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NEWSLETTER ISSUE 01

EMRILL CROWNED ‘FM COMPANY OF THE YEAR’ WINNING THREE PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARDS Dubai, June 09, 2016: Emrill, the leading Integrated Facilities Management Company in the UAE, won the most coveted industry award for ‘Overall FM Company of the Year’ at the Facilities Management Middle East awards held last week. Emrill also won the ‘Education & Development Initiative’ and ‘Health & Safety Initiative’ of the Year award. continue on page 8

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EMRILL ACHIEVES RECORD BREAKING 21 MILLION SAFE MAN HOURS It is with great honour we announce that Emrill in March 2016 achieved 21 Million Safe Man Hours. Emrill has delivered year on year improvement on Health and Safety standards driving proactive measures such as Don’t Walk By, Road Safety initiatives, PPE guide, Licensing for High Risk Activities, Ladder proficiency and introduction of SAG (Safety Action Group) teams. continue on page 3

21 MILLION Safe Man Hours without a Lost Time Incident

EMRILL WINS THE BEACH CONTRACT Emrill receives another iconic Dubai project: The Beach providing full integrated facilities services for 3 years. With an area of over 320,000 square feet, opposite Jumeirah Beach Residences, THE BEACH is a unique destination offering an exceptional mix of entertainment and fine dining to weekly markets and events. continue on page 4


MESSAGE FROM THE MD

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ur people are the key to the success that has made Emrill one of the greatest service companies in the UAE today. I am truly delighted for Emrill winning 3 awards at the ninth edition of Facilities Management Middle East Awards including the most coveted ‘Overall FM Company of the Year’ Award. We have had a truly remarkable year winning several key contracts, including Jumeirah Golf Estates, The Beach and the iconic Dubai Opera House. These contract wins give Emrill further sector diversity and some great new clients to work with.  We have also seen several key contracts extended with Wasl, Alshaya, Masdar City and Emaar. This year we have launched Emrill’s new vision: “Shine Together; The UAE’s Greatest Services Provider”. To deliver this new vision, Emrill will focus on four key Principles: Valued Partnerships, Excellent People, Quality Services and Innovation. We call these Strategic Principles. This newsletter is categorised to provide you with updates on Emrill’s progress on each of its Strategic Principles. With a challenging year ahead, our main focus will be to build stronger relationships with our partners to help drive cost efficiencies, deliver quality services and value for money. Yours Truly. Jason Ruehland

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BICSc training for graduates engineers BICSc certified collegues pushing the 1,000 mark Emrill launches road safety campaign across the business

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Emrill crowned “Overall FM Company of the Year“ winning three prestigious industry awards

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Bicycle proficiency programme introduced to reduce HRAFR Ladder Stabiliser Initiative recognised as the Best Health & Safety Initiative of the Year

Emrill achieves record breaking 21 Million Safe Man Hour.

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Meet Arun Kumar - Senior HR Administrator

Emrill Wins THE BEACH contract.

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HR Statistics

Emrill Wins wasl Oasis II contract Page 5

Jumeirah Golf Estates Burj Daman

COE Statistics Page 13

International Women’s Day 2016

Student Internship at Emrill Page 6

Emrill awarded “Best FM Partner of the year“ by wasl properties New vinyl floor cleaning training module in Centre of Excellence

Emrill introduces new junior training programme: STEP UP

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Emrill Carnival 2015 Highlights

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Sports Club

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Innovation with Water Saving Technology at wasl LED light replacement project

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HEADLINE NEWS:

Emrill achieves record breaking 21 Million Safe Man Hours Through these proactive measures, Emrill has delivered improvements in Lost Time Incidents and High Risk Accidents which demonstrates Emrill’s commitment to achieving excellence in Health, Safety, Environment and Quality management at Emrill. Across Emrill, colleagues display the right attitude in ensuring that the LTIs are reduced and their efforts are visible with excellent safety performance in achieving 21 Million Safe Man Hours without a Lost Time Incident. Emrill has recently been recognised on a global level with a Health & Safety excellence award by Carillion at their Corporate Conference held in the UK.

