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Rawabi Holding plans to launch its 5th Talent Exhibit as CSR drives expand in 2014

Posted by CSR Middle East on August 29, 2014 at 11:53am 0 Comments

Rawabi Holding has disclosed plans to launch the fifth Rawabi Talent Exhibit (RTE) this November as part of the company’s sustained efforts to further enhance its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The RTE, held annually, will shed light on a number of career paths available to youth through expert volunteers who serve as role models on account of their successful job story. The exhibit will also host local motivational speakers to inspire the youth by setting an example with their success stories, providing them with clear insights into their future and facilitating the discovery of their hidden potential.

For this year, Rawabi Holding has drawn up a specific objective of achieving, completing and integrating the Group’s CSR programs in several cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

With a strong sense of responsibility to the communities in which it operates, the Group, since its founding more than three decades ago, has relentlessly launched…

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Agility's GCC SERVICES Receives CSR Award From Arab Organization for Social Responsibility

Posted by CSR Middle East on August 25, 2014 at 5:05pm 0 Comments

Agility's GCC SERVICES subsidiary has received the Golden Award of Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility from the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility.

GCC SERVICES was honored at the fourth annual awards ceremony, held recently in Dubai, for promoting Corporate Social Responsibility among local communities. The event recognizes public and private sector organizations for outstanding, proactive social responsibility efforts that have helped communities in the Arab world.

In bestowing the award, the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility cited GCC SERVICES' programs that offer certified training for local employees in places such as Darfur and Iraq, providing them with a globally recognized certificate as well as confidence and hope for a better future. In addition, the programs also hire local workers, utilize local suppliers, and create facilities that can be used by the community at the end of a…

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ENOC’s Ramadan CSR campaigns make positive influence on thousands of people

Posted by CSR Middle East on August 13, 2014 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives rolled out by Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) during the Holy Month of Ramadan have positively influenced thousands of people, with the ongoing ‘Human Fuel’ campaign continuing to raise funds to address global poverty.

The highlight of the CSR activities of ENOC during Ramadan was its contribution of AED 3 million to the UAE Water Aid initiative (UAE Suqia), launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to provide access for 5 million people around the world to fresh drinking water.

ENOC also supported the Iftar meal distribution by HH Princess Haya bint Al Hussain Centre for three days at four service stations by providing more than 1,200 Iftar meals. Additionally, 121,000 Iftar packs comprising dates, water and prayer beads were distributed for free to motorists at all ENOC/EPPCO service stations 30 minutes before Iftar, in…

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Investment in wellness programmes to yield ‘healthy’ returns for companies

Posted by CSR Middle East on August 3, 2014 at 10:11am 0 Comments

Investment in corporate wellness programmes is one of the most effective ways to improve business performance, a research report conducted by MEED has revealed.

The results of the study suggested that companies could see as much as 300% return on investment on money spent on corporate wellness initiatives.

“It is very important to recognise the cost-benefit relationship associated with wellness programmes,” said Maisaa Nasrallah, a senior health, safety and environment (HSE) Consultant and IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety & Health) UAE, Branch Chair. While upfront it appears as a cost, studies show that for every Dhs1 spent on a wellness programme, Dhs4 are saved in absenteeism, employee turnover and productivity,” she added.

Nasrallah was joined by other experts in urging companies in the UAE to set up wellness programmes. “If you do not care about employee wellbeing issues today, you will lose your assets (employees), which could affect business…

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