Earth Hour @ CSS

The global community has come out in force for Earth Hour as social media has energized and inspired communities across the Middle East, Africa and Europe to unite for a common cause – the protection of the planet. From former war-torn countries to the great cities of Europe, Earth Hour is being celebrated by all walks of life as it offers an hour of inspiration to change our future to one that is sustainable.

Hundreds of people, including government officials, families, children and environmentalists gathered at the foot of the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa. With candles and fluorescent lamps in their hands, young and old took part in the Earth Walk. Under the patronage of Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, the event was organised by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) in association with the Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wide for Nature (EWS-WWF) and the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE).

CSS Group Offices across the world joined hands for this noble cause and switched of the lights and computers for one hour during their prescribed lunch hours making sure that it will not affect the operations whilst contributing to the Earth Hour. In addition, we reiterated that the importance of the Earth Hour is not just intended to turn off lights for one hour every year however; the initiative is intended to draw the attention of people and establishments