Company honoured for its commitment to environmental causes such as ‘Save the Turtle’
Gulftainer, the largest privately owned, independent port management and logistics company in the world, was recently honoured with the Emirates Nature-WWF ‘Leaders of Change’ award at the VIP Pledge to ‘Go Beyond the Hour’ event, conducted lately.
The ‘Go Beyond the Hour’ initiative called on key government and corporate entities to ambitiously look beyond Earth Hour and make a longer-term commitment to protecting the environment, championing conservation and preserving nature.
The closed-door event in the UAE Pavilion attracted VIP guests and esteemed guest speakers including HE Mohammed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defense and Chairman of Emirates Nature-WWF; HE Mariam Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and Razan Al Mubarak, Managing Director, Emirates Nature-WWF.
“The company has shown that we all have a role to play in protecting the earth and with the unwavering commitment of Gulftainer, the UAE will continue to achieve conservation goals beyond the hour and into the future,” observed Peter Richards, CEO, Gulftainer.
“The Leaders of Change Award which is a testament to our vision to undertake additional social responsibilities for the betterment of the communities which we serve and society as a whole,” noted David Casey, COO, Gulftainer, in accepting the Award for the company’s exceptional efforts in sustainability and commitment to the national environmental agenda.
The ‘Leaders of Change’ award demonstrates Gulftainer’s ongoing active commitment to the community, society and environment in which it operates and its drive towards overcoming the climate crisis, and building a stronger, more sustainable UAE, a press note concluded.