He praised Aldar Properties’ contributions and support for national initiatives, especially those that benefit determined people and their families and contribute to their empowerment and thanked the leaders of the company, led by His Excellency Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak , chairman of its board of directors. , for their cooperation with the Zayed Higher Organization for the benefit of determined people, stressing that: “Supporting these groups and strengthening the UAE leadership on this issue requires all national institutions and companies to develop a joint action plan that will empower and support people of determination and offer them the opportunity to participate effectively in the process of sustainable development facing the country.
His Excellency Abdulla Al Humaidan expressed his great joy at the successful employment of the determined individuals affiliated with the organization, which represents a distinct qualitative leap for them and their families. He pointed out that determined people are a fundamental pillar of development within UAE society and contribute invaluably in many professional fields, due to their strong will, superior skills and dedication.
Commenting on the MoU, Talal Al Dhiyebi, Group Managing Director at Aldar, said:“Aldar is proud to be an organization that champions diversity, equality and inclusion in all of its activities. By providing an inclusive work environment and well-designed public spaces, where everyone can thrive, we reinforce our commitment to supporting the local community and contributing to the prosperity of its inhabitants. This is an area of great importance to us, and we wish to continue to play an active role in consolidating the UAE’s position as an inclusive place to live, work and visit. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with ZHO.
The agreement with ZHO is part of Aldar’s broader CSR strategy, which aims to create a positive social and environmental impact on Aldar and Abu Dhabi developments as a whole. A central element of the CSR strategy is the development of inclusive and accessible communities, with Aldar committed to empowering determined people through jobs, internships and training opportunities across the group, a number increased POD students in Aldar schools and certification of all assets as inclusive and accessible.
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Aldar Properties PJSC is the leading real estate developer and manager in the United Arab Emirates with a diversified and sustainable operating model focused on two core businesses: Aldar Development and Aldar Investment.
Aldar Development is a leading developer of integrated, livable and thriving communities in Abu Dhabi’s top destinations including Yas Island, Saadiyat Island, Al Raha and Reem Island. He is responsible for the development of c. A 65 million m² land bank comprising three companies: Aldar Projects, which manages Aldar’s paid development management activities, including AED 45 billion of public housing and infrastructure projects; Aldar Ventures, which incubates and nurtures new business opportunities and areas of innovation; and Aldar Egypt, the platform focused on the development of mixed-use communities in Egypt.
Aldar Investment is home to Aldar’s core asset management business, which comprises an AED 16 billion portfolio of investment grade and income-generating real estate assets diversified across the retail, residential and commercial segments. It also manages three main platforms: Aldar Education, Aldar Estates and Aldar Hospitality and Leisure. Aldar Education comprises the entire Aldar educational portfolio, including Aldar Academies, Abu Dhabi’s leading educational group, with 20 schools, over 24,000 students and a growing network of 3,000 educators from over 100 nationalities, offering a wide range of programs and ancillary services such as a teacher training academy.
Aldar Estates consolidates Aldar’s retail operations alongside existing residential and commercial real estate operations within Provis and will further include community management under an integrated property management platform. Aldar Hospitality and Leisure looks after Aldar’s portfolio of hotel and leisure assets, anchored around Yas Island and Saadiyat. It includes Aldar’s 10 hotel portfolio, comprising over 2,900 hotel keys and management operations at golf courses, beach clubs and marinas.
Aldar shares are traded on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange (Listing: ALDAR: UH) and are a profitable, cash-generating business that generates recurring income and benefits from a diverse and supportive shareholder base. Aldar operates to high standards of corporate governance and is committed to operating a long-term, sustainable business in order to provide continued value to its shareholders.
Aldar is driven by the vision to be a leading property developer and manager in the region by playing a key role in developing quality, comfortable and desirable destinations in which people can live, work and visit.
For more information about Aldar, please visit www.aldar.com
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