DP World, UAE Region has won top honours at the 11th edition of Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) organised by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) that encourages public and private sector organisations to address the challenges of mobility and environmental conservation. DP World, UAE Region won the first position for Mobility Management (Smart Transport) and second position for Environmental Protection (Truck Deployment Optimisation per Quay Crane). The trade enabler was also cited for implementing successful business practices and raising awareness in the community through its sustainability programmes.
Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai International Marine Club presented the awards to Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO & MD, DP World, UAE Region, in the presence of Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of RTA, and heads of public and private organisations.
“The objectives of the Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport closely match our sustainable business activities. We’re honoured to receive this award for innovative projects at Jebel Ali Port from the Roads and Transport Authority which motivates us to work even harder on sustainability issues with our business and community partners,” said Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region.