S&P/Hawkamah ESG Pan Arab Index

ADCB has been recognized by Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, for its leadership in corporate sustainability. In December 2017 ADCB was ranked 2nd place in the S&P/Hawkamah ESG Pan Arab Index (the "Index"), up from 3rd place in December 2016. 

Each year the Index recognizes companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region who lead in the reporting of and implemention of practices in three key areas: environment, social and corporate governance (ESG) practices. 

Historically, the Index shows that ESG-listed companies tended to outperform their competitors. Globally, ESG-indexed companies are increasingly attracting the attention of investors.


Dubai Endownment Sign

Dubai Endowment Sign

As part of the environment endowment initiative launched by The Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Centre for Endowment Consultancy ("MBRGCEC") and the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF ("EWS-WWF"), in 'The Year of Giving' declared by the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ADCB was granted the Dubai Endowment Sign by MBRGCEC in 2017, in recognition of its ongoing participation and support of environment programmes conducted by EWS-WWF. This sign demonstrates the company's contribution to the vision of the country.

Best Sustainability Initiative Award 2015

The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group presented ADCB with the Best Sustainability Initiative Award 2015 in recognition of the Tamooha programme, which contributes to the economic development of the UAE whilst advancing employment, cultural and diversity across the Emirates, particularly in remote regions.


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Daman Corporate Health & Wellness Initiative 2015

ADCB's breast cancer awareness campaign was honoured by the Daman Corporate Health Awards as the best "Corporate Health & Wellness Initiative."


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Golden Award for Social Responsibility 2015

The Arab Organization for Social Responsibility honored ADCB in recognition of its leading role in social responsibility with the Golden Award for its initiatives and excellence in support of social responsibility.

Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility Finalist 2014

Our Procurement department was acknowledged by the CIPS Middle East Awards as a finalist for the Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility, for introducing sustainability criteria into our supplier selection process.

For more details about ADCB's other awards, we invite readers to visit ADCB's Awards section.