Chairman’s Message

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Chairman's Message

“There are many ways to measure a company’s success. However, a truly successful company is one that finds a way to return some of its rewards to the communities in which it operates. We believe a company cannot consider itself truly successful unless it makes an effort to give back. Apparel Group strongly believes that as a large organization we can make a difference in several ways such as donating financially to needy causes; helping protect in the environment and make the society we live in a better place for our stakeholders through various activities and campaigns. It is my hope that we can set an example to other companies by demonstrating that these contributions to the society will actually create awareness to save our planet, where we can take great pride. We believe that our companionate actions will make the world a better place for future generations.”

Sustainability at Apparel Group

To showcase our commitment to become a truly responsible company, Apparel Group has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact since 2015. We support the United Nations Global Compact’s principles on human rights, labour, environment & anti-corruption and are committed to making the principles part of our strategy, culture & day-to-day operations. We also engage in collaborative projects that advance the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet & ensure prosperity for all by 2030. We are also signatories to the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles to promote gender equality & ensure well-being of all employees. We release annual sustainability reports, illustrating our efforts towards fulfilling our sustainability commitments in alignment with the UAE national agenda on sustainability.

We are members of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce’s Sustainability Network and Engage Dubai forums. For the fifth consecutive year, in 2017, we won the Dubai CSR Label from Dubai Chamber of Commerce for our CSR & sustainability initiatives.