Mr. Alex Camprubi, Member of the Technical Committee of the Asian Habitat Society in consultative status with the United Nations (ECOSOC) with Dr. Kelly Wang, Deputy General Manager of Country Garden Overseas and SAR Division, the representative of Forest City
This is the fifth consecutive year that Forest City has received this international award. In 2019, Forest City won the "Global Green Smart City Award" for its green buildings and smart city development. In 2018, Forest City won the " Global Model of City-Industry Integration Award", and its industrialized building system IBS won the " Global Model of Green Building Industrial Park (IBS Park)" in 2017. In 2016, Forest City won the title of"Global Human Settlements Award on Planning and Design".
Forest City - Global Model of Coastal Ecological Environment Protection 2020
In September 2020, Forest City published Forest City Ecological Development Action Plan during the launch of its Eco Museum Phase 1 Exhibition Hall. The plan outlined the goals and targets of eco city development, operation and management from the start of project development in 2014 towards the future. Following this plan, Forest City will carry out green infrastructure development as a foundation, leverage on high-tech industries to enhance urban economic development, and eventually become a green and vibrant city with diversified industries and cultures.
Forest City Overview
Dr. Kelly Wang, Deputy General Manager of Country Garden's Overseas and SAR Division, received the award on behalf of Forest City. She said: "Forest City has always adhered to sustainable development, focusing on the balanced development of urban development and the natural environment, and implementing green ecological development plans in stages. Coastal ecological protection is one of the most important areas to cover. The phase 1 exhibition hall of Forest City Eco-Museum launched this year shows the achievement of Forest City in the construction of a green city and coastal ecological protection. Forest City is willing to work with the like-minded people around the world to build a Resilient City, and share a Healthy Planet. I hope Forest City can host this grand ceremony one day!"
Forest City is co-developed by Country Garden and Johor government-backed Esplanade Danga 88 Sdn Bhd (EDSB). It is strategically located in the fast-growing Iskandar Development Region, Malaysia, injecting another source of growth in ASEAN. It stands adjacent to Tuas second link, spanning approximately 30 KM2, including four man-made islands, golf resort and IBS industrial park. Forest City will be a smart and green futuristic city that combines environment design, industry integration planning concept to create an ideal, idyllic and technology-driven living and working space ecosystem.