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Thryve Plant Based Venture by IFFCO

United Arab Emirates

Scoring - 5 Points

Background of organisation, values and goals: Extent to which a brief overview of the background of the organisation, the core values, how these relate to ESG & why the organisation aims to be involved in ESG are provided.

Question

Provide a brief overview of the background of your organisation, and how and why your organisation aims to be involved in ESG.

Answer Thryve

Thryve is the first Plant-Based Venture by IFFCO. It is born to seed a change towards a sustainable & healthy food chain in the Middle East. It will nourish health & sustainability-conscious consumers with regenerative, local & healthy plant-based meat inspired by the flavors of the Middle East.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Summary of project: Extent to which a clear summary is provided on the project outlining the objectives, impacts & results as well as the benefits this has had to the organisation & particular team involved in the project.

Question

Provide a clear summary of your project outlining the objectives as well as the benefits this has had to your organisation and particular team involved in the project.

Answer Thryve

IFFCO GROUP has launched its first Plant-Based Venture, THRYVE™, to spark the shift towards a sustainable & healthy food chain in the Middle East. It will nourish health & sustainability-conscious consumers with regenerative, local, & healthy plant-based meat inspired by the flavors of the Middle East. Our key objective is to enhance local accessibility to alternative proteins as one of the most capital efficient & high impact solutions, contributing to at least 3 of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals: good health & well-being, responsible consumption and production, & climate action.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Objectives: Extent to which a clear breakdown of the targets that were set to achieve throughout the project, including reference to the impact this has had on the organisation and external party are provided.

Question

Provide a clear breakdown of the targets you set to achieve through your project, including reference to the impact you expected on your organisation and any external party.

Answer Thryve

"Winning strategy on alt. proteins Sustainable end to end supply chain Introduce cutting edge tech. in our new factory Successful launch across GCC, creating a new category of plant-based meat Market share on par with global category by 2026 Impact: Be an inspiring partner & thought leader for public & private sector Supply chain innovation: regenerative agriculture, ingredients processors, food tech., enable & contribute to food security Labor market: share knowledge, build local capability, create inspiring opportunities Consumers: accessible, tasty, & healthy plant-based meat"

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Scoring - 20 Points

Impacts & results: Extent to which details are provided on how the project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as the organisation, team & the stakeholders

Question

How does this project fit within your overall sustainability goals and ambitions?

Answer Thryve

We are guided by IFFCO Group's Vision "Investing in the Future", where building a resilient & sustainable food chain is fundamental. We embarked on our journey by investing in cutting-edge food technology & are committed to catalyze a sustainable shift in the food system in the Middle East.

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Provide details on how your project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as your organisation, your team & your stakeholders if relevant.

Answer Thryve g

"Adoption of plant-based proteins may lead to a more resilient and healthy supply chain, removing the risk of supply chain disruptions and playing a critical role in tackling UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, including good health & well-being, responsible consumption and production, & climate action. Plant-based meat delivers on environmental sustainability through water, land, and soil saving. Specific targets will be provided based on our LCA report publication in early 2023. We will achieve business sustainability through supply chain efficiency: resilience, proximity, flexibility."

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Scoring - 30 Points

Supporting evidence: Extent to which details are provided for supporting documents and a clear summary of metrics relating to impacts & results, base case metrics that are relevant to the project.

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When was the strategy or policy signed off?

Answer Thryve

12/5/2021

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Who was the strategy or policy signed off by?

Answer Thryve

Company board

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Did you partner with a third party to implement this project?

Answer Thryve

No

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Scoring - 15 Points

Team engagement: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Details on number of staff involved in project.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how your team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Please include details of number of staff involved.

Answer Thryve

The project has a multi-disciplinary and entrepreneurial nature, where all key functional stakeholders, teams, & business units of IFFCO are involved through various engagements including cross-functional workshops. The team operates with a startup mindset – scaling up quickly from prototype to final product. A significant focus is placed on collaboration with global stakeholders, such as suppliers, research institutes, NGOs, sustainability partners, brining research and development expertise and know-how to tailor a great solution and get ahead of the curve in the space of plant-based meats.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Future implications & brief strategy: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the participant will move forward with the specific project, and its longand short-term implications if known.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how you will move forward with this specific project, its future (short-term & long-term) implications if known. Please include metrics where appropriate.

Answer Thryve

For the first 7 years, IFFCO's Plant-Based Venture THRYVE will focus on creating a new category of plant-based meat in the GCC that is accessible to local consumers. We aim to implement our aspirational ambition to achieve global parity with plant-based protein share of animal meat, which is estimated at 10% by 2030. At THRYVE our ambition is to be a thought leader in driving the sustainable shift in food chain. We aim for continuous innovation both upstream and downstream in our food chain, focusing on facilitating more home-grown solutions and increasing the food security of the region.

