DEWA Honors Union Coop for Supporting Earth Hour
Prepared by : Benoi Nair
Photographer : Sultan Almarzooqi
March 25, 2018 – Dubai, UAE
Union Coop – UAE’s largest Consumer Cooperative was honoured by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority for its continued support and participation in ‘Earth Hour’ initiative. The esteemed figure praised the popular brand ‘Union Coop’ for its participation as well as its contribution to raising awareness within the community, with respect to the Earth Hour initiative.
The ceremony was held in the presence of HE Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi – Minister of Climate Change and Environment, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer – Managing Director and Director, Dubai Electricity And Water Authority and Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department.
Expressing his enthusiasm, Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki said, “Union Coop is always keen to support specific initiatives aimed at spreading environmental awareness, in order to preserve and sustain natural resources. Moreover, Union Coop supported DEWA by spreading its awareness messages in form of staffs wearing T-shirts bearing the initiative’s logo and incorporating environment-friendly shopping bags to spread the messages regarding this initiative. We wish to spread this message to as many people possible and teach them the importance of sustainable lifestyle.”
In regards to the above context, the group switched-off the lighting at Al Quoz staff-accommodation in Dubai, thereby supporting and participating in the Global initiative.