The Emirates National Oil Company Group (ENOC) has introduced a ban on the use of single-use plastics all through its operations together with at its headquarters in Dubai, in step with the UAE’s imaginative and prescient to consolidate a complete inexperienced financial system strategy.
Implementing a gradual ban on the use of single-use plastics since March 2020, ENOC as we speak has achieved a 100% single-use plastic free atmosphere all through its enterprise models and accomplished its authentic dedication made two years in the past. Since 2020, the group has prevented roughly 14 tons of plastic waste from coming into landfills and saved greater than 400,000 dirhams by eliminating single-use plastics.
In line with the corporate’s dedication to selling sustainability throughout its community of operations, the single-use plastics which were banned throughout ENOC’s community embrace straws, cups, single-use water bottles, plastic purchasing baggage, plastic bottle caps, plastic lids, meals wrappers, stirrers, and take-away containers made of foam. The firm has converted to extra sustainable options reminiscent of paper baggage, picket straws, and water dispensers with reusable bottles and recyclable caps. Additionally, ENOC has additionally decreased its consumption of paper.
Group CEO Saif Humaid Al Falasi says, “At ENOC Group, we’re proud to assist the UAE’s dedication to selling sustainability all through. Building on our management place within the power sector, we acknowledge the significance of adopting sustainability greatest practices all through our operations, together with eliminating single-use plastics. And since ENOC’s decision-making relies on the rules of company social accountability, we continuously attempt to be a job mannequin for numerous establishments to emulate to make a constructive mark on societies.”
The Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) is a number one built-in oil and gasoline conglomerate and a big contributor to the worldwide power sector. Established in 1993 and wholly owned by the Government of Dubai, the corporate performs a pivotal function in all levels of the power worth chain. The ENOC Group contains greater than 30 associated subsidiaries concerned in exploration and manufacturing, refining, lubricant mixing, provide buying and selling and processing, storage, aviation gasoline, petroleum merchandise for industrial and industrial makes use of, and retail. The group’s non-fuel companies embrace comfort shops, automotive companies, digital gasoline supply service, meals and drinks, and insurance coverage.