Our Approach

At GIG Gulf, we believe that in order to protect the moments that matter most for our employees, customers and communities, we need to work together to continuously grow stronger. This means sharing our passion, knowledge, perspectives and experiences to create an environment where every voice matters and where diversity is celebrated. By taking responsibility for our actions, and encouraging each other to fulfil our potential, we are able to make a difference every day.  
Our CR strategy has 5 broad aims:

  1. To maintain strong ethics
  2. To manage our environmental impact
  3. To support the local community
  4. To encourage staff to be active members of society
  5. To work in partnership to educate and inform society

Our Key Focus Areas

  1. Environment – We leverage our business to help the world be better prepared to face climate risk, contribute to a greener/safer environment and taking tactical measures to reduce our own carbon footprint. 
  2. Physical & Mental Wellbeing – We partner with our customers to promote healthy lifestyles and develop their health prevention measures, with screenings and check-ups to help them track their health.
  3. Individual & Community Development – We foster a leadership culture and accompany our people to unleash their confidence and help them achieve their goals, grow, increase and share knowledge through workshops, tools and programmes.
  4. Philanthropy – We aspire to empower people to do the right thing, support vulnerable populations, work towards a more inclusive world and support charities and social initiatives that focus on giving back to society.


Our Achievements

Our initiatives and achievements at a glance:

  • Removed plastic from all office pantries to reduce waste, installed aerators & flow reducers to taps to reduce water consumption.
  • Incorporated Solar Panels on our new Bahrain Bay Headquarter office.
  • Conversion of lighting in all offices to more energy efficient LED Lighting. 
  • Decreased our printed paper usage through digitalisation of policy booklets.
  • Introduction of 100% recycled office paper for printing and reduction of internal printing through printer controls, paper recycling stations.
  • Dismantled and Recycled of IT assets through green certified vendors.
  • Distributed 1,000 COVID-19 kits to children and their families in India and 1,000 food parcels to blue collar male and female workers in the region.
  • Created handmade toys for refugee children, distributed new toys to sick children in hospitals, conducted blood donations.
  • Organised beach cleaning, tree planting activities, environment awareness campaigns.
  • Supported regional charities: Bahrain Cancer Society, Al Noor Centre, Make a Wish, Dar Al Bar, Qatar Red Crescent, Rashid Centre for People of Determination, Bahrain Lions Club, etc.
  • Sponsored and participated in regional events: Dubai Green Run, Iftar with Al Tareq Rehabilitation & Autism Centre, Saeed Prevention Centre, etc.
  • Donated $100,000 to support our colleagues who have been impacted by the Ukraine crisis.

And so much more…

Through such initiatives, corporate funding and more, we ensure that GIG’s commitment to corporate social responsibility stays strong and that all employees receive the opportunity and encouragement to give back to society.