QDVC organised its annual Iftar gathering on April 12 2022 at St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, for all its employees. The annual Iftar reception serves as an informal setting to establish better relations socially among the employees and management while practicing the spirit of sharing and solidarity.
In March 2022, the global union federation Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) confirms the commitment made by QDVC and VINCI to ensure workers’ rights during the follow-up audit in Qatar (October 2021).
In August 2020, QDVC has decided to enroll in the VINCI Environmental Ambition2030 and has shared the objectives of greenhouse gas reductions along with the quantification and reporting methodology. In February 2022, the greenhouse gas emissions’ reduction targets set by VINCI was approved by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi). This body validates that the quantification of emissions complies with international methodologies and that our targets are aligned with a “Well below 2 degrees” trajectory. These targets being to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 40% for the scopes 1 & 2 andby 20% for the scope 3(upstream and downstream).
In January 2022, AFNOR has taken a favorable decision for the renewal of QDVC ISO certification (9001, 14001 and 45001) related to our QHSE system of management. QDVC ISO Certificate is valid until December 2024.
To celebrate women’s achievement, QDVC has organized a women’s day lunch on Tuesday, 8th of March 2022. The aim of this event is to raise awareness of women’s rights and to achieve equal opportunity status in all walks of life.