Be’ah launches #YourSpace employee volunteering program in Oman

    27 Jun 2021

    As part of the company’s efforts to encourage and promote the culture of volunteering among its employees, the Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (be’ah) announced the launch “#YourSpace” a Volunteer Employee Programme which covers all employees of the company across various governorates of the Sultanate, Times of Oman reports. #YourSpace is a Volunteer Employee Program that covers all employees of the company across Oman.

    The program will be implemented over four months with the main objectives of enabling be’ah staff to spread their knowledge and experience through community interactions, instilling a culture of volunteerism among employees, improving staff performance, and raising their awareness about the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, also called global goals.

    Under the program, be’ah employees will interact with communities and spread knowledge and share experiences related to environmental conservation for future generations. The program will also enable them to participate in various awareness campaigns and initiate the development of new and innovative voluntary campaigns, as well as develop aspects of their personality through interaction with different segments of society.

    Each of the activities under the “#YourSpace” program is linked to one or more of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. Activities of the program’s first phase include the Hydroponic Initiative, the Women’s Empowerment Initiative, the Renewable Energy Initiative (Solar) and the Circular Economy Awareness Initiative. The program is expected to be expanded to cover other initiatives in the coming phases.

    Hafsa Hamoud Al Harasia, Community Awareness Program Lead at be’ah, said, “We at be’ah believe in the importance of volunteering and seek to promote the culture of volunteerism among our employees as a key component of their performance and because they are the cornerstone of implementing the company’s vision and strategy.”

    “The launch of “#YourSpace” Volunteer Employee Program is a translation of the company’s efforts to engage and integrate employees further with the community so that we can contribute effectively to achieving the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals aimed at alleviating poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring that all the planet’s population enjoys peace,” she added.

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