The highly sought-after label recognizes Veolia’s commitment to incorporating corporate social responsibility and sustainable initiatives across all aspects of its business in the UAE.
To anchor sustainable development in the day-to-day operations of its businesses, Veolia incorporates the concept into its management systems by defining commitments and deploying policies, objectives and procedures. With this label, Veolia reaffirm its commitment as determined player in the green economy, more attentive than ever to all aspects of CSR in the UAE.
The Director General of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, H.E. Hamad Buamim, presented the 2013 award to Veolia’s Chief Executive Officer in the Gulf, Xavier Joseph, at the Dubai Chamber’s headquarters.
Xavier Joseph said: “Corporate social responsibility is sewn into the very fabric of our business. We put it at the heart of everything we do, and this award from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce recognizes that. Going forward, we are committed to continuing to be a responsible and ethical company, playing our part in the very communities in which we operate.”
Veolia Environment is a global leader in environmental solutions. It has been operating in the Middle East since 20 years and has about 4,000 of employees based in the UAE. The company provides tailored solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers in the three areas of water management, waste management and energy management.
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- Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE) is the worldwide reference in environmental solutions. With 220,000 employees*, the company has operations all around the world and provides tailored solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers in three complementary segments: water management, waste management and energy management. Veolia Environnement recorded revenue of €29.4 billion* in 2012. (*) Excluding VeoliaTransdev employees and revenues currently under divestment.
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