New York, Jan. 17, ZHANG Yuliang, Chairman and President of Greenland Holding Group,on behalf of Greenland Group, accepted the Outstanding Community Contribution award at the CGCC Chinese Lunar New Year of the Dog Gala presented by Patrick FOYE, president of MTA, and delivered his acceptance speech.

Greenland Group received the Outstanding Community Contribution award recognizing Greenland’s efforts to bring growth and innovation to the local communities it operates in.

Greenland Group’s contributions to U.S. communities span across the east and west coast as the company has been committed to developing community-oriented properties in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Greenland’s projects are designed to fit the needs and foster prosperity of each of those communities.

For the Pacific Park Project in Brooklyn, New York, Greenland Group together with partners will invest more than $6 billion in next decade on a 22-acre, 15-building mixed-use development surrounding an 8-acre public park. From real estate to retailing business, education and entertainment, this project is making major strides to move the community economy forward.

ZHANG Yuliang, who returned to New York after three years, said, “Greenland’s large-scale investments transform and revitalize cities, spurring new businesses, increasing jobs at all wage levels, creating new homes, and ultimately supporting families and communities at-large. We are committed to making a positive impact in the communities we operate in.”

XU Chen, Chairman of CGCC, President and CEO of Bank of China USA, noted, “We are thrilled to present Greenland with this award in recognition of its significant contributions to communities in the U.S. Through its developments, Greenland has created jobs and has brought new residents to urban areas through sustainable investment in the communities of the future.”

About CGCC:
Founded in 2005, the China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (“CGCC”) has been recognized as the largest and most influential non-profit organization representing Chinese enterprises in the United States. CGCC’s mission is to promote Chinese investment in the United States and to enhance cooperation between the Chinese and U.S. business communities. Today, CGCC’s membership consists of more than 1,500 companies, including both Chinese and non-Chinese companies. 55 CGCC members are ranked on the 2017 Fortune Global 500.

In 2016, CGCC Chinese member companies invested approximately $50 billion in various industries in the United States. As of the end of 2016, CGCC Chinese member companies employed over 200,000 people throughout the United States.