ASGC Construction has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Dubai Chamber CSR label for demonstrating a strong commitment to CSR and ensuring that it is an integral part of company’s operations.

ASGC has been awarded the Dubai Chamber CSR label for the fifth time.

The Dubai Chamber CSR Labels are considered the highest level of recognition for CSR efforts of businesses. Developed by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2010, it is the first CSR Label in the region that builds on international standards while ensuring local relevance. The label considers an organization’s approach to CSR and Sustainability across four impact areas: Workplace, Marketplace, Community and Environment.

Over the years, ASGC has created and significantly invested in the learning and development ecosystem, providing employees with a platform to enhance and develop their core competencies along with improving their soft skills. ASGC emphasizes on developing inhouse talent through a well-defined talent development strategy with detailed performance management processes and competency framework.

At ASGC, Human Resource department has created a clear communication framework, where employees’ opinions and ideas are valued. An annual employee satisfaction survey is conducted, where employees rate their happiness level with the organization, their job position, inclusivity, supervision and other factors. This indicates that under the leadership of the management, ASGC has created an inclusive and collaborative environment.

ASGC has a strong conflict of interests and code of ethics policy, which determines the expectations that the organization has from its employees and affiliates, regarding their behavior towards their colleagues, supervisors, clients and the organization. The implementation of all organizational policies and procedures is closely monitored by the internal audit department.

Being a leading construction contractor in the region, ASGC has its responsibilities towards the environment and health & safety of the employees. ASGC is certified to leading certifications such as ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety, ISO 9001 Quality Management and ISO 14001 Environment Management System, among others.

The next step for the organization is to create a community engagement strategy which will focus on the needs of the wider community.

ASGC is also focused on delivering value to the industry by reducing its carbon footprint during construction and has taken significant steps towards it.

ASGC is committed to responsible business practices within the company to strive and meet the expectations of clients, employees, suppliers, the community and the environment.

Publication:  www.dubaichamber.comwww.zawya.com