Leading UAE social enterprise Goumbook has been revealed as a new partner for the 2020 Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards.

The organisation unites environmental experts, businesses, and consumers in order to create a new global community focused on sustainability and environmental responsibility.

Their mission is in line with the ethos of the event, hosted by Awards International, which honours businesses and bodies committed to making real change through implementing sustainable practises and promoting corporate social responsibility.

Welcoming Goumbook to the Awards, the finals of which will take place in Dubai on June 9, Awards International’s Regional Manager for the Middle East, Aleksandar Ilic, said: “We are thrilled to have Goumbook as our Partner for the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards 2020.

“Goumbook aims to guide and inspire businesses on their path towards greener and more sustainable practices and so do we. This partnership includes the promotion and creation of a greener event which will be more sustainable than ever.”

Founder and Managing Director of Goumbook, Tatiana Antonelli Abella (pictured left), has over a decade of experience providing sustainable solutions, designing initiatives, and creating campaigns for businesses, educational institutions, and exhibitions, such as environmental hands-on experiences including tree and seed planting.

Considered one of the UAE’s top environmental influencers, she is a regular media commentator and a seasoned speaker at conferences through her role as a green business leader.

“I am so encouraged by the number of companies now implementing sustainability in their core practices, it’s very inspiring,” she said.

Goumbook will join event partners including Customer Experience Magazine and Cranfield School of Management for the Awards, which will see finalists competing across categories including Best Workplace and HR Practices and CSR and Sustainability Team of the Year.

Aleksandar Ilic added: “This year, the Awards return with a streamlined set of 12 categories that cover the range of inspiring initiatives deserving of recognition. So whether you’re a large corporation, a dynamic young start-up, or an established SME, we want to hear how you’re implementing outstanding sustainability and CSR initiatives.”

Hopefuls have until March 5 to enter. Click here for further details.

Sponsoring the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards means aligning with recognised leaders in sustainability and CSR innovation, and supporting the development of ethical business practice in the Gulf.

For more details on sponsorship opportunities, click here