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Pylon

Egypt

Scoring - 5 Points

Background of organisation, values and goals: Extent to which a brief overview of the background of the organisation, the core values, how these relate to ESG & why the organisation aims to be involved in ESG are provided.

Question

Provide a brief overview of the background of your organisation, and how and why your organisation aims to be involved in ESG.

Answer Pylon

Pylon is an impact-driven infrastructure management startup that is working on killing inefficiencies in the energy and water sectors in emerging markets. Pylon’s clean tech solutions slash losses, reduce carbon footprints and are accessible to cash-strapped utilities in underprivileged markets.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Summary of project: Extent to which a clear summary is provided on the project outlining the objectives, impacts & results as well as the benefits this has had to the organisation & particular team involved in the project.

Question

Provide a clear summary of your project outlining the objectives as well as the benefits this has had to your organisation and particular team involved in the project.

Answer Pylon

Pylon's commitment to sustainable development requires a robust strategy outlining its directions, priorities, and obligations. This is why, with the help of the HSBC Living Business Program, Pylon has embarked on a journey to generate this strategy. Through the webinars & capacity building sessions, we were able to set a roadmap to achieve our target of creating said strategy. We defined our Sustainable Development Department's objectives & structure and identified our major milestones setting a reasonable timeframe for their achievement.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Objectives: Extent to which a clear breakdown of the targets that were set to achieve throughout the project, including reference to the impact this has had on the organisation and external party are provided.

Question

Provide a clear breakdown of the targets you set to achieve through your project, including reference to the impact you expected on your organisation and any external party.

Answer Pylon

"I. ESG: Identify Relevant risks in the environmental, social, and governance pillars, Mitigate Risks that were mapped out during the identification process, Evaluate Results after a quarter of wide monitoring and evaluation process, Engage With relevant stakeholders. II. Impact: Quantify & Validate Pylon’s green impact , Position Pylon as a leader in the sustainable development field, Generate Viable alternative green revenue streams"

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Scoring - 20 Points

Impacts & results: Extent to which details are provided on how the project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as the organisation, team & the stakeholders

Question

How does this project fit within your overall sustainability goals and ambitions?

Answer Pylon

This project sets a roadmap towards turning Pylon's long-term vision into reality by setting realistic milestones for in-depth analysis and drafting.

Question

Provide details on how your project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as your organisation, your team & your stakeholders if relevant.

Answer Pylon g

Having a solid and robust sustainable development strategy will help Pylon achieve its goals of maximizing impact, abiding by ESG guidelines and serving as a thought leader in the Sustainable Development field. It will also help in setting the precedent for similar companies in our space, create long-lasting connections within the sustainable development field, increase our emission reduction effects and enhance our overall carbon footprint. By incorporating both the ESG and Impact aspects of sustainable development in our day-to-day operations as well as our long-term vision and mission, Pylon will achieve true impact and fulfill its ultimate goal of helping save the planet, one metering point at a time.

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Scoring - 30 Points

Supporting evidence: Extent to which details are provided for supporting documents and a clear summary of metrics relating to impacts & results, base case metrics that are relevant to the project.

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When was the strategy or policy signed off?

Answer Pylon

12/31/2022

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Who was the strategy or policy signed off by?

Answer Pylon

Company board

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Did you partner with a third party to implement this project?

Answer Pylon

No

Please enter a number less than or equal to 30.

Scoring - 15 Points

Team engagement: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Details on number of staff involved in project.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how your team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Please include details of number of staff involved.

Answer Pylon

Our roadmap was created by the SD department members and received board approval. Our ESG roadmap requires inputs from all Pylon Departments throughout the strategy creation process with high involvement from top management along the way. Furthermore, input from investors and mentors (including HSBC Living Business) is highly welcomed at every stage of Strategy Development.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Future implications & brief strategy: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the participant will move forward with the specific project, and its longand short-term implications if known.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how you will move forward with this specific project, its future (short-term & long-term) implications if known. Please include metrics where appropriate.

Answer Pylon

We will move forward by attempting to accomplish all set milestones in our roadmap in due time on the short-term. On the long-term, we will be continuously assessing our strategy to reflect the dynamic nature of our industry and to further refine it ensuring that it meets our Sustainable Development goals and mission.

