Mar 15, 2023
Keppel Land Vietnam and Panasonic Vietnam have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the development of a suite of solutions for sustainable urbanisation, spanning smart mobility, smart community, and environmental solutions, which are intended to be applied across Keppel Land’s projects in Vietnam.
The MOU was signed by Ms. Christina Goh, General Director (Vietnam) of Keppel Land and Mr. Marukawa Yoichi, General Director of Panasonic Vietnam, and witnessed by Mr. Joseph Low, President (Vietnam) of Keppel Land, and Mr. Paul Wong, CEO of Panasonic Consumer Marketing Asia Pacific.
Ms. Christina Goh, General Director (Vietnam) of Keppel Land, said, “We are pleased to embark on this collaboration, which will leverage Keppel Land’s deep experience in smart and sustainable urban space solutions, as well as Panasonic’s leading expertise in smart electronics. Through this partnership, we will create smart, community-centric solutions that will contribute to furthering sustainable development in Vietnam, a key growth market for Keppel Land.”
Mr. Marukawa Yoichi, General Director of Panasonic Vietnam, said, “The cooperation with Keppel Land is part of Panasonic’s efforts to realize our vision and mission of creating healthy, comfortable and happy lives for Vietnamese families, contributing to the country’s sustainable development for the next 50 years through wellness solutions with human-centered technology.”
The collaboration between Keppel Land Vietnam and Panasonic Vietnam will explore the ideation and implementation of innovative urban space solutions, including mobility services for optimal safety, Internet of things (IoT) sensor networks, as well as smart landscape irrigation solutions.
In Vietnam, Keppel Land is well known for its quality residential developments, such as Estella Heights, Celesta Rise, and Empire City, as well as Grade A commercial developments like Saigon Centre in Ho Chi Minh City. As Vietnam continues to undergo rapid urbanisation, Keppel remains committed to contributing to the country’s sustainable development journey with its diverse urban space solutions.
As a pioneer in providing wellness solutions in both B2B and B2C segments in Vietnam, Panasonic has developed smart solutions to create smart communities through its S.i.CITY solution, newly launched in 2022. Through smart solutions, Panasonic can significantly reduce harmful impacts on the environment, contributing to a more sustainable future with solutions such as smart irrigation management, system management public lighting, and air quality management.
Keppel Land is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Corporation, a Singapore flagship multinational company providing solutions for sustainable urbanisation, focusing on energy and environment, urban development, connectivity and asset management.
Keppel Land is an innovative urban space solutions provider that leverages technology to deliver sustainable and customer-centric solutions that enrich people and communities. It is focused in the areas of sustainable urban renewal, senior living, urban living, retail, and large-scale integrated developments.
Its award-winning portfolio comprises investment-grade commercial properties, residential developments, and integrated townships. It is geographically diversified in Asia, with China, Singapore, and Vietnam as its key markets, while it continues to scale up in India as well as other developed markets globally.
In Vietnam, Keppel Land is a pioneer and one of the largest foreign real estate investors with a quality portfolio mainly in Ho Chi Minh City, including Grade A offices, residential properties, retail malls, integrated townships, and award-winning serviced apartments.
A global leader in developing innovative technologies and solutions for wide-ranging applications in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, industry, communications, and energy sectors worldwide, the Panasonic Group switched to an operating company system on April 1, 2022 with Panasonic Holdings Corporation serving as a holding company and eight companies positioned under its umbrella. Founded in 1918, the Group is committed to enhancing the well-being of people and society and conducts its businesses based on founding principles applied to generate new value and offer sustainable solutions for today’s world. The Group reported consolidated net sales of 6,698.8 billion yen for the year ended March 31, 2021. Devoted to improving the well-being of people, the Panasonic Group is united in providing superior products and services to help you Live Your Best.
Panasonic Group’s long-term environmental vision for realizing a better life and a more sustainable global environment is known as Panasonic GREEN IMPACT (PGI). In addition to reducing its own CO 2 emissions, Panasonic Group is taking steps to expand its contribution to CO 2 reduction across society through business activities that will result in avoided emissions. In addition to this PGI commitment, the company is pursuing initiatives that contribute to global environmental conservation such as the one described above.
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