Dubai: The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has earned the prestigious Great Place to Work Certificate 2023 from the American Great Place to Work Institute in partnership with Fortune Magazine. This recognition is awarded to organisations that offer exceptional work environments, and DEWA was ranked as the top government entity in both the UAE and the GCC.
Additionally, Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, DEWA’s MD & CEO, received the Leadership of the Year Award for his successful leadership of the organisation, which has consistently met the highest international standards of excellence.
Great Place to Work Institute in the UAE conducted a wide-scale and independent analysis to get employee feedback, as part of a survey about the work environment. The Institute evaluates work environments and cultures in organisations that achieve excellence and performance. Business leaders and researchers depend on its measures to determine the best workplaces.
Mr. Al Tayer expressed his happiness with receiving this certification for the fourth time. DEWA won the certificate for the first time in 2019. Mr. Al Tayer highlighted that this success reflects DEWA’s ongoing commitment to investing in human resources as the most critical factor for success and excellence and keeping pace with rapid changes to maintain DEWA’s global leadership and excellence.
DEWA has won the Investors in People– Platinum Category 2022, the highest level of the Award. This achievement highlights DEWA’s ongoing commitment to providing a positive, motivational and happy work environment. DEWA is the only organisation at the large enterprise level (more than 5,000 employees) that won the platinum category certificate worldwide (except the United Kingdom).
In addition, DEWA is the only organisation at the large enterprise level (more than 5,000 employees) that won the platinum category certificate in the Middle East. DEWA won the gold category of the same Award in 2011, 2013, 2016 and 2019.