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Terra International Construction LLC

United Arab Emirates

Scoring - 5 Points

Background of organisation, values and goals: Extent to which a brief overview of the background of the organisation, the core values, how these relate to ESG & why the organisation aims to be involved in ESG are provided.

Question

Provide a brief overview of the background of your organisation, and how and why your organisation aims to be involved in ESG.

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

Terra International Construction LLC is a company that is based in the UAE since 2006 which creates environmentally sustainable and experientially rich places across a wide range of infrastructure. We value the environment around us and aim to progress as a team in all aspects involving ESG in TIC.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Summary of project: Extent to which a clear summary is provided on the project outlining the objectives, impacts & results as well as the benefits this has had to the organisation & particular team involved in the project.

Question

Provide a clear summary of your project outlining the objectives as well as the benefits this has had to your organisation and particular team involved in the project.

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

Our management and landscape expertise have over 10 years of experience serving the UAE market, and more than 20 years in the General construction, recognising our projects for both innovation and sustainability. Terra International Construction has taken initiative in contributing to the environmental and sustainable goals to convert all business measures into a more environmentally friendly and sustainable methods to our beloved planet earth and to support the well-being of our hard working team in all aspects. We wish to work through our roadmap to become 100% sustainable company.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Objectives: Extent to which a clear breakdown of the targets that were set to achieve throughout the project, including reference to the impact this has had on the organisation and external party are provided.

Question

Provide a clear breakdown of the targets you set to achieve through your project, including reference to the impact you expected on your organisation and any external party.

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

Throughout our project we begun by implementing our policies to enhance the environmental/sustainable growth throughout our company, this is the first step to our great journey ahead to ensure we increase our sustainable methods within our company. Moreover, through the roadmap provided we aim to implement not only environment friendly endeavours such as recycling at our head-office, reduction of water consumption, energy consumption enabling cost efficient & slowly move to making our construction stage/site more sustainable/environmentally friendly throughout the coming years of our journey.

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Scoring - 20 Points

Impacts & results: Extent to which details are provided on how the project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as the organisation, team & the stakeholders

Question

How does this project fit within your overall sustainability goals and ambitions?

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

This project helped us get on track and have a set roadmap and goal to how we are able to contribute more to our company and to the environment as a team. This also helps in achieving those goals and ambitions one step at a time to be able to help the community around us throughout projects.

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Provide details on how your project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as your organisation, your team & your stakeholders if relevant.

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

Our project is on its way to great beneficial surprises within our journey. The initiation of the policies aim to enhance our sustainable goals throughout our business operations in all its forms. This not only promotes effort to be more environmental&sustainable friendly within our organisation&team, it also portrays the positive image to our stakeholders of our progression with the world around us in contributing to the measures needed to enhance our organisation as one goal and a strong team. The project enlightened us to several ways we could contribute as a company to being more sustainable&environment friendly not only to the contribution to planet earth but also the environment around us as team members within our company such as, enhancement of the wellbeing, blue collar workers aid initiative, recycle waste material during construction, &energy saving mechanisms/monitoring.

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Scoring - 30 Points

Supporting evidence: Extent to which details are provided for supporting documents and a clear summary of metrics relating to impacts & results, base case metrics that are relevant to the project.

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When was the strategy or policy signed off?

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

10/29/2022

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Who was the strategy or policy signed off by?

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

Managing Partner

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Did you partner with a third party to implement this project?

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

No

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Scoring - 15 Points

Team engagement: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Details on number of staff involved in project.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how your team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Please include details of number of staff involved.

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

Our team worked together whether from head office, site, administrative, quality engineers, and management to research the best endeavours to explore our options and make this roadmap successful throughout the coming years. We had ten staff members involved from different departments to make this project initiative a great addition to our company growth within all aspects involved. The data collection process went smoothly with our team unitedly contributing to the see our company strive for greater.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Future implications & brief strategy: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the participant will move forward with the specific project, and its longand short-term implications if known.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how you will move forward with this specific project, its future (short-term & long-term) implications if known. Please include metrics where appropriate.

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

We, at TIC, are working on moving forward with this project in the short-term by incorporating recycling bins at our Head office, adding aerators to our water taps to reduce water consumption, switching to LED lighting to be more eco friendly, auditing our consumption are being processed. We also aim to implement recycling of construction waste at our sites in the long-term, investing in hybrid machines/generators/, investing in hybrid-electric cars for our company, helping our blue collar workers gain more knowledge &contributing to more corporate social responsibility activities as a team.

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Future Architectural Glass LLC

United Arab Emirates

Scoring - 5 Points

Background of organisation, values and goals: Extent to which a brief overview of the background of the organisation, the core values, how these relate to ESG & why the organisation aims to be involved in ESG are provided.

