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November 2014 Blog Posts (8)

CSR initiatives essential to Saudi youth empowerment

The importance of corporate social responsibility in the development of the Saudi community and empowerment of the youth is once again the highlight of the two-day CSR Saudi Arabia 2014 Summit that kicked off here in Jeddah on Monday.
A brief interview with some speakers in the summit showed a consensus on the necessity of sustained CSR activities to further spur growth.
Excerpts of the interviews follow:
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Added by CSR Middle East on November 30, 2014 at 2:09am — No Comments

TRA hosts a lecture on workplace health and safety conditions

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) hosted a lecture entitled “A Safe and Healthy Work Environment for a Civilized and Advanced Society” in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The lecture was attended by a large number of TRA’s employees and comes within the framework of the TRA’s Occupational Health and Safety Month initiative, which is occurring throughout the month of November.

This awareness lecture aims to introduce the TRA staff to the occupational…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 24, 2014 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Action on Diabetes’ Health Campaign visits Qatari Diar

Qatari Diar, one of Qatar’s most trusted and respected real estate companies, showcased its commitment to tackling diabetes by hosting a purpose-built ‘Action on Diabetes’ screening bus at its headquarters in Lusail City. Over the course of three days, 400 Qatari Diar employees were tested for diabetes from the convenience of their workplace.


Launched earlier this year, the workplace screening campaign aims to benefit companies and business owners who are keen to ensure the…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 24, 2014 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Saudi Arabian Airlines and Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry join CSR Saudi Arabia Summit

Saudi Arabian Airlines has announced its participation as Strategic Partner of the CSR Saudi Arabia Summit, which will be held from 24-26 November 2014 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Jeddah.

“Saudi Arabian Airlines is proud to support the social responsibility summit as Strategic Partner within the framework of the airline’s position as a national leader in community service,” stated Mr. Abdullah bin Mushabab Al-Ajhar, Executive Assistant General Director of Public Relations at Saudi…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 20, 2014 at 2:36pm — No Comments

EQUATE hosts social affairs and development minister

EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international petrochemical joint-venture, hosted the Minister of Social Affairs & Labor and State Minister for Planning & Development Affairs Hend Subaih Barrak Al-Subaih for a visit that included showcasing the company’s achievements and practices in various sectors.

During the visit, the minister commended EQUATE’s distinguished role as part of Kuwait’s private sector, noting the importance of integration and cooperation between…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 11, 2014 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover conducts breast cancer medical checkup for its employees

Euro Motors, the exclusive dealer and distributor for luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover in the Kingdom of Bahrain, organized a visit recently to the Bahrain Specialist Hospital, where their staff attended a Breast Cancer medical checkup, showing their support in the fight against Breast Cancer.

The screening process for Breast Cancerwas completely sponsored by Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover as they do not compromise on the welfare of their staff.

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Added by CSR Middle East on November 11, 2014 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Samsung donates technology to the Juma Al Majid National Charity Schools

Continuing its commitment to giving back to the local community, Samsung Gulf Electronics has donated technology to the National Charity Schools to help upgrade their computer labs and enhance the learning environment of students at the school.

Founded in 1983 by Juma Al Majid, the National Charity Schools are private, non-profit schools, which provide learning opportunities for children of low-income expatriate families. To launch the partnership, Samsung donated 50 ATIV Smart PC’s,…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 5, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Ooredoo recognised for CSR at Al Mar’a Excellence Awards

Ooredoo was given special recognition for their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) contributions at the Al Mar’a Excellence Awards, held recently at the Intercontinental Hotel, Muscat. The award was presented acknowledgement of the company’s flagship social initiative, the Goodwill Journey, which has benefited over 10,000 people over the last 10 years.

Receiving the award on behalf of Ooredoo, Manal Al Kiyumi, Department Head of CSR at Ooredoo, commented “This is a proud moment for…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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