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How we tackle global issues
As a global business we have an opportunity and a responsibility to help the communities where we operate to build a vibrant, secure and resilient society. Under the umbrella of Our World, Our Future we achieve this aim by always looking for ways to strengthen our social impact.
We also study carefully the socio-economic and environmental impacts our presence has on the communities we work in, and adjust our operations with that information in mind.
We seek out opportunities for strategic community investment, looking for projects that will support prosperity and leave a positive legacy wherever we go. Finally, we also develop strategic partnerships with organisations to tackle global issues that are important to our industry.
The relationships helping us drive sustainability
DP World is part of an industry taskforce launched by United for Wildlife that is aiming to encourage greater cooperation between stakeholders to tackle the
tragedy of the illicit wildlife trade.
DP World is part of the Logistics Emergency Teams (LET) providing pro bono expertise and resources to help the humanitarian community respond to major disasters.Watch video
Go Green Week is an annual collaboration with the world’s leading port operators to engage communities and people across its international portfolio in promoting environmental awareness.
DP World was the first company in the UAE to join IMPACT2030 and is now a Regional Voice Lead, driving awareness through workshops and partnering with other companies on volunteering projects.Watch video
Making a positive difference through our initiatives
DP World has developed an innovative Global Education Programme for employees to deliver in local schools as part of their volunteering leave.Watch video
For over 14 years we have been running an annual drawing competition for children of our employees to promote key safety and environmental messages.Read More
In December 2014, we launched our first Global Volunteer Week to coincide with the annual UN International Day of Volunteering (5th December). It’s now become an annual event.WATCH VIDEO
DP World is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive culture. In November each year employees are encouraged to to celebrate diversity and inclusion at their workplace.
Our rooftop solar installation project in Dubai is one of the largest in the Middle East and saves some 48,800 tonnes of carbon annually, providing enough clean power for 3,000 homes.Watch Video
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