Port Wings News Network:
Global trade enabler DP World Subcontinent has won the Corporate Social Responsibility category at the Maritime Nation India Awards 2017. The ceremony was held at the CIDCO International Exhibition and Convention Centre in Navi Mumbai.
This is the second award that DP World has won this month for sustainability initiatives in India. The company was also awarded the ‘CSR Excellence of the Year award’ at The Gateway Awards 2017. The recognition was made for helping communities provide better education, healthcare facilities, career and employment opportunities.
Anil Singh, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World Subcontinent, said:“Our commitment to sustainability, supporting the communities where we operate is a global programme across 78 marine and inland terminals in 40 countries. I am very proud of the work we do in India in healthcare, education, skills development and the environment. It is heartening to see that these efforts have benefited hundreds of families and have become an integral part of our business.”
Kathryn Wightman-Beaven, Director, Global Sustainability, said: “We are delighted to see that the valuable work of colleagues in our Sub Continent Region is bearing fruit and also being recognised. These awards underline the dedication and hard work of our employees in delivering our global sustainability program ‘Our World, Our Future’. Sustainability is embedded into our business and our commitment is for the long term, leaving a legacy for future generations.”