DEWA holds strategy cascading workshop for 2014–2018 strategic plan

DUBAI: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has held a workshop to introduce its 2014-2018 strategic plan in the presence of Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA and other senior officials.

The workshop was also attended by Robert Swan, the foremost polar explorer, motivational speaker and environment leader.

It aimed to review the strategic objectives and initiatives of the different sectors as part of the 2014 2018 plan regarding DEWA s future developments. It provided an update on DEWA s recent achievements, and its roadmap for the next five years.

“The workshop underlines our commitment to establish our leadership in strategic planning in line with the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai. It aligns with the goals of the U.A.E. national agenda, the U.A.E. Vision 2021 and the Dubai Strategic Plan 2021 in addition to achieving DEWA s organisational goals,” said Al Tayer.

Mr. Swan said, “If we do not get back to using more clean and renewable technologies in the real world, we cannot preserve the Antarctic continent,” said Swan.

Praising the achievements of Dubai in the field of sustainability, he emphasised the need to strengthen environmental awareness among the young generation and spread the message of sustainability to DEWA s customers and employees.

“This workshop had detailed discussions on output performance and reviewed the mechanisms for strategic planning, performance indicators and improvement initiatives,” said Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at DEWA.