Summary: Emirates Transport (ET) has followed through with its commitment to apply sustainable business practices by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE).
Emirates Transport (ET) has followed through with its commitment to apply sustainable business practices by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE).
The goal for ET's agreement with the DCCE is to boost efforts of the federal transport cooperation as it aims to enhance its environmentally friendly practices and policies with consideration of the government of UAE's sustainable development drive.
Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, ET General Manager, was keen on developing sustainable business strategies and solutions with DCCE they can be benefit a lot from the expertise of the DCCE.
Al Jarman said, "as a leading transport cooperation of sizable presence, all over the UAE, we acknowledge the opportunities we have towards the improvement of our business practices to make them more environmentally friendly. Over the years we have applied many green policies and practices, but we hope to take our efforts to the next step by through signing of this agreement with Dubai Carbon.".
Engineer Waleed Ali Salman, Chairman of DCCE, also commented by saying, "the MoU DCCE signed with Emirates Transport aims to develop a strategy that promotes sustainable transportation, increase the efficiency of energy consumption, and works towards supporting the Clean Development Mechanism through the partnership with the United Nations and create initiatives under its banner.Therefore, DCCE seeks to build capacity for performance improvement, knowledge transfer and increased awareness, as well as the promotion of globally accepted best practices. This would promote the culture of creativity and excellence in achieving the UAE's strategic goals for green, sustainable development."
With more than 11,000 vehicles travelling millions of kilometres a year, and 12,000 employees, Emirates Transport officials say they are keen to extend the hand of cooperation with all public and private bodies in order to enhance its environmental practices and reduce its carbon print.
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