LEADING INDICATORS TARGET 2015

ACTUAL 2015

700%

880%

ARK Score

ARK Score

21%

26.48%

“DON’T WALK BY” Rate

“DON’T WALK BY” Rate

90%

70.59%

NEBOSH Certificate Score

NEBOSH Certificate Score

ZERO MAJOR ACCIDENT

THREE LOST TIME INJURY

LAGGING INDICATORS TARGET 2015

ACCIDENT/INCIDENT STATISTICS/ NEAR MISS/DWB 2015

ACTUAL 2015

85%

92.5%

LTI Free Projects

LTI Free Projects

TWENTY SIX FIRST AID CASES

0.020

0.009

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High Risk Accident FR

High Risk Accident FR

0.073

0.59

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All Accident Frequency Rate

All Accident Frequency Rate

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VALUE PARTNERSHIPS

WORK WINNING UPDATE

78%

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Contract Renewal Rate

Contract Wins

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Total Emrill Manpower

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EMRILL WINS THE BEACH CONTRACT

JBR, THE BEACH

Jason Ruehland, Managing Director, Emrill said: “THE BEACH, is a complex retail development that offers the community an exceptional mix of entertainment including everything from shopping and fine dining to weekly markets and events. Emrill understands the intricacies of the services required to manage such a complex facility. Meraas recognised Emrill for its world class services and chose to award us with a 3 year contract to ensure they get the best support.” An area of over 320,000 square feet, opposite Jumeirah Beach Residence, it has quickly established itself as a go-to destination for locals, residents and tourists offering a varied selection of outdoor activities, fitness facilities, shops, cinemas, restaurants and a play area for children. THE BEACH also has a purpose built running track, the region’s largest open-air beach cinema screen and several unique retailers with the backdrop of beautiful sandy shores and cool blue waters.

Hospitality and Healthcare 3%

Business Sector Split

Retail 13%

Mplus+ 7%

Residential 38%

Aviation 14%

Corporate 15% Utilities and Master Communities 7%

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EMRILL WINS WASL OASIS II CONTRACT

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n 1st Jan, 2016, Emrill was awarded the wasl oasis II 3-year contract to deliver IFM services for a large cluster of 23 residential buildings in Muhaisnah.

The wasl Muhaisnah affordable housing community located at crossroads of Dubai and Sharjah is designed to enhance the lifestyle of mid-income residents by bringing to the area high quality residential units that provide the very best in contemporary urban living. The project was conceived to help re-invigorate an established area that is already popular with residents, with the ultimate aim being to re-assert the status of this important part of the city,” said Zainab Mohammed, CEO Property Management and Marketing, wasl properties. wasl oasis II is made up of 23 buildings with a total of 1,244 residential units; comprising a total of 48 studios, 636 one-bedroom apartments, 432 two-bedroom apartments and 128 three-bedroom apartments. A gated community, wasl oasis II includes a mosque, supermarket, landscaped area and dedicated parking facilities. Well connected and with easy access to Mohammed bin Zayed Road, the neighbourhood is close to Lulu Village and a short drive from Mirdif City Centre and Dubai’s Central Fruit and Vegetable Market.

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NEW CONTRACT WON BURJ DAMAN

Title: Location: Size:

Burj Daman DIFC 235 metre high mixed use building

Delivery:

Hard and Soft Services Security Services Lifeguard Services Concierge Services Porter Services

JUMEIRAH GOLF ESTATE

Title: Location: Size: Contract:

Jumeirah Golf Estates Alongside Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road 1,119 hectares 3 years

Delivery: Managing and co-ordinating all variable works, MEP scope of work for Irrigation Pump Stations, Electrical and Drainage Systems, and Road, Water, Irrigation, Sewage and LAN Networks, along with value added services.

STUDENT INTERNSHIP AT EMRILL

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n April, Emrill had its first Student Intern; Andreas De Haas from Belgium for a two week work placement to develop his skills in the work place. Andreas attends Stepping Stones in Dubai and wished to gain further knowledge of Facilities Management. He loves photography and videography; therefore it was a great opportunity for him to work alongside Emrill’s dedicated Photographer, Teddy Arago learning and developing various techniques within a corporate environment.

