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August 2011 Blog Posts (39)

Alfa organizes art exhibition for young artist from the Lebanese Autism Society

Under the high patronage and in presence of His Excellency the Minister of Social Affairs, Wael Abou Faour, and within the framework of its Corporate Social Responsibility Program, “Alfa 4-Life”, Alfa, the first mobile operator managed by Orascom Telecom, organized an art exhibition for a creative young artist from the Lebanese…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 10, 2011 at 10:59am — No Comments

Dubai Cares named Stevie Company of the Year - Nonprofit or Government Organization

Dubai Cares has been announced as the winner of the International Stevie Award for Company of the Year in the Non-Profit or Government Organization category in The 2011 International Business Awards. By winning, Dubai Cares will also be included…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 10, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments

Children Film Club shows CHICKEN RUN at Armed Forces Family Event

On 15 August The Magic Lantern www.magiclantern.ae is part of the Armed Forces Family event in Abu Dhabi. The award winning film CHICKEN RUN is on the program - by invitation only.
For more information please call Ms May Karam 00971 56 6966 601, may@magiclantern.ae or Mr. Kurt Blum 00971 50 225 1783..

Added by Kurt Blum on August 9, 2011 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Featured Member: Meet with Maria Sillanpaa : Founding Director - Sustainability Advisory Group

Meet with Maria Sillanpaa : Founding Director - Sustainability Advisory Group, Dubai / UAE

 

CSR Middle East : Can you tell us a little bit about your background and experiences in the CSR Sector?



Maria Sillanpaa : I have basically worked on corporate responsibility and sustainability issues since I graduated from university well over 20…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 9, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Emaar Retail joins hands with Dubai Cares to raise funds

Emaar Retail LLC, the premier provider of leisure and entertainment choices in Dubai, has partnered with UAE-based philanthropic organisation Dubai Cares, to support the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 9, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

“Live-In Power Plant" for the Dubai Skyline

Edited by Stefan MacAskill, Jr. Sustainability Associate at KEO

This article, published in popular science magazine, illustrates a concept design for a green tower or ‘live in power plant’ for the Dubai skyline. The tower has the ability to produce up to 10MW of…

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Added by Frank Ciampa on August 9, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

DUBAI SME And Hawkamah Tie Up To Develop A Code On Corporate Governance For Small & Medium Enterprises

Dubai, August 7, 2011: Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai, entrusted with the development of the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has joined hands with Hawkamah - The Regional Institute for Corporate Governance - to develop a code for SMEs on Corporate Governance.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 8, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments

Carbon emissions in the Middle East falls under two patterns according to infographic by Carboun

Carbon Emissions of the Middle East Residents

 

 

Click on the image to see with the original size at Carboun website.

Added by CSR Middle East on August 8, 2011 at 10:02am — No Comments

تشكيل لجنة تنسيقية للمسؤولية المجتمعيـّة بين الشركات ومؤسسات المجتمع المدن

عمان–الرأي- انهى المجلس الاقتصادي و الاجتماعي إعداد الاطار المقترح للمسؤولية المجتمعية للشركات ومؤسسات المجتمع المدني.

وارسل المجلس المقترح الى رئاسة الوزراء لتشكيل لجنة تنسيقية مستقلة تعنى بالمسؤولية المجتمعية للشركات و مؤسسات المجتمع المدني تكون أمانتها العامة في المؤسسة العامة للضمان الاجتماعي.

واقترح الملجلس ان تكون مسؤوليات اللجنة رسم السياسة العامة للمسؤولية المجتمعيّة الفنية والمالية، والإدارية واستقطاب العضويات والتمويــل من الشركات، والمؤسسات، وهيئات المجتمع…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 8, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments

ENOC marks the Holy Month of Ramadan with autism awareness campaign

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) is marking the Holy Month of Ramadan as a key partner of the ‘Care by Giving’ campaign aimed at increasing awareness about autism and raising funds for the Dubai Autism Center.



All ENOC/EPPCO service stations and Tasjeel sites are taking part in the… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Mobinil initiative aims to provide 100,000 Egyptians with job skills

CAIRO: “Helping hands that want to learn” is the motto of Mobinil’s new initiative launched this Ramadan, which plans to help 100,000 citizens acquire skills that they need in order to be productive and make a living.

“A lot of people want jobs, but they don’t have the proper resources or training, this is what we want to provide,” said Hassan Kabbani, CEO of…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 5, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments

Al Shaqab team shine in France

Al Shaqab Endurance Team, member of Qatar Foundation, experienced another double victory in France at the Al Shaqab Challenge Tarbes-Ibos Endurance Rides, on July 30-31. The team pulled in victories in the 160km and the 125km races and the silver medal in the 125km event.

Abdulrahman Al Sulaitin was the gold medalist in the 125km races with a total time… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on August 4, 2011 at 1:52pm — No Comments

RasGas TV campaign to boost social inclusion

RasGas has launched two new television commercials that will be aired throughout the holy month of Ramadan. 

The commercials aim to raise awareness of social inclusion and community spirit. …

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 4, 2011 at 11:52am — No Comments

صرّاف آليّ في العين تيسيراً على المزكّين

دشّن صندوق الزكاة جهاز صراف آلي جديداً في مدينة العين، بالتعاون مع مركز سوق «إكسترا» في البطين بمدينة العين، وذلك ضمن الخدمات التي يقدمها الصندوق وسوق إكسترا لسكان المنطقة، والذي يوفر وسيلة سهلة ومريحة لسداد زكاة الفطر وزكاة المال، ويهدف هذا التعاون إلى رفع مستوى الوعي بأهمية…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 4, 2011 at 11:51am — No Comments

How to Tell Your Sustainability Story: the Messier the Better

By Melanie Janin, Communications Director at BSR

We all know that a picture tells a thousand words and creative visuals are a powerful way to engage audiences around an issue of concern. In the world of sustainability communications, slideshows, video documentaries, and case study success stories are…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 3, 2011 at 12:52pm — No Comments

بنك مصر يدعو للمساهمة فى تنمية المجتمع

قال بنك مصر إنه حرصاً على دعم مفهوم المسئولية الاجتماعية للشركات، لذا فقد قام البنك فى عام 2007 بإنشاء مؤسسة غير هادفة للربح تحت اسم مؤسسة بنك مصر لتنمية وخدمة المجتمع، وهى مسجلة بوزارة التضامن الاجتماعى تحت رقم 7045 /2007 – القاهرة.



وترتكز أهداف المؤسسة على المساهمة فى…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 3, 2011 at 9:21am — No Comments

Abraaj issues its
first integrated sustainability report

DUBAI — Abraaj Capital, the leading private equity and alternative asset management group in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA), on Tuesday issued its first integrated sustainability report.



 

In keeping with international best practice, Abraaj Capital’s integrated sustainability report provides…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 3, 2011 at 9:17am — No Comments

Alfa subscribers donate 16,000 USD to SOS Children Villages Lebanon

Alfa, the first Lebanese mobile operator managed by Orascom Telecom, has donated an amount of 16,000 USD to the SOS Children Villages Lebanon. The initiative comes as part of the “Alfa 4-life” Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program, which in its fifth year, continues to support social associations and institutions in…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 3, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

Low-carbon economy is way to future, says Jeffrey Sachs

MUSCAT The world needs to wake up to the “looming catastrophe” of climate change. It must focus on a low-carbon economy, which is relevant to Gulf countries today, renowned economist Jeffrey D. Sachs told an audience in Muscat on Sunday.



“We need to maintain a symbiotic… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on August 1, 2011 at 5:23pm — No Comments

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