Jordan Kuwait Bank First Bank to Achieve ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Certifications for Sustainability and Workplace Safety

Jul 30, 2023

Jordan Kuwait Bank has successfully obtained the ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certifications from TÜV Austria. The CEO of the bank, Haethum Buttikhi, received the ISO certifications from Mohammad Najjar, the CEO of TÜV Austria Jordan, after fulfilling all the requirements for success and obtaining official accreditation from the company authorized to grant these certifications. This reinforces the bank's commitment to environmental sustainability and workplace safety. These prestigious certifications reflect its steadfast commitment to maintaining the highest standards of excellence in all aspects of its operations.

ISO 14001 is an internationally recognized certification related to Jordan Kuwait Bank's proactive approach to reducing its environmental impact. The bank has demonstrated its commitment to preserving the environment, reducing waste, and promoting responsible resource management through the rigorous implementation of sustainable practices and resource conservation initiatives. This certification underscores the bank's strong sense of social responsibility and dedication to sustainable development.

In addition, Jordan Kuwait Bank has obtained ISO 45001 certification, which reaffirms its commitment to prioritizing the health and safety of employees, suppliers, and all stakeholders. Through the implementation of effective systems and processes, the bank has enhanced a safe and healthy working environment, ensuring the well-being of its employees at all times. This certification highlights the proactive approach to risk management, accident prevention, and continuous improvement in occupational health and safety practices.

CEO Haethum Buttikhi stated, "The success in obtaining ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certifications is a significant achievement for Jordan Kuwait Bank. It serves as a testament to the collective efforts and unwavering dedication of every member of the bank, reinforcing our commitment to excellence and the bank's position as a responsible industry leader in banking, continuous improvement, innovation, and the pursuit of sustainable solutions. We see it as a starting point and motivation for further environmental sustainability and workplace safety progress."