Question

Provide a brief overview of the background of your organisation, and how and why your organisation aims to be involved in ESG.

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC

"Future Glass is a part of 45 years old group of companies with multiple manufacturing bases with specialization in architectural glass and internal glazing requirements . We strongly believe and practice in Sustainable way of doing Business and living to have positive progressive impact on Planet"

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Scoring - 10 Points

Summary of project: Extent to which a clear summary is provided on the project outlining the objectives, impacts & results as well as the benefits this has had to the organisation & particular team involved in the project.

Question

Provide a clear summary of your project outlining the objectives as well as the benefits this has had to your organisation and particular team involved in the project.

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC

"Framing the Sustainability team with strong cross functional team member from various functions like Production , Planning , Maintenance , Order Management , Quality , Estimation , supply chain management , Quality , Safety , Product development , Sales , Admin and Finance department . Including the Top Management and Stakeholders also part of monthly review meeting and building the wall of Fame for contributors As a part of new product development , framing a Research and Development Wing for working on innovative and market disruptive solutions by building required Human resources"

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Scoring - 10 Points

Objectives: Extent to which a clear breakdown of the targets that were set to achieve throughout the project, including reference to the impact this has had on the organisation and external party are provided.

Question

Provide a clear breakdown of the targets you set to achieve through your project, including reference to the impact you expected on your organisation and any external party.

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC

"Converting all process involved into science-based metrics and finding the gaps which needs to be filled with actionable points . Taking the right decision on which project we are going to work is the key of our success . Later putting enough time and resource for making the project workable and result oriented. Synchronizing the organization sustainability goal and KPI of all functions . Setting the interim targets and review on monthly basis Interlinking the benefits and incentives of respective functions and its team members Create the ambition loop within work place"

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Scoring - 20 Points

Impacts & results: Extent to which details are provided on how the project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as the organisation, team & the stakeholders

Question

How does this project fit within your overall sustainability goals and ambitions?

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC

Rethinking the design and reimaging the usual business strategy helped to focus on UNSDG9 - Industry , Innovation & Infrastructure as well UNSDG12 - Responsible consumption & production.

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Provide details on how your project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as your organisation, your team & your stakeholders if relevant.

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC g

"1. Increased the team building and collaboration 2. Team started discussing on new break through solutions with metric 3. Increased Cross Functional projects like cycle time reduction , power optimization and water conservation 4. Employee started working on Reduce , reuse or recycle concept 5. Employees started working on sustainability with Suppliers , customers and logistic partners For example : 1. Engineering team comes up with breakthrough solution of reducing the input water temperature by using nature (underground tank - nil carbon refrigeration solution) 2. When operation of AC is unavoidable, using its byproduct of condensed water collection and using for glass cleaning or floor cleaning by which 3 % of water saved 3. Sales team started convincing the customers to opt ecofriendly product by mentioning its embodied carbon foot print and its payback period"

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Scoring - 30 Points

Supporting evidence: Extent to which details are provided for supporting documents and a clear summary of metrics relating to impacts & results, base case metrics that are relevant to the project.

Question

When was the strategy or policy signed off?

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC

12/19/2022

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Who was the strategy or policy signed off by?

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC

Director

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Did you partner with a third party to implement this project?

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC

No

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Scoring - 15 Points

Team engagement: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Details on number of staff involved in project.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how your team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Please include details of number of staff involved.

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC

"Stakeholders participating in every monthly review of Sustainability team with total 12 cross functional team leaders Respective team members collaborating with peers in design and execution stage too . Stakeholders getting involved in approval stage of projects . Stakeholders involving in framing the KPI of Sustainability team and their team members Stakeholders and sustainability team involved in all sustainability initiatives from government authorities ."

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Scoring - 10 Points

Future implications & brief strategy: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the participant will move forward with the specific project, and its longand short-term implications if known.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how you will move forward with this specific project, its future (short-term & long-term) implications if known. Please include metrics where appropriate.

Answer Terra International Construction LLC

We, at TIC, are working on moving forward with this project in the short-term by incorporating recycling bins at our Head office, adding aerators to our water taps to reduce water consumption, switching to LED lighting to be more eco friendly, auditing our consumption are being processed. We also aim to implement recycling of construction waste at our sites in the long-term, investing in hybrid machines/generators/, investing in hybrid-electric cars for our company, helping our blue collar workers gain more knowledge &contributing to more corporate social responsibility activities as a team.

