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تفعيل مساهمة البنوك في المسؤولية الاجتماعية بالتصنيف والحوافز

Posted by CSR Middle East on April 21, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

اتفق المشاركون في ندوة «عكاظ» بعنوان «مشاركة البنوك في التنمية والمسؤولية الاجتماعية»، على وجود قصور في دور البنوك تجاه المسؤولية الاجتماعية والتنمية المستدامة للمجتمع، وذلك بالمقارنة بنسبة ربحيتها الكبيرة التي بلغت 73 مليار ريال العام الماضي، بتأكيد ولي ولي العهد النائب الثاني لرئيس مجلس الوزراء الأمير مقرن بن عبدالعزيز، أن البنوك مقلة في دعم الفقراء، وتشديد سموه على ضرورة مساهمتها في خدمة المجتمع، مشيرين إلى أن إلزام البنوك بتحديد نسبة 1 في المئة من صافي أرباحها تخصص لبرامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية؛ سيساهم في تفعيل مسؤولية البنوك الاجتماعية تجاه المجتمع، داعين إلى إيجاد إدارة متخصصة داخل الشركات والبنوك لتحويل المبادرات الاجتماعية من أعمال عشوائية إلى عمل مؤسساتي، يأتي ذلك فيما تناولت الندوة ثلاثة محاور أولها مقارنة ربحية القطاع البنكي بمساهماته في التنمية وخدمة المجتمع، إضافة إلى تشخيص برامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية وخدمة المجتمع للبنوك، إلى جانب دور مؤسسة النقد في إلزام ومتابعة…

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ENOC Puts Spotlight on Sustainability Initiatives and RFID Technology at WETEX 2014

Posted by CSR Middle East on April 20, 2014 at 5:24pm 0 Comments

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) is putting the spotlight on its sustainable development initiatives and its advanced technology introductions such as the Vehicle Identification Pass (ViP), a radio frequency identification (RFID)/ and vehicle identification (VID)-based fuel retailing system, at the 16thWater, Energy, Technology & Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2014 to be held from April 14 to 16 at the Dubai International Convention Centre.

A Strategic Sponsor of the event, ENOC is highlighting its wide array of activities that support environmental sustainability and promote energy use efficiency in line with the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030 announced by the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy. ENOC is also highlighting its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives at WETEX, particularly with a focus on integrating technology and sustainability for the welfare of future generations. 

Saeed Khoory, CEO of ENOC and Board Member of the…

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Strategic CSR: Linking Socially Responsible Initiatives To Business Objectives

Posted by CSR Middle East on April 13, 2014 at 9:40am 0 Comments

Connecting CSR initiatives with business objectives will create shared value for companies and society, says Jeanette Teh, assistant professor of Business Administration, American University in Dubai

The pervasive use of “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) today is rapidly turning it into a buzzword. While some companies are genuinely interested in helping orphans or reducing their carbon footprint, others are merely engaging in CSR to enhance their corporate image or to appease customers, investors, and other stakeholders.

Despite corporations’ increasing involvement in CSR, however, these initiatives are generally unconnected to their organisational business strategy. This means that companies…

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Omantel launches its second Sustainability Report 2013

Posted by CSR Middle East on April 10, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Omantel, the leading integrated communication services provider issued its annual "Sustainability Report" 2013 under the theme 'Your World, Your Oman'. The report reflects Omantel transparency and commitment towards different stakeholders and highlights the economic, social and environmental activities and efforts carried out by the Company during 2013.

The report, which is the issued for the second year to coincide with the Annual General Meeting of the Company, provides a comprehensive overview of the achievements made by Omantel over the past year.

Commenting on the launch of the Sustainability Report 2013 , Laila Mohammed al Wahaibiyah, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility at Omantel said "The launch of the second…

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SABIC wins GCC-CSR’s top social responsibility performer award

Posted by CSR Middle East on April 9, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) received the 2014 GCC-CSR Award for being the best performing corporate social responsibility (CSR) company in the Gulf region, reflecting the company’s long experience in community service and its commitment to conduct business ethically. 

The award was presented to SABIC during the Second GCC-Corporate Social Responsibility Conference 2014 in Abu Dhabi on April 1, with the support of Sheikha Fatmah bint Mubarak, chairperson of the General Women's Union and Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al-Nahyan, minister of culture, youth, and social development, opened the conference.

SABIC Vice Chairman and CEO Mohamed Al-Mady expressed his pride over this recognition,…

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Viva Kuwait sponsors KREATE Initiative

Posted by CSR Middle East on April 5, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Viva Kuwait has announced its sponsorship of the KREATE initiative's activities, organized by Bayt Lothan. Viva said it will also be participating in Bayt Lothan's activities in 2014. The multidisciplinary exhibition showcases different talents from various artistic fields, from painting and graphic design, and from artisan jewelry to photography. Bayt Lothan organized the KREATE initiative as part of its ongoing community projects aimed at highlighting local entrepreneurs and supporting the local Kuwaiti art scene. Viva's sponsorship falls under its corporate social responsibility strategy of supporting all youth-related activities. 

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