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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Jordan' (37)

Corporate social responsibility at IHG cluster hotels

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is at the core of what InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) cluster hotels in Jordan do. That's why when devising strategies, the IHG management team makes sure that CSR activities are a big part of those strategies.

From blood donations, clothes donations to…

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Added by CSR Middle East on September 8, 2013 at 9:43am — No Comments

Hikma Pharmaceuticals signs with INJAZ to participate INJAZ Young Volunteers Day

Hikma Pharmaceuticals, represented by Ms. Hana Ramadan, VP of Corporate Communications, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with INJAZ, represented by Mr. Fawaz Salah, the Director of the Inspirational and Career Guidance Programme, to support 'Young Volunteers Day' programme, organized by INJAZ,  as part of Hikma's Global Volunteering Campaign.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 29, 2013 at 10:31am — No Comments

Caterpillar Foundation and Global Communities Launch $4.4 Million Partnership to Improve Job Prospects for Youth in Middle East and North Africa

The Caterpillar Foundation and Global Communities today announced a $4.4 million, three-year partnership to prepare youth in Jordan, Lebanon and Yemen for the labor market and job placement. The Middle East and North Africa Youth Empowerment Strategy (MENA-YES), which targets young people aged 15-29, will place special emphasis on disadvantaged youth, low- to medium-level skilled individuals,…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 22, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Citi supports growth of microfinance sector in Jordan with $2m local currency term funding

Citi announced a $2m Jordanian Dinar equivalent loan to support the growth of the microfinance portfolio of Tamweelcom, a leading microfinance institution (MFI) in Jordan and the MENA region. Tamweelcom is a non-profit MFI owned by Noor Al-Hussein Foundation/ King Hussein Foundation, and has served over 141,000 clients, 93% of whom are women, with an average loan size of…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 9, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments

PwC hosts Itijah Venture in Amman to address water sustainability concerns

In its second installment (the first Venture took place in Abu Dhabi in April 2012), Itijah has drawn leaders from across Europe and the Middle East to tackle the challenge of "water wars" in the Middle East.



This year the event addresses the issue of the waning availability of water in Europe and the Arab world with participants from Alexandria, Amman, Amsterdam, Benghazi, Budapest, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Jeddah and London joining local Jordanian…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 7, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Nuqul Group continues its support and builds on the success of INJAZ organization's programs

Driven by the objective of encouraging community service and building on the success of its corporate social responsibility efforts, Nuqul Group represented by its Vice Chairman Ghassan Nuqul and CEO Salim Karadsheh continues its fruitful partnership with INJAZ that involves direct engagement and mentorship for INJAZ programs including the Company Course, Social Leaders Program and the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on December 12, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Nuqul Group and Elia Nuqul Foundation present their case studies in CSR in Action- Jordan program

Sharing their experiences in corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, Nuqul Group and Elia Nuqul Foundation have recently participated in an interactive training session entitled “CSR in Action- Jordan” that was organized by Al Ahli Holding Group in partnership with BDC center in Jordan. The workshop mentored young Jordanians and empowered them with skills in the field of corporate social…

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Added by CSR Middle East on November 18, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Al Ahli Holding Group launches CSR in Action in Jordan

After successfully implementing its latest program "CSR in Action" in the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon giving birth to 12 new CSR initiatives, Al Ahli Holding Group's Corporate Social Responsibility division and in partnership with the Business Development Center in Jordan (BDC), launched the "CSR in action Jordan" on the 4th of November 2012; an initiative that aims to develop and…

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Added by CSR Middle East on November 8, 2012 at 2:21pm — No Comments

The Coca-Cola Foundation, Injaz Al-Arab bring 'Ripples of Happiness' to communities across Middle East

The Coca-Cola Foundation in partnership with Injaz Al-Arab announced the second phase of the 'Ripples of Happiness' (ROH) program. The ROH Program is a youth empowerment initiative that trains university students on identifying opportunities in their cities as well as inspiring them to implement projects that will have a positive impact within their communities.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 30, 2012 at 11:22am — No Comments

Hikma Pharmaceuticals receives IFC Client Leadership Award

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, the fast growing multinational pharmaceutical group, received the 2012 Client Leadership Award presented by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group. Sustainable development initiatives, quality standards in operations and excellence in corporate governance were key to receiving this award.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 30, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments

Visa Partners with Madrasati in Support of Education

Visa, one of the world's leading payment solutions providers, has partnered with Madrasati to collaborate on their shared vision to create a safer, brighter and inspiring learning environment for the youth of today.

