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The Public Bank Group has achieved 50 years of banking excellence. By any measure of corporate longevity, this is an achievement to be proud of. The commitment of Founder and Chairman, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Teh Hong Piow to build the business on solid foundation has ensured that the Group continues to deliver sustainable value to its multiple stakeholders.

As the third largest banking group in Malaysia, the Public Bank Group believes that sustainable value is created when business is conducted in a responsible manner which seeks to achieve mutually supportive outcomes for all its stakeholders. When the business of the Group is conducted with integrity, its reputation and standing is enhanced, leading to greater competitiveness and creating sustainable returns in the long run for all its stakeholders. For the Group, sustainability means building a business model that is focused on delivering value creation over the long term for its customers, employees, shareholders, society and environment.

During the year, the Public Bank Group continues to maintain sustainable practices in its core business of banking which is well demonstrated in its support to its customers, its engagement with its employees, its contribution to the communities in which it operates and the conservation of the environment. As a testimony to the Group’s corporate responsibility initiatives, Public Bank has been included in the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index in 2015. The FTSE4Good measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards.

The Group continues to uphold its long-held Corporate Philosophy which states that:


For Its Customers
  • By providing the most courteous and efficient service in every aspect of its business
  • By being innovative in the development of new banking products and services
For Its Employees
  • By promoting the well-being of its staff through attractive remuneration and fringe benefits
  • By promoting good staff morale through proper staff training and development and provision of opportunities for career advancement
For Its Shareholders
  • By forging ahead and consolidating its position as a stable and progressive financial institution
  • By generating profits and a fair return on their investment
For the Community It Serves
  • By assuming its role as a socially responsible corporate citizen in a tangible manner
  • By adhering closely to national policies and objectives thereby contributing towards the progress of the nation

 ... With Integrity


Guided by the principles and values of the Public Bank Group’s Corporate Philosophy, the Group’s corporate responsibility (“CR”) initiatives are focused in the four key areas of Community, Market Place, Work Place Development and Environment Sustainability.