Al Naboodah Group reveals sustainability figures

Al Naboodah Group reveals sustainability figures
The UAE's Al Naboodah Group Enterprises has unveiled a sustainability report.
Published: 2 February 2017 - 12:37 a.m.
By: Neha Bhatia

UAE-headquartered Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE) has released a sustainability report – the first of its kind for the firm – that reviews the company's activities and practices.

The report – benchmarked against Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Guidelines – highlights the group's contribution sustainable practices.

Key highlights of the report include ANGE's reduction of its lost time injury frequency rate (LTIFR) from 0.15 to 0.14 in its construction business, with no workplace-related fatalities reported during the year.

Meanwhile, the company's water recycling plant at its National Plant facility is functioning at a capacity of 2,000 litres per hour.

In 2017, ANGE will target a 3.5% to 5% reduction in energy consumption, 1% reduction in water usage, and 5% water loss reduction across the group. 

Remarking on the findings of the report, which is available for download here, Abdullah Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, chairman of Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Holding LLC, said the study reflects the group’s economic, environmental and social impact.

He added: "While we have made significant progress, we are only just embarking on our sustainability journey.

"Next year, we will continue on our journey to be fully GRI compliant and will continue to go above and beyond regulatory compliance to ensure that the Al Naboodah brand is synonymous with the UAE’s growth and innovation agenda."

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