Organised orientation to discuss the ten fundamental principles of the initiative
To commence its membership, the hotel associates gathered for an orientation conducted by Ayla Bajwa and Hidaya Mansoor Alfalasi, United Nations Global Compact local network representatives in the UAE. The session provided an overview of the ten fundamental principles of the initiative, which are in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment, and Anti-Corruption, as well as a presentation on The Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Iftikhar Hamdani, General Manager, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman enthused: “We are honoured to be part of the UN Global Compact! Our management has always ensured the welfare of our work force and has been actively involved in various sustainable initiatives and charitable projects over the years. Through our membership, we seek to enrich our current business practices, and improve our existing CSR programmes. We will strive to become responsible role models in our field and in the community, and ultimately inspire our industry peers to do their share for a socially responsible global economy.”
UNGC Local Network Representative expressed their support to the property: “We are very proud of Ramada Ajman joining the Global Compact, the largest corporate social responsibility initiative in the world, and to be part of the UAE UNGC Local Network which is in fact the most active and growing network worldwide. As a network, we focus on localizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and ensure our commitment with the UNGC universally accepted ten principles is aligned with the UAE’s vision to be one of the most sustainable countries in the world. We call companies to join the United Nations Global Compact and benefit from the UNGC resources and best practices shared globally and engage with valuable partnerships on the local and regional level.”
The United Nations Global Compact is a voluntary initiative to promote sustainable development and good corporate citizenship. The initiative was launched in the UAE in May 2015. Established in 2002, the UN Global Compact now has thousands of participating businesses and stakeholders from over 160 countries.
About Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman:
Ramada Hotel and SuiRamadates Ajman is the premier accommodation at the heart of UAE’s emirate on the rise. Conveniently located along Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, the hotel provides easy access to the UAE’s main airports, commercial centres and cultural attractions. With its spacious and stylish accommodation, Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman caters to both business and leisure travellers, whether on short trips or long-term stays. The hotel offers modern comforts matched with unparalleled service. Guests can enjoy sumptuous food selection at Orchid Restaurant, R Cafe and the 24-hour room service, as well as the hotel’s first-rate facilities including a gym, indoor swimming pool, spa, and free access to its exclusive beach club.