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April 2012 Blog Posts (83)

McDonald’s converts used cooking oil into bio-diesel

McDonald’s Oman (Al Daud Restaurants LLC) has embarked on a clean-technology venture, in which used cooking oil is converted into eco-friendly bio-diesel to fuel its fleet of delivery trucks. The initiative is a joint effort between McDonald’s Oman and Coeja Eco Solutions.

Ali K Daud, Development Licensee and President of McDonald’s Oman said: “We are proud to adopt…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 21, 2012 at 10:23am — No Comments

Visa and Al Dhafra School to help children become financial super heroes

Marvel Comics and Visa have teamed up with Al Dhafra School to create a one-of-a-kind financial literacy comic book called Avengers: Saving The Day. Combining Marvel's iconic characters, including the Avengers and Spider-Man, with Visa's financial literacy expertise, this free comic…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 21, 2012 at 10:21am — No Comments

3rd Annual OHS Forum 2012 be held between 7 - 9 May in Kuwait

Under the esteemed patronage of Ministry of Health Kuwait, The 3rd Annual OHS Forum 2012, a prestigious occupational health and safety conference and workshop program, will be held between 7 - 9 May at The Palms Beach Hotel and Spa, Kuwait. The forum is designed to explore the most significant challenges, developments and policies pertaining to occupational safety and making the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 21, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

KNPC Launches First Assured CSR Report

 “Today is a historic milestone, where CSR has become an important focus area for us all — on Corporate behavior, polices and values. This opportunity has come to us with new social challenges — that has given us a new role and responsibility in the society we live and operate. It has taken us to a higher platform where we can feel proud of truly being at the same level of major international oil companies,” disclosed Bakhit Shabib Al-Rashidi, the Deputy Managing Director of the Kuwait…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 19, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments

Egypt’s Corporate Social Responsibility

Exclusive Interview for Business Today Egypt…

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Khaleeji Commercial Bank builds center for parents care in Muharraq

Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB), an Islamic bank headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced its sponsorship of the construction of a new building in Muharraq to provide care for parents and elderly.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 19, 2012 at 9:35am — No Comments

Kuwait Finance House continues series of lectures to raise awareness about savings

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) employees Mariam Al-Shemmari, Maha Al-Hajiri, and Noura Al-Subeih gave a lecture at Al-Zohr School for girls. The lecture that was attended by 80 Grade 7 students, some teachers and administrative personnel, discussed the value of savings, and its effect on…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 19, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments

Bee'ah launches new online social portal for the UAE's environmental community

Bee'ah - the Middle East's leading and award-winning integrated environmental and waste management company - will launch its new environmental community portal mybeeah.ae this Earth Day, a new social media hub as part of its community initiative mybee'ah, which aims to bring together environmental advocates and leaders, to interactively engage in shaping a greener future of the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 19, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Schneider Electric Named among Ethisphere Institute's 100 World's Most Ethical Companies

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, today announced it has been ranked among the Top 100 World's Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row. The distinction recognizes the Group's efforts to promote the highest ethical behaviour in business.

The list is released by Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Park Inn by Radisson Muscat named leader in Responsible Business worldwide

The Park Inn by Radisson Muscat recently added another feather to its cap, recently receiving the award as the 'Leading Hotel in Responsible Business'. The hotel ranked number one within The Carlson Rezidor Group for it efforts in energy consumption and other related…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Sustainability dominates afternoon sessions at Global Aerospace Summit

'Investing in airport capacity while keeping customers satisfied' was the subject of the afternoon's opening panel discussion, featuring James Bennett, CEO, Abu Dhabi Airports Company; Rosemarie S. Andolino, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation; Nicolas Villen, CEO, Ferrovial Aeropuertos; Paul Reid, Managing Director, NATS; and Shane O'Hare, CEO, Royal Jet.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:21pm — No Comments

ارامكو تزور “ المدينة ” للتعريف ببرامجها للمسؤولية الاجتماعية

زار وفد من شركة ارامكو السعودية مؤخرا جريدة المدينة بهدف التعريف ببرامج الشركة المختلفة وانشطتها في مجال المسؤولية الاجتماعية . وكان في استقبال الوفد الزميل محمد حسنى محجوب نائب رئيس التحرير وقيادات الصحيفة . وشاهد الحضور عرض شامل عن ابرز المشاريع التى تنفذها الشركة في مختلف المناطق . وقال ناصر…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Injazat supports Abu Dhabi Men's College sustainability advocacy at 8th Engineering Excellence Forum

The Higher Colleges of Technology's Abu Dhabi Men's College (ADMC) has conducted its 8th Engineering Excellence Forum to advocate 'greener' approaches to development.…



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Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Hyundai dealer backs a healthy cause

Almajdouie Motors, dealer of Hyundai cars in the Eastern Province, launched a national blood donation campaign to implement the directives of Sheikh Ali Almajdouie, chairman of the group.

The blood donation campaign started last week at the company's headquarters in Dammam and aims at encouraging staff to donate blood.

The campaign will…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Bridgestone's second GCC tyre safety and eco campaign stops for the first time in Bahrain

The Bridgestone 'Tyre Safety and Eco Station' (TSES) campaign, which is touring the GCC with its second annual roadshow, will stop in Manama this week. From Thursday 19th April until Saturday 21st April, the fun and educational campaign, which is aimed at making the region's roads safer for everyone, will be held in the Galleria at Bahrain City Centre.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Global honor for Savola Group

The Savola Group, represented by Faten A. Al-Yafi, senior executive director of CSR and PR at The Savola Group, was named one of the nine global winners — and one of only three winners from the MENA region — of the hotly contested CSR Global Challenge initiated by the San Francisco based Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE).

The Global…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 16, 2012 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Making businesses aware of social responsibility

Prince Nawaf bin Faisal, head of the Youth Welfare Presidency, will open on April 24 the first forum for social responsibility of the business sector toward young men and women in the Kingdom.

Organized by the presidency in association with the Saudi Law Center for Training, the forum will be held at King Fahd Coastal City in Jeddah.

As many as 700 prominent personalities as well as social responsibility experts from international companies…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 16, 2012 at 2:50pm — No Comments

Petrofac Saudi Arabia and Asharqia Chamber of Commerce celebrate graduation of 80 Saudi trainees

Petrofac Saudi Arabia and the Asharqia Chamber of Commerce Training Centre in Dammam held a graduation ceremony on 31 March for 80 young Saudi trainees who have successfully completed the 2011-2012 training programme in human resources management fundamentals.

Under Petrofac's sponsorship the Chamber delivered the course to students, most of whom were high school graduates.  

Graduating student, and recipient of the award for superior trainee, Fouad Al Madloh, described the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 16, 2012 at 10:21am — No Comments

ENOC unveils new corporate positioning as global partner 'behind every successful journey'

Highlighting the role that ENOC plays in touching the lives of people, the new positioning statement reflects the company's four business lines, global footprint, and its commitment to corporate social responsibility initiatives and sustainable development.



Building on the ENOC logo to reflect the continuum of the organisation's operations, the new branding platform emphasizes the four key businesses of the company - Supply, Trading & Processing; Terminals;…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 16, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments

Green technology, CSR among LG's top priorities: James Park

LG Electronics, which continues to expand its footprint across Saudi Arabia with a host of academies for women and sought-after premium brand products, and also incorporates green technology in its premium products, is set to launch a new Optimus Series & Triple Sim mobile phones, according to James Park, regional MEA chief executive officer of LG Electronics based in…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 15, 2012 at 8:11am — No Comments

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