UFM continuously seeks to act in a socially responsible manner that positively affects local communities


UFM continuously seeks to act in a socially responsible manner that positively affects local communities, the environment and the well-being of all individuals that interact with UFM services. UFM constantly seeks to be a responsible corporate entity, guided by clearly articulated corporate mission, vision, culture and core values that are defined for its business units to create suitable policies and procedures in accordance with local culture, laws, the operating environment and public interest.



CSR Policy

UFM’s Corporates Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy has a primary objective of providing guidance to employees on the principles that direct the conduct of UFM in relation to the environment and the community. UFM’s business and operational methods reflect its commitment to integrity, community development and sustainability in growth. UFM policies and procedures assert the legal and ethical mandate in promoting fair dealings with customers, partners and competitors. High standard of conduct is continually reinforced to operate with integrity, transparency and ethics.
UFM’s most crucial resources are its employees. UFM is committed to providing a fair and competitive employment environment with opportunities for employees who meet personal performance goals to advance and grow, subject to business needs.
UFM is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all persons. UFM offers fair remuneration based on performance, skills, competitor wages and local fair market value for wages. The company has no tolerance for workplace harassment in any form. UFM hiring policies prohibit the employment of underage staff.
UFM recognizes the environmental impact of its business operations. Minimal compliance for all UFM operating units is to adhere to all current applicable legislation in the countries in which they operate. In addition, UFM policy mandates that UFM Headquarter offices and all major principal managed facilities be ISO 14001and OHSAS 18001 accredited.
UFM is devoted to continual improvement in environmental sustainability, pollution prevention, and resources efficiency, including, water and energy savings.
UFM encourages all stakeholders and employees to accept electronic rather than paper copies of future communications to promote sustainability in the office environment.
UFM supports responsible corporate citizenship by providing charitable donations to a divers set of organizations and charities in Kuwait. UFM encourages the support of local charities with financial and nonfinancial donations related to health, education or sporting activities, including commercial sponsorship and employee volunteering.


Policy Compliance

The CEO has primary responsibility for CSR policy compliance, directors and managers have responsibility for ensuring that the underlying policy commitments are enforced.


UFM CSR initiatives

UFM commitment to CSR is translated into tangible initiatives that have positive impact on the environment, on sustainability and the community.


Examples of CSR initiatives include:

  • Regular awareness sessions for health and safety in workplace focusing on best practices in maintaining a safe working environment. The awareness program targets UFM employees, customers and tenants.
  • UFM Recycling program to promote recycling activities in focusing on elementary schools to reinforce early commitment to the environment by students.
  • Partnering with local environmental organizations to develop seasonal and annual clean-up programs.


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  • Lower the thermostat on your water heater to 120°F

  • Make sure that windows and doors are closed when heating or cooling your home

  • Check the insulation in your attic, exterior and basement walls, ceilings, floors, and crawl spaces

  • Check for air leaks around your walls, ceilings, windows, doors, lighting and plumbing fixtures, switches, and electrical outlets

  • Make sure your appliances and heating and cooling systems are properly maintained

  • Use sensors, dimmers, or timers to reduce lighting use

  • Set your programmable thermostat as low as is comfortable in the winter and as high as is comfortable in the summer

  • Clean or replace filters on furnaces and air conditioners once a month or as recommended

  • Clean warm-air registers, baseboard heaters, and radiators as needed; make sure they’re not blocked by furniture, carpeting, or drapes

  • Eliminate trapped air from Hot-Water radiators once or twice a season

  • Place heat-resistant radiator reflectors between exterior walls and the radiators

  • Check your ducts for air leaks. First, look for sections that should be joined but have separated and then look for obvious holes

  • Use mastic, butyl tape, foil tape, or other heat-approved tapes to seal your ducts

  • Use appropriate written operating procedure to start up or shut down equipment or installations

  • Do not carry out work if you do not have the right tools for the job and the environment

  • Do not access installations and perform work without wearing general or task-specific personal protective equipment

  • Do not walk under a load while lifting is taking place

  • Do not perform work without checking that the power and product source supply has been rendered inoperative.

  • Do not enter a confined space until isolation has been verified and the atmosphere checked.

  • Do not work at heights without a safety harness when there is no collective protective equipment

  • Report unsafe or hazards conditions

  • Learn what to do and where to get help in an emergency

  • Keep a supportive eye on your co-workers, especially if they are new

  • Wear nonskid shoes when you work in kitchens, outdoors, or any other place where you will commonly be walking on slippery surfaces

  • Never climb on shelving units or storage units to get things. Use only approved ladders

  • Never lean on railings, even if they look solid. They could be improperly secured, and you could fall

  • Never jerk your body around when lifting. You may feel fine after doing this once, but repeated occurrences can easily lead to injury in even the healthiest workers

  • Know where all the fire extinguishers are throughout your worksite and know how to use them

  • Avoid the use of so-called "power strips" whenever possible. They are often prone to overuse and can start a fire if too many appliances are plugged into them

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