On April 18, 2017, BGC for the fifth installment, as part of the company’s social investment initiative continued its efforts to assist in restocking the Brunei Blood Bank through its annual Blood Donation Drive. The campaign saw many office-based as well as seafarers donating their blood to help this worthy cause.
On April 10, 2017, BGC welcomed its first i-Ready apprentice, Nurul Hamdizah binti Hj Amit who is currently working under the Business Planning Department as a Business Planning Analyst. The i-Ready Apprenticeship program is a 3-year program aimed to give graduates an opportunity to gain experience and skills in a real working environment. The program also acts as a platform to expose unemployed graduates to various industries in both the public and private sector. To be eligible for the i-Ready program, graduates must be a citizen or permanent resident of Brunei Darussalam, unemployed of degree level or above, and be registered as jobseekers at www.jobcentrebrunei.gov.bn.