DUBAL holding and imdaad join hands to Foster sustainability projects in UAE
DUBAL Holding - the investment arm of Dubai Government with focus on Non-Ferrous Metals, Recycling, Energy & Industrial Sectors - and Imdaad, a Dubai-based group of companies that provides integrated, sustainable Facilities Management (FM) services that enhance operational efficiencies of physical assets, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore and invest in projects aimed at fostering Recycling and Sustainability sector in UAE.
Jamal Abdulla Lootah, Group CEO of Imdaad, and Ahmad Hamad Bin Fahad, CEO of DUBAL Holding LLC, signed the agreement at a ceremony held at Dubal Holding office at Dubai Healthcare City on 20 October 2022.
Under the MoU, DUBAL Holding and Imdaad will establish a cooperative institutional framework to examine new initiatives for environment friendly projects in UAE, including co-investing and development of such projects to support Dubai Government’s Sustainability initiatives.
Commenting on the partnership, Jamal Abdulla Lootah, Group CEO of Imdaad, said: “As a facilities management industry leader setting benchmarks in service excellence, product innovation, and community development, Imdaad has a stellar track record in working toward sustainability through eco-friendly offerings and practices as well as various efforts to raise environmental awareness. We seek to further this commitment through our new partnership with DUBAL Holding building on our long-standing relationship. The new wide-ranging waste treatment, recycling, and energy recovery projects planned at our FARZ facility will contribute to the UAE’s sustainability efforts and green development goals in line with the UAE Circular economy Policy, Integrated Waste Management Strategy 2021-2041, and Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050.”
Ahmad Hamad Bin Fahad, CEO of DUBAL Holding LLC, said: “At DUBAL Holding, we are always working to foster sustainable technologies in order to facilitate the UAE’s ambition to achieve a circular economy. This MoU is an important step that comes as part of our efforts to explore new avenues which will boost the nation's economy and overall development in the sustainability sector. By partnering with Imdaad, we aim to assist Dubai in its objective of sending zero waste to the landfills by 2030. Furthermore, this collaboration is in line with our commitment to evaluate and fund initiatives and projects that help achieve Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030 and Dubai Energy Strategy 2050, positioning the Emirate as one of the leading in this emerging field, globally.”
Imdaad is the Middle East’s leading Integrated Facility Management Company. It is a founding member of the Middle East Facilities Management Association (MEFMA) and employs a multi-cultural workforce of over 6,000 skilled workers from 37 countries.