Operational and Strategic Highlights
DP World Annual Report & Accounts 2021
We added two new partners in Jebel Ali with global investors – Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Hassana Investment Company (Hassana) – strengthening our balance sheet to meet our long-term growth and end-to-end supply chain strategy objectives.
LAUNCH OF DP WORLD FOUNDATION
We launched the DP World Foundation to streamline our local, regional, and international humanitarian initiatives and support causes associated with health, education, and food.
INTRODUCTION OF A POWER LANE
Combining the strengths of our Maputo container terminal, Unifeeder’s direct sailing services, and Imperial’s market expertise – we linked three key regions with a trade power lane – Africa, Middle East, and the Subcontinent to connect South African citrus farmers to the world.
LOGISTICS OF THE WORLD
In February, we fully acquired Imperial Logistics to enhance our global logistics capability and provide end-to-end supply chain solutions, in Africa and beyond.
INTRODUCING OUR 100,000TH EMPLOYEE
We introduced our 100,000th employee – Fatima Alburaimi, a Technical Programme Engineer based in Dubai.
DECARBONISATION: TOWARDS NET ZERO
To support our decarbonisation efforts, we expanded the coverage of our carbon emissions reporting. We now report seven additional categories under Scope 3 emissions reporting.
182 DAYS OF EXPO 2020 DUBAI
e concluded Expo 2020 Dubai this year by sharing our vision for global trade with more than a million people, government delegations from key markets, connecting with presidents, prime ministers and ministers from priority markets and signing 16 agreements.
FIRST EVER GLOBAL FREIGHT SUMMIT
We hosted our first Global Freight Summit this year with the theme – “Better Information Builds Better Connections”. We invited C-Suite executives and other senior decision-makers from the freight forwarding and logistics industry to come together for three days to hear from influential speakers and network with peers, with a focus on how we can tackle the supply chain’s greatest challenges and biggest opportunities.