UEM Edgenta Partners with Zoo Negara to Preserve Wildlife by Sponsoring 100-Year-Old Giant Tortoises and A 5-Year-Old Giraffe

(from left) Rais Imran, Chief Strategy Officer of UEM Edgenta, Wan Laila Fatihah, Head, Corporate Communications of UEM Edgenta, Razman Ismail, Chief People Officer of UEM Edgenta, Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta and Shariman Yusuf, Head, Infrastructure Services & Managing Director, Edgenta PROPEL Berhad earlier today at Zoo Negara for UEM Edgenta’s CSR programme, “Saving Animals, Serving Community”.

UEM Edgenta receiving the animal adoption certificate from Rosly, further affirming UEM Edgenta's commitment to wildlife conservation and protection. (from left) Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta, Rosly @ Rahmat Ahmat Lana, Deputy President of the Malaysian Zoological Society and Ahmad Nizam Zainudin, Director of Administration of Zoo Negara.

UEM Edgenta mobilizing a team of volunteers comprising 60 participants from UiTM Shah Alam students and Edgenta employees. These dedicated volunteers contributed to gardening and landscaping works, transforming the Zoo's landscapes into vibrant and captivating spaces, earlier today at Zoo Negara.

UEM Edgenta sponsored 20 deserving primary school children from SK Jenderam, Dengkil for a visit to Zoo Negara. This educational opportunity aims to expose these young minds to the wonders of the animal kingdom and engage them in outdoor learning activities.

UEM Edgenta sponsored a pair of more than 100- year-old Aldabra Giant Tortoises, named Do and Re.
UEM Edgenta renewed the adoption of a 5-year-old giraffe, Mas Kira, as part of the Company's dedication to conservation efforts and the preservation of wildlife for future generations.
KUALA LUMPUR, 11 July – UEM Edgenta Berhad (“UEM Edgenta” or “Company”), the region’s leading Asset Management and Infrastructure Solutions company, continues its unwavering commitment to a sustainable future for all through its Corporate Responsibility (“CSR”) initiatives at Zoo Negara (“Zoo”). Under their visionary programme “Saving Animals, Serving Community”, UEM Edgenta has taken a significant step towards animal welfare by sponsoring a pair of more than 100-year-old Aldabra Giant Tortoises, affectionately named Do and Re, as well as renewing the adoption of a 5-year-old giraffe, Mas Kira. This extension of support reflects the Company's dedication to conservation efforts and the preservation of wildlife.

Aldabra Giant Tortoises, which originated in the Seychelles, have a lifespan of 80 to 200 years, making them truly remarkable creatures. Giraffes, the majestic giants of the animal kingdom, are native to Africa. The sponsorship from UEM Edgenta will safeguard the well-being of these Aldabra Giant Tortoises and giraffe for the next 12 months, including their welfare, provision of food supply, and veterinary care. This initiative aligns seamlessly with the Company's Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) efforts. Furthermore, supporting animal welfare is increasingly recognized as a key contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs”).

"We are delighted to collaborate with Zoo Negara on these initiatives. Through our collective efforts, we strive to promote environmental conservation, education, and community development. UEM Edgenta remains committed to making a positive impact and inspiring future generations " expressed Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta, while discussing the “Saving Animals, Serving Community” programme.

"At UEM Edgenta, we firmly believe that prioritizing ESG levers, targets, and commitments in our efforts towards sustainability is not just essential for preserving wildlife, but also for maintaining the harmony of our ecosystem and securing a prosperous future for generations to come. We are constantly exploring innovative initiatives to nurture and protect our valuable wildlife, showcasing our unwavering dedication to nature conservation. I wholeheartedly applaud the exceptional efforts of the teams at Zoo Negara in ensuring the well-being of these remarkable creatures. We sincerely hope that more organizations and individuals will join us in supporting Zoo Negara’s admirable mission of providing utmost care for these precious animals," he added.

UEM Edgenta received the animal adoption certificate from Rosly@Rahmat Ahmat Lana, the Deputy President of the Malaysian Zoological Society, further affirming UEM Edgenta's commitment to wildlife conservation and protection.

To enhance the zoo's surroundings and provide a pleasant environment for visitors and inhabitants alike, UEM Edgenta mobilized a team of volunteers comprising 60 participants from UiTM Shah Alam students and Edgenta employees. These dedicated individuals contributed to gardening and landscaping works, transforming the Zoo's landscapes into vibrant and captivating spaces. Additionally, UEM Edgenta is sponsoring a visit to Zoo Negara for 20 deserving primary school children from SK Jenderam, Dengkil. This educational opportunity aims to expose these young minds to the wonders of the animal kingdom and engage them in outdoor learning activities. The children will enjoy a comprehensive tour of the zoo, culminating in a thrilling Multi-Animal Show featuring the mesmerizing talents of sea lions and macaws.

UEM Edgenta's remarkable efforts in supporting environmental conservation and animal welfare are a testament to their unwavering dedication to creating a harmonious and sustainable future for both humanity and animals. The Company encourages others to follow in their footsteps, nurturing a collective consciousness towards the preservation of our planet's ecosystems and its diverse inhabitants.

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