The property received the CSR Environmental Award from the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) during the 22nd Annual Corporate Gala Dinner held under the Patronage and in the presence of H.E. Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Bin Saqr Al-Qasimi, chairman, epartment of Civil Aviation, Ras Al Khaimah.
The EEG Annual Corporate brought together the cream of the public and private sector that have demonstrated an inherent commitment towards the environment and sustainable development. At the event, EEG acknowledged and honoured organisations and individuals whose support fuels the operations and activities of the group.
Oussama Chalak, general manager, Grand Millennium Dubai said, “Our commitment to respecting and protecting the environment as well as the local community inspired us to participate in different local and national environmental programmes. We are thankful to EEG for recognising our effort. This award will further motivate our team to continue implementing policies and strategies to safeguard the environment.”
Feras Al Sadek, marketing in charge, Grand Millennium Dubai, accepted the token of appreciation in recognition of the property’s continued contribution towards social and environmental causes.
“At Grand Millennium Dubai, supporting social and environmental causes are our top priority. We actively participate in environmental campaigns as part of our corporate social responsibility. Being recognised for this effort is wonderful and we will continue our campaign towards creating a cleaner and more sustainable UAE. We will always love to support any CSR initiatives organised by the UAE and other organisation,” commented Al Sadek.
Grand Millennium Dubai participates in local and national environmental awareness events such as Clean Up The World, Beat Diabetes Walk, Earth Hour and the Taddamon programme launched by the Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East Africa to encourage guests staying at participating Millennium hotels the option to donate to the non-profit organization.