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July 2012 Blog Posts (53)

The point of CSR in the FM (Facility Management) industry

There is undoubtedly an increasing awareness of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Middle East, but the concept still needs to be integrated into the core corporate values of the companies here.

The government sector, and multinationals in particular, have made a significant contribution in this regard and are helping to increase awareness of the benefits of CSR.

CSR is gaining importance among the corporate sector because of increasing scrutiny from…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

إطلاق شبكة للعمل من أجل المسؤولية الاجتماعية لمكونات المجتمع اليمني

أطلق المشاركون اليوم بصنعاء بحلقتي النقاش التى نظمتها مؤسسة إيجاد للتمكين الاقتصادي والاجتماعي شبكة من (مبادرات -  قطاع خاص - منظمات) للعمل من أجل المسؤولية الاجتماعية عن طريق ( تحديد احتياجات المجتمع - التوعية بأهمية المسؤولية الاجتماعية - متابعة ونشر أعمال المسؤولية الاجتماعية - الرقابة على أنشطة المسؤولية الاجتماعية - حوافز من أجل تشجيع القطاعات المختلفة على تبني المسؤولية الاجتماعية ) .…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 12, 2012 at 11:59am — No Comments

STC's presence outstanding and innovative in 'Abha Summer'

As part of its continued commitment to social responsibility programs, STC was heavily present at the "Abha Summer" program. The program was family oriented and included many activities and sports that were thoroughly entertaining and left visitors with a cheerful impression. STC's participation was mainly focused on family and community, and targeted the children who were the main…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 11, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Sustainable Supply Chain To Drive Financial And Economic Growth : Middle East Case Studies

In recent years the sustainability industry has evolved to include almost every area of business and industry. Due to the dramatic strides sustainability has made, and its holistic natural, it is understandable that the two most apparent areas would receive much of our attention, namely environment and society.  There has been a lack of concern for the area of economy and alignment with business needs.  Moreover it…


Added by Monaem Ben Lellahom on July 10, 2012 at 10:23am — No Comments

Sustainability summer school generates a climate of change at The British University in Dubai

HE Dr. Mariam Hassan AlShenasi, Undersecretary of The Ministry of Environment and Water, attended the closing ceremony of BUiD's Sustainability Summer School (BUiD SSS) which was held on Thursday June 28th at BUiD's auditorium. Students of Engineering and Architecture from…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Siemens strengthens engagement in Qatar with student education drive

Siemens, the global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the energy, infrastructure, industry and healthcare sectors, has teamed up with Qatar University to prepare students for entering professional life as the company further strengthens its engagement in Qatar's educational development.

Siemens WLL, the Qatari unit of Siemens AG, in collaboration with Qatar University recently hosted a three-day career workshop in…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments

(فوربس- الشرق الأوسط ) تدعو الشركات للمشاركة في قائمة أفضل برامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية "CSR"

في  إطار سعي مجلة (فوربس- الشرق الأوسط) المتخصصة في إعداد القوائم المالية والاقتصادية، إلى التركيز على مفاهيم التنمية المستدامة في المجتمعات العربية، وتسليط الضوء على الدور الهام الذي تقوم به الشركات في كافة القطاعات العامة والخاصة والحكومية، من أجل خدمة المجتمع وتفعيل برامج خاصة للمسؤولية الاجتماعية، تدعو جميع الشركات العاملة في الوطن العربي المشاركة في قائمة أفضل برامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية "CSR".

منذ بداية العام الحالي تلقت المجلة من جهات مختلفة مجموعةً…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments

First ATM launched in UAE for visually impaired

Sharjah Islamic Bank announced today the launch of the first visually impaired friendly Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in the country and the region.

The announcement was made during a press conference held at the Emirates Association for the Blind in Sharjah, under the patronage of Sheikha Jamila bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS) and in the presence of Mohammed Abdullah, CEO of Sharjah Islamic Bank, Adel Al Zamar, Vice Chairman of the…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman gives back to the community through blood donation campaign

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a destination for business and leisure travellers, in cooperation with Sharjah Blood Transfusion Centre, Ministry of Health, and Bslips.com, recently organized a blood donation campaign in an effort to educate the community about the importance of…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Low job satisfaction is considered a main reason for absenteeism, according to Bayt.com poll

An 'Absenteeism in the Middle East Workplace' poll conducted by Bayt.com, the region's number one job site, has shown that low job satisfaction and lack of responsibility are equally considered as reasons for employees to not attend work. The solution to this, according to 51% of poll respondents, is to reward regular attendance and punctuality.…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Watani Programme and Emirates Transport sign MoU to enhance national identity

Watani Programme signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Emirates Transport to strengthen mutual cooperation in efforts to enhance national identity and promote community development culture.

HE Ahmed Obaid Al Mansouri, Director General of Watani, and HE Mohammed Abdullah Al…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Al Bustan Centre and Residence organises health awareness programme for employees

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, the popular hotel apartment among visiting tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, recently carried out a health awareness programme for their staff though a presentation and check-up by medical experts from Zulekha…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Growing Leaders completes thru CSR volunteers leadership training of teachers before summer holidays!

The Growing Leaders Foundation had the distinct honour of doing several leadership workshops with  teachers using CSR leadership trained volunteers before they left for their summer break.

During the three hour sessions, both the facilitator, volunteers and the teachers explored their unique gifts and talents in order to have a better understanding of “who am I” and “why am I here”, very important for teachers since they are the only profession that touches the future.



Added by Sallyann Della Casa on July 4, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments

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