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Hassan Allam Holding

Egypt

Scoring - 5 Points

Background of organisation, values and goals: Extent to which a brief overview of the background of the organisation, the core values, how these relate to ESG & why the organisation aims to be involved in ESG are provided.

Question

Provide a brief overview of the background of your organisation, and how and why your organisation aims to be involved in ESG.

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

Hassan Allam Holding is one of the largest business groups in Egypt and the MENA region, with over 85 years of experience in engineering, construction, investment & development. The group’s success is built on its strong corporate governance and its commitment to achieving sustainable development.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Summary of project: Extent to which a clear summary is provided on the project outlining the objectives, impacts & results as well as the benefits this has had to the organisation & particular team involved in the project.

Question

Provide a clear summary of your project outlining the objectives as well as the benefits this has had to your organisation and particular team involved in the project.

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

"Hassan Allam Holding has developed a Sustainability Strategy for the years 2022 - 2030 based on four pillars (Steering the Future, Rewiring the Economy, Empowering Humanity and Preserving our Planet) and sixteen priority areas applying to the holding company and all of its business lines. It focuses on expanding partnerships with international financial institutions and industry leaders, enhancing our ESG performance and providing space for all stakeholders to engage with sustainability in unique, innovative and creative ways; aligning all companies and departments towards the same goals."

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Scoring - 10 Points

Objectives: Extent to which a clear breakdown of the targets that were set to achieve throughout the project, including reference to the impact this has had on the organisation and external party are provided.

Question

Provide a clear breakdown of the targets you set to achieve through your project, including reference to the impact you expected on your organisation and any external party.

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

Based on our first group-wide materiality assessment, we have identified core material topics that are fundamental to the existence and success of every company within the holding, as well as our impact on achieving the UN Sustainable Development goals. The strategy’s four pillars are each based on four of those material topics, tackling governance, economic, social, and environmental targets. The action framework has been designed across three levels of impact – internal operations, our value chain, and the broader impacts beyond our direct engagements, such as the choices we promote.

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Scoring - 20 Points

Impacts & results: Extent to which details are provided on how the project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as the organisation, team & the stakeholders

Question

How does this project fit within your overall sustainability goals and ambitions?

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

Our material topics were conceptualised and reframed in a strategic and future-oriented way to reflect our vision, stakeholder expectations, regulatory developments and market trends. This resulted in core pillars and priorities to guide the rest of our group's 80+-year sustainability journey.

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Provide details on how your project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as your organisation, your team & your stakeholders if relevant.

Answer Future Architectural Glass LLC g

Our business has been identified to be linked to all SDGs, with strongest direct links to SDGs 6, 7, 8, 9 & 11 and strongest indirect links to 12, 13, 16 & 17, and observable links to all other SDGs. Our contribution to each of the SDGs is rooted in the ongoing development of our portfolio with a focus on ensuring our business development aligns with what is good for society at large; which is further characterised by this strategy, adhering to our values of quality, integrity, reliability and innovation. Through the gained capacities and expertise, as well as the strong network of partners, we have been able to participate in some of the most exciting milestones of regional sustainability transitions shaping the sustainable infrastructure of tomorrow. This strategy will help build upon this success by offering more chances for our people to grow to their fullest potential.

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Scoring - 30 Points

Supporting evidence: Extent to which details are provided for supporting documents and a clear summary of metrics relating to impacts & results, base case metrics that are relevant to the project.

Question

When was the strategy or policy signed off?

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

10/12/2022

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Who was the strategy or policy signed off by?

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

C-suite department head

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Did you partner with a third party to implement this project?

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

Yes

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Which solution provider/ company did you work with to achieve this?

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

Masader (Environmental & Energy Services)

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Scoring - 15 Points

Team engagement: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Details on number of staff involved in project.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how your team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Please include details of number of staff involved.

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

In addition to collaborating with a specialized consultant in creating this new strategy, we also sought the feedback from the CEOs across the group on the sustainability strategy. Furthermore, 30 other focal points were assigned, comprised of key personnel in strategic departments across the group. We also conducted multiple capacity building sessions with those focal points to administer the necessary ESG & carbon footprint assessments. Finally, the business sustainability department also engages with young staff members who support the implementation of the strategy on a voluntary basis.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Future implications & brief strategy: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the participant will move forward with the specific project, and its longand short-term implications if known.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how you will move forward with this specific project, its future (short-term & long-term) implications if known. Please include metrics where appropriate.

Answer Hassan Allam Holding

This strategy is a starting point for action, requiring new decisions to be taken, improved policies to be adopted, and coherent processes to be implemented. Over the next few years, we aim to conduct further in-depth studies across our group of companies, and launch new initiatives to support each of the priority areas and ambitious sustainability targets. In the short-term, laying the grounds for yearly ESG assessments, and launching our green financing framework, while focusing on transforming our operations across all business lines to be more sustainable in the long-term.

