Forest City: Green and Intelligent Construction Worldwide
Forest City in Johor, Malaysia, is a worldwide paradigm of ecological and intelligent building. This article will highlight Forest City’s recent awards, sustainability efforts, corporate social responsibility, and financial success.
Forest City Honor
Forest City has won SCAHSAs for six years. In 2022, it earned the SCAHSA Global Model of Green and Intelligent Construction award at the Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) 17th Annual Session. SCAHSA promotes exceptional and repeatable sustainable development practices and innovations to inspire and influence other cities, corporations, organizations, and people to follow suit and scale up sustainable development efforts.
Forest City’s devotion to nature-positive urbanism makes it sustainable. It brings nature into the city and promotes living in harmony with nature to enhance health, biodiversity, and climate resilience. Forest City employs energy-saving and recyclable building materials to accomplish this. A wastewater treatment plant recycles and reuses water for irrigation, flushing, and cooling, while a solid waste management system reduces landfill trash.
Forest City’s community-benefitting CSR activities complement its environmental efforts. Forest City breaks fast with Madrasah Tahfiz Al-Quran Ulumuddin students, orphans from welfare homes, and Johor Bahru care facilities during the Iftar Ceremony. In seven communities near Mukim Tanjung Kupang, Johor, a CSR initiative cooks and distributes bubur lambuk.
Country Garden Group Holdings Company Limited of Hong Kong created Forest City. Country Garden’s 2021 financial report showed contractual revenues attributable to shareholders of 558 billion yuan (US$87.7 billion) and a 29% compound growth rate. The Group’s full-year sales was 523.06 billion yuan (US$82.2 billion), gross profit was 92.78 billion (US$14.6 billion), and net profit was 40.98 billion (US$6.4 billion).
Forest City’s sustainability efforts have made it a worldwide example of green and clever building. Forest City’s sustainability efforts boost people’s health, biodiversity, and climate resilience. Forest City’s CSR efforts help the community, and its financial success shows operational robustness.