During his placement, he visited a number of Emrill sites meeting with clients and senior management learning about Emrill. Engaging with a number of staff members at Emrill Head Office, Andreas was able to get an overview of various departments; Finance, HR, Procurement, Work Winning, Call Centre and Marketing. It’s important for Emrill to not only help its colleagues develop but to also help enhance the learning and development of the next generation.

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EMRILL AWARDED ‘BEST FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PARTNER OF THE YEAR’ BY WASL PROPERTIES

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mrill, the leading Facilities Management provider in the UAE, has been awarded ‘Best Facilities Management Partner’ by wasl properties for a second consecutive year.

Held annually by wasl properties, the Best Facilities Management Partner of the Year Awards were created to honour the company’s premium service providers, with all Facilities Management partners entering put through a rigorous selection process to determine the winner. Several elements are taken into consideration by the award judges, including the results of an extensive survey, the level of understanding of wasl requirements, the provider’s business approach, knowledge sharing, a willingness to participate in activities beyond the scope of work, readiness to provide support at short notice, staff engagement, client engagement and overall service delivery. Jason Ruehland, Managing Director, Emrill, said: “We are delighted to be awarded this recognition by our long-term partner for a second consecutive year. This reiterates their confidence in our services and reassures us that our offerings are still the best in the industry. We enjoy our partnership with wasl – it is a strong, strategic relationship that sees Emrill working to ensure wasl’s communities are sustained with the best possible FM services.”

WASL manages a portfolio of more than 30,000 units on behalf of the Dubai government and other owners, meaning that the company has unrivalled experience and expertise in the management of residential and commercial properties.

Mohamed Al Bahar – Senior Operations Manager “wasl properties” said; “Our relationship with Emrill has grown stronger and stronger over the last three years, with the result that we enjoy a very healthy partnership based on mutual understanding. Our shared vision is one of the need to improve the facilities management sector in Dubai. To this end, Emrill has proved to be a highly effective longterm partner for enhancing the FM service delivery experience, improving customer satisfaction and fostering innovative solutions.” Emrill provides Integrated Facilities Management services to several communities managed by wasl, including Tiara Residences, Meraas Villas & Warehouse, Karama wasl residences, Silicon Boulevard and Dubai Creek Heights.

EMRILL INTRODUCES VINYL FLOOR CLEANING TRAINING MODULE IN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

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he Centre of Excellence now has a new training facility with new variety of floor finishes. This facility allowed COE to introduce new facilities and training modules, including Vinyl floor cleaning training module. The training is delivered every Saturday to provide our colleagues with new work method statements for our new and existing contracts as Vinyl flooring is predominately used in schools and clinics.

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The training consists of stripping polish, cleaning vinyl, applying vinyl polish and buffing vinyl to maintain its appearance. This training so far has been delivered to 12 supervisors from Downtown community and Dubai External contracts which have increased their task base skills and knowledge. This has improved their ability to perform should they be faced with vinyl floors or migrate to other contracts which require this skill.

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EMRILL LAUNCHES ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN ACROSS THE BUSINESS

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mrill focuses on Health and Safety in the workplace continuing to be the number one priority across the business. This year, Emrill launched the ‘One Road to Safety Campaign’ highlighting the importance of safety for drivers and passengers in the business and wider community. Every month, communications and posters are shared to all contracts with focus on monthly themes. Managers on site ensure that each subject matter is cascaded to all employees during Team Talks with the aid of posters and visual communication. Other initiatives launched in this campaign include defensive driver training for all drivers along with fitness to drive medical tests. As of April 2016, Emrill have conducted training with 88 drivers on the course.

A QUARTER OF CRASHES ON MAIN ROADS CAUSING DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY ARE THOUGHT TO BE TIREDNESS-RELATED

BICSc CERTIFIED COLLEAGUES PUSHING THE 1,000 MARK

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elivering Service Excellence is very important at Emrill which can only be achieved through training of colleagues to the highest of standards.

Over a period of 4 years and 6 months, Emrill to date has trained approximately 1,000 BICSc certified staff. BICSc certification is recognised worldwide for its global standards in the profession, therefore it is pertinent that Emrill colleagues are trained to this standard delivering Service Excellence to clients. The BICSc accreditation gives Emrill a method to benchmark

service delivery as well as provide tangible evidence building trust with clients. Emrill clients, building owners and managers are now more aware of international best practice, conscious of the standards of cleanliness, hygiene and sustainability requesting such level of service delivery for their stakeholders.

