Othman Al Ali with the certification

EWEC (Emirates Water and Electricity Company) has become the first firm in UAE to obtain ISO 22301 certification for Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) by the Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef). 
ISO 22301 is the international standard for BCMS, providing a framework for organisations to establish, implement, maintain, and continually improve effective business continuity practices. It signifies that the business has established and implemented effective security and resilience processes and controls to ensure its ability to operate seamlessly even in the face of disruptive incidents. 
The international certification, consisting of 10 high-level structured areas, ensures the highest standards for organisational resilience, risk management, emergency preparedness, and systematic responses to disruptions and recovery.  Receipt of the certification recognises EWEC’s leading comprehensive approach to organisational resilience.
Robust capabiiity
Othman Al Ali, Chief Executive Officer of EWEC, said: “Recognition from Tasneef with this prestigious certification reaffirms our unwavering commitment to the security of supply for essential water and electricity services to Abu Dhabi and the UAE, and the safeguarding of the critical infrastructure for these key services. The ISO 22301 certification reinforces trust in EWEC’s robust capability to manage and recover from disruptions, and the continuing enhancement of our capabilities to the highest international standards.”
As a key driver of the UAE’s clean energy transition, EWEC is deploying a range of clean and renewable energy and water projects to ensure reliable 24/7 coverage that meets the future energy demands of Abu Dhabi and the UAE. 
Eng Saeed Al Maskari, Chief Executive Officer of Tasneef, said: “EWEC's dedication to achieving the ISO 22301 certification reflects its profound commitment to business security and resilience. As a leading provider of internationally recognised certifications, Tasneef commends EWEC's efforts in establishing and maintaining effective risk mitigation practices. This certification not only distinguishes EWEC as a leader in the integrated planning and supply of water and electricity but also reinforces its capability to operate seamlessly in the face of disruptions, setting a commendable standard for the industry.”--TradeArabia News Service