Our Approach

PIH’s commitment to CSR is based on the principle that corporate success and social well-being are interdependent and that the long-term interests of our organization are best served by improving its economic, sociocultural and environmental practices. As a responsible corporation, we respect the interests of our stakeholders, employees, customers, suppliers, industry partners and most importantly, the wider community.

Our Commitments

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)


As one of Qatar’s largest companies operating across 5 sectors, we are driven by our purpose to empower change and deliver impact. In 2021, we joined the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Our vision reflects this commitment, creating a brighter future, from Qatar to the world.




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UNGC Company Profile

PIH Letter of Commitment

Committed to the Ten Principles
Power International Holding is committed to establishing a consistent approach to corporate social responsibility within the ten universally accepted principles of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. We are committed to adopting the UN Global Compact and its principles as part of our culture and day-to-day business activities


The Ten UN Principles

Human Rights

Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.


Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.


Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.


Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.


Committed to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, world leaders adopted the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 2030 Agenda, which introduced 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), sets out a transformative plan for people and the planet. It aims to promote shared prosperity, environmental sustainability and progress on sustainable development that leaves no one behind. Our sustainability strategy is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), supporting our aspirations to deliver a significant impact through our operations and engagement with our stakeholders.

Signatory of the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles


Power International Holding (PIH) has signed the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), becoming the first Qatari private-sector company to adopt the framework.

The WEPs encompass seven core principles – high-level corporate leadership; fair treatment without discrimination; employee health, wellbeing and safety; education and training for career advancement; enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices; community initiatives and advocacy; measurement and reporting.


“By joining the WEPs community, Power International Holding bolsters its commitment to gender equality at the highest level, in an effort to work collaboratively as part of multi-stakeholder networks that promote empowering business practices for women.”

Ramez Al-Khayyat, President & GCEO of PIH.

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