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November 2011 Blog Posts (51)

Former Saudi Aramco CEO joins governance body of AccountAbility

Mr. Abdallah S. Jum'ah, former President and CEO of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, has joined the top governance body for AccountAbility, the international corporate responsibility organization. Mr. Jum'ah will be part of a veritable "Who's Who" of prominent CEOs, policymakers, and thought leaders…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 3, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments

First Jaidah Photography Award launched

Jaidah Group has announced the launch of its first Photography Award designed to unearth the talents of anyone in Qatar who has a gift with the camera. The theme of the competition is "Reflections" and the deadline to submit entries is December 31st. There are a number of superb prizes to be won,…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 3, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments

Akhtaboot & TAG-Knowledge conclude their 2nd successful job fair

AMMAN - The second Akhtaboot (http://www.akhtaboot.com) Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Center (TAG-Knowledge) job fair, the biggest career event for the year 2011 in Jordan held under the patronage of Jordan's Ministry of Labor and was inaugurated by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman and CEO of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org)…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 3, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments

Firms 'must help empower young'

BAHRAIN's private sector needs to look beyond giving donations to society and explore ways to pass on their experience and knowledge, according to a youth organisation. Most companies don't really understand the full concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), said AIESEC Bahrain president Ines Baricevic.

They think it is about giving money to charities, but there is a lot…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 3, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments

"إريكسون" تدعم أنشطة مجتمعية لدعم القطاعات الفقيرة بمصر

أعلنت شركة "إريكسون" تبنيها لسلسة من أنشطة التنمية الاجتماعية الرامية إلى دعم المجتمعات الفقيرة التي تحتاج إلى المساعدة بمصر وجميع أنحاء العالم.  

وأضافت الشركة أنها تشجع موظفيها على المشاركة في برامج المسئولية الاجتماعية التي تشهد نمواً متواصلاً كلجنة "إريكسون للأعمال الخيرية"،التي تأسست بهدف تنظيم عدد من الفعاليات الخيرية الداعمة للقضايا المحلية…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 3, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Green Programme for Schools: A joint CSR initiative to raise eco consciousness among the youth

The Green Programme for Schools (GPS) is the environmental initiative of Msheireb Properties in association with Qatar Today magazine. This unique programme aims to Reach, Inspire and Reward students and schools in Qatar by meaningfully engaging and inculcating in them the importance of building a green equity. Since its launch on June 5, 2011, the GPS has been…


Added by Chaturka Karandana on November 1, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments

CW Awards: Carillion wins CSR Initiative award

Carillion has won the Corporate Social Responsibility of the Year Award at the Construction Week Awards 2011. The winners were announced at a gala awards banquet held at the Westin in Dubai last night.

The UK contractor, whch also won the award last year with Al Futtaim, launched its 2020 CSR strategy during its Sustainability Week…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 1, 2011 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Lending a helping hand

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.” – late Robert Kennedy. While this may sound too idealistic in the current competitive scenario, Lord Michael Hastings, KPMG’s global head of…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 1, 2011 at 12:04pm — No Comments

ENOC launches Tadweer for public to donate used laptops for charity and help conserve environment

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has unveiled its flagship recycling initiative, Tadweer, aimed at encouraging the public to donate their used laptops, which will be recycled, refurbished and donated to educational, social and charitable institutions, while also contributing to the charity…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 1, 2011 at 12:03pm — No Comments

الشرقاوى: أداء شركات مؤشر المسئولية الاجتماعية يتفوق على مؤشرات البورصة

كشف الدكتور أشرف الشرقاوي رئيس الهيئة العامة للرقابة المالية عن أن الأداء المالي لشركات المؤشر المصري لمسئولية الشركات (S&P-EGX-ESG) يعد الأفضل من حيث المجموع مقارنة بأداء مجموع الشركات المقيدة في مؤشرات البورصة الثلاثة مؤكدا أن التزام الشركات بيئيا واجتماعيا يرتبط بقدرة هذه الشركات تنافسيا. 

وقال أمام مؤتمر المؤشر المصري لمسئولية الشركات اليوم الأحد والذى نطمة مركز المديرين المصري للإعلان عن أفضل الشركات المقيدة في البورصة المصرية من حيث الالتزام بالمسئولية…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 1, 2011 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Long term social responsibility planning for the Middle East region

Regional and global news shows us the increasing importance of better business planning for better tomorrow. Every sector makes researches for their future planning and tries to draw the most sustainable future through socially responsible business. Business community in the Middle East also shows their high…


Added by Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gul on November 1, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments

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