fmME Awards 2017: Sustainability Initiative honoured

Emaar Community Management nabs top sustainability prize at fmME Awards 2017

ECM was rewarded for its sustainability programme.
ECM was rewarded for its sustainability programme.

Emaar Community Management’s (ECM) programme with 35,000 homes was honoured under the Sustainability Initiative of the Year category at the fmME Awards 2017.

This award recognises the ongoing efforts of FM organisations to reduce their respective carbon footprint. The winning initiative will have made a positive contribution to the environmental considerations in FM, while also demonstrating clear practical application.

ECM was recognised for the “unmatchable scale” of its initiative and, as one judge explained, the company has implemented a programme with high impact on the end-user level.

Farnek Services was the category’s Highly Commended nomination.

The company was appreciated for “bringing a new element of sustainability to the fore” through its initiative reviewing carbon footprint in FM cleaning.

Other nominees shortlisted under this category included Adeeb Facilities Management, BK Gulf, Cofely Besix Facility Management, Concordia Integrated Facility Management, and Reliance FM.

More than 100 nominations were received for the fmME Awards 2017, marking the event’s 10th anniversary.

Winners under 15 categories were rewarded during a gala ceremony hosted at Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah hotel in Dubai on Tuesday, 16 May, 2017.

The event was supported by Platinum Sponsor, MJB Group; Gold Sponsor, Khidmah; Silver Sponsors, Al Shirawi FM, Cofely Besix Facility Management, Farnek Services, and Macro; Category Sponsors, Adeeb Group, Bee'ah Tandeef,, Emrill, Grako, Imdaad, and Interserve; and Association Partner, Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA).

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