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Smart sustainability top priority for Dubai Investments

DUBAI, February 25, 2017

Dubai Investments, a leading, diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has joined forces with its subsidiaries to support environment, community as part of its continuous efforts and initiatives to implement sustainable strategies.

The company recently organised a training session for ‘Sustainability Champions’ from its subsidiaries under the theme ‘For a better partnership within the Dubai Investments family.’

The session served as internal training and orientation program for both Dubai Investments and its subsidiaries and discussed various concepts of sustainability, corporate social responsibility and innovation.

The aim of the session was to realise the shared benefits of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 initiative, linking society, environment, companies and employees to further the UAE Vision 2021 and fulfil the objectives of the UAE’s ‘Year of Giving’ initiative for 2017.

A total of 16 ‘Sustainability Champions’ took part in the orientation session, which included employees from Dubai Investments, Dubai Investments Park, Dubai Investments Industries, Masharie, Dubai Investments Real Estate Company, Emicool, Emirates Float Glass, Lumiglass Industries, Al Taif Investment, TechSource and Emirates Extruded Polystyrene.

Khalid bin Kalban, the managing director and chief executive of Dubai Investments, said the company is committed to the cause of sustainability across its operations, performance and projects.

The company has always implemented industry-best standards in the domain and also issued a new strategy for smart sustainability that recognises specific objectives for sustainable initiatives in the country in line with government’s vision.

"Dubai Investments puts significant emphasis on environmental and social issues and handles them with utmost responsibility," remarked Kalban.

"This includes support of the Smart Dubai vision to produce clean energy and reducing carbon emissions, ensuring the safety of employees, serving the society through volunteering efforts and giving back to the communities where it operates," he stated.

"Dubai Investments and its subsidiaries are committed to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and UAE Vision 2021; and look forward to launch volunteer and social programs that allows the company to meaningfully engage with the community throughout the Year of Giving," he added.-TradeArabia News Service




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