Umniah Launches Sustainability Program, Focuses on Climate Change
Umniah recently launched its sustainability program, outlining the environmental, social and corporate governance practices as well as its commitment to promoting a positive and sustainable future.
Umniah highlighted its pledge to address the environmental challenges we are now facing, raise awareness about this critical issue and encourage and reward its subscribers to become active change agents towards a better, more sustainable future.
Umniah CEO Ziad Shatara said: “With climate change threatening the health and safety of our communities, economy and natural heritage, we are compelled to utilise our expertise and leadership, and to play a pivotal role in making positive changes in the lives of individuals and society.”
Shatara went on to explain that Umniah is dedicated to achieving environmental sustainability in line with the goals of Jordan’s 2025 vision.
He highlighted Umniah's environmental practices, as well as its consideration and awareness to the impact of energy management processes and greenhouse gas emissions.
In 2021, Umniah managed to increase its reliance on renewable energy by 70% compared to the previous year as well as decreasing its greenhouse gases emissions.
Umniah Chief Commercial Officer, Zaid Al-Ibrahim, highlighted the company’s motivation to be part of both local and international efforts to decrease heat emissions and contribute to the mitigation of global climate change.
Al-Ibrahim also said that Umniah will develop a carbon emissions calculator using global standards and protocols that allow its customers to gauge their carbon footprint, reduce their emissions as well as emphasize their responsibility towards stopping climate change.