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June 2012 Blog Posts (55)

Ajman eco conference makes pitch for innovative approach to sustainability

The second edition of the Ajman International Environment conference exhibition was inaugurated on Monday by His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman under the slogan “An innovative approach to sustainability.”



The first day of the conference that concludes on Wednesday was attended by 200 experts, scientists, researchers and students and representatives of the private sector in the field of environment from around the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 6, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

NBO sponsors competition in aid of Autismin Oman

In keeping with its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, National Bank of Oman (NBO) recently sponsored the ‘You Play Sudoku for All ’ Competition 2012, held recently at the ‘ Oman Auditorium’, Al Bustan Palace Hotel.

The event was organised in aid of Autism in Oman, by Black and White Magazine for the third successive year. Sudoku is a game of numbers and the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 6, 2012 at 9:15am — No Comments

Visa's Financial Literacy programme in the GCC

As part of Visa's global commitment to achieving greater community engagement and youth education within the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the agency's objective was to develop a locally designed campaign to launch the global Financial Literacy programme in the GCC and help drive visitors to its Middle East financial literacy website: www.MyMoneySkills.me, Visa's aim is to reach 20 million people worldwide with financial literacy…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 6, 2012 at 9:08am — No Comments

Panasonic's pioneering eco initiatives drive sustainability

Panasonic remains active with its eco initiatives and in the past year alone more than fifteen eco-related educational activities and corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes were completed to raise public awareness in Middle East and Africa region. Many of these activities were…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 6, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Masdar CEO named United Nations' 'Champion of the Earth'

Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, Abu Dhabi's multi-faceted renewable energy company, has received this year's United Nations' Champions of the Earth award.

Organized by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the award seeks to honour individuals whose…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 5, 2012 at 1:26pm — No Comments

زين السعودية: برامج التوظيف الصيفية جزء من المسؤولية الاجتماعية للشركة

    استقبلت "زين السعودية" عدداً من الطلاب الجامعيين في برنامج التوظيف الصيفي لهذا العام 2012م، ضمن برامج التدريب التي تقدمها الشركة لعدد من طلاب الجامعات والمعاهد في إطار الاتفاقيات المبرمة مع بعض الجامعات السعودية.

وأوضحت الشركة أن برنامج التوظيف الصيفي الذي تقدمه، يتمتع…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 5, 2012 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Final destination Morocco: SOLAR IMPULSE lands in Madrid for technical stopover

As an innovator in the financial sector, Deutsche Bank promotes innovation in other areas as well - with a clear emphasis on sustainability. Supporting the Solar Impulse pioneer project demonstrates that attitude in a concrete way: The first flight around the world in a manned solar aircraft - which is scheduled for 2014 - is a ground-breaking project aimed at shifting the limits of what is feasible. The first leg of the final major test flight has now been successfully completed.

The…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 4, 2012 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Saudi Corporate Social Responsibility Forum: Unprecedented support programmes

The Saudi Corporate Social Responsibility Forum inaugurated by HRH Prince Meshaal Bin Maged Bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Jeddah Province and co-organized by the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Al Iktissad Wal Aamal Group continues with the second day events at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Jeddah.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 4, 2012 at 4:24pm — No Comments

BankMuscat launches Green Sports initiative

BankMuscat today launched Green Sports initiative under the patronage of Sheikh Sa'ad bin Mohammed al-Mardhouf al- Sa'adi, Minister of Sports Affairs as part of the Bank's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative started in 2012.  

     The initiative aims at strengthening…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 4, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Hikma participates in CSR Conference at American University of Beirut

Hikma, Jordan's leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, participated in an international conference on corporate social responsibility (CSR) held by the American University of Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon this month.

Ms. Hana Ramadan, Hikma's Director of Corporate Communications and Corporate Responsibility, served as a panelist at the conference, which was attended by government ministers, business leaders, social entrepreneurs and academics from…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 4, 2012 at 4:22pm — No Comments

SMEs should embrace corporate governance to boost their bottom lines and the Dubai economy

As the backbone of the Dubai economy, small and medium enterprises should embrace corporate governance early to strengthen their bottom lines and boost the local economy. That was the consensus of panel members at a corporate governance seminar for SMEs in Dubai today organised by Taylor Wessing (Middle East) LLP, the regional office of the international law firm.

 

The panel discussion was represented by Jeremy Cama and Ben Constance, specialist corporate lawyers at Taylor…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 3, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Dr. Sherif Tehemar present Responsible Supply Chain Management in the healthcare service sector in the second CSR forum

Dr. Sherif Tehemar, the CSR committee chairman of Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital presented on Wednesday 29th of June the experience of DSFH in embedding CSR in supply chain management in the healthcare service sector in the second CSR forum held in Jeddah. Dr. Tehemar discussed in his presentation the challenges of applying responsible supply chain management in hospital and…

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Added by Sherif Adel Zaki Tehemar on June 3, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Nielsen Study - The Global, Socially Conscious Consumer

Around the world, companies have invested time, talent, and treasure in social and environmental efforts for a range of complementary reasons. For many companies, cause marketing—the use of social and environmental efforts to build a brand and increase profits—has been a secondary if not primary motivation.

Cause marketing won’t work with all customer segments—some simply don’t care—but research suggests that there is a segment of socially conscious consumers that cause marketers…

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Added by Sumair Ahmed Sayani on June 2, 2012 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Nielsen Global Impact Day - June 14 2012

In order to make an "uncommon impact" on the communities we work in across 100 markets where we are present, 34,000 Nielsen associates are embarking on various activities around the World.

Each country has developed on their own plans to help our communities.

This is in line with our Global "Nielsen Cares" initiative that revolves around 4 broad themes: Hunger & Nutrition, Technology Access, Diversity and Education.

11 days and 10 hours left…

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Added by Sumair Ahmed Sayani on June 2, 2012 at 12:12pm — No Comments

A new environmental agenda for Rio+20 and the Middle East

Desso is a European manufacturer of carpets, carpet tiles and synthetic sports surfaces and sells in over 100 countries.  Andrew Sibley, Desso’s regional sales and marketing director, looks at the new environmental agenda ahead of the Rio+20 conference.

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 1, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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