MEA UAE Business Awards 2017

90 MEA MARKETS / UAE BUSINESS AWARDS 2017 , Al Jihan Gulf Horizon General Contracting LLC, operating under the brand name of Green Bridge, is a G + Unlimited EPC Contracting Company. We invitedMr. Anand Kolappa Pillai, Business Head, to tell us more. Arabian Child is an innovative child welfare agency whichworks to catalyse the sector tomove towards improving their policies for regulating quality of early childhood education and care. We invited Samia Kazi, CEO, to tell us more. Best Construction Company 2017 Best Child Welfare Advocacy – GCC Established in 2009, Green Bridge specializes in providing complete construction packages from design to execution, to a wide range of clients. Mr. Anand outlines how the firm works to provide excellence to each of these clients through its customer focused approach. “At Green Bridge, we value our clients and treat them with respect and give them our full attention. With the expertise and proven competence of our team of professionals and diversified labour force, our company always ensures that we execute and complete all our projects on time. Our projects follow the Highest Quality Standards and adhere to the Best Safety Practices. As part of continued customer focus, we provide proactive maintenance services during the Defects Liability Period (DLP).” Green Bridge has successfully completed numerous projects in UAE and overseas in various segments, including schools, luxury residential buildings, high- end villas, warehouses, labour accommodations, light industrial units, commercial buildings. With ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001 AND OHSAS 18001-2007 certifications and a full-fledged team of 1,800+ people, the company is committed to the Founded in 2010 Arabian Child provides consultancy, advisory, and training services in all aspects of child education, care and protection at individual and organizational level. Samia discusses the firm’s vital service offering in more detail. “Here at Arabian Child our approach to the improvement of the childcare sector is to work in a collaborative partnership with entities that share similar objectives and complement each other’s goals, from the public and the private sector, national and international. We provide the services and technical know- how to support our partners in raising performance standards, increasing human capacity, expanding accessibility and disseminating best practices in the field of education while following national vision and goals, with special emphasis on local identity and culture. “Through the training academy, we have trained over 5,000 teachers, parents, directors, social worker and police officer within a range of 92 training programs certified by the UAE educational councils as well as international awarding bodies from the UK and USA. Arabian highest quality standards, health, safety and environment best practices and providing green building solutions towards a sustainable future. Through sustained efforts, the company recently received 4 Star Taqdeer Award from the Government of Dubai for Excellence in Labour Welfare & Relations. Looking ahead, Mr. Anand is keen to outline the firm’s future plans and how these will contribute to its ongoing success. “Currently, the UAE’s Construction Market is very encouraging. Our company has been receiving a lot of tender opportunities and enquiries as compared to 2016. Projects connected to Dubai Expo 2020 have also started to roll out and we are looking forward to taking advantage of this development over the months and years ahead. “Overall, Green Bridge envisions a bright future for the company. We have laid down strategies, clearly defining where our company will be heading. In addition to our current portfolio, our company is leaning towards getting projects that include hospitals, hotels, high-rise buildings, group of villas, substations, networks and services lines.” Child has worked with Ministry of Education, Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Interior, IBM, Family Development Foundation and Zayed University. Arabian Child has also worked with over 300 nurseries and kindergartens in the GCC certifying their teachers, conducting quality audits, credentialing of teachers, education consultancy and offering international accreditation.” Looking to the future, the firm’s main focus will be the achievement of its ongoing goal, as Samia concludes. “Overall, Arabian Child has one core goal, which envisions a positive quality of life for all children in the GCC, regardless of their nationality, socioeconomic class, or religion. We use this goal planning to creating our Macro, micro, processes and inputs. We have created a system and process for all of our products and services. Our system is scalable to other regions, and can easily be shared with other partners. We also have an internal quality assurance process, in which we implement quality assurance on all of our services, monitor student progress, and share feedback with sub-site locations.” UA170019 Company: Al Jihan Gulf Horizon General Contracting LLC Contact: Mr. Anand Kolappa Pillai, Business Head Email: [email protected] Address: Office No. 204, Al Qayada Building, Etihad Road, PO Box 84088, Dubai, UAE Phone: 00971 4 299 7205 ; Fax: 00971 4 299 0881 Website: Company: Arabian Child Contact: Samia Kazi, CEO Email: [email protected] Address: Rm. F05, Block 6, Dubai Knowledge Village, King Salman Bin AbdulAziz Road, Dubai, UAE Phone: 00971-4-4356933 Website: