Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched the DEWA Sustainability Youth Ambassadors Program in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
The launch of the new program is in accordance with DEWA’s efforts to support the youth and promote their participation in the sustainable development process as part of its activities during the Year of Sustainability. The program includes three workshops, each lasting two to three days, and a closing session in September 2023.
DEWA has organised the first workshop of the program with the participation of 20 young male and female employees from various divisions of DEWA.
During the three-day workshop, employees learned about the various aspects of sustainability in addition to acquiring skills in innovation and effective communications, enabling them to be effective ambassadors of sustainability who contribute to achieving DEWA’s vision to become a globally sustainable innovative corporation committed to achieving net zero by 2050.
Mr. Waleed bin Salman, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Excellence at DEWA, commented that DEWA seeks to establish a culture of sustainability among employees through training programmes and pioneering initiatives.
The program further aims at preparing the next generation of sustainability leaders at DEWA who can drive sustainability and the green economy. The remaining two workshops will be held in May and July 2023.