Overview of the Company Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
ALIKHWAH Company aims to be a responsible company locally, nationally and internationally and is making significant efforts in terms of its social and environmental responsibilities. The Company aims to create value for all of its stakeholders, namely the relevant Yemeni authorities and the local communities, in the vicinity of its operations.
The Company is committed to complying with international standards and has, to this effect, produced a world-class Environment and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) to identify and assess potential impacts, followed by a holistic and comprehensive Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) which details the actions to be implemented in order to mitigate these impacts. The ESMP identifies a full suite of mitigation measures which are designed to reduce any potential effects as well as outlining ALIKHWAH Company’s sustainable development programme which aims to leave a positive legacy both in its operating locality and in the country as a whole.
Public Consultation and Participation
A dedicated team within the Community Relations & Sustainable Development Department (CRSD) has undertaken extensive public consultations with local and national stakeholders which includes cooperating with local development agencies to develop and implement its various action plans. A comprehensive Public Consultation &
Ensuring a Sustainable Legacy
One of the main pillars of ALIKHWAH Company’s environmental & social strategy has been to ensure a sustainable legacy in order that the livelihoods of affected populations would either be equivalent to, or better than, the pre-project situation. A number of important and progressive steps have been put in place to achieve this, primarily through community support and implementing sustainable development projects.