Maybank Group, IBM Malaysia, IHS Malaysia, Shell Malaysia and KPMG Malaysia bagged awards from the reputable Life at Work Awards 2015 for championing the best practices of diversity and inclusion in their work place.

The awards were presented as a tribute to the employers for their best leading workplace strategies that enabled employees to achieve greater success in their corporate and personal lives and demonstrated respective company's drive and commitment to championing Diversity and Inclusion.

The awards were presented by Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) chief executive Dato' Sri Idris Jala.

"Diversity and inclusion are some of the fundamental values that correlate with improved business performance. I am confident that our Life at Work Award winners are not only employers of choice for talent but also high-performing organisations.

"I call on more Malaysian employers to champion progressive workplace strategies, to attract and retain quality talent, in addition to ultimately strengthen Malaysia's competitiveness," Datuk Sri Idris Jala who is also a Board member of Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) said according to Bernama.