Highlights include 16% reduction in direct GHG emissions
Investments, the leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market [DFM] recently published its 2021 Sustainability Report highlighting water use efficiency with 44% recycled and reused, reiterating the Company’s proactive steps towards reducing water footprint.
The other key highlights within the report included a 16% reduction in direct Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emissions (Scope 1),7900+ hours in HSE training delivered and engagement with local suppliers at 72%.
Out of the seven identified pillars of the Company’s Sustainability Report 2021, the highlighted achievements are categorized under the Company’s Natural Resources, Maintaining and Developing Valuable Relationships and Strong Workforce pillars.
The report outlined and highlighted achievements, defining the Company’s sustainability approach. It focussed on the evaluation and achievements of the Group’s eight key subsidiaries – Dubai Investments Park, Dubai Investment Real Estate, Emirates Building Systems, Emirates District Cooling Company (Emicool), Emirates Float Glass, Emirates Glass, Al Mal Capital and Globalpharma – with significant impacts on key Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues.
“Sustainability is a vital component of Dubai Investments’ business and operations and continues to remain central to the Company’s purpose and the ability to generate value for the stakeholders across the value chain,”, affirmed Mohammed Saeed Al Raqbani, Head of Sustainability Committee, Dubai Investments.
By incorporating ESG factors into the Company’s reporting, Dubai Investments is directly contributing to the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) providing a roadmap of measures and commitments facilitating alignment with and the accomplishment of the SDGs, a press release concluded.