Leader in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

DACA 2022 'Leader in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)' recognizes outstanding companies that have demonstrated the best in sustainability and climate-related reporting and in the process made a positive impact in the areas of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG). It aims to bring ESG and its reporting awareness across different sectors in an effort to construct a better ecosystem in MENA.

This category of award has been established in response to the recent societal focus on ESG initiatives which turns the spotlight on the fact that a successful business is defined beyond the sole commercial success. The Award aims to serve as a significant benchmark of the current sustainable development standards and best practices in by emphasizing the value of outstanding ESG performance and ESG reporting of companies, as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Sustainability reporting aka non-financial reporting has been increasingly internalized in the operation of various organizations which motivates companies to continuously practice ESG-related deeds including a value packed ESG Report. IN line with that this award creates a fair platform for all participating companies to actively demonstrate their role and participation in the global climate action.

Who can participate?

This Award is open to all companies of all sizes be it SMEs, private corporations, businesses, NGO or Govt entities. They can be both listed and unlisted entities from all industry sectors. Any organization that has a commitment to fight climate change and which has already demonstrated its climate Impacts through ESG reporting can participate.