UAE: Local construction company recognised for commitments to ethical supply chain management and health & safety

Author: Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, Zawya, Published on: 19 March 2018

"Al Naboodah Group Enterprises awarded the most Sustainable Business Model at the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards 2018", 13 March 2018

Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE)... is the... recipient of its first sustainability award at the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards Ceremony 2018 in the ‘Sustainable Business Model’ category... In October 2017, the company hosted its’ first-ever...supply chain conference for over 150 strategic suppliers and principal partners...to create a platform to openly discuss best practices in sustainable and ethical supply chain management, and to elaborate on a newly issued supply chain charter and codes of conduct. So far, 88 per cent of [Al Naboodah] suppliers signed the supply charter... In 2017...developments [were] made to further enhance employee health and safety standards. There was a 44.5 per cent reduction in total number of Lost Time Injuries from 2016 to 2017 and a 26.7 per cent reduction in Total Lost Day Rate. Zero workplace related fatalities were recorded in 2017... In addition, a new health and safety employee charter containing employee rights and employer’s responsibilities was developed. ANGE workers can obtain free medical, dental and eye check-ups. Clinics and an occupational health nurse present at employee villages ensure well-being...

 

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Related companies: Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANGC)