Dubai: State-owned utility service provider, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) which has been eager to empower the society is considered one of the leading organizations locally and globally in social responsibility.
The entity is trying to become one of the biggest supporters to the integrated and sustainable system of volunteering in the UAE and Dubai through its continuous work to promote volunteering, social cohesion, launching and sponsoring several pioneering humanitarian and volunteering initiatives.
These pioneering initiatives and volunteering and humanitarian programs are an integral part of DEWA’s strategy and efforts to serve society.
Earlier in April 2022, Mr. Al Tayer was honored with the Golden Fingerprint at the 9th National Emirates Award for Humanitarian Work. The DEWA MD & CEO was appreciated for his efforts in achieving excellence, promoting scientific knowledge and sustainability.
DEWA’s achievements in community work has been recognized with numerous regional and international honors including the ‘Dubai Al-Khair’ award at the 21st Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP).
In 2020, DEWA bagged top spot in the Public Sector Category of the 13th Arabia CSR Awards for the 5th year running. DEWA also won 3 awards in the International Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Awards 2017.