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Abu Dhabi Ports receives prestigious IIP Platinum Accreditation


July 02, 2019

  • First organisation in the Middle East to receive Investor in People (IIP) Platinum Ac-creditation 
  • Platinum Accreditation is held by only 1% of IIP accredited organisations worldwide

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 30 June 2019: Abu Dhabi Ports has been awarded the prestigious IIP Platinum Accreditation by Investors in People (IIP), the international standard for people management. The accreditation is testament to the clarity of its vision and its high performing culture that inspires success, sustainable growth and trust.

Abu Dhabi Ports is the first organisation in the Middle East to receive the IIP Platinum Accreditation, the highest accolade attainable as per the Investors in People Standard for its excellence in achieving sustainable results through effective human capital management.

IIP is a global standard for the management of people. The framework defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry.

Following a rigorous assessment process Abu Dhabi Ports was recognised as being at a ‘high performing’ level and was praised by the assessor for its dynamic working environment, which is driven by five key corporate values: responsiveness, collaboration, safety and sustainability, fairness and commitment and innovation for excellence.

Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “This accreditation from IIP is a significant milestone in our journey towards a sustainable working environment, where employees are seen as a catalyst for innovation and profitability. It is a reflection of passion, commitment, focus and professionalism that drives each and every member of Abu Dhabi Ports’ family. It also validates our continuous effort to be a great employer with a clear focus on sustainable growth and success.
“We are proud to have achieved Platinum status on our first attempt. The process has provided us with invaluable insights and a forward-looking growth plan to reinforce our commitment to our people.”

David Dale, Head of International NI and Wales, IIP, said: ”I’d like to personally congratulate Abu Dhabi Ports on their fantastic achievement. Only 1% of all Investors in People organisations currently have achieved Platinum level, and being the first organisation to have achieved Investors in People Platinum in the Middle East and UAE is a sign of a great employer, and shows that they are a significant place to work, and have a clear commitment to continuous improvement. The organisation should be extremely proud of their success.”