Union Coop’s 2023 Community Contributions: AED 9.77M
Prepared By: Benoi Nair
In a testament to its dedication to corporate social responsibility, Union Coop, a leading Dubai-based retailer, proudly disclosed its substantial community contributions for the year 2023, totaling AED 9,771,388.16. Recognized as a key private entity actively supporting diverse sectors in the country, the cooperative plays a crucial role in fortifying its presence in serving the Emirati community and contributing to overall growth and development.
Union Coop underlined its unwavering commitment to endorsing various community initiatives and programs initiated by the Dubai government and competent authorities, spanning scientific, social, humanitarian, economic, and security domains.
The cooperative clarified that its financial and community support extended to a range of entities, including members of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for SME Development (Dubai SME), Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, The Mohammed Bin Rashid Housing Establishment, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (One Billion Meals), CoTopia for Corporate Social Responsibility, and rewards for employees engaged in national service. Union Coop also provided support to government entities, semi-governmental organizations, major private institutions, and charitable associations. Notable names include the General Command of Dubai Police, Dubai Women’s Association, Dubai Autism Center, and various other community events organized by the cooperative.
Highlighting its role in fostering community awareness and promoting a constructive culture to support cohesive social development and elevate cultural standards, Union Coop sponsors marketing and awareness campaigns for government and private institutions. This includes printing campaign logos on environmentally friendly bags or displaying them across various platforms, whether in media or advertising.
Union Coop’s steadfast commitment to community betterment remains at the forefront of its operations, reflecting its ongoing dedication to making a positive impact on society. The cooperative looks forward to continued collaboration with government and private partners in shaping a brighter future for the Emirates.