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Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation has joined the leading organisations across the world gaining Global Reporting Initiative- 4 (GRI-4) for its sustainability reporting.
The recent achievement from the Netherlands-based Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has enabled Kahramaa to use Materiality Disclosure Service Icon.
The latest advancement is for Kahramaa’s
Sustainable Report 2014.
Kahramaa’s sustainability report is being produced yearly by its Conservation and Energy Efficiency Department (Tarsheed) with contributions of all other departments.
The sustaiability report has also received two significant awards for its first Sustainability Report 2013 “Changing mindsets, Inspiring the future”.
The annual report on sustainability is a key component of the sector sustainability programme, which aims to enhance the management of economic, environmental and social impacts within the energy and industry sector, optimising its contribution to the development of Qatar.
It constitutes a commitment by the sector towards the implementation of economic, human, social, and environmental sustainable development as envisaged in the Qatar National Vision 2030, and the Qatar National Development Strategy 2011-2016.
Kahramaa has also bagged “Excellence in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Value” Award for achieving excellence, aligning its objectives with the Qatar National Vision 2030.
The award which was handed over to Kahramaa in a ceremony was constituted as Qatar Today Business Excellence Award 2015 under auspices of Qatar Chamber.
The honour was to recognise the efforts of Kahramaa’s Tarsheed initiatives for supporting corporate social responsibility activities in Qatar, spreading mass awareness about rational use of water and electricity.
The prime target of Tarsheed is to reduce the per capita water and electricity consumption in Qatar by 35% and 20%, respectively until 2017.