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04 March 2024

Empower achieves re-certification of ISO standards

By Emirates24/7

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has successfully completed the re-certifications of ISO 9001:2015 for Quality management systems, ISO 45001:2018 for Occupational Health and Safety, and ISO 14001:2015 for Environmental management systems. This adds to Empower’s successful track records and highlights company’s commitment to adopt the best practices, standards and management systems for quality, environment, occupational health, and safety, and to make its more than 110,000 customers happy and satisfied by providing the best district cooling services.

Empower achieved these re-certifications by the successful completion of audits conducted by Bureau Veritas on various aspects including Empower’s Integrated Management systems, district cooling plants, new project sites, customer service centers as well as all critical processes, in order to verify its compliance with international standards.

"Empower is committed to providing the best quality services that satisfy customer needs. We work according to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to adopt the best government practices and achieve leadership in all fields, to make the UAE’s government work a global reference. This also supports various strategies to make the Government of Dubai a pioneering and excellent government that is proactive and creative in meeting the needs of individuals and society as a whole," said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.

"Our success in the re-certification of ISO is a confirmation of the sustainability of our work, and the continued development of our organization. It confirms our strong performance indicators which were reflected in the integrated administrative systems audit. Moreover, it stresses our commitment to international standards. The re-certification for the Quality management systems, ISO 9001:2015, accredited by the UKAS Management System, is the result of the continuous improvement in the efficiency of our quality management system to ensure providing comprehensive quality services to customers and promoting their happiness," added Bin Shafar.

As for the re-certification for the Environmental management systems, ISO 14001:2015, Bin Shafar stressed that Empower continues its efforts to preserve the environment, according the international standards adopted in this regard. This is based on its social and economic responsibility to protect natural resources and preserve them for future generations and constantly developing its services in an environmentally friendly manner. Empower has implemented QHSE systems since 2006 and by achieving the recertification of ISO 45001:2018, the company re-affirms its compliance to all local and international legal compliances on Occupational Health and Safety. The CEO stated.