hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

Company survey response


Headquarters in United Arab Emirates

Arabtec Holding website

Non-responder: 2016 Gulf Construction Survey

Non-responder: 2018 Gulf Construction Survey

Note: Arabtec Holding is a construction and engineering group that encompasses several companies including Arabtec Construction, Target Engineering Construction Company and Emirates Falcon Electromechanical Company (EFECO).

🔎 Run a search for “Arabtec”

🔎 Run a search for “Arabtec” in the Gulf Hub

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Survey non-response
26 June 2019

Arabtec's non-response: Migrant Workers in UAE (2018 survey)

We invited Arabtec to respond to our 2018 survey on the welfare of their migrant workers on projects in UAE; Arabtec did not respond. The results of the survey were published in our briefing On Shaky Ground: Migrant Workers Rights in Qatar & UAE...

Read more

7 January 2019

UAE: 31 companies awarded for their labour welfare performance

Author: Sherouk Zakaria, Khaleej Times

"31 firms star-rated for labour welfare initiatives", 17 December 2018...

Read more

28 August 2018

Arabtec Group's first sustainability report covers worker health & safety, welfare and responsible supply chains

Arabtec has...released it first sustainability report...covering the 2017 economic, social and environmental performance of the Group’s three main operating companies; Arabtec Construction, Target Engineering Construction Company, and Emirates Falcon...

Read more

6 December 2016

International media coverage of our outreach to construction firms on migrant worker rights

See full story

7 June 2016

New interactive platform tracks construction companies’ action on migrant worker rights in the Gulf


See full story

23 June 2015
+ العربية - Hide

قطاع الإنشاءات في قطر: التواصل مع الشركات بشأن ظروف العمل...

See full story

10 February 2015
+ العربية - Hide
10 February 2015

UAE: Abuses at NYU, Louvre, Guggenheim Project

Author: Human Rights Watch

Serious concerns about workers’ rights have not been resolved for a high-profile project in Abu Dhabi that will host branches of the Louvre and Guggenheim museums and a campus of New York University (NYU), Human Rights Watch said in a report released...

Read more

4 June 2013

Why the Dubai Strike Matters

Author: Michelle Chen, In These Times

Thousands of employees at the United Arab Emirates-based construction firm Arabtec went on strike on May 19, calling for wage increases in an unprecedented act of rebellion under a notoriously authoritarian government. While UAE companies rebuff...

Read more

26 May 2013

Palestinian, Israeli business leaders unite to lobby for peace

Author: Ben Flanagan, Al Arabiya

A group of more than 200 Arab and Israeli business leaders has united to lobby for peace after decades of conflict. Members of the Breaking the Impasse Initiative (BTI) said they would throw their support behind political leaders on both sides, in...

Read more