CSR Middle East, CSR dedicated platform with 3.555 corporate members in the Middle East.
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Our Foundation is new to the region. We were really in a bind a week or so ago when a planned fieldtrip went amock. We take students who go through our leadership program on a fieldtrip to a Socially Responsible company as part of our 'It is up to you to change the World" lesson. We desperately reached out to CSR Middle East and Maha came to our rescue giving us the…
Here’s the truth, we are not educating our youths to be leaders if we are not equipping them with the right questions and expectations of the corporate world. After all, they are the business owners, managers, employees etc. of the future. And no teacher or school can teach this in a classroom……….that is a fact.
It has to be real, it has to involve people who are out…Continue
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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become a raw model in Sustainability in the Middle East by implementing several governmental initiatives like the Saudi Arabia Responsible Competitiveness Index (SARCI), the Global Competitiveness Forum and others. It is known that the SARC Index, managed by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) and the King Khalid…
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…
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When we initially approached Media One Hotel, a hip trendy hotel in Media City to host students for our leadership program and incorporate their staff into our lesson plan on Corporate Social Responsiblity........they were not too eager!
They mentioned to us they were not a family friendly hotel , they were fully booked…Continue
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Nine major Dubai-based organisations were presented the Dubai Chamber CSR Label during a ceremony held at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry premises on Wednesday. The awardees were honoured for their efforts in seeking and fostering responsible practices in their business.
The nine organisations included Commercial Bank of Dubai, Standard Chartered Bank, Dubal, Ducab, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, Hilton Jumeirah, Summertown and DLA Piper which have been honoured for their…Continue
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FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, today celebrates their 30 years of partnership with the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital - a mobile hospital dedicated to treating and preventing blindness in developing countries. Stationed at the Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi from 29 September - 3 October 2012, the Flying Eye Hospital…Continue
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917 employee volunteers put in 4,300 hours of community work, reveals ENGAGE Dubai’s annual report
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce Industry’s ENGAGE Dubai initiative, managed by its Centre for Responsible Business, announced the success of the employee volunteering program in encouraging 917 volunteers to devote…Continue
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ضمن برنامج حفل إفتتاح إجتماعات الدورة 29 لمجلس وزراء العمل بدول مجلس التعاون لدول الخليج العربية ، تم تكريم المهندس محمد عبداللطيف جميل رئيس فريق صناع فرص العمل بباب رزق جميل ، وذلك تقديراً لما قدمه باب رزق جميل من فرص عمل في المملكة العربية السعودية منذ عام 2003م تجاوزت 230 ألف فرصة عمل بنهاية شهر…Continue
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Industry leaders at Hotelier Middle East’s Great GM Debate said more focus should be given to CSR initiatives.
During the annual event held yesterday (September 24) at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, hoteliers said that with financial goals and pressures on hotels, CSR programmes which do not receive media attention have taken a back seat and should be bolstered for the good of the local communities.
“CSR and being a good corporate citizen of community can become…
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CSR activities are no longer restricted to large organizations with heavy marketing budgets, due to the SME boom in the UAE and GCC. In particular, online firms are very often taking the lead in targeted CSR and community activities that make a measurable difference.
"The advantages that online businesses possess in their commercial model - speed, adaptability, rapid response and community integration can also be channelled effectively to develop CSR campaigns. In fact,…Continue
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Recognizing his philanthropic contribution and good corporate practices of his business empire, Dr. Naseer Homoud has been conferred CEO Middle East Award 2012 for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The prestigious award was conferred in a gala ceremony at Jumeiria Emirates Towers, Dubai on Thursday…Continue
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In line with its interest to support and promote youth empowerment, Commercialbank announced its partnership with The Youth Company (TYC), the first youth-run social enterprise in Qatar.
TYC is recognised for creating various educational, community engaging, volunteering, career-oriented, and consulting programmes, which directly and indirectly facilitate the growth and development of youth in different aspects.
Commercialbank and TYC said they plan…
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Bank Muscat , the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, organised a ceremony to present ‘Jesr al Mustaqbal’ (Bridge to future) scholarships to Omani youth who have enrolled for various courses at the College of Banking and Financial Studies (CBFS). The event was attended by senior bank officials and parents of scholarship beneficiaries.
Early this year, the bank launched ‘Jesr al Mustaqbal’ programme in execution of the directive of His Majesty Sultan…
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The campaign is a reflection of the TRA's commitment…Continue
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