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August 2012 Blog Posts (70)

The Good Hospital Guide: A sustainability guide for hospitals by Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital

A review of the Fortune top 1000 companies list, reveals that among the 14 listed in the “Healthcare: Medical Facilities”, not one has issued any kind of non-financial reports. A GRI reports’ list shows that among the 1003 organizations reporting in the year 2008, only eight from the healthcare service have reported their sustainability performance.  Considering the level of trust that people have in hospitals, it is strange and unfortunate to see so few reports coming out from hospitals. It…

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Added by Sherif Adel Zaki Tehemar on August 14, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital became a registered Organizational Stakeholder of the GRI and UN Global Compact

In an attempt to empower its CSR activities, Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital (DSFH) became an Organizational Stakeholder for both the Global Reporting Initiatives and the United Nations Global Compact. Dr. Mazen Fakeeh, the Director General of DSFH mentioned “We express our commitment to support the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact and to drive those principles within our sphere of influence.” Dr. Sherif Tehemar, the CSR Chairman added “We are intended to take all the…

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Added by Sherif Adel Zaki Tehemar on August 14, 2012 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Qatar’s RasGas invests to reduce emissions

Managing Director of Qatar’s RasGas Company Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi said that the company has invested some $50 million in projects that aim to reduce emissions and enhance waste management, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

“In 2011, we invested more than US$49 million in projects that reduce emissions and enhance our waste management,” Al Mohannadi said in a statement released on Tuesday to announce 2011 RasGas’s Sustainability Report which provides a comprehensive review of its…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 14, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments

CBI organises employee wellness program

Commercial Bank International (CBI) has teamed up with Amber Clinics Dubai, for free health checks for staff and their families. The partnership between CBI and Amber Clinics comes as part of an employee wellness program; the Bank is conducting for the health and well-being of its staff.

Employee…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 14, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments

Bupa Arabia employees donate clothes and toys to orphans and poor families

Bupa Arabia organized a donation drive among its employees to collect clothes and other house hold items for distribution to orphans and the poor families. The one-week drive exceeded all expectations and collected over 2000 pieces of clothing, including items for women and men as well as for children, and also toys and home accessories.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 14, 2012 at 10:02am — No Comments

FedEx Express supports local educational programme

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world's largest express transportation company, announced today that it is supporting a Dubai-based educational initiative known as 'Educate a Child, Build the Nation', which helps bring computer literacy skills to underprivileged children between the age of 7 and 12 years, paving their way to a brighter future.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 13, 2012 at 3:17am — No Comments

Zain Bahrain's ninth Back To School project emphasizes education support as core CSR focus to over 20,000 students

Under the patronage of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, President of the Council of Trustees to the Royal Charity Organization, Zain Bahrain will this year distribute more than 20,000 schoolbags to deserving school students in time for the new academic year 2012-2013 in September this year.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 13, 2012 at 3:16am — No Comments

'Qitaf' contributes to more than 1000 charities in the kingdom

STC customers have shown positive interaction with the "Qitaf" program, through which they donate their accumulated loyalty points to the poor and hungry, and to people with special need, in accordance to a carefully planned guideline that STC put in place to organize and facilitate the donation process and to attract and encourage customers to do good in their…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 13, 2012 at 3:15am — No Comments

Volunteers of the eighth Nawras Goodwill Journey feted

The Nawras Goodwill Journey 8 team members concluded their voyage of compassion and sharing at a homecoming and recognition ceremony held under the patronage of Maitha Saif al Mahrouqiya, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism. The event at Muscat Grand Mall marked the return of the Nawras Goodwill Journey volunteers who visited those in need within communities across the length and breadth of Oman.

Following a video screening of the main highlights of the journey,…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 13, 2012 at 3:14am — No Comments

Gulf Capital to sponsor 100 children

Abu Dhabi-based alternate investment company, Gulf Capital, will sponsor one-year’s education of 100 underprivileged Lebanese and Palestinian children of a Lebanese non-profit association.

The sponsorship of children at the kindergartens of the Association for the Development of Palestinian Camps ‘Inaash’, is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility programmes and Ramadan initiatives.

The children, who are between the ages of three to five, will be sponsored for…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 13, 2012 at 3:13am — No Comments

‘Safety First’ at bank muscat receives overwhelming response

Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, hosted the ‘Safety First’ awareness campaign at its head office.

