DEWA wins 9 awards at Ideas America 2016

DUBAI, 22nd October, 2016 (WAM) — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, won nine awards at the recent international Ideas America competition in Georgia, USA, reflecting the company’s excellence across diverse fields.

At the event, DEWA won two golden awards: one in the Best Communication Excellence category and the other in the Best Evaluator of the Year category. It won three silver awards for Idea of the Year, Best Programme Administrator and Best Executive Leadership. It also scooped two bronze awards in the Team Idea of the Year category. Apart from these, DEWA won the Advocate of the Year Award and the Kudos Award for Safety Idea of the Year – Honourable Mention Award.

“Our 9-award victory at the international Ideas America competition is the result of outstanding creative and innovative ideas, in adherence to the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to integrate innovation as a daily government practice and (as part of) an established culture, setting the Dubai government among the most innovative in the world,” stated Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.