolar is Malaysia’s first one-stop online marketplace for solar installation, aiming to connect solar buyers and suppliers seamlessly. Solutions such as quotation, selection, installation services, maintenance, after sales service as well as online dashboard for monitoring are all available on their platform.

Malaysia Association of Energy Service Companies (MAESCO)

MAESCO is an association of Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) in Malaysia, comprising over 60 companies. The main focus of member companies is to provide services and expertise on Energy Efficiency opportunities to end users of all sectors. Services may include Energy Auditing, Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) with option for 'zero capex upfront' whilst providing best available technologies for Commercial and Industrial applications. Independent Measurement and Verification (M&V) services are also available.

Earthworm Foundation

Earthworm Foundation is an impact-driven global non-profit working on the ground to create scalable solutions for nature and people to thrive. In the field, we create, test, and scale new ways of production and doing business.

Solar Contractors

Engage these Solar Engineering, Procurement, Construction contractors (EPCCs) directly to address any of your enquiries, obtain indicative quotes, and others for your rooftop solar needs!

Our Associates:

SME Corporation Malaysia

SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp. Malaysia) is the central coordinating agency (CCA) under the Ministry of Entrepreneur and Cooperatives Development (MECD) that coordinates the implementation of development programmes for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) across all related Ministries and agencies. It acts as the central point of reference for research and data dissemination on MSMEs and entrepreneurs, as well as provides business advisory services for MSMEs and entrepreneurs throughout the country.

Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Corporation (MGTC) 

MGTC's focus are on 3 key areas, namely Green Incentives & Certification, Green Advisory & Capacity Building (e.g. Professional Energy Manager, Registered Electrical Energy Manager, etc.), and Green Promotion & Investment. MGTC (under the purview of Ministry of Environment & Water) is an important stakeholder in the green ecosystem. 

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) 

MATRADE is the national trade promotion agency of Malaysia under MITI - mandated with the mission to drive the country’s international trade through the development of Malaysian exporters and export promotion activities.

IMPACTO

IMPACTO is CIMB’s exclusive sustainability advisor and partner. IMPACTO is committed to design and deliver a tailor-made 1-year sustainability programme (hands-on coaching and knowledge transfer) for eligible SMEs to future-proof their business. They consult businesses on strategic interventions to create net positive economic, environmental and social impact. They also aspire to support the critical mass of SMEs in their journey to shaping resilient, competitive and sustainable enterprises of the future. 

Our Associates:

Aerodyne Group (Aerodyne) 

Aerodyne Group is based in Malaysia and ranked #1 in the world by Drone Industry Insights (DII) & operates in 35 countries. 

It is a DT3 (Drone Tech, Data Tech & Digital Transformation) company and drone-based enterprise solutions provider using AI as an enabling technology. Aerodyne’s vision is to make the drone economy a reality whereby smart drones will autonomously manage everyday life for humans by ensuring food & environmental sustainability, managing critical infrastructure & creating new forms of sustainable mobility. 

Hextar Biogas BEE

Hextar Biogas BEE (HBEE) is a leading biogas service provider offering comprehensive engineering solutions for the sustainable utilization of Palm Oil Mill Effluent for Biogas Production. Our services include feasibility studies, biogas plant design and construction, we also provide consultation on biogas production and upgrading operations. Our expertise in biogas technology enables us to deliver efficient and customized solutions, transforming waste into valuable renewable energy sources.

Mentari Alam EKO (M) Sdn Bhd (MAEKO)

MAEKO is proud to have created a cutting-edge composting technology in the ASEAN region by providing composting solutions for all kind of businesses and homes. The patented technology has been applied to their comprehensive range of composters for use in any industry that produces food waste, allowing the food waste back as fertilizer for future food. 

Our Associates:

Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

To strengthen the development of the Green Technology industry in Malaysia, the Government has continued the incentives of Green Investment Tax Allowance (GITA) for the purchase of green technology assets and Green Income Tax Exemption (GITE) for the use of green technology services and system until year 2025. MIDA is the Government’s principal investment promotion and development agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to oversee and drive investments into the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur Sentral, MIDA has 12 regional and 20 overseas offices. 

SIRIM 

SIRIM Berhad, a Government-owned company under MITI, is a leading organisation for technology and quality solutions specialising in: Industrial Research, Technology Development and Commercialisation; Certification, Testing and Inspection; amongst others. Services provided are on Eco Label, MSPO, RSPO, Energy Efficiency, Solar Power Solutions, Energy Management, Environmental Management, Green Diesel Engine, ECO Industrial Park, Sustainable Forest, Green Blue Packaging, etc.

TNBX

TNBX is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TNB that focuses on ‘beyond the meter’ solutions. This is done through providing a one-stop center solution to the customers such as Supply Agreement – Renewable Energy (SARE) for solar, Renewable Energy Certificates (REC), Smart Green Home, etc. The REC is a unique offering, in which it is registered with I-REC that is internationally recognized. REC is an easy / cost effective way for companies to achieve their sustainability goals.

Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) 

PFAN (Private Financing Advisory Network) is a global network of climate and clean energy financing experts that aims to bridge the gap between relevant entrepreneurs & projects with the private sector investors & financial institutions, by providing coaching and advisory services.

It is hosted by the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in collaboration with the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP). 

MyHIJAU

MyHIJAU Mark is Malaysia’s official green recognition scheme endorsed by the government, bringing together certified products & services that meet local and international environmental standards under one single mark. Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Centre (MGTC) is entrusted to manage the MyHIJAU Mark & Directory. 

Add ons:

Campaigns

Take part in our programmes designed to empower you through your Green and Sustainable journey.

Sustainability-Linked Financing

Looking to start and progress on your sustainability journey with small steps but big impact? Look no further with Sustainability-Linked Financing and get rewarded in the form of rebates on your financing!

Sustainability-Linked Financing

Highlights

Some of our initiatives were published in the news and compiled in this page. Kindly click on them to know more. 

Press Release

CIMB enhances its GreenBizReady proposition with new RM3 billion Sustainability-Linked Financing programme for SMEs.

Press Release

CIMB launches GreenBizReady, a one-stop sustainability solution for SMEs.

Press Release

CIMB is pleased to have assisted Salcon Berhad in its sustainability journey through CIMB GreenBizReady.

Press Release

CIMB’s GreenBizReady won the “Best SME Solution – Malaysia” at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2022.

Press Release

CIMB commits RM100 million in financing through low carbon transition facility to accelerate the adoption of sustainable practices among businesses.

Press Release

CIMB reinforce our commitment in supporting small and medium enterprise (SME) entrepreneurs within the B40 group through CIMB MicroBiz Ready programme.

Press Release

CIMB launches landmark Sustainability-Linked Treasury programme, spearheaded by Farm Fresh Berhad and Sunway Berhad as pioneer clients.

Press Release

CIMB Islamic and MTT Shipping enter into a Shariah-compliant Sustainability Linked Treasury programme.

Sustainability

 

Our Sustainability Mission

At CIMB, sustainability is one of the strategic pivots of our FORWARD23+ strategy. This means, we are committed, in intent and by design, to demonstrate sustainability leadership while balancing growth with responsibility.

 

As a leading universal bank, we aim to integrate environmental, economic, and social (EES) considerations into all aspects of our business. We will also invest resources and work with our stakeholders to create net positive impact on society and environment.