The Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has been chosen as the winner in the Representative Entity category of the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award at the 25th Business Excellence Awards ceremony held at the Madinat Jumeirah Arena Ballroom.
EmiratesGBC was awarded for the Representative Entity category recognition, which falls under the broader framework of the DQA, for its noteworthy role in engaging, offering benefits and creating value for its members.
Saeed Al Abbar, chairman of EmiratesGBC, said: “We are honoured by this significant recognition at the Dubai Quality Awards, which further underlines our commitment to creating sustained value for our members and stakeholders. With the UAE’s attention on sustainable development and to realise the green vision envisaged by our leadership for the nation, we are focused on raising awareness and strengthening industry partnerships to promote tangible action towards sustainability in the built environment. The recognition highlights the best practices that we follow in our work practices.”
The nominations for the awards were assessed based on the Excellence Model used by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), which focuses on nine criteria for organisational excellence. A thorough site assessment was conducted as part of the awards process, and applicants are expected to demonstrate sustained continued improvement.