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Du has been choosen by the Board of Trustees at Tatweej – Excellence Awards Academy and the Arab Organisation for Social Responsibility as one of the pioneering institutions in the Arab World, in terms of social responsibility.
Hala Badri, Executive Vice President, Brand and Communications, Du, received the honour on behalf of the company at the 7th Prestigious Tatweej Ceremony, held under the patronage and in the presence of H.E. Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy in the United Arab Emirates. Also present at the event was Pierre Moukarzel, President of Tatweej – Excellence Awards Academy, as well as other prominent official public figures and members of Du’s executive management.
During the ceremony, Badri received the Official Scarf Golden…
Wataniya Telecom, The first private telecom operator in Kuwait, announced the final celebration of the successful GulfRun event that was sponsored by the company and concluded in the Kingdom of Bahrain on Bahrain International Circuit from 23-24 of this month. More than 2000 participants and drivers attended the event while 70 cars were registered. The Value of these cars was estimated to more than $ 3 Million. Thanks to the drivers’ accountability, no accidents or injuries were witnessed during the course of the race.
Over the two days when the event was taking place, Racer Sami Haider won the first place and the audienceas well as enthusiasts witnessed many exciting experiences. The event achieved the goal and the both Wataniya and the organizers look forward to more exciting collaboration in the future.
Wataniya Telecom, and with its consecutive 3rd year of sponsoring GulfRun, is aiming at increasing the safety awareness as well as enhancing the level of…Continue
OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, is strengthening efforts to support the community with the launch of ‘Live More,’ its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, aimed at encouraging families in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to adopt healthier lifestyles.
A survey conducted by OSN, found that only six percent of the region participates in exercise, despite 36 percent being worried about serious health issues such as cancer and diabetes. Research also revealed that more than 80 per cent of respondents were concerned about their well-being and wanted companies to play an active role in educating and creating awareness on leading a well balanced lifestyle.
The above findings are in-line with international reports that suggest the Arab world faces some of the highest health risks especially obesity and diabetes. Recent reports reveal that one in nine people in the MENA region are diabetic, according to the…Continue
"Building green economies are the solution for climate change and for sustainable global growth. The practice will rebalance global growth and promote sustainability", says Dr. R. Seetharaman, Group CEO, Doha Bank, the leading private commercial bank in Qatar.
"Sustainable development meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Individuals, Corporates and Economies should contribute to economic growth, social development and environmental protection with the aim of achieving sustainable development," he added.
Dr. Seetharaman was delivering a lecture titled "Sustainable Development for Economies and Corporations" as part of a Monthly Public Dialogue Series held at Georgetown University's Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) in their Education City campus in Doha, Qatar.
"The dimensions of sustainable development include…Continue
It has been great pleasure to work with you for last 9 years. CSR & Sustainability is a great passion for us and we all have witnessed the growth of CSR in our region together.
Today, 2000th member joined to CSR Middle East, which makes us excited to reach another mile-stone at our platform. Our main aim is to promote the heartfelt activities & efforts and contribute to the regional CSR initiatives.
CSR Middle East brings you, the regional;
I would like to thank you for your kind cooperation and hope to meet with all of you at one day by face.
Best of my regards,
Dr. Fatih Mehmet…Continue
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) announce that they have formed a joint venture to develop photovoltaic (PV) solar energy projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Both companies will jointly develop and invest in solar plants.
Through this venture, FRV and Abdul Latif Jameel Energy will together undertake the tender of the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA-CARE) program, which includes the construction of 41 GW of solar power by 2032, of which 16 GW is photovoltaic. In a first step the program held a preliminary round of applications from five to seven renewable energy projects with a combined capacity of 500-800 MW.
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, a wholly-owned division of KSA-based Abdul Latif Jameel Co. Ltd, brings its knowledge of the local market and financial capability. FRV, with presence in Dubai, and with more than 2 GW developed worldwide, brings its extensive experience in engineering, development and…Continue
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