Two Seasons Hotel Dubai honoured for CSR

Two Seasons Hotel Dubai was recognised at the Arabia Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards, which took place at the Ritz-Carlton in DIFC last month.

The Arabia CSR Network honoured Two Seasons Hotel & Apartments Dubai as the first runner up award in the hospitality category. Winners were crowned across 11 categories in the 12th cycle of the awards.

The Arabia CSR Awards aim to raise the standard of regional companies when it comes to their corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives. Criteria are based on United Nations Global Compact Principles, Global Reporting Initiative Standards and the European Foundation for Quality Management, making it one of the most rigorous CSR awards in the world.

Almost 300 people attended the event, held under the patronage of Shaikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi, chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation in Ras Al Khaimah. From a total 116 competitors from 42 sectors across 14 Arab countries, 28 were honoured.

Freddy Farid, managing director of Two Seasons Company, said: “We are proud to be recognised for our hard work to improve sustainability practices and CSR activities in our property. We work actively to participate in serving the society effectively and aim to transform Two Seasons Hotel into one of the largest environmentally forward hotels in the region.

“We have devoted our efforts to waste collection, recycling, voluntary work and, most importantly, instilling these values in our employees. From this platform, we also thank all Two Seasons personnel for this level of awareness and dedication in respecting the company's approach in this context.”

Two Seasons Hotel is collaborating with government and non-government organisations since 2016 to fully engage in sustainability and social activities to support the national and international humanitarian initiatives. In order to protect the biodiversity, Two Seasons Hotel is working closely with the EWS-WWF to preserve wildlife species. As part of its commitment to the community, the hotel works with Dubai Foundation for Women & Children, Rashid Centre for people of determination.

Two Seasons Hotel has been working collaboratively with Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) and has been awarded many times since 2013 until present time. “As a member of EEG in 2017, we've sponsored EEG events and workshops in Two Seasons Hotel. We work together with EEG and Arabian CSR Network for Waste Management and Recycling programmes. Two Seasons Hotel is also participating in Posh Paw activities for the last three years.”

Combining upscale modern design with an understated sense of decadence, the Two Seasons Hotel & Apartments is a gem in the centre of bustling Dubai. It is a four-star property with a selection of 1,010 spacious suites and apartments spread over 41 storeys.

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