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Handal Indah Supports Net Zero Carbon Initiative in Medini Iskandar

Handal Indah Supports Net Zero Carbon Initiative in Medini Iskandar

Iskandar Puteri: 26th June 2023:  Handal Indah Sdn Bhd (HISB) took part in a momentous and esteemed document exchange ceremony in regards to the commendable efforts towards Sustainable Development and the significant reduction of carbon emissions in the region by Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB).

HISB being one of the prominent industry players for Electric Vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia participated in the event to raise awareness and promote the utilization of EVs, along with a project involving the adoption of renewable energy solutions in the thriving city of Iskandar Puteri.

Ms Lim Chern Fang, Deputy Executive Director Of Handal Indah Group of Companies represented HISB in the Exchange Ceremony followed by Mr Lim Han Weng, Founder and Chairman of Handal Indah Group of Companies represented Handal Green Mobility  during the Document Exchange Ceremony with President/Chief Executive Officer of IIB, Dato’ Idzham Mohd Hashim.

Additionally, Ms Chan Wan Yin, Chief Financial Officer of Yinson Green Tech and Mr Goh Chun Hean, Head of Kumpool Sdn Bhd represented YGT and Kumpool Sdn respectively on the document exchange with IIB during the ceremony.

Johor State EXCO for Tourism, Environment, Heritage and Culture, Yang Berhormat Tuan Raven Kumar a/l Krishnasamy attended the document exchange ceremony. His presence signified the unwavering support and endorsement of the state government for the EV project, and further demonstrates commitment to the Federal and State of Johor’s Low Carbon initiative.

Yang Berhormat Tuan Raven Kumar a/l Krishnasamy said, “Today’s document exchange ceremony marks a significant milestone in our journey towards sustainable development and a low-carbon future. This collaboration stands as a testament to the unwavering commitment of IIB and its strategic partners as they work hand in hand to create a greener and more carbon-neutral Johor. We must now recognise the pressing need to address the challenges of carbon emissions and environmental degradation.

“The environment is our shared responsibility. Let us work together to preserve the natural beauty of Johor for future generations, ensuring a sustainable and thriving ecosystem.”

At the same event, President/Chief Executive Officer of IIB, Dato’ Idzham Mohd Hashim said, “We have outlined five strategic verticals in our roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality in Medini Iskandar which are energy management, water management, waste management, green building materials and of course, sustainable mobility.  Today, are proud to lead the way in the first vertical, which is our commitment in advancing electric vehicle adoption and paving the way for clean energy solutions by having charging stations for EV vehicles. This document exchange ceremony signifies our dedication to creating a net-zero carbon city in Medini and establishing low-carbon cities as a global standard. By collaborating with key stakeholders, we leverage their expertise and resources to accelerate the growth of the EV industry, shaping a cleaner and more sustainable future, where economic prosperity goes hand in hand with environmental responsibility.”

Adie for HSIB, this collaboration also brings together notable industry players such as Nano Malaysia Bhd, Handal Green Mobility Sdn Bhd, Kumpool Sdn Bhd, Yinson Green Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd, GO TO U (M) Sdn Bhd, and UN Global Compact Network Malaysia and Brunei (UNGCMYB). Such collective efforts are paramount in promoting sustainable transportation solutions that are environmentally friendly, socially equitable, and economically viable.

In recognizing the increasing usage of EV’s in the state, the Johor state government plans to develop mechanisms that support EV usage in the future. Following the strong push for a full EV population by Singapore in their Green Plan 2030, a high demand for EV charger stations in Johor has also developed. The initiative undertaken by IIB will establish the necessary infrastructure to support the transition to EVs, and it will play a vital role in the Federal and State of Johor’s Low Carbon initiative.

The document exchange ceremony served as a pivotal platform for all involved parties to showcase their dedication to collaboration and lay the foundation for future partnerships.