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25 March 2012
As part of the growing awards portfolio at GEF, the CSR award will recognise the organisation that has demonstrated key aspects of corporate social responsibility in the GCC region; including environment,…Continue
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Nearly a third of companies worldwide say sustainability is contributing to their profits
Sustainability now occupies a central and permanent place in corporate boardrooms; 31% of companies worldwide say sustainability is contributing to their profits, and 70% have placed sustainability permanently on their management agenda, according to a new global study by MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG).…Continue
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A Kids Read storytelling afternoon took place at the Pavilion, Downtown Dubai on Saturday 25 February to build children’s enthusiasm for reading. This interactive event included storytelling, games and arts and crafts for children as well as workshops for their parents to help them bond with their children through…Continue
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Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) won a special recognition for its corporate social responsibility initiatives at BOLDtalks, an open dialogue that hosts international speakers for varied discussions, held at the Dubai Community Theatre &…Continue
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Dr. Mustafa A. Ukayli, Director of Environment at Ma’aden will deliver a key…Continue
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I recently finished reading The Assault on Reason by Al Gore. In one chapter of the book Gore gives the metaphor of human immune system and how it calibrates itself during childhood and infancy and creates antibodies in response to any threats to the body. The process continues till a person is a grown up and then the genetic code of these antibodies remain imprinted in the immune system for easy accessibility whenever…Continue
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In a sterling recognition of its Corporate Governance efforts, du announced that it won the prestigious 2012 Corporate Governance Award from UK's World Finance magazine. With this recognition, du joins an elite ranking of only 53 companies world-wide, and the…Continue
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Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Defense, has honored SABIC for sponsoring the Saudi International Conference on Nephrology and Transplantation held in collaboration with the Prince Fahd Bin Salman Charity Association for Renal Failure Patients Care at the King Fahd Cultural Center in Riyadh from February 19 to 22. SABIC was the Platinum Sponsor of the conference.
The Prince presented a memento to Mohamed Al-Mady, SABIC Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, at the opening…Continue
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Part of the Oman Manufacturing Group (OMG) series of seminars, the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) organised yesterday a forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The event, held at Grand Hyatt Muscat, was presided over by Shaikh Mohammed bin Said al Kalbani, Minister of Social Development.
The seminar was held to…
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Emirates NBD Human Resources Nationalization Unit / Learning & Development (L&D) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on June 12, 2011, with the National Commission for UNESCO, UAE/Associated Schools. In an effort to fulfill its corporate social responsibility,…Continue
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by Bushra Azhar
When I tell people that I make a living by helping companies in Saudi Arabia become more responsible towards their communities and the public at large, they mostly assume that I am a hopeless idealist. The general perception is that companies in Saudi Arabia don’t really care about being responsible. The rumors are widespread of sponsors mistreating expat employees, companies exploiting a…Continue
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Hussein Hachem, CEO, Middle East and Africa, Aramex discusses 2011, corporate social responsibility, Turkey and the way forward in 2012.
How would you rate Aramex performance in 2011?
I’m happy with what happened in 2011.…
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Saudi Gazette Prince Turki Bin Nasser Bin Abdulaziz with Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah Bin Muhammad overseeing environmental awareness literature to be taught in schools.
The Ministry of Education has officially boarded the wagon of making the Kingdom a beautiful green and eco-friendly nation. The Minister of Education, Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah Bin Muhammad,…
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