CSR Middle East, CSR dedicated platform with 2,285 corporate members in the Middle East.

One stop source for Corporate Social Responsibility news, events, jobs, reports, directories, etc.

We believe the importance of CSR, join us today! 

Latest Updates

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…

Continue

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…

Continue

3% of net profit is spent on CSR by publicly traded companies

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

New research and analysis by the Arab Advisors Group analyzes 56 companies that are traded on the first market in the Amman Stock Exchange. During 2013, the companies spent JOD 27.3 million on CSR, up by 1% over 2012, in which the same companies spent JOD 27 million.

New research and analysis by the Arab Advisors Group focuses on CSR expenditure by the first market companies listed on the Amman Stock Exchange. The companies spent 2.9% of their net profit on CSR expenditure in 2013, while the companies have spent 2.6% of net profit on CSR expenditure in 2012.

The new report, “CSR Expenditure of Public Shareholding Companies” was released to Arab Advisors Group’s telecoms strategic research service subscribers on June 11, 2014. This report can be purchased from the Arab Advisors Group for only US$ 950. The report -which has 58 pages and 36 detailed exhibits- analyzes the CSR expenditure of 56 companies.

“The highest 5 CSR spenders were the Arab Bank, Arab Potash…

Continue

Dulsco and Groupon join forces to provide free medical checkups for 1000 workers in UAE

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

Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, in association with Groupon has launched a campaign called ‘Gift a free medical check-up for a worker’. This charity campaign was launched to help workers monitor their health. Around 1000 workers in UAE are expected to benefit from this campaign.

Dulsco has a state-of-the-art medical clinic that offers comprehensive medical services to private and corporate patients in the UAE. Conveniently located in Al Quoz, the clinic provides quality health services at an affordable price with the assistance of a team of renowned medical practitioners. The clinic has facilities which include a laboratory, radiology centres, pharmacy, and much more and is touted as one of the best out-patient medical centres in Dubai.

To ensure workers take appropriate health measures, especially during summer, Dulsco and Groupon have joined forces to set up a unique CSR driven initiative. Groupon users can help…

Continue

Members

Forum

CSR in Lebanon

Let's discuss and share CSR news, projects and plans in Lebanon.

Started by CSR Middle East Mar 26, 2011.

CSR in Algeria

Let's discuss and share CSR news, projects and plans in Algeria.

Started by CSR Middle East Mar 26, 2011.

CSR in Iraq

Let's discuss and share CSR news, projects and plans in Iraq.

Started by CSR Middle East Mar 26, 2011.

CSR in Iran

Let's discuss and share CSR news, projects and plans in Iran.

Started by CSR Middle East Mar 26, 2011.

The first CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility - المسؤولية الاجتماعية للشركات- Sustainability) Platform of the Middle East region since 2005

 
 
 

© 2014   Created by Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gul.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service