Dubai, UAE: Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, along with Al Bayader International, a UAE-based leading manufacturer and supplier of comprehensive food packaging solutions and cleaning materials, today celebrated World Environment Day at Al Bayader’s Head Office in Sharjah, UAE. In conjunction with the celebration, Intertek has awarded Al Bayader International, the globally recognised ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018 certifications.
Intertek completed a series of rigorous audits across Al Bayader’s processes to ascertain a robust integration of environment, quality, and health and safety management system requirements in the organisation, and accordingly granted ISO 14001:2015 (Environment), ISO 9001:2015 (Quality), and ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety) management system certifications. These new certifications provide Al Bayader International with a stronger foundation for its environmental performance, a value-added approach to remain agile in today’s ever-changing environment, all while improving employee safety.
By adopting a continuous improvement model, the ISO 14001 certification helps Al Bayader International reiterate its commitment to environmental sustainability by strengthening its environmental management system. Likewise, the ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 certifications demonstrate the organisation’s dedication to provide the best services to meet customers’ needs and maintain a safe and healthy workplace.
Nidal Haddad, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Al Bayader International, said: “Being awarded these certifications by Intertek re-affirms our commitment to the environment, sustainability, providing quality services and taking care of our employees’ safety. We are very proud of this new milestone, and our dynamic team was the differentiating factor that enabled us to meet this strategic initiative. Our foundation of a strong culture based on sustainability and customer care, has paved the way for us to achieve these certifications. We have embarked on a sustainability journey that has embraced good environmental practices, from producing renewable energy at our solar farm installed in the Dubai factory roof top, to treating our wastewater to irrigate 240 trees, we have also adopted advanced technologies to eliminate plastic waste and reduced our overall waste from going to landfills and oceans.”
Samir Ahmed, Regional Director, Products & Marketing of Intertek for the Middle East, North Africa & Pakistan, commented: “We congratulate the leadership team of Al Bayader International on achieving these ISO certifications which demonstrates their dedication to the environment, quality and safety. It is a pleasure to award these certifications on World Environment Day which highlights Al Bayader’s path towards a more sustainable and safer future. With together with customers like Al Bayader International, Intertek is able to assist the world to ‘build back ever better’ with quality and sustainability at their core.”
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