BICSc TRAINING FOR GRADUATE ENGINEERS

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uring the 1 st quarter of 2016, 12 Graduate Engineers attended BICSc training course. The group completed the 3 mandatory units and 6 core skills as part of the course. The training module was well received by the Graduates and are looking forward to applying their learning on the job. One of the trainee Engineers, Sparsh Garg said ‘I would like to thank the senior management team for giving us this opportunity. The course was really excellent where the trainer gave us good learning material to develop our skills. This course will really help me in improving the soft service standards.’

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Emrill crowned ‘Ov of the Year’ winning prestigious industry At the recent Facilities Management Middle East Awards, for the third time, Emrill was awarded ‘Overall FM Company of the Year’. Judges commended Emrill for investing in its people and for using recent market conditions positively to build stronger relationships with client partners; helping to drive cost efficiencies; deliver quality services and provide value for money. Jason Ruehland, Managing Director, Emrill said, “Winning three awards this year is an incredible recognition of our dedication and commitment to Service Excellence in the industry. Being awarded ‘Overall FM Company of the Year’ for a third time reiterates the faith our partners have in us and the consistency of our staff who are dedicated to deliver high standards of service. At Emrill we truly believe that our people are the core strength of what we do and the key to our success. It is with this focus we have achieved an additional two award wins. One recognised us for our focus on developing our staff and the other for successfully maintaining a safe working environment that protects them from harm.” Emrill was further recognised with the ‘Education & Development Initiative of the Year’ award, for designing and successfully delivering its first leadership programme: STEP UP. The programme contributes to the development of organic talent in the region by focusing on empowering and developing the next generation leaders. This in turn contributes to the advancement of the sector by elevating the calibre of regional talent delivering service excellence.

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Emrill was awarded ‘Health & Safety Initiative of the Year’ for achieving a record breaking 21 million safe man hours without lost time injury while Emrill’s security division was highly commended by Dubai Police Commander-in-Chief Major General Khamis Mattar Al Mazeina for its work in some of the most prestigious, residential communities, commercial towers, retail, hotels and medical facilities. Emrill was previously awarded ‘Overall FM Company of the Year’ for 2014 & 2013 along with ‘Green FM Company of the Year’ in recognition of Emrill Energy Services which helps clients reduce their electricity bills by 20-30%.

Judges commended Emrill for investing in its people and for using recent market conditions positively to build stronger relationships with client partners; helping to drive cost efficiencies; deliver quality services and provide value for money.

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BICYCLE PROFICIENCY PROGRAMME INTRODUCED TO REDUCE HRAFR

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n light of Emrill increasing the use of bicycles across residential communities, the business noticed some near misses/accidents. It is not a legal requirement to own a license to ride a bicycle in the UAE however; Emrill values its colleagues’ safety and those in our communities. To help combat future accidents, Emrill Welfare department developed and introduced the Bicycle Proficiency test consisting of local laws, basic road rules, safety checks and a practical test. The Bicycle Proficiency test gives colleagues the confidence on road, reducing/eliminating any possibility of an accident and getting them home safely each day. Since November 2015, Emrill has successfully trained and certified 583 employees who can now operate a bicycle/tricycle as part of their day to day duties. PARTICIPANTS TILL DATE IMPROVEMENT

THE LADDER STABILISER INITIATIVE RECOGNISED AS THE BEST HEALTH AND SAFETY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

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mrill strongly believes in delivering a high quality service to its clients and customers without jeopardizing the safety of employees and the community, promoting a Safety First culture to all employees in the organisation. In order to effectively manage Health and Safety, Emrill applies strict Health and Safety standards, policies, procedures and systems including regular audits and checks to ensure that colleagues can service facilities safely without accident or incident. Emrill recently introduced the Ladder Stabiliser after receiving safety concerns and risks addressed through Safety Action Group meetings and Don’t Walk Bys, which identified the risk of ladder usage across Dubai Communities with safe access issues on roof tops of residential properties, time consumption for placement of access ladders, ensuring safe completion of works without any occurrence of loss and resolving customer complaints and provision of effective facilities service. The Ladder Stabiliser is very light weight and can be connected to any conventional vertical ladder without affecting the design or requiring any modification. It assists in controlling the ladder from sliding sideways and also secures the ladder acting as an anchor point on properties that are being worked on. Since the inception of the Ladder Stabiliser, the business saw improvements in staff awareness on Health & Safety standards whilst reducing AAFR from 0.98 to 0.63 and the employees feel safer when delivering service to clients. 10

