Corporate Social Responsibility continues to play an increasingly important role within the ENOC Group as it does globally. In line with our vision to be a leading global integrated oil and gas player, CSR comes as a core value within the entire organization. Our business units are committed towards forging long standing collaborations and CSR partnerships that focus on three primary components to achieve social, environmental and economic wellbeing.
ENOC aspires to forge and maintain promising partnerships with government authorities; businesses; NGOs and communities to amplify our presence within the CSR sphere. This will undoubtedly contribute to achieving our mission and vision: to be regarded as an integrated oil and gas player that is not only highly profitable, but also socially responsible.
In order for us to follow through with a robust and strategic CSR direction, we started working at the roots by redrafting our CSR and sponsorships policies. This has paved the way for us to form our CSR Guiding Principles and activate the Steering Committee. The Guiding Principles enabled us to communicate our organizational approach in terms of CSR and enhance the momentum and progress of our CSR initiatives.
While the ENOC Guiding Principles act as a core operating standard for Corporate Social Responsibility, we anticipated the need to form a board to review the actual implementation of these principles. As a result, we formed the CSR Steering Committee to consult and steer the CSR process within the organization.
The Steering Committee played an integral role in the formation of our various CSR programmes. The committee worked to ensure adherence to policies and guidelines in the CSR process, by monitoring its alignment with the ENOC mission, vision and core values. The committee also worked towards supporting initiatives that focus on the key areas to achieve brand equity for ENOC. The committee representatives come from every segment and are senior experienced individuals. They provide very good insights into their segment activities and stakeholders and create an excellent thought leadership platform for all.
By utilizing our guiding principles, we started to identify partnerships that would have the potential to create sustained, effective CSR initiatives that bring value to our business and to our community.
There are four areas of focus within our CSR: