Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has won two prominent awards in two different categories of Global Good Governance Awards 2019, constituted by Cambridge IFA.
The awards were given to Kahramaa for its ongoing National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed) and its iconic Kahramaa Awareness Park (KAP).
The awards were presented in a ceremony held in Jakarta, Indonesia. More than 28 countries with more than 76 representations in all categories took part in the process of award declaration.
Kahramaa's President Engineer Essa bin Hilal al-Kuwari said: "We are proud of Kahramaa's success being achieved globally. Such accolades are self-explanatory of our continued achievements and milestones. He said accolade for Tasheed's programme was the outcome of its achievements gained in economy, environment and society. "This is what our Qatar National Vision 2030 propagates," he said.
"Our International recognition reflects that we are going in the right direction. Our technological advancement, embedded with our continued efforts to adopt innovative ideas, has been recognised. This is reflected in winning the Innovative Environmental Education Award 2019 for Kahramaa Awareness Park", he added.
Under the category of 3G Sustainability of Performance Award, Kahramaa's Tarsheed programme has achieved another milestone, being chosen for 3G Best Public Sector Programme (Sustainability) Award 2019.
In another category, Kahramaa Awareness Park has added new dimension with its international recognition being awarded for 3G Most Innovative Environmental Education Award 2019.
The award for sustainability category has been given for Kahramaa's economic performance which saved QR5bn under its Tarsheed Programme until April 2018, sustainability-related 265 initiatives and environment protective actions among others which included developing Electric Car infrastructure, reducing carbon emissions (10.5mn tonnes) and brainstorming for finding environment-friendly solutions.
As part of its social responsibility initiatives and to further promote good governance practices world over, Cambridge IFA is spearheading a global initiative to promote best practices in governance and sustainability.
The Global Good Governance Awards or 3G Awards celebrate individuals, governments, public and private institutions and NGOs that demonstrate making governance and sustainability a strategic priority of their organisations.
The 3G Awards are premier awards programme that highlights excellence in good governance and commitment to social welfare in 3 major streams: Government & Politics, Corporate Sector, and Social Sector & Philanthropy.
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