Responsible Products & Services

Responsible Products & Services

ADCB actively seeks opportunities to use our products and services to promote and advance environmental issues. Examples include issuing e-statements to replace paper statements; our Direct Debt solution to reduce paper volume; strategic partnerships; and using our e-platforms to facilitate fundraising for, and raise awareness of, environmental organisations and causes.

Customers Embrace e-Statements

ADCB has made significant investments across our operations to promote the transition from paper to e-statements for our retail, SME and brokerage customers. This has led to a significant number of clients transitioning to e-statements, and has enhanced our customers' banking experience while reducing our impact on the environment.

Facts & Figures:

  • Over 13.2 mn sheets of paper conserved* **
  • Over AED 8.9 mn saved by issuing e-statements* **

Facilitating Support for Environmental Issues

EWS-WWF

ADCB demonstrates our commitment to protect the environment through our long-standing relationship with the Emirates Wildlife Society in association with World Wildlife Fund (EWS-WWF). Through our ATM donations screens and online banking platforms, we facilitate fundraising for our partner, to support their 5 strategic programmes in Climate Change and Energy, Marine Biodiversity, Terrestrial Biodiversity, Wildlife Trade and Environmental Education and Outreach, and to align with the UAE government's 2021 vision.

Facts & Figures:

  • Over AED 350,000 raised to support EWS-WWF through ADCB e-platforms.*

ADCP Partnership with GE's Current

Abu Dhabi Commercial Properties (ADCP), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank, signed an agreement with GE's energy start-up Current, powered by GE, to drive energy efficiency and intelligent enterprise solutions across the projects that ADCP manages in the UAE. Through the agreement, ADCP promotes sustainable development by introducing the highest standards of energy efficiency to the community management services it provides, and helps to reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment. The partnership aligns with the UAE Government's vision to promote sustainable development while preserving the environment.

World Green Economy Summit (WGES)

The WGES is a world-leading platform, held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and initiated by the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority. The summit facilitates the shift to a green economy for government, business, finance and civil society through sessions, panel discussions and business relationship networking opportunities. ADCB has actively participated in the WGES as a Business Partner sponsor and deepened our understanding renewables, green energy-related projects and future financing opportunities.

* as at 31 Dec 2017

** These numbers are estimations only, calculated from the average number of e-statement subscribers per month, annualized.