Engie Cofely wins Education & Development Initiative 2020
The firm launched U-Camp, a week-long learning experience that brings together its employees from different regional entities
The Education & Development Initiative 2020 award went to Engie Cofely. Engie Cofely launched U-Learn platform and U-Camp. U-Learn is its flexible online learning platform, encouraging employees to develop their skills by allowing them to train wherever and whenever in different languages. U-Camp is a week-long learning experience that brings together its employees from different regional entities.
Vincent Montanet, chief business development officer, Engie Solutions (Engie Cofely), said: “Our industry is about long term client engagement delivered by people; our people are therefore core to our success and reciprocally, as a leading company, we allocate substantial investment in ensuring employee development to sustain long term careers. Our group education platform creates a unique learning experience, making a common commitment to strengthening the sense of belonging, increasing performance, and accelerating transformation for our employees.
“At Engie Solutions, we firmly believe in empowering our employees by giving them the tools needed to grow and develop their skills. Delivering services 24/7 to our clients across the most critical sectors requires skills and experience, added to our investment in technological and digital developments we provide unparalleled opportunities to develop our regional staff, encouraging knowledge sharing and professional development.”
Emrill won the highly commended award. The firm launched Khibra -- a work placement programme for Emirati students. The learning experience transformed students into advocates of best practice in FM, enabling them to apply learning that is compliant with the law, health, safety and environmental regulations, promoting professional and ethical practice.
Sam Emery, CFO, Emrill, said: “We’re proud to be recognised for Khibra, which seeks to transform Emirati students into facilities management advocates, who will promote professional and ethical best practice. By immersing aspiring young Emirati engineers in Emrill’s culture, we seek to assist them in their transition into the workplace and increase their employment opportunities through work experience.”