At TDM, we are focused on creating the education and promotion of professional conduct, providing a healthy and safe workplace free from discrimination, and establishing a balance between work and other aspects of life. In return, our people are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to keep the company at the forefront of our businesses. At the plantations the Group provides infrastructure and accommodation for a productive lifestyle.
Occupational Safety and Health
The Group firmly believes and remains committed to the safety, health and quality of the environment in which we operate. To ensure the efficiency and safety of all operations within the Group, safety audits are carried out periodically to ensure full compliance with all the relevant legislative requirements. A comprehensive safety plan has been established with the twin objectives of "zero accidents" and public safety.
TDM is committed to the educational needs of its plantation community and supports kindergartens and nurseries set up to cater to the families who live in the surrounding estates areas. The company provides free transportation for employees children to and from schools. Contributions to housing, furniture and appliances, electricity, water and cooking gas ensure that all families enjoy basic amenities.
Recreational and sporting competitions are organised to ensure a healthy and positive workforce. This also builds team spirit among all staff. Employee involvement in sports and recreational activities are under the purview of the various sports and recreational clubs led by TDM's Kelab Sukan dan Kebajikan, an association established exclusively for employees. The club promotes strong social ties with the surrounding communities by organising various activities and programmes involving its members and government and nongovernmental organisations.
TDM Family Day and the Annual Dinner are among the events organised for our staff and their families. Staff interaction is promoted and bonds of friendship and camaraderie strengthened whilst instilling a sense of belonging by regularly bringing together everyone in the TDM family.
Training & Development
The Group recognises and encourages its employees' desire for self-improvement, and ensures all training courses and investments in education are founded on clearly identified business needs and objectives. These objectives are matched with job requirements which are then weighed against carefully developed performance criteria. This approach ensures that all training is optimally configured and implemented to maximise the benefits to both the employee and the Group. Various programmes were organised throughout the year to upgrade the core competencies of our people while creating a talent pool for succession planning. The various programmes includes training in technical, management, communication, administrative and other soft skills.
Acknowledging employee loyalty, Long Service Awards and special retirement awards are presented at the Annual Dinner to those reaching 30 years or more of service and to retiring staff.
A stakeholder can report or disclose through an established channel, concerning improprieties including fraud, crimical offences, miscarriages of justice, ethical wrongdoings and corruption, bribery and blackmail.
Provide improved quality of life for estate workers with better housing facilities.