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‘Vital for HR managers to balance innovation, tech with human connectivity’

Holistic view needed as workforce has many stakeholders, says Datuk (Dr) Vinod Sekhar Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – Evolution in the workforce is inevitable, and human resource (HR) managers must be prepared to innovate it, conveyed PETRA group chairman and chief executive Datuk (Dr) Vinod Sekhar. At ET HR World’s NexTech Southeast Asia HR Summit […]

ESG in business: not merely ticking boxes, experts say

Meaningful change requires every individual’s input, PETRA chairman opines Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – Companies that embark on achieving environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals should not see it as merely a “box-ticking exercise”, but must be motivated to implement them for the good of the society and environment.  This was the key message […]

Vinod Sekhar Foundation to award half mil ringgit to deserving scientist annually

To be presented to one who can innovate, develop technology to contribute to society Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – PETRA Group chairman and chief executive Datuk (Dr) Vinod Sekhar has pledged to award RM500,000 to a member of the scientific community for revolutionary accomplishments in the field.  The annual reward, scheduled to meet its inaugural recipient […]

Horasis India: shifting the power dynamic

Important meeting kicks off in Vietnam to discuss regional opportunities with India Published by The Vibes HO CHI MINH CITY – The Horasis India Meeting kicked off today in Binh Duong New City near here, where global business leaders and thinkers converge to discuss pressing global issues.  Malaysia’s own Datuk (Dr) Vinod Sekhar is a co-chair of the […]

A foreign Queen who taught me to love my country – Vinod Sekhar

How Queen Elizabeth left an impression on a young Malaysian boy Published by The Vibes I FOUND out last night like many others that the beloved Queen of England Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had passed away. I immediately shared my deepest condolences to my friends in the United Kingdom. And as I thought about it, I […]

Vinod Sekhar, chairman and chief executive of Petra Group believes in profiting and saving the world at the same time

Published by Robb Report Singapore The Answers With… Vinod Sekhar, believer of social capitalism and player of life chess and not checkers Promoting sustainability is not only a noble move, but a highly lucrative one. Datuk (Dr) Vinod Sekhar would know. The chairman and chief executive of Petra Group, a conglomerate that spans manufacturing, agriculture, media and more, […]

‘It’s chess, not checkers with the global economy’

Business leaders at Horasis International Digital Meeting advise strategic approach to recovery  Published by The Vibes KUALA LUMPUR – When anticipating what is to come for the global economy, businesses must analyse the situation like a game of chess. Business leaders speaking at the Horasis International Digital Meeting’s plenary session on The Global Economic Outlook on […]

Be selfish and solve the world’s issues

Published by The Vibes Turn negative trait of merely making money into something positive, Horasis Meeting hears KUALA LUMPUR – The scorned character named “selfishness” can be given power by businesses to solve world issues when used correctly through social capitalism. Co-chair of the Horasis Global Meeting, Datuk (Dr) Vinod Sekhar explained that this “negative” trait can […]

PETRA Group’s sustainable innovative solutions wins Infrastructure Technology – Conglomerates award in Malaysia TEA

Published by Singapore Business Review One of the fastest-growing conglomerates in Malaysia takes a big leap to redesign operations by putting people first and sustainability at the forefront. The PETRA Group emerged as one of the frontrunners in the recently concluded Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards for its diversified global conglomerate that embraces innovation and transformative technologies […]