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RAK Ceramics named CSR company of the year

Manufacturer receives double honour at ceremony

RAK Ceramics has been named CSR company of the year at the Middle East Business Leaders Summit and Awards (MEBLSA), with CEO Dr. Khater Massaad, presented with a second award in the ‘masterclass global CEO’ category.

The CSR award was given in recognition of the manufacturer’s employee welfare scheme, use of energy efficient technology and recycling, and waste management systems.

It is the third such award presented to RAK Ceramics, following the recent environmental performance certificate from the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water, and the National Association of Testing Authority’s accreditation from Australia; both awarded for environmental conservation.

Environmental activities undertaken by the company include an initiative to plant 5000 trees around its factory grounds in 2010 and participation in the UAE Clean-up Campaign.

RAK Ceramics also provides financial assistance to NGOs, donates to the Dubai Autism Centre and Dubai Rehabilitation Centre, and sponsors educational institutions.

“Winning the CSR company of the year underlines our strong commitment to enhance the quality of life and be of service to various causes and social groups in Ras Al Khaimah and the rest of the UAE,” said Masaad.

The employee welfare provisions recognised included a education programmes and promotion of health and safety in the work place.

The awards, endorsed by Dubai Chamber of Commerce were held at Dubai’s Armani Hotel.

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