Awards Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Dubai Duty Free wins three awards at CMO Asia CSR Awards in Singapore

At the 7th CMO Asia Best CSR and Sustainability Awards held in Singapore earlier this month, Dubai Duty Free was presented with three awards including "Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices", "Best Environment Friendly Project" and "Workplace Safety and Health Performance Award".

 

Hosted by the CMO Asia, a not-for-profit making body of the Marketing Professionals from across Asian countries, the 7th Asia Best CSR and Sustainabiity Awards is one of Asia's leading industry event recognising organisations that have a significant and positive impact on the lives of people around them. The awards consider company's commitment to and respect for communities, environment and the people.

 

On winning the awards, Dubai Duty Free Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Colm McLoughlin said: "These awards are not only a recognition but an objective assessment of Dubai Duty Free's commitment and dedication to sustainable growth. It is a clear indication of how serious we are in serving the society and integrating responsible practices into our daily business operations. Corporate Social Responsibility is a commtiment made at all levels of the company and it is important to all of us."

 

The "Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices" was awarded to Dubai Duty Free for its commitment and excellent integration of CSR ensuring its practices are at its best, creating immeasurable difference to people lives through its diverse and effective community involvement, projects and initiatives both local and overseas.

 

The "Best Enviroment Friendly Project" was given to the operation's two environmental projects, the Kids Enviro Club and Dubai Duty Free Environmetal Tagline Competition introduced during the World Environment Day 2017. The entry emphasized Dubai Duty Free's mission to deepen employee awareness on personal responsibility and commitment to adopt sustainable practices with long term impacts towards environmental protection.

 

Furhermore, Dubai Duty Free was presented with "Workplace Safety and Heatlh Performance Award" for its extent on health. safety procedures and practices demonstrated in a day-to-day activities including its excellent annual key performance results that reflect a strong health and safety culture within the organisation.

 

To date, Dubai Duty Free has won a total of eleven awards from CMO Asia since 2014.

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