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Kiklos Architects

United Arab Emirates

Scoring - 5 Points

Background of organisation, values and goals: Extent to which a brief overview of the background of the organisation, the core values, how these relate to ESG & why the organisation aims to be involved in ESG are provided.

Question

Provide a brief overview of the background of your organisation, and how and why your organisation aims to be involved in ESG.

Answer Kiklos Architects

kiklos architects is a Boutique Architectural and Interior Design Studio, where our clients have their daily lives touched by the solutions our designs enable. We are committed to the sustainable economic development of our business, our community and, the world we will leave for our children.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Summary of project: Extent to which a clear summary is provided on the project outlining the objectives, impacts & results as well as the benefits this has had to the organisation & particular team involved in the project.

Question

Provide a clear summary of your project outlining the objectives as well as the benefits this has had to your organisation and particular team involved in the project.

Answer Kiklos Architects

"kiklos architects has developed and implemented a comprehensive set of policies to its operation, covering basics ranging from the Employee Handbook, Health and Safety Policy and Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, and expanding towards Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Supplier Diversity, Human Rights and Whistleblower Policy, on top of the policies linked to our QEMS. All the policies (with the exception of the Employee Handbook) are publicly available on our website. Additionally, we have signed and been accepted as participants of the UN Global Compact, reinforcing our public commitment."

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Scoring - 10 Points

Objectives: Extent to which a clear breakdown of the targets that were set to achieve throughout the project, including reference to the impact this has had on the organisation and external party are provided.

Question

Provide a clear breakdown of the targets you set to achieve through your project, including reference to the impact you expected on your organisation and any external party.

Answer Kiklos Architects

"By establishing clear and unambiguous policies, publicly available, kiklos architects reaffirms its commitment towards clear and ethical business practices, as well as its commitment to a safe, healthy, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. It is also a strong statement to all of our stakeholders (Clients, Employees, Suppliers, Partners, etc.) of our unequivocal beliefs in a fair and just workplace, where human values come before “profit at all costs”, where our employees, clients, partners, suppliers and every other stakeholder are recognized and valued."

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Scoring - 20 Points

Impacts & results: Extent to which details are provided on how the project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as the organisation, team & the stakeholders

Question

How does this project fit within your overall sustainability goals and ambitions?

Answer Kiklos Architects

Much like in the other categories, we chose to implement a wide range of policies to steer our business towards high levels of sustainability, governance and compliance, so that we can grown in a fully sustainable manner and "future proof" our organization.

Question

Provide details on how your project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as your organisation, your team & your stakeholders if relevant.

Answer Kiklos Architects

"By setting clear procedures and limits to our business practices, we are able to be clearly identified by all of our stakeholders as an organization who values high levels of ethics and cherishes business relationships with like-minded companies and, moreover, who will, in due course, demand similar behavior and practices of those stakeholders we have business relationships with. Our acceptance as participants of the UN Global Compact also further signals to our stakeholders our clear commitment to fostering a sustainable business, in line with the UN Global Compact’s vision and SDGs targets."

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Scoring - 30 Points

Supporting evidence: Extent to which details are provided for supporting documents and a clear summary of metrics relating to impacts & results, base case metrics that are relevant to the project.

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When was the strategy or policy signed off?

Answer Kiklos Architects

7/31/2022

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Who was the strategy or policy signed off by?

Answer Kiklos Architects

Managing Director

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Did you partner with a third party to implement this project?

Answer Kiklos Architects

No

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Scoring - 15 Points

Team engagement: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Details on number of staff involved in project.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how your team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Please include details of number of staff involved.

Answer Kiklos Architects

The project was spearheaded by our Managing Director, Leonardo Herman, however the draft policies received suggestions from the other members of the team, as well as peer reviews from professionals within and outside the Industry, and were adjusted accordingly prior to their initial publication.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Future implications & brief strategy: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the participant will move forward with the specific project, and its longand short-term implications if known.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how you will move forward with this specific project, its future (short-term & long-term) implications if known. Please include metrics where appropriate.

Answer Kiklos Architects

"As the policies are live documents and subject to continuous revisions and updates, there is a constant improvement and expansion mindset involved in the process. We intend to be continuously aware and compliant with all current and future requirements, especially the expected ESG metrics to become a norm within the UAE throughout this decade. In accordance with the UN Global Compacts requirements, we are also required to submit our COP on a yearly basis, which will clearly state and report our contributions and advancements as a sustainable business."

