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Toyota conserves Malaysia wildlife through its classical music fund

POSTED BY Ayisy Yusof ON 21 October 2015

UMW Toyota Motor has raised RM327,000 of fundings from its 26th Toyota Classics in an effort to protect the environment.

The annual CSR event fuses beautiful music and philanthropy of harmonious performance from Budapest Operetta and Musical Theatre at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas (DFP).

This year’s contributions were given to the Borneo Conservation Trust which received a Toyota Fortuner, while the Malaysian Nature Society and World Wide Fund for Nature, Malaysia both received RM 77,000.

UMW Toyota Motor deputy chairman Akio Takeyama said: “We would like to extend our gratitude to the various contributors from corporate companies as well as individual donors who have donated generously and towards this cause as we continue to fuse beautiful music and corporate social responsibility.”

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd president Datuk Ismet Suki said: “We have seen the good works done by these NGOs in preserving and conserving wildlife in Malaysia. Their unrelenting effort and commitment have impressed us, and we are happy to support their noble causes by channelling the proceeds from this year’s Toyota Classics so that they can continue protecting Malaysia’s wildlife.”

Over the years, the Toyota Classics concerts in Malaysia have raised RM7.5 million to benefit 60 charitable and non-governmental organisations.

For more information on Toyota Classics, visit toyota.com.my.

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