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MEET ARUN KUMAR, SENIOR HR ADMINISTRATOR Tell us what is involved in your job? As a Senior HR Administrator in Emrill Services LLC, my role is to ensure the on boarding process for all new employees goes as smoothly as possible providing them with awareness of the local community, Emrill as a company, its working culture and what Facilities Management is as a business. I conduct the daily inductions myself and introduce new staff to the relevant people in the company. In addition, I ensure that they receive the correct insurance scheme according to their contract. I also work closely with Welfare and Healthcare teams to facilitate employee wellness activities and health programs for all employees so they can get the maximum benefits from our healthcare facilities. How did you start your career? I started my career as a Senior Administrator in Emrill Village accommodation for 5 years. I then found a job opportunity in the HR Department and applied. I was successful in getting the new role and my development has grown from there. Can you describe a typical day at work? A typical day for me usually consists of conducting HR Orientation training for new recruits followed by co-ordination of all insurance claim processes and enrolment of all new members under our insurance scheme. I also process various documents including increment/promotion letters, food allowances and site allowances based on the approval from management. For the remainder of the day, I am dedicated to employee relationship, query management and co-ordination with site teams on various employee related queries. What qualifications do you have? I hold a post graduate degree in Human Resource Management. What do you enjoy most about your job? I thoroughly enjoy being the first person to meet with new recruits and I am proud to be the face of Emrill. Emrill employs more than 33 different nationalities, so it

is particularly interesting to meet people from various different backgrounds. What advice would you give someone considering a career in HR? If you have the passion and dedication with an attitude to care for people, then you can excel in this role within a HR department. It gives you a great opportunity to progress in your career while giving you job satisfaction in helping others.

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EXCELLENT PEOPLE

HR STATISTICS

548

239

1,241

5 YEARS

52

10 YEARS

Employees Promoted in 2015

Long Service Awardees

New Recruits in 2016

COE STATISTICS SECURITY & LIFEGUARD

HOUSEKEEPING

587

175

587

327

Number of Trainees (includes promoted staff)

New Joiners

58

123

58

49

Number of Trainees

External Candidate Interviews

New Joiners

Internal Staff Assessments

External Candidate Interviews

Internal Staff Assessments

TECHNICAL

62

16

62

36

Number of Trainees

Deployed to Sites

12

External Candidate Interviews

Internal Staff Assessments

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EMRILL INTRODUCES NEW JUNIOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME: STEP UP

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n January 2016 Emrill introduced its first Junior Leadership Programme STEP UP. The programme recently won ‘Education & Development Initiative of the Year’ award at the recent FM ME Awards 2016 where one judge described as an all-inclusive “development programme that is focused and easy to comprehend.” The aim of the programme is to build a pipeline of t a l e n te d s u p e r v i s o r s across the business who have the skills to step in to a management role. Step Up combines theoretical concepts with practical application, as well as real-life scenarios. The programme consists of 6 modules which have been developed by engaging subject matter experts and stakeholders with the objective to develop potential managers with strong operational and business management skills. STEP UP participants attend 1 module per month for 6 months. Each programme uses blended assessments to ensure that learning is deeply embedded. Participants of the programme engage in a variety of learning techniques, such as role-playing exercises, focus groups, and case studies. Performance Improvement/ Development Plans will be created for all the participants as per their respective learning and performance assessment.

This programme is certainly helpful for up-skilling the first-level leaders to prepare them for management roles and positions. We are planning to make another version of the programme to extend it to other roles in the company as well. -Sakshi Ravi

Remarking on the award, Sakshi Ravi, learning and development specialist at Emrill Services, explains: “This programme is certainly helpful for up-skilling the first-level leaders to prepare them for management roles and positions. We are planning to make another version of the programme to extend it to other roles in the company as well.”