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Rakiza Fund

oman

Scoring - 5 Points

Background of organisation, values and goals: Extent to which a brief overview of the background of the organisation, the core values, how these relate to ESG & why the organisation aims to be involved in ESG are provided.

Question

Provide a brief overview of the background of your organisation, and how and why your organisation aims to be involved in ESG.

Answer Rakiza Fund

"Rakiza is an infrastructure fund, investing in sectors such as utilities, renewables, ports & logistics, and digital & social infrastructure, in Oman and KSA. ESG is integrated throughout the investment lifecycle, during screening, due diligence and asset management, aiming to enhance ESG value."

Please enter a number less than or equal to 5.

Scoring - 10 Points

Summary of project: Extent to which a clear summary is provided on the project outlining the objectives, impacts & results as well as the benefits this has had to the organisation & particular team involved in the project.

Question

Provide a clear summary of your project outlining the objectives as well as the benefits this has had to your organisation and particular team involved in the project.

Answer Rakiza Fund

Rakiza's Responsible Investment Policy aims to integrate ESG throughout the whole investment process, from screening, to due diligence, to reporting, asset management and exit. The Policy introduces an action plan to address any ESG issue, and robust mechanisms to enhance overall ESG performance and create long-term value. The Policy outlines the positive contribution towards sustainability goals which are relevant to Rakiza’s target markets and sectors. This includes strengthening corporate governance, contributing to sustainable economic growth, building resilient infrastructure

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Scoring - 10 Points

Objectives: Extent to which a clear breakdown of the targets that were set to achieve throughout the project, including reference to the impact this has had on the organisation and external party are provided.

Question

Provide a clear breakdown of the targets you set to achieve through your project, including reference to the impact you expected on your organisation and any external party.

Answer Rakiza Fund

"The targets include positive and exclusion targets. In the positive environmental targets, we aim to integrate renewable energy, increase utility efficiency, prevent pollution and manage waste. Socially, we will involve local communities, enhance health and safety and prohibit child labour and discrimination. The policy introduces minority-shareholder rights and robust corporate governance systems. We would also exclude investment activities such as asbestos, tobacco, coal, harmful fishing, and radioactive materials."

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Scoring - 20 Points

Impacts & results: Extent to which details are provided on how the project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as the organisation, team & the stakeholders

Question

How does this project fit within your overall sustainability goals and ambitions?

Answer Rakiza Fund

The Policy is the first step to govern the framework of all ESG related activities and actions conducted by the Fund and its portfolio companies. The Policy will support us in assessing and improving performance in Rakiza's portfolio level.

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Provide details on how your project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as your organisation, your team & your stakeholders if relevant.

Answer Rakiza Fund

"Rakiza is one of the leading ESG-driven funds regionally, and one of the first institutes in Oman to develop a full-fledged ESG framework. Rakiza has been able to enhance ESG performance of contractors and suppliers for greenfield projects, by implementing rigorous ESG requirements and increasing ESG weightage when evaluating construction tenders. (Snapshot from Sample report attached) The Policy has also enabled the Fund's team to seek ESG issues immediately and to mitigate them. Further, the portfolio companies' management teams now seek to constantly report any incidents or major ESG issues, in addition to conducting ESG issues."

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Scoring - 30 Points

Supporting evidence: Extent to which details are provided for supporting documents and a clear summary of metrics relating to impacts & results, base case metrics that are relevant to the project.

Question

When was the strategy or policy signed off?

Answer Rakiza Fund

4/13/2022

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Who was the strategy or policy signed off by?

Answer Rakiza Fund

Investment Committee and ESG Committee

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Did you partner with a third party to implement this project?

Answer Rakiza Fund

Yes

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Which solution provider/ company did you work with to achieve this?

Answer Rakiza Fund

ERM

Please enter a number less than or equal to 30.

Scoring - 15 Points

Team engagement: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Details on number of staff involved in project.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how your team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Please include details of number of staff involved.

Answer Rakiza Fund

Setting up the Policy included inputs from all different teams at Rakiza, mainly the Investment Team, as they will be factoring in ESG inputs into the assessment of any investment opportunity and throughout the asset management period. The overall team involved included over 20 employees of Rakiza's co-managers. Further, ERM, a global ESG consultant, supported us in developing the Policy, as subject-matter experts, especially within the sustainable infrastructure field.

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Scoring - 10 Points

Future implications & brief strategy: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the participant will move forward with the specific project, and its longand short-term implications if known.

