Sime Darby Case Study

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Sime Darby – Developing Sustainable Futures Sime Darby Berhad is a major Malaysia-based multinational conglomerate involved in 5 core sectors which are plantations, property, industrial, motors and energy & utilities. Sime Darby is listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.Sime Darby looks at positive investments by engaging with communities where the Group has direct impact and where stakeholders may have an influence on operations. Sime Darby was established by European businessmen William Sime, Henry d’Esterre Darby and Herbert Mitford Darby in 1910. The sociocultural that affects the business environments in Sime Darby is working with local communities. In 2005 Sime Daryb’s Industrial division started using…show more content…
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