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Corporate Social Responsibility
 

 Stemming from our commitment toward our own community, The National Water Company has recently launched its Social Responsibility Program. While we plan a huge expansion in our CSR Initiatives, main focus will be placed on 2 pillars during the years 2010. Those are:

Community:

This pillar covers NWC will focus on achievements and objectives related to contributions for the community at large. Examples here include:

• Corporate sponsorships of various events and activities of general benefits such as conferences, seminars and public awareness campaigns
• Support of various natures such as funding educational programs, scholarships, donations, and disaster relief
• Community investment programs independently or in partnerships with key stakeholders for the promotion of certain development goals such as water conservation, delivery of water the poor, awareness among youth etc.
• Engaging the media or regulators in various aspects of improving the conditions for responsible business practice, or improving the conditions for sustainable development.

Environment:

This pillar covers NWC commitments and achievements related to protecting the environment and the natural resource capital. Activates may include but not limited to:

• What the NWC is doing to ensure the highest environmental standards in all activities including project execution, delivery of services, etc.
• What the NWC is doing to address key environmental risks or impacts such as impacts from energy use, chemical use, waste water discharges, etc
• How the NWC is working with regulators, suppliers and contractors, operating partners to ensure compliance with the highest environmental standards
• How the NWC is taking a long term view in terms of ensuring the protection and enhancement of natural resource capital (in this case water resource base). This is mainly related to the long term view.
• How the NWC is working with customers and the community at large to promote environmental responsibility?

Future Expansions in activities will cover the 2 remaining pillars:

Workplace: This covers NWC achievements and activities related to all aspects of engagement with customers, suppliers and operating partners.

Marketplace: This covers NWC achievements and objectives related to improving the wellbeing of its employees and their families as well as health and safety conditions at workplace and in projects