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mrill strives for Diversity and Gender equality across the business. On 26th March 2016, Emrill celebrated International Women’s Day by showcasing the women and men in the business who expressed their thoughts on gender equality in the workplace. Delivering great business requires minds from both genders and various backgrounds helping us to think differently, leading to future innovation and quality service in Facilities Management. Check out our video: https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=gxoCdlB4gco

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EMRILL CARNIVAL 2015

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he Annual Emrill Carnival is a 3 month long extravaganza (sport & social carnival) starting from October with an opening ceremony through to December with a closing ceremony that awards the winning team, recognises and celebrates long service colleagues as well as recognises key achievers in the business. All Emrill colleagues get to participate in their favourite events as well as get to try out something new. We strongly believe that the Welfare of our employees is a major contributing factor to a successful business. We continue to encourage participation in as many events and tournaments throughout the year as we appreciate that the development of our Sport & Social calendar provides a great channel for our colleagues to enjoy their favourite sport/hobby whilst developing their communication and organising skills or simply getting the opportunity to try something new.

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This year’s 8th cycle of Emrill Carnival saw huge growth in network and participation across all sites and villages with 44 events (up from 36 in 2014) and more than 3900 participants over a 3 month period. The Carnival is led by Recreation Board with support from volunteers comprising of Group Managers, Group Coordinators, Event Coordinators and Site Coordinators. Most of the employees get involved in one way or another either through participation, volunteering as a Group Manager/Coordinator or simply as a spectator which creates a wonderful atmosphere during the time of event. The Emrill Carnival has now established itself as the Event of the Year and due to the continuous growth over the years we believe this has contributed to the growth within the Emrill sporting teams as well.

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GROUPS

44

EVENTS

92 DAYS

3,900 PARTICIPANTS

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he Emrill Welfare Department have created dedicated corporate sports clubs consisting of Cricket, Football, Rugby, Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball Male & Female, Swimming, Hip Hop Dance, Running Clubs and now Boxercise has been created across Dubai, Al Ain & Abu Dhabi with weekly training, and friendly matches against other companies plus competitive tournaments taking place on a regular basis. Over the years, Emrill have been extremely successful in the region with victories across most sporting disciplines and usually having Emrill finalists in all events entered. In 2015, Emrill won at more than 12 training/friendly matches with more than 80 participants. One of our biggest achievements this year has come from the

swimming squad where they have brought on and developed 10 employees from beginner/intermediate level to capable & competent strong swimmers who in turn have now undergone a career change in Emrill after passing their Life Guard training course and are now Life Guards in Emrill. With our continuous expansion & growth in areas such as sporting teams, field & facility, tournament/event participation along with increased health check-ups both internally and externally, we are confident that we and our colleagues are demonstrating the very positive impacts that this brings to a prestigious company.

Swimming Team

Rugby Team

Boxercise Team

Running Team

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EMRILL INTRODUCED INNOVATIVE WATER SAVING TECHNOLOGY AT WASL: SWIMMING POOL BACKWASH SYSTEM

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raditionally, swimming pool backwash pipes are connected to the drain system which leads to water wastage. On average, approximately 800 gallons of water is wasted every second day in the process of backwash which can be conserved and better utilised rather than wasting it. After careful analysis and coordination with wasl operations team, the Emrill team introduced a solution to install additional water tanks with a filtration system to reuse a portion of unutilised backwash water.

This backwash water saving system was implemented and runs every second day to collect approximately 200 gallons of water. The collected water is treated with neutraliser to reduce chlorine levels and is also tested with 3rd party partners. The recycled water is now being used for common area cleaning and there are further plans for usage in WC flush systems to help reduce water wastage.

EMRILL LIGHT REPLACEMENT PROJECT: LED

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mrill recently undertook an initiative at one of wasl properties to replace existing halogen flood lights with new 100w LED lights to drive a reduction in cost, improving savings on energy consumption and carbon emissions. The new LED lights also provide longer shelf life with extra brightness that improves efficiencies for the teams to work on site as well as the assets due to low maintenance and replacement costs. After implementation, wasl will benefit from a projected savings of approx. 42336kwh in energy consumption and 25,400.6kgs of CO2 emissions which translates to approx AED 14,800/- worth of financial savings.

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