Gulf Bank Donates Corals To The Environment Public Authority
As part of its continuous efforts to consolidate the principles of environmental sustainability
- Mohammad AlHebeshi: We play a major role in preserving Kuwait's environment, inside and outside the Bank
As part of its continuous efforts to establish the principles of environmental sustainability, Gulf Bank has donated a quantity of corals to the Environment Public Authority, to be recycled or used for other purposes.
On this occasion, Gulf Bank’s Corporate Communications Officer, Mohammad AlHebeshi said, "We have transferred a quantity of corals to the Jahra Reserve, as reusing these rocks help in preserving the environment. This also aids in supporting habitats in order to enhance their potential of becoming ideal environments for wildlife animals.”
AlHebeshi stressed on Gulf Bank's keenness to continuously cooperate with the Environment Public Authority, in implementing many initiatives that aid in consolidating the principles of environmental sustainability in society. This aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Kuwait Vision 2035, as well as the Bank’s 2025 strategy.”
He further indicated that Gulf Bank plays a major role in preserving the environment inside and outside the Bank – through a number of initiatives that help establish the principles of environmental sustainability in society. The latest one being the launch of reusable bags in collaboration with five major cooperative societies in Kuwait.
AlHebeshi also referred to Gulf Bank’s efforts in protecting Kuwait's environment by organizing and sponsoring many events and initiatives annually. This includes recycling tons of electronic and solid waste, and working to reduce carbon emissions, energy, and paper consumption; in addition to supporting youth initiatives related to environmental sustainability. Other initiatives include the participation of the employees in underwater cleaning operations near Kubar Island, organized by the Scientific Center, along with many other impactful initiatives.
Gulf Bank is currently in the process of issuing its third sustainability report for the year 2022, and it’s worth mentioning that the Bank has witnessed remarkable progress in applying the principles of environmental sustainability in the past years. This was evident through the information provided in the first and second sustainability reports issued for the years 2020 and 2021.
Gulf Bank's vision is to be the leading Kuwaiti Bank of the Future. The Bank is constantly engaging and empowering its employees as part of an inclusive and diversified workplace in recognition of every employee’s role in delivering customer excellence and serving the community at large. With its extensive network of branches and innovative digital services, Gulf Bank is able to give its customers the choice of how and where to conduct their banking transactions, all while ensuring a simple and seamless banking experience.
Gulf Bank is committed to maintaining robust developments in sustainability at environmental, social and governance levels through diverse sustainability initiatives, strategically selected to benefit the Bank both internally and externally. Gulf Bank supports Kuwait Vision 2035 “New Kuwait” and works with various parties to achieve it.