We were thrilled to receive the Dubai Chamber of Commerce CSR Advanced Label for the second time. Summertown was 1 of 7 companies to achieve the advanced level CSR award for 2019, and to receive the label for 9th consecutive year. Presented at an award ceremony this week, Esra Kayhan, Human Resources Manager, received the award on behalf of Summertown from H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Summertown was one of many companies recognised in the H2 2019 awards ceremony for their effort and commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability in the region.The Dubai Chamber Advanced CSR Label considers a company’s approach to CSR and Sustainability across seven impact areas that includes four standard impact areas: Workplace, Marketplace, Community, and Environment; and three additional: Stakeholders’ involvement, Steering and Governing.

Across these seven impact areas Summertown received an average score of 75.8% (+9.3% vs last  year) for the new advanced level; compared to the average for the advanced level companies of 72.4% (+10.2% vs last  year).