Centena wins Dubai Chamber award for CSR iniatives

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Staff Report

Dubai – Centena Group, a UAE-based multinational conglomerate, has been awarded the Dubai Chamber CSR Label for the second year in a row, following significant contributions towards creating an exemplary workplace atmosphere and for adopting some of the best environmental practices by a corporate body in the emirate.
Centena Group was among the 14 companies from across Dubai that received the award this year.

Presenting the award to Sanjay Raghunath, Centena Group’s Chairman and Managing Director, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Majid Saif Al Ghurair praised the Group’s efforts towards enhancing its CSR practices and aligning them with the company’s strategic objectives.

“The company has a good understanding of all its CSR impact areas; it has also developed supporting policies and processes for most of them. Centena Group has demonstrated a strong commitment to CSR and taken practical measures to ensure that CSR is an integral part of the company’s operations,” observed an assessment by Dubai Chambers.

Sanjay Raghunath, Chairman and Managing Director of Centena Group, says, receiving the recognition for the second year in a row is encouragement enough to move forward with its various community-related programmes.

“We have been consistently working towards achieving our CSR goals, which is a part of our guiding principle and a key value to which we assign great importance. Our main focus this year has been to enhance the sustainable initiatives through various community related programmes,” says Raghunath.

“We are very happy to be part of this wonderful project. Dubai Chamber’s initiatives and the framework of the CSR Label is a guiding principle for organisations across the emirate towards structuring their CSR initiatives,” he adds.

Centena Group is a multinational conglomerate with about 350 employees spread across the Middle East, India and Singapore. It operates in the areas of marine electronics, industrial automation, life & analytical sciences, identification and security and educational training systems. – abdulbasit@theuaenews.com