Al Marzouqi & Bin Salem Firefighting Coatings (MBS)
MBS is specialized in the field of concrete and steel surface protection, fireproofing and Scaffolding Services. At MBS, the concept of sustainability is embraced by the minimization of waste, complying with local & international environmental standards and providing their clients with engineered preferences to prevent harming the environment.
MBS complies to International Standards and is certified according to ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007. Employee training and welfare too figures high on their list of priorities, with all employees trained in OHSAS 18001 procedures and compliant with national regulations throughout operations.
Environment Centre for Arab Towns (ECAT)
ECAT is a not for profit scientific research institute dealing with environmental issues concerning Arab citys' natural resources, economic progress and sustainable development. The core objective of the organization is to create "Arab Towns with healthy, pollution-free environments and aware, involved societies".
Environmental awareness campaigns targeting school children and joining hands with UNEP-ROWA to launch the Arab GEO cities initiative are some of the activities that are conducted to meet the organization's mission and vision. Employee training and welfare is made mandatory with both internal and external training sessions that enhance their knowledge base.
Oman Liquefied Natural Gas (Oman LNG)
Oman LNG is an international organization dealing with the production of liquefied natural gas. They have a corporate governance structure based on clear Business Principles, mission, vision, values and a reporting structure that ensures compliance and transparency. The company also develops its business and its employees to their full potential. Their responsibilities to society are manifest in the care they exercise in minimising impacts on their natural environment and also
through the comprehensive Social Investment Programme.
Their plant minimizes negative environmental impact on air, water and soil quality. They also champion waste management in the community and are also the leading sponsor of the Turtle Research and Exhibition Centre at Ras Al Jinz. They are a pioneering partner with the government in investing in low-cost housing for the needy and are also involved in implementation of water management and waste water practices.
Oman LNG also aids on the preservation of cultural heritage and has championed the preservation of the ancient monuments.
OLNG also responds generously in an emergency as was elaborated when Cyclone Guno struck Oman with devastating effect. In an unparalleled step, OLNG suspended non-essential work and mobilized its staff to getting basic necessities to affected areas and financial contributions from staff were matched 5-fold by company.
ABB Industries, UAE
ABB UAE deals with power systems / automation systems/ engineering. ABB UAE over the last 14 years has integrated CSR as the commitment in their business to contribute to sustainable economic development, offering innovative products, working with employees, their families, the local community and society at large to improve the quality of life and the environment.
ABB UAE with its 22 diverse nationalities pursues high sustainability and CSR performance through the ongoing implementation of their objectives and programs. The priorities of these objectives and programs are set yearly, approved by the local management and reviewed by corporate CSR department and all activities are supported by various resources allocated to their company.
In order to keep up-to-date with sustainability & CSR related trends, ABB actively participates in global benchmarking surveys (e.g. Dow Jones Sustainability Index and BiE) and is also locally active in the Non Governmental Organizations (NGO's) and the community at large.