Posted on June 26, 2015

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has joined the leading organizations across the word gaining Global Reporting Initiative- 4 (GRI 4) in connection with its Sustainability Reporting. The recent earned achievement from the Netherlands-based Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has enabled Kahramaa to use ‘Materiality Disclosure Service Icon’ after completing all norms and pre- conditions of Materiality Disclosure Service. The latest advancement is for Kahramaa’s Sustainable Report 2014.

Kahramaa gets prestigious [].jpgKahramaa’s Sustainability Report is being produced yearly by its Conservation & Energy Efficiency department (Tarsheed) with the contributions of all other departments. Kahramaa’s Sustainable Report has also received two significant awards for its first produced Sustainability Report 2013 titled “Changing mindsets, Inspiring the future”. The annual report on sustainability is a key component of the sector sustainability program, which aims to enhance the management of economic, environmental and social impacts within the energy and industry sector, optimizing its contribution to the development of Qatar.

It constitutes a commitment by the sector towards the implementation of economic, human, social, and environmental sustainable development as envisaged in the Qatar National Vision 2030, and the Qatar National Development Strategy 2011-2016. Apart from it, Kahramaa​ has also bagged “ Excellence in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Value” award recently for achieving excellence, aligning its objectives with the Qatar National Vision 2030.

The maiden award which was handed over to Kahramaa in a ceremony was constituted as Qatar Today Business Excellence Award 2015 under auspices of Qatar Chamber. The honor was to recognize the efforts of Kahramaa’s Tarsheed initiatives for supporting Corporate Social Responsibility activities in Qatar, spreading mass awareness about rational use of water and electricity. The prime target of the Tarsheed is to reduce the per capita water and electricity consumption in Qatar by 35% & 20%, respectively until 2017.