Etihad Water and Electricity (EtihadWE) actively participated in the Earth Hour initiative, one of the world’s preeminent international events aimed at addressing the environmental risks that confront planet Earth. Through various communication channels, the company extended an invitation to the public to join in the movement by switching off lights and unnecessary electrical appliances for one hour on Saturday evening. Moreover, the Company ensured compliance with the initiative within its buildings and facilities.
In his statement on the occasion, Eng. Yousif Ahmed Al Ali, CEO of EtihadWE, emphasized that the Earth Hour initiative's goal extends beyond the temporary results it achieves. The ultimate goal is to remind all of our responsibility towards future generations and towards our planet by protecting it from the risks of human conduct and the need to adopt practices that contribute to reducing the environmental burden, carbon emissions, and continued impact on the climate, including guiding the energy path and rationalizing consumption.
Al Ali commended the efforts of all national parties involved in addressing environmental risks. He emphasized the importance of cultivating a new generation that is fully aware of the threats facing our planet and is committed to adopting responsible behavior as a way of life. This aspect is a crucial reflection of the leadership's vision on environmental sustainability.
The participation of "Etihad Water and Electricity" in the Earth Hour initiative highlights its commitment to promoting environmental sustainability and its firm belief in the importance of taking collective action towards preserving the environment. As a leading company in the field of water and electricity, it seeks to play an active role in reducing the environmental impact of its operations and promoting awareness among society as a whole.