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Dubai Investments unit wins key ISO certifications

DUBAI, February 11, 2018

Dubai Investments, a leading, diversified investments company, said its wholly-owned subsidiary and leading district cooling service provider Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) has won the ISO, OSHAS and Global Conformity [GC-Mark] certifications, underlining its commitment to benchmark against the world’s best practices.

The ISO and OSHAS accreditation have been certified by international certification bodies Russian Register and IQNet.

The GC-Mark was issued by Deutsche Quality Services, IQNet and CanaGulf International Standardization – some of the most prestigious and internationally recognised certification bodies. The award was also accredited by the German Association of Excellence.

Emicool has received the ISO 9001:2015 for its quality management system and the ISO 14001:2015 for its environmental management system.

Emicool has also been awarded the ISO 50001:2011 for its energy management system, making it the first district cooling company in the UAE to receive the recognition.

In another first, Emicool has been conferred the Global Conformity [GC-Mark] as a certified green company – the first district cooling in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region to receive the award. Emicool has also been awarded OSHAS 18001:2007 certification for its occupational health and safety management system.

CEO Adib Moubadder said: "The prestigious recognitions for Emicool is a significant and proud milestone for the company, and acknowledges its efforts in implementing the best international practices in all processes and procedures."

"The ISO, OSHAS and GC-Mark validates Emicool’s achievements in organisational development and excellence across different domains," he stated.
 
"The certifications not only raise the company’s profile as one of the best in the region but also inspire it to keep its services and performance aligned to the best international standards," he added.

The certifications come close on the heels of Emicool winning the prestigious Emirates Energy Awards 2017 by Dubai Supreme Council of Energy. The award recognised Emicool’s achievements in energy efficiency and optimization measures for the private sector.

Moubadderd said since its inception, Emicool has always implemented clean energy programmes to achieve energy efficiency and renewable energy to promote environmental and economic sustainability.

"To be honoured with the Emirates Energy Award is a testament of the company’s practices and processes in the clean energy space," he noted.

"Emicool’s energy efficiency initiatives are aligned with Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, and aimed at developing an integrated approach to securing energy supply and employing efficient energy practices for the sustainable growth of Dubai," he added.-TradeArabia News Service




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