DEWA enhances its leadership in social responsibility
emirates7 - Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is keen to empower society and is considered one of the leading organisations locally and globally in social responsibility.
DEWA strives to become one of the biggest supporters to the integrated and sustainable system of volunteering in the UAE and Dubai through its continuous work to promote volunteering, social cohesion, launching and sponsoring several pioneering humanitarian and volunteering initiatives.
DEWA’s pioneering initiatives and volunteering and humanitarian programmes constitute an integral part of its strategy and efforts to serve society.
"His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, once said ‘Our daily businesses and projects should not let us forget about giving to those who need help’. At DEWA, we are keen to launch, and sponsor many pioneering humanitarian initiatives. We have an integrated strategy for volunteering, which represents a civilised approach that stems from the foundations of the UAE. DEWA launches its social initiatives within an institutional framework and an integrated system that includes plans, initiatives, implementation and evaluation, based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), to ensure the sustainability of results," said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, honoured winners of the National Emirates Award for Humanitarian Work in its ninth session in April 2022.
His Highness honoured with the golden fingerprint Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD&CEO of DEWA, in appreciation of his efforts in achieving excellence, promoting scientific knowledge and sustainability.
In recognition of its achievements in community work, DEWA has won many prestigious local and international awards, including the ‘Dubai Al-Khair’ award at the 21st Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP).
In 2020, it achieved first place in the Public Sector Category of the 13th Arabia CSR Awards for the 5th year running. DEWA also won three awards in the International Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Awards 2017.
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