DEWA holds Creativity Lab for partners
Workshop held to discuss strategic plans for DEWA
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has held a Creativity Lab workshop with its strategic partners, to share strategy and ideas for DEWA's development.
The workshop, which was held under the theme of ‘Partnership for the Future,' was held as part of DEWA's ongoing cooperation efforts with partners to achieve sustainable development in the UAE, and in line with the UAE Vision 2021, and the Dubai Plan 2021.
The event included presentations on DEWA's corporate strategy and sustainable partnerships; brainstorming sessions on smart initiatives; and presentations on DEWA's Shams Dubai initiative for home solar panel installation and the Green Charger initiative to set up charging stations for electric vehicles.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, commented: "DEWA is committed to enhancing cooperation with all strategic partners, to achieve the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, which highlights the importance of collaboration between the public and private sectors to make major leaps forward in our efforts to achieve the UAE Vision 2021, and the Dubai Plan 2021, which forms the roadmap for ambitious initiatives and development projects, to provide the best international services and adopt best practices based on international standards. Today's workshop supports our efforts to achieve our vision to become a sustainable innovative world-class utility, and the Smart Dubai initiative, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to make Dubai the happiest and smartest city in the world.
"Through the Creativity Lab, we aim to brief our partners about DEWA's Strategic Plan 2021, and introduce them to the objectives of the next phase. This builds closer ties and increases the happiness of all stakeholders. DEWA is committed to exchanging skills, expertise, and best international practices with our partners, across several mutual areas of interest, including sustainability and corporate partnerships. DEWA is committed to achieving corporate sustainability at the highest level, to achieve the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which acts a roadmap to ensure a brighter and happier future for Dubai. Achieving sustainability is part of DEWA's strategy, corporate directives, and culture," he added.
Al Tayer noted that 2015's Sustainability Culture Index study gained the interest of many DEWA employees, reflecting their eagerness to adopt the concept of sustainability as a standard government culture. This also shows DEWA's commitment to improving its corporate performance, instilling its culture of sustainability among all staff, while enhancing their potential and skills based on the highest international standards.