FOREST CITY HANDS OVER GARBAGE DISPOSAL FOR PPR KEMPAS PERMAI TAMPOI
29 October 2019: Forest City is providing a waste disposal station for the residents of People’s Housing Project (PPR) Kempas Permai in Johor Bahru. Contractors from Forest City were deployed to refurbish the dilapidated rubbish centre, and the cost of the week-long project totalled RM10,000.00. Some 300 residents living in Block D Seri Buana are expected to benefit from the waste disposal station as they can now send their garbage to the centre.
（From left 2nd ) SWCorp Johor Director Cairul Hisham Jalaluddin , Assistant General Manager of Forest City Ir. Hj. Syarul Izam, Communications multimedia Committee Chairman YB Dzulkefly Ahmad, Secretary of the Division KPKT Ruan bin Abi, and Representive of SUK Johor visit the refurbish refuse chamber at PPR Kempas Permai, Johor
Forest City has always believed in social inclusion and shared prosperity. In addition to the PPR projects, the company has put in tremendous resources in its CSR initiatives over the years, such as revitalization of the century-old village school, and offering various scholarships to the local students amongst others. Forest City strive to continue such efforts to betterment of society and communities all over Malaysia.
Knowing the importance to shape the future through inclusive growth, community enrichment has always been one of Forest City’s corporate mission. Besides, this type of activity is considered as a team building exercise for Forest City staff who participate or volunteered for the project. The move is part of Forest City’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme. Its commitment to enhance the lives of PPR residents was also in line with the government’s “Dasar Komuniti Negara (National Community Policy).
In February this year, Forest City received the Recognition Award & Appreciation Certificate from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, for its past CSR contributions and future support towards the PPR projects. Forest City is the only foreign invested company among the recipients to receive such recognition.
Forest City’s contribution in Malaysia has reached more than RM10 million to date. Its CSR initiatives will focus on three pillars — youth education, social development and environmental protection.