Capitaland recognised as one of world’s most sustainable corporations

February 05, 2020 | 11:50
CapitaLand has been recognised as one of the world’s most sustainable corporations for the third consecutive year.

CapitaLand was ranked 63th in the 2020 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in The World index by Corporate Knights Inc. This is the eighth time CapitaLand was included in the prestigious index.

According to Lynette Leong, chief sustainability officer for CapitaLand Group, sustainability is always at the core of what the company does.

“This global recognition affirms CapitaLand’s efforts in sustainability and responsible growth. Our triple focus on doing well, good, and right, will continue to guide us as we work towards the continued creation of long-term value for CapitaLand’s stakeholders,” said Leong.

capitaland recognised as one of worlds most sustainable corporations

In June 2019, CapitaLand’s two residential projects in Vietnam – Seasons Avenue and Vista Verde – won Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority’s Green Mark Gold Award for Overseas Projects

As one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups, CapitaLand can affect a greater positive influence through our enlarged portfolio and operations.

“We remain focused on contributing to the environmental and social well-being of the communities we operate in,” Leong added.

The Global 100 index is determined by analysing the sustainability and financial performance of 7,395 global corporations with over $1 billion in revenue.

CapitaLand Vietnam is a business unit of CapitaLand, one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups.

After 25 years of operation in Vietnam, CapitaLand’s portfolio in Vietnam comprises of two integrated developments, close to 8,600 quality homes across 15 residential developments, two retail malls, one business park, as well as more than 7,000 lodging units in 28 properties across nine cities – Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Haiphong, Halong, Hoi An, Danang, Binh Duong, Cam Ranh, and Nha Trang.

In line with CapitaLand’s credo "Building People. Building Communities”, the group is committed to contributing to the Vietnamese economy by seeking opportunities to expand its presence in the country.

CapitaLand will also continue to hire and nurture a strong local team, exchange knowledge and skills with local partners, and contribute to the local communities’ underprivileged children and environment through corporate social responsibility efforts. The company has also built four CapitaLand Hope Schools for underprivileged children in Phu Tho, Long An, and Hung Yen province.

By Bich Ngoc

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