Qatar foundation signs health and safety agreement with Qatar Shell
Mar 10, 2019
Qatar Foundation and Qatar Shell signed an agreement to collaborate, and promote best practices for workers’ welfare, safety, and environmental management.
Doha, Qatar : Qatar Foundation (QF) and Qatar Shell today signed an agreement that will see the two organizations collaborate to share and promote best practices for workers welfare, safety, and environmental management.
The agreement was signed by Mr. Ghanim Hassan Al-Ibrahim, Chief Operations Officer, QF, and Andrew Faulkner, Managing Director and Chairman, Qatar Shell Companies. The ceremony took place at QF Headquarters in Education City.
Mr. Al-Ibrahim said: “We’re delighted to sign this agreement with Qatar Shell. This collaboration will see QF and Qatar Shell exchange ideas, share experiences, and develop best practices to promote sustainable and meaningful progress in this area. It represents our shared dedication to ensuring that we are maintaining the highest standards of health and safety across our organizations, while also focusing on protecting our environment.
“QF and Qatar Shell have a long history of successful and impactful partnerships, and through this agreement we are aiming to lead by example with regard to promoting a positive health and safety culture within all working practices.”
Mr. Faulkner commented: “Health, safety, worker welfare, and environment have always been a priority for Shell and run through everything we do in Qatar.
“I greatly respect what Qatar Foundation represents and, therefore, am thrilled that we will continue to work together to achieve even more progress in these areas.”
Qatar Foundation – Unlocking Human Potential
Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) is a non-profit organization that supports Qatar on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. QF strives to serve the people of Qatar and beyond by providing specialized programs across its innovation-focused ecosystem of education, research and development, and community development.
QF was founded in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Father Amir, and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, who shared the vision to provide Qatar with quality education. Today, QF’s world-class education system offers lifelong learning opportunities to community members as young as six months through to doctoral level, enabling graduates to thrive in a global environment and contribute to the nation’s development.
QF is also creating a multidisciplinary innovation hub in Qatar, where homegrown researchers are working to address local and global challenges. By promoting a culture of lifelong learning and fostering social engagement through programs that embody Qatari culture, QF is committed to empowering the local community and contributing to a better world for all.
For a complete list of QF’s initiatives and projects, please visit: www.qf.org.qa