Kuala Lumpur, 25th May 2017
Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd (ERL) added another gem to its illustrious track record when the KLIA Ekspres was awarded the Outstanding Green Air Rail Transport by the Malaysia Canada Business Council (MCBC). The Business Excellence Award Gala Dinner was held in conjunction with MCBC’s 25th Anniversary to honour and recognise industry leaders and influential entrepreneurs in bilateral and global commerce.
The award was presented by Deputy Minister of International Trade, YB Datuk Chua Tee Yong and witnessed by Her Excellency Judith St George, the High Commissioner for Canada. Accepting the award on behalf of ERL was the Chief Executive Officer, Noormah Mohd Noor.
“We are thrilled that KLIA Ekspres is positively recognised for its green contribution in the transport industry. This award is a testament to our ongoing commitment in complying with the Environmental Management System,” said Noormah at the Gala Dinner.
“Thank you MCBC for this award and congratulations on celebrating your 25th Anniversary in fostering relations between Malaysian and Canadian companies through education, trade and commerce. We would also like to thank our passengers for their continuous support and trusting KLIA Ekspres as their preferred mode of transfer. Our passengers also reduce their carbon footprint when they choose to travel on KLIA Ekspres,” Noormah said.
Every year, passengers help save 44,800 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions when they travel by KLIA Ekspres. ERL’s wholly-owned operations and maintenance company, ERL Maintenance Support Sdn Bhd has been certified ISO 14001:2004 compliant for Environmental Management System. The operations of KLIA Ekspres are also in compliance with the country’s Environmental Quality Act 1974.
This recent recognition will help KLIA Ekspres educate the public on how trains are among the most environmentally sustainable transportation mode.