CTG specializes in providing Human Resources services in post disaster and post conflict countries.
CTG is creating a positive impact in war-torn countries by recruiting individuals and running projects for humanitarian organizations in such countries, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, and Afghanistan etc.
“CTG’s rare and remarkable efforts to achieve peace, create job opportunities, and empower women in conflict areas gives them the well-deserved title of UAE SDG Pioneer in the Peace category. Their global operations echo not only their courage and commitment to SDG 5, SDG 8, and SDG 16, but also the UAE’s engagement in achieving global sustainability.”
C3 is a social enterprise enabling Middle Eastern social enterprises and maximize their impact on the community.
The C3 Social Impact Accelerator Program involved creating partnerships with prominent organizations to provide multiple learning and growth opportunities over an eight-month period. C3 has also been hosting workshops on how a business can contribute to the UN SDGs, as well as contributing to the launch of IMPACT 2030 Leadership Forum in Dubai in partnership with Realized Worth and DP World.
“C3 have been named the UAE SDG Pioneer for Partnerships not only because of their projects’ brilliant social impact, but also for the value they put into the partnerships they develop and the social enterprises they support in the UAE.”
The Dubai Police Force is a 15,000 strong police force for the city of Dubai.
Their Efficient Policing for a Sustainable Dubai: ‘Zero Carbon Police Force’ project, aimed at making Dubai Police the world’s first carbon-neutral police force by 2020, as well as objectives such as providing smart solutions and promoting sustainable practices to reduce GHG emissions, through financially viable and socially inclusive solutions, are what attributed to their success in the Planet category.
“Being named the UAE’s SDG Pioneer for Planet really reflects Dubai Police’s exemplary efforts towards our planet’s sustainability. Dubai Police has proved to be a true and reliable global and local leader: they prove that these goals are not a dream to be imagined but a reality waiting to be achieved.”
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation is the entity responsible for the deployment, ownership, and operation of nuclear energy plants.
The establishment of their “Women in Nuclear” (WiN) UAE chapter in 2014, to promote the participation and inclusion of women in the UAE nuclear industry, is what led to their success in our People category.
“The exemplary efforts of The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation in the field of peaceful nuclear energy development, as well as their commitment to the empowerment of women in the nuclear energy field, are what makes them true SDG Pioneers of People.”
HPE is a multinational Information Technology company. Their success in the SDG Pioneers People category stemmed from their goal of increasing energy performance of existing product portfolio by 30 times by 2025.
Some of their initiatives include using energy-efficient servers, committing to renewable energy and implementing geothermal projects.
“HPE’s projects not only showed achievement in sustainable models of diversity and inclusion, but also innovative ways to implement energy-efficient servers. HPE is one business organization which is sustainable in all its operations”
The UAE Exchange primarily deals in remittances, foreign exchange and bill payment solutions.
UAE Exchange’s success in the Prosperity category can be attributed to their objectives to combat the menace of informal channels of remittance. A social awareness campaign “Amar Bangladesh”, meaning My Bangladesh, was launched to enhance financial literacy amongst the expatriate Bangla community.
“UAE Exchange is a true UAE SDG Pioneer in the category of Prosperity. They work they do, not only locally, but also globally, for social awareness and financial literacy is unique and exceptional.”