UCC Holding Celebrates World Environment Day with its Employees and Stakeholders as Part of its Commitment to Environmental Sustainability and Protection
UCC Holding, the leading contracting and construction group company in Qatar, continued to focus on its environmental commitment as an ongoing priority by hosting a special “Ecosystem Restoration” event on World Environment Day on June 5, 2021.
The HSE department in UCC Holding took ownership of this initiative with participation from several affiliates, sister companies, and different project sites and labor camps. The event involved tree planting, and educational awareness content on social media. This year UCC Holding raised the slogan “I am part of the solution” to signal their commitment to environmental protection to encourage others to take on the responsibility as well. The event was also registered on the Global Map as a virtual gathering where people from all over the world tuned in support and celebrated World Environment Day.
Commenting on the event, Mr. Ramez Al-Khayyat Managing Director and Vice Chairman of UCC Holding said: “It is a great pleasure to witness our employees and our partners put together such an environment-positive event. This was another opportunity for us to reinforce our commitment to sustainable practices and minimizing our carbon footprint. We stand by our promise to take proactive measures to protect the environment and to work hand in hand for a greener life here in the State of Qatar. This is crucial for us today and for future generations yet to come.”
This event is an embodiment of UCC Holding’s “Environment and Sustainability Policy” which solidifies its commitment to the protection, prevention, and enhancement of the environment it operates in. The company has an Environmental Management System in place that applies to all operations provided by its permanent offices and its construction activities.