Johor Port Wins GBLA 2019

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(From Left) Chris Daniel Wong, Organising Chairman of the Global Business Leadership Awards 2019 and Acting President of United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Malaysia, YM Tengku Hishamuddin, Royal Patron of the Global Business Leadership Awards, K C Low Head, Corporate Strategy & Business Development Division of Johor Port Berhad, His Excellency Nicholas Dross, Trade and Economic Counsellor Delegation of the European Union to Malaysia, & Roger Wong, President of Asia Pacific Business Council for Sustainability

Johor Port Berhad (Johor Port), a member of MMC Group, clinched the Global Business Leadership Awards 2019 – Excellence in Port Facilities Management from the Asia Pacific Business Council for Sustainability and Institute of Sustainability.

The awards ceremony took place at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel and was graced by His Royal Highness Tengku Hishamuddin Zaizi, Royal Patron of the Global Business Leadership Awards. His Excellency Nicolas Dross the Head of Trade and Economic Relations from the European Union Delegation to Malaysia was in attendance along with Chris Daniel Wong, Organising Chairman of the Global Business Leadership Awards 2019 and Acting President of United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Malaysia and Roger Wong, President of Asia Pacific Business Council for Sustainability.

Johor Port was presented with the ‘Excellence in a Port Facilities Management’ award in recognition of the port’s performance and innovative ideas in the port industry as well as for its role and achievement in implementing best practices within the organisation, resulting in benefits for shareholders, employees and customers.

Additionally, the Awards recognised Johor Port and the other winners as the benchmarks and exemplar of sustainable business practices to other organisations in accordance to the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs).

The Global Business Leadership Awards 2019 – Excellence in Port Facilities Management was presented to K C Low Head, Corporate Strategy & Business Development Division of Johor Port by HRH Tengku Hishamuddin and HE Nicolas Dross.

“We are truly honoured to receive this award as it recognises our Corporate Sustainability efforts through continuous improvement in serving and helping the port industry and its community to grow in various ways,” said Dato’ Sri Che Khalib bin Mohamad Noh, Chairman of Johor Port Berhad and Group Managing Director of MMC Corporation Berhad.