Dubai – MENA Herald: Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, environment and energy solutions in the GCC, has been awarded ISO 50001 certification for successful implementation of the energy management systems in its headquarters in Jebel Ali, Dubai. DNV GL, one of the world’s leading certification, verification and assessment bodies with expertise in risk management, conducted the energy management systems audit of the facility. Imdaad’s CEO, Jamal Abdullah Lootah, and COO Mahmood Rasheed received the certificate from Alireza Ramin Majd, Regional Manager for Middle East and Africa, DNV GL – Business Assurance.

For successful ISO 50001 certification, Imdaad has implemented an energy policy and established objectives as well as created a detailed action plan to integrate energy management into its existing management systems to achieve its set goals. The certification will ensure that the company continuously improves energy-related performance and identifies opportunities to conserve energy in its facility. In the long run, this will ensure increased energy efficiency, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, lower operational costs, improved compliance, and enhanced company reputation.

Lootah said: “As a leading facilities and waste management company in the region, Imdaad is always looking for ways to set new benchmarks. The ISO 50001 certification is one such achievement that demonstrates our commitment to minimize energy consumption and reduce carbon footprints. We not only promote environmental sustainability among our clients but implement best practices within our own premises to continually improve the quality of our services. We are confident that the certification will be a positive leap towards a greener environment as it will help us utilize energy efficiently and optimally. We would also like to thank DNV GL for their services and technical expertise which will help in our journey to our continual improvement.”

“DNV GL congratulates Imdaad on its successful ISO 50001 certification and commends its commitment to adhere to international standards of environmental management. We conducted two energy management audits at the company’s headquarters and found it in compliance with ISO 50001 standards which will enable them to register significant savings in energy costs and minimize their impact on the environment,” concluded Majd.

ISO 50001 is an internationally recognized standard of the International Organization for Standardization that supports companies in the continual improvement of their energy management. The certification makes it easier for organizations to integrate energy management into their overall quality and environmental management.

Imdaad’s ISO 50001 certification for its headquarters is valid for three years and is subject to annual review.