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The Policy is key into managing ESG performance of the Fund's investments, over the next 10 years. Rakiza will continue developing the supporting toolkit, which include assessment and monitoring tools. Rakiza will also continue assessing the ESG landscape to be able to update the Policy accordingly, as ESG requirements continue developing.

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Al Dahra Group LLC

United Arab Emirates

Scoring - 5 Points

Background of organisation, values and goals: Extent to which a brief overview of the background of the organisation, the core values, how these relate to ESG & why the organisation aims to be involved in ESG are provided.

Question

Provide a brief overview of the background of your organisation, and how and why your organisation aims to be involved in ESG.

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

Al Dahra is a prominent multinational leader in agribusiness, specializing in the cultivation, production and trading of animal feed and essential food commodities and end-to-end supply chain management. Serving a large customer base spanning the Government and Commercial sectors.

Please enter a number less than or equal to 5.

Scoring - 10 Points

Summary of project: Extent to which a clear summary is provided on the project outlining the objectives, impacts & results as well as the benefits this has had to the organisation & particular team involved in the project.

Question

Provide a clear summary of your project outlining the objectives as well as the benefits this has had to your organisation and particular team involved in the project.

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

"1. REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE -Regenerative and Climate Smart Agriculture on 50% of our land by 2030; 2. DIGITAL FARMING - Adopt Digital Farming and operational process automation by 100% by 2030; 3. CARBON FARMING - Remove Carbon from Atmosphere & Carbon Farming on 50% of land by 2030; 4. RENEWABLE ENERGY - Adopt Green energy, hydrogen based energy, energy efficiency and use alternate fuel sources by 25% by 2030; 5. GREEN FERTILIZER - Adopt Microbial & green fertilizer by 50 % by 2030; 6. CIRCULAR ECONOMY - Adopt Circular model for organic waste and reduce use of virgin material by 100%"

Please enter a number less than or equal to 10.

Scoring - 10 Points

Objectives: Extent to which a clear breakdown of the targets that were set to achieve throughout the project, including reference to the impact this has had on the organisation and external party are provided.

Question

Provide a clear breakdown of the targets you set to achieve through your project, including reference to the impact you expected on your organisation and any external party.

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

"The team involved in the project is as under 1. Stuart Donald - Farming Division Head - Project Sponsor 2. Samin Khan - Global Director Enterprise Risk & ESG - Project Lead 3. Sanae Elouahidi - ESG Specialist - Project Manager"

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Scoring - 20 Points

Impacts & results: Extent to which details are provided on how the project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as the organisation, team & the stakeholders

Question

How does this project fit within your overall sustainability goals and ambitions?

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

Al Dahra Group has outlined its long term strategy on climate change which outlines future direction of Al Dahra and key areas of focus with an objective of managing climatic risks, reduce emission, reverse emissions, adopt new technology and respond to new business opporuntities & consumer demand.

Question

Provide details on how your project has benefitted the sustainability realm as well as your organisation, your team & your stakeholders if relevant.

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

The strategy would be implemented starting 2023.

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Scoring - 30 Points

Supporting evidence: Extent to which details are provided for supporting documents and a clear summary of metrics relating to impacts & results, base case metrics that are relevant to the project.

Question

When was the strategy or policy signed off?

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

9/30/2022

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Who was the strategy or policy signed off by?

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

CEO

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Did you partner with a third party to implement this project?

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

Yes

Question

Which solution provider/ company did you work with to achieve this?

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

Agreena Carbon

Please enter a number less than or equal to 30.

Scoring - 15 Points

Team engagement: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Details on number of staff involved in project.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how your team & stakeholders collaborated to drive & implement your project or initiative. Please include details of number of staff involved.

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

"I will briefly summarize the work that have been completed so far in last 6 months, internally on ESG & Climate Change Strategy with support from EBRD bank / ADQ: 1. ESG & Climate change strategy is based on TCFD framework; 2. Strategy is benchmarked against industry leaders like Nestle, PepsiCo, Lantmannen and other big players; 3. EU green deal regulations are considered while finalizing KPI / targets; 4. EU Eco Schemes are considered while finalizing KPI / targets; 5. AD Group GHG scope 1 and scope 2 emissions have been considered while finalizing KPI / targets;"

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Scoring - 10 Points

Future implications & brief strategy: Extent to which a clear overview is provided on how the participant will move forward with the specific project, and its longand short-term implications if known.

Question

Provide a brief overview of how you will move forward with this specific project, its future (short-term & long-term) implications if known. Please include metrics where appropriate.

Answer Al Dahra Group LLC

Please refer to attachment for details. Its explained in a very comprehensive way from page 51 onwards.

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