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Canon Emirates, a leader in imaging solutions, has been re-certified to the ISO 14001 environmental management standard following an external environment audit reporting no ‘non-conformities’. The recertification highlights Canon’s ongoing commitment to meet all applicable environmental regulations while continuously improving its environmental performance in the local community.
The internationally recognised ISO 14001 standard, to which more than 800 Canon sites worldwide are certified, is a strong reflection of the successful integration of environmentally responsible practices across all aspects of the business. The Canon Group is one of very few organisations that has achieved consolidated ISO 14001 certification covering all operations globally.
Shadi Bakhour, General Manager, Canon Emirates said: “At Canon, we aim to reduce the environmental impact of our products throughout their lifecycle from design concept to end of life. In 2014, our goal was to improve…Continue
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, and Bee’ah, the Sharjah Environment Co., the Middle East’s leading and award-winning fully integrated environmental and waste management company, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement.
The MoU will have Air Arabia and Bee’ah collaborate and share knowledge and expertise in a number of key areas relating to both commercial activities and corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects. As part of its dedication to the environment, Air Arabia will work with Bee'ah to enhance its green credentials, augmenting its programme of recycling and waste disposal. It is anticipated that the…Continue
As a global energy supplier, RasGas is committed to making a difference in the lives of the communities where it lives and works, in Qatar and abroad, through its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes. As part of its ongoing CSR programme, RasGas and KOGAS held a special event to mark the opening of the ‘Moonlight Children’s Park’ at Dong-gu District in Daegu Metropolitan City following the completion of the renovation of the park facilities. The renovation of ‘Moonlight Children’s Park’ included a relaxation area for senior citizens, installing sports equipment for residents and upgrading the children’s playground facilities.
“RasGas has a long standing partnership with KOGAS to meet the energy requirements of South Korea. On behalf of RasGas Chief Executive Officer, Hamad Rashid Al-Mohannadi, RasGas is very proud and honoured to take such partnership even further by jointly launching this CSR campaign with KOGAS for the residents and children of Daegu…Continue
In recognition of its numerous philanthropic initiatives and its role as one of leading financial institutions in the field of CSR, Bank Sohar has received the distinguished Tatweej Academy’s ‘Golden Order of Merit in the field of CSR’ at the recently held Tatweej – Arab Leaders and Leading Organizations Grand Finale Ceremony 2014. This award marks the third that the Bank has received this year alone for its CSR efforts, having previously won the ‘Green Campaign of the Year’ award for its previous year-long environment awareness campaign ‘Saving Water, Electricity… And Our Planet’ at the ‘Oman Green Award 2014’ as well as being named the ‘Most Socially Responsible Bank Oman 2014’ by UK based International Finance Magazine (IFM).
The prestigious award was handed over to the Bank at a glittering event held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The event was held under the patronage of H.E. ENG. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy in the UAE.…Continue
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