The forum is a platform that takes place every two years alongside the Arabia CSR Awards. It is the region’s premier convention on CSR and sustainability. It attracts leaders, thinkers, evangelists, practitioners and policy makers from all over the globe. The forum targets latest themes, topics and debates around CSR and sustainability, illuminating minds and motivating adoption of international standards and best practices. The 2018 forum will lift the veil off a most challenging theme; – “Driving Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals”. While innovation is well on its way to becoming the guiding strategy of governments and business around the globe, it is nonetheless important to understand the scope of actionable innovation strategies and technological breakthrough with respect to the seventeen SDGs. The 2018 forum will present a galaxy of thought and practice leaders who will share their insights and experiences related to the theme of the forum.
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Exclusive Sponsors' Profile
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority – a continuous success story
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) was formed on 1 January 1992. Since then, DEWA has made considerable achievements, to be ranked as one of the best utilities in the world. DEWA provides state-of-the-art smart services and technologies to 858,170 customers, with a customer happiness rate of 97% in 2017.
The UAE, represented by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), ranked first in the world in getting electricity, as per the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 report. The extensive report uses multiple criteria to measure the ease of doing business in 190 countries around the world. DEWA has achieved very competitive results in its global benchmarking, surpassing the private sector and major European and American utilities in efficiency and reliability. It has been able to raise the efficiency of energy production, using the latest technologies and adopting technological innovations, and also surpassed these utilities by reducing losses from electricity transmission and distribution networks to 3.3% compared to 6-7% in the US and Europe; and water network losses were reduced to 7.1% compared to 15% in North America. DEWA also achieved 2.68 customer minutes lost per year compared to 15 minutes in Europe. From 2006 to 2017, DEWA’s cumulative energy production efficiency increased by 28.86%.
For more information, visit www.dewa.gov.ae/en
Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC)
ENOC Group (Emirates National Oil Company) is a leading integrated international oil and gas player operating across the energy sector value chain. As a wholly owned entity of the Government of Dubai, and integral to the Emirate’s success, ENOC owns and operates assets in the fields of exploration & production, supply & operations, terminals, fuel retail, aviation fuel and petroleum products for commercial & industrial use. The Group’s general business operations includes automotive services, non-fuel F&B retail and fabrication services. Servicing thousands of customers in over 60 markets, the Group employs a workforce of over 11,000 employees and is deploying its world-class customer service, latest innovations and technologies and best practices to empower the UAE’s social and economic development.
ENOC operates in the following categories:
- A diverse portfolio of oil and gas products including gas products, industrial products, aviation fuels and lubricants. Because of the variety of this portfolio, the geographical reach of this segment spans clients in the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, South & Central Asia and Africa.
- ENOC owns, operates and manages a refinery, an MTBE Plant and also trades in a diversified portfolio of products including petroleum, as well as soft commodities. This business operates in the UAE, Singapore and London.
- ENOC manages and operates 11 Horizon Terminals in Morocco, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore
- ENOC manages and operates service stations in United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia
- Dragon Oil has exploration assets in Turkmenistan, Iraq, Algeria, Tunisia, Afghanistan and Egypt.
For more information, visit www.enoc.com/en/
Ma’aden is a leading mining and metals company in Saudi Arabia, with a diverse portfolio of mineral assets in various stages of development including exploration, development, production and marketing.
Ma’aden has a broad commodity focus spanning gold, phosphate, aluminum, magnesia, low-grade bauxite, industrial minerals, and is continually assessing opportunities to enter into new commodities that demonstrate strong long-term fundamentals.
Our principal operations are currently focused on producing phosphate fertilizer, mining and processing gold, Industrial grade Bauxite and kaolin as well as producing caustic calcined magnesia.
Ma’aden phosphate is growing to be one of the top players in the global phosphate industry, while maintaining the utmost concern for human resources, health and safety, and environmental and social issues.
For more information, visit www.maaden.com.sa