ISO 22301:2012 certification conferred upon TECOM’s business continuity management system
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, April 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
TECOM Investments, a member of Dubai Holding and established master developer and operator of world class industry-focused business communities, announces that it has been recognised for its business continuity management system by DNV GL, one of the world’s leading certification bodies.
TECOM Investments has had its business continuity management system certified for ISO 22301:2012, making it one of very few organisations in the UAE to achieve this rating. The rating provides a globally recognised validation for TECOM Investments’ disaster response capabilities and mechanisms for fast recovery.
The certification is a reinforcement of TECOM Investments’ ongoing commitment to business excellence, ensuring that it is able to offer best in class services and support to its business partners.
Commenting, Hamad Huraiz, Chief Operations Officer, TECOM Investments, said:
“We are delighted to have been accredited with this standard in recognition of our tireless commitment to business excellence and ensuring continuity for all of our employees and business partners. In an organisation of our size, it is imperative that we have the right systems in place to support the ongoing development of our partners so that we can continue to play an effective role in the development of the economy. This accreditation is part of a long term process in which we have received a number of similar accreditations all geared to supporting performance enhancement.”
The ISO certification provides a number of benefits, including: assurance of established continuity practices; competitive edge; enhanced stakeholder satisfaction; enhanced investor and shareholder confidence; demonstrating mature corporate governance; safety of assets; and reinforcing benchmarking to global standards.
About TECOM Investments
TECOM Investments, a member of Dubai Holding, owns and operates 11 world class industry-focused business parks, and provides a home in the Gulf to nearly 5,000 companies across six industry sectors. TECOM Investments’ business partners range from major multinationals to local start-ups and small firms, and represent a total workforce of over 70,000.
TECOM Investments is fully aligned with the Dubai Vision 2021 and is a frontrunner in delivering the Emirate’s Innovation Strategy through six key pillars. These pillars include the development of sustainable, smart infrastructure, making doing business easier, attracting talent and investing in human capital, supporting start-ups, establishing dynamic industry ecosystems and activating a vibrant community.
TECOM’s free zone business parks, which feature purpose built facilities and industry specific infrastructure, include: Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone, together forming an ICT Cluster; Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City and the International Media Production Zone, which make up a Media Cluster; Dubai Knowledge Village and Dubai International Academic City, combining to create an Education Cluster; and DuBiotech and ENPARK, which comprise the Science Cluster.
Dubai Industrial City is TECOM’s non-free zone business park dedicated to the manufacturing and logistics industry. Spread across 55 square kilometers (560 million square feet), Dubai Industrial City is the second largest non-real estate project in Dubai.
Dubai Design District, better known as d3, is dedicated to fostering the growth of the Emirate’s design, fashion and luxury industry. It offers businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals a creative community that will be at the very heart of the region’s design scene. d3 is the newest of TECOM Investments’ free zone business parks with 11 buildings currently under construction; Phase I is due to launch in Q1 2015. Once complete, d3 will be a purpose built environment catering to the full value chain of the design, fashion and luxury industry.
TECOM Investments also features a number of pure play companies, including Arab Media Group, a leading UAE media and entertainment organisation which manages Global Village, Arabian Radio Network (ARN) and Done Events.
Alexa Hooft Graafland