SDG 8 – Decent work and economic growth

How OCBC Malaysia supports SDG 8

Relevant SDG targets

8.4 Improve progressively, through to 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, with developed countries taking the lead.

8.5 By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value.

8.10 Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and to expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all.

Alignment with OCBC’s Material ESG Factors

Inclusive Workforce


Talent Management


Economic Contributions


Customer Experience

How OCBC Malaysia is contributing
Sustainable Employment

OCBC continue to provide opportunities for fresh graduates and other job seekers amid economic uncertainty. We also continually invest in supporting our employees' physical, mental, emotional, and social wellbeing through various wellness initiatives and Covid-related assistance programmes.

Talent Development

OCBC Group invested over $20 million to equip our employees with digital skills through our Future Smart programme. OCBC Malaysia recorded a total of more than 46,000 learning completions for Future Smart tagged modules in 2021.