EFQM collaborate with Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD)
Creation of a new diagnostic tool
EFQM is delighted to be working with The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) on the launch of their Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Environmental Award.
The award was founded to encourage environmental initiatives, enhance interest in environmental work, help achieve positive change, and raise public awareness about the importance of environmental protection and the achievement of sustainable development goals.
Read the full Press Release here
Russell Longmuir, EFQM CEO, said: “EFQM are extremely honoured and excited to work with the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi to create this prestigious Award. For more than 30 years, EFQM has been encouraging organisations globally to focus on their impact on society, sustainability and the environment through our EFQM Model and its suite of assessment tools. We are certain this Award will showcase Abu Dhabi as a world leader in terms of encouraging its organisations, research bodies and people to address the environmental challenges we all face.”
EFQM Middle East Regional Director, Isra’a Mobideen said: “Launching this award with the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi confirms EFQM's commitment to creating a better future for all. As the year 2023 is declared as the Year of Sustainability by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, we are very proud to support his vision and contribute to the global aim of preserving the environment and achieving a sustainable future. EFQM has been embedding environmental principles into its Management Model for over 30 years. We have also been developing different diagnostic tools, such as Circular Economy, UN SDGs and Net Zero, to support organisations in adopting them. The new Sustainability diagnostic tool, created in conjunction with EAD, will further support organisations and individuals in Abu Dhabi and the UAE's vision as a host of COP28.”
Applications are now open and the latest information can be found here
paul.greenwood EFQM Member︎
18 May 2023