Empower supports Emirates Women Award as Platinum Sponsor

May 27, 2015 1:26 pm

Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO Empower.

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, was awarded for supporting as a Platinum Sponsor of the Emirates Women Award, which was held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, CEO &Chairman of Emirates Groupand Honorary Patron of Dubai Quality Group.

Empower aims to support Dubai Quality Group in its efforts to identify UAE’swomen entrepreneurs and professionals who have excelled in their fields. The movesprings from Empower’s strong commitment to community organizations, and promoting of district cooling solutions to various segments of society.

“We are delighted to support Dubai Quality Group and appreciate their efforts to promote women’s empowerment through this innovative award. We look at this initiative as the ideal channel to demonstrate our stand in this regard,” says H.E Ahmad Bin Shafar, Chief Executive Officer of Empower. “We are very happy to supportan award thatseeks to encourage women to excel in various fields.”

Since its inception in 2003 and until 2014, about 80 women from various private and public sectors were honored by Emirates Women Award. The criteria used while selecting the winners include leadership, innovation, community contributions, career achievements and strategic and financial planning. The applications care categorized under two main categories: Business Owners and Professionals, and include employees in the public and private sectors.

“We encourage excellence and look at innovation as a daily practice, which is reflected in our operations in providing the district cooling services. We constantly seek to find innovative global solutions to raise the standard of our services.”

Empower was awarded the Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (DCCI) CSR Label, a diagnostic framework as well as learning and development tool that help companies define and improve their CSR strategy, policies and practices based on high international standards. This award recognized Empower’s on-going efforts to optimise all available resources to implement a responsible and sustainable business practice in the marketplace, workplace, community and environment.

Empower currently operates more than 1 Million RT, providing environmentally responsible district cooling services to large-scale real estate developments such as Jumeirah Group, Business Bay, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai International Financial Centre, Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Ibn Battuta Mall, Discovery Gardens, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai World trade Centre Residences, Dubai Design District, among others.


AMEinfo Staff
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