The Omani motor rally champion and co-founder of ‘Safety First’ Hamed al Wahaibi and tennis player Fatma al Nabhani were present for the event that was hosted as part of the Layali al Khair (Ramadhan evenings) of bank muscat.

The ‘Safety First’ campaign received an excellent response at bank muscat. Fans got an…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 9, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments

PepsiCo-Jordan holds Iftar for orphans and elderly in Al Hashimi

In line with its CSR activities during the holy month of Ramadan, PepsiCo-Jordan - winner of the 2009 and 2011 King Abdullah II Award for Excellence - organized an Iftar at the Nawares Al-Rahman Hall, during which it distributed 172 meals amongst a group of orphans and elderly community members residing in Al-Hashimi.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 9, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments

"معادن" تدعم المسؤولية الاجتماعية بملايين الريالات

رسم النهج الذي التزمته شركة التعدين العربية السعودية «معادن» في تفعيل وتطبيق مفهوم برامجها للمسؤولية الاجتماعية، مسارًا مغايرا لسلسلة المبادرات التي يرصدها المجتمع المحلي، انطلاقا من قدرتها على محاكاة خطط التنمية الاقتصادية المستدامة، لتحمل أهدافًا واضحة، واستراتيجيات معلنة تحت مظلة «المسؤولية الاجتماعية»، لتدرك بعيدًا عن التقليد مفهوم «السلوك المسؤول» الذي يُولّد قدرًا كبيرًا من القيمة لشركاء «معادن»،…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 8, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

Arab Bank supports Tkiyet Um Ali's poverty eradicating efforts throughout the holy month of Ramadan

For the third consecutive year and as part of its social responsibility program "Together", the Bank is continuing its efforts to assist in eradicating poverty across the Kingdom by collaborating with Tkiyet Um Ali to distribute 6,000 meals throughout the holy month of Ramadan to families in need.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 8, 2012 at 10:17am — No Comments

RasGas' sustainability report 2011 charts robust emission reduction initiatives across LNG value chain

RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has successfully launched several pace-setting emission reduction initiatives across its value chain, ranging from flare minimisation to a new Greenhouse Gas Policy (GHG) reduction policy. The Company today released its 2011 Sustainability Report which provides a comprehensive review of its environmental, social, economic and corporate performance for the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 5:01pm — No Comments

HH Sheikh Maktoum Al Maktoum recognises du's ongoing contributions to the UAE

du is proud to have received recognition from Dubai Cares for its ongoing efforts to add life to life for the residents of the UAE during its fifth anniversary celebration. 



His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai felicitated Ahmad bin Byat, Chairman, du, who was present on behalf of the company along with members of du executive management. 



The ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Crown Prince commends ALJ Community Initiatives

Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, commended ALJ Community Initiatives (ALJCI) in a letter sent to Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel, Chairman of ALJCI. 



After reviewing 2012 ALJCI Annual Report, Crown Prince said in his letter: "We have reviewed the reports we received from you, which include several social, cultural, art and health initiatives through BRJ. We thank them for their efforts and wishing them all the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Dow supports youth science education in Kuwait

In keeping with The Dow Chemical Company's (NYSE: DOW) vision of education as a fundamental enabler of innovation, the Company supported the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research's (KISR) 35th annual summer training course with sponsorship this month.

The course, entitled "Nano Technology: The…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

ساب تكافل يرعى مشروع سلة رمضان الغذائية

  قامت شركة ساب تكافل بتنفيذ برنامج الخدمة الاجتماعية الذي يهدف إلى توزيع سلة رمضان الغذائية لأكثر من مئة أسرة سعودية من محدودي الدخل. وكان النشاط الخيري قد أقيم يوم الأحد، الخامس عشر من يوليو، وذلك بمقر جمعية النهضة النسائية الخيرية بالرياض. تحتوي سلة رمضان الغذائية على أكثر أنواع الغذاء استخداماً في شهر رمضان المبارك من قبل الأسر السعودية وذلك لأجل ضمان أقصى درجات التمتع من قبل المستفيدين. الجدير…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Red Crescent reinforce their joint effort this Ramadan

Every positive action creates a ripple of effects towards building a stronger community - whether it is individual behavior or it is fundraising. On July 18, 2012, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha together with Red Crescent reinforced their joint effort in giving back to Qatar's communities with a daily donation of 150 Iftar boxes.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments

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