The annual award was presented at a ceremony in Dubai in recognition of DP World’s business practices in India. It marks the third year running that the company in India has won a Golden Peacock Award.
The ceremony, held during the Dubai Global Convention on Business Excellence at the Burj Al Arab (1-2 May), was attended by business leaders, jurists, academics, environmentalists, economists, legislators and policy makers.
Honourable Cader Sayed-Hossen, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection, Government of Mauritius presented the award to Anil Singh, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World Subcontinent Region.
Anil Singh, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World Subcontinent Region, said, “We are delighted to be again recognised by the Golden Peacock Awards, this time in the business excellence category. The smooth and efficient operation of our terminals is vital for our customers and the centre of our focus at all times. India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and we are committed to supporting that growth into the future. With five terminals across the country, we are privileged to be a partner in providing world class facilities for its traders.”
In 2012, DP World won the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Responsibility in recognition of its responsiveness to the needs of different stakeholders and its ability to develop innovative partnerships to fulfil social responsibilities geared to the welfare of the communities in which it operates.
In 2011, DP World Nava Sheva, Mumbai won the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award, instituted by the World Environment Foundation, for its environmental initiatives such as “Hari Kranti” (Green Progress) campaign to plant 20,000 bamboo saplings in Ransai village of the Uran District in Maharashtra state.
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