How we do things differently

Our sustainability efforts are reflected in the Gamuda Green Plan, which is a comprehensive framework that charts tangible targets driven on environmental, social and governance (ESG) dimensions set forth over the next five years, with an extended view to 2030 and beyond.

Pillar 1

Sustainable Planning & Design for Construction

Sustainable planning and design for construction features climate responsive design, integrated transport and low energy buildings with smart features.

Urban Planning

Urban design & planning

In our townships, every household will be situated within walking distance to the nearest park. All our high-rise developments have a substantial amount of greenery, including vertical rooftop gardens, lush podium landscaping, green walls and more. Heat island effect will also be reduced with the use of permeable materials on common footpaths and hardscapes to reduce ambient temperatures.

Urban design & planning
Train

Urban transport

Low carbon transportation is championed throughout our townships via cycling and pedestrian networks, a Green Transportation Mobility Plan featuring E-buses, E-trams, E-bikes and more, and to create EV-ready townships with EV charging points and EV charging facilities for green vehicles within commercial parking spaces.

Energy

Energy efficiency

Green energy is harvested from PV solar panels on building rooftops, offsetting the overall annual energy demand along with the use of solar street lighting for all of our new developments. Besides that, all developments are set to install energy efficient systems and fittings for optimum energy savings.

Energy efficiency

Sustainable materials

For building design, we have adopted best practices on the use of sustainable materials such as IBS construction, recycled content materials and regional materials that promote positive health impact to occupants, for less maintenance and better durability.

Sustainable materials
Energy Building

Low Energy Buildings

For a better rating on the Malaysia Green Building Index and to ensure these buildings are Low Energy Buildings, we use strategies such as solar shading, natural ventilation, smart energy management through building automation and smart control, and using renewable energy through roof and site optimisation and photovoltaic technologies.

Low Energy Building
Water efficiency

Water efficiency

Sustainable water management is extremely important to us and for our future. Our central park irrigation system uses 100% recycled lake water, while Rainwater Harvesting Tanks are used for high-rise residential and commercial buildings for non-potable use. We reduce water consumption across townships with water saving devices labelled under the Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme (WELS).

Water efficiency
Waste management

Waste management

In the area of waste management, all our townships feature recycle bins and we aim to practice 5R: refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle to reduce the waste to landfills. We also pay attention to domestic waste and use it for composting.

Waste Management

Our Goals

The Gamuda Green Plan is our goal-oriented approach, consolidated into a comprehensive framework with well-defined carbon reduction targets.

For our developments and townships, we will achieve a 45% reduction in CO2e emissions compared to BAU by 2030 which includes:

Green living

Green living

Contributing Townships:

Carbon Reductions
Carbon Reductions

For our developments and townships, we will reduce CO² emissions compared to BAU by 2030

Urban Planning
Mindful Urban Planning

Reduction in urban planning emissions with sustainable masterplanning, shared facilities and green features

Developing sustainable transport through mindful planning

Contributing Townships:

Bicycle
Greener Transportation

Reduction in transport emissions with green transport mobility plans, development of a low carbon transport ecosystem with our EV-ready townships and establishment of extensive cycling and pedestrian networks by 2025

Town-making for a low carbon city

Town-making for a low carbon city

Contributing Townships:

Waste Composting
Waste Composting

Promoting waste composting and urban farming across our townships

KLOTH
KLOTH Cares

Partnering with KLOTH Cares; composting bin, food waste program

Water efficiency
Freshwater Reduction

Reduction in freshwater demand from recycling lake water for irrigation, rainwater harvesting and water saving devices

Waste Management
Landfill Waste Reduction

Reduction in landfill waste with extensive
recycling, food maceration and composting

Engineering a carbon-neutral town

Engineering a carbon-neutral town

Contributing Townships:

Solar Power
Solar Power

Enabling supply of renewable energy (RE) for our offices, project sites and assets via solar installations, with a 100% renewable energy (RE) utilisation target by 2025 via a combination of direct on-site feed-in supply complemented by offsite RE trading and purchase mechanisms

Energy
Increasing Efficiency of M&E Systems

Reducing energy use by increasing efficiency of our M&E systems via sustainable procurement including introduction of a group-wide HVAC minimum efficiency guideline, retrofitting where necessary and implementation of smart building systems

Circular Construction Approach

Improving productivity and adopting a circular construction approach by maximising the efficiency of raw materials and resources, reducing wastage and advocating sustainability throughout our operations committing to an reduction of construction waste to landfill and additional recycling water at our construction sites by 2025

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