Gelang Patah, 4th November 2015 – Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd (CGPV), the master developer for Forest City project is honored to be the official sponsor for the launch of ‘Seahorses Heritage from Pristine Johor Straits’ Book and Release of Sea Horses event which was successfully held at Johor RAMSAR site, Sungai Pulai, Gelang Patah, Johor today. The event was officiated by Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Al-marhum Sultan Iskandar, The Sultan of Johor.
The effort is a part of CGPV’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives towards the environment. CGPV believe in contributing to the enhancement of quality as well as development of the community, education and environment through the provision of products and services that address our stakeholders’ needs and aspirations. The sponsorship also highlighted CGPV’s full support to the Johor’s conservation and research & development (R&D) of sea horse program.
“As a caring developer and a good corporate citizen, our CSR programmes aims at contributing to capacity building, human capital development and environmental initiative so that the communities will be able to participate in and benefit from the extensive developments undertaken by the Company” said Datuk Md Othman Bin Hj Yusof, Executive Director CGPV.
The historic event was listed in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR) for three success, firstly for the achievement, which is Johor as the first state in Malaysia to implement the release of sea horse program, the results of ex-sifu breeding to natural habitats. Secondly, the release of 200 seahorses at RAMSAR site, Sungai Pulai, Johor and lastly, the development of the first sea horse sanctuary in Malaysia by J-Biotech.
“We are proud to be the official sponsor of this momentous event. The seahorse conservation efforts are important in ensuring the existence of this marine life for our future generations. Credits has to go down to J-Biotech for playing an important role and responsible for developing Johor into prime mover of biotechnology and biodiversity” added Datuk Md Othman.
CGPV hopes this event will be the first of many to come involving CGPV’s CSR effort to the environment. CGPV will derives more CSR related programme in the future, our focus on the development to community, education and environment enables us to streamline our initiatives to make more targeted and meaningful difference.