Madrasati was launched in 2008 by her Majesty Queen Rania with the aim of reaching out to 500 public schools in Jordan with 250,000 students in the upcoming five years. With corporate social responsibility being at the core of Visa's community…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 26, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Zain Group launches inaugural sustainability report

Zain Group, the leading telecommunications provider in the Middle East and North Africa, launched its inaugural Sustainability Report, entitled 'Growth...Naturally'. Zain is one of the first operators in the region to offer an account of the socio-economic and environmental impacts of its business operations.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 23, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments

UNESCO launches campaign against plastic bags

The UNESCO Amman Office on Sunday launched a campaign in partnership with several supermarkets to combat the excessive use of plastic bags in the Kingdom.

The aim of the campaign is to reduce the use of plastic bags by major supermarkets in Jordan and to empower consumers to say “Balash Kees” and embark on the path of less dependence on plastic bags, according to a UNESCO statement.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 3, 2012 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Crowne Plaza Amman signs agreement with Jordan River Foundation

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy and its commitment to supporting the community and its valued members, Crowne Plaza Amman signed an agreement with the renowned Jordan River Foundation to implement the Youth Career Initiative (YCI).…

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Added by CSR Middle East on September 12, 2012 at 11:23am — No Comments

البنك العربي: المسؤولية الاجتماعية تجاه "الصحة" مكوّن أساسي للتنمية الاقتصادية المستدامة

وعلى الشركات أن لا تتبنّى برامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية للمجتمع وكأنها عبء عليها، بل يجب أن تنظر إليها كواجب يمليه عليها واجبها في المساهمة في التنمية الاقتصادية، وكشكل من أشكال ردّ الجميل للمجتمع الذي أسهم في تطور أعمالها وتشكيل أرباحها.

  ومن جهة أخرى، يجب أن تركّز شركات القطاع الخاص بمختلف أطيافها…

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Added by CSR Middle East on September 10, 2012 at 10:19am — No Comments

Bank al Etihad, Zain sponsor QRCE’s creative business cup

Bank al Etihad and Zain Jordan have announced their sponsorship of Creative Business Cup competition which will be organized by Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship (QRCE) to strengthen the competencies of young entrepreneurs and help them turn their innovative business ideas into successful ventures. 

Expressing her …

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 31, 2012 at 11:29am — No Comments

البنك العربي: المسؤولية الاجتماعية تجاه "الصحة" مكوّن أساسي للتنمية الاقتصادية المستدامة

في ظل الأوضاع الاقتصادية الصعبة التي يعانيها الأردنيون من شرائح مختلفة؛ خصوصا ذوي الدخل المحدود، ومع استمرار التأثيرات السلبية لظاهرتي البطالة والفقر على المجتمع، تظهر جلياً أهمية برامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية لشركات القطاع الخاص التي تنفذها منفردة أو بالشراكة مع القطاع العام، خصوصاً أن هذا المفهوم نشأ أصلاً لملامسة وتغطية احتياجات المجتمعات المحلية، ومشاركة الشركات لهموم الناس ومشاكلهم.…



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Added by CSR Middle East on August 31, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments

BEKO International concludes Ramadan CSR activities and distributes gifts amongst children

Through its exclusive dealer in the Kingdom, Nassim Al Dada and Partners Co. - the sole dealer for Italian ELBA products and owner of SONA products in Jordan - BEKO International celebrated Eid el-Fitr with children from Al-Nazeef Orphan Center for Boys and Al-Nazeef Orphan Center for…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 28, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

PepsiCo-Jordan celebrates Eid al-Fitr with orphans

PepsiCo-Jordan - winner of the 2009 and 2011 King Abdullah II Award for Excellence - celebrated Eid al-Fitr with around 200 children from several of the Kingdom's orphanages at Zaha Cultural Center for the fifth consecutive year.

Since it was first organized in 2008, the day-long event has grown…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 27, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

Arab Bank hosts iftar and an evening of activities for orphans at the Children's Museum Jordan

As part of Arab Bank's corporate social responsibility program "Together," the Bank recently hosted an Iftar for 200 orphans at the Children's Museum, a non-profit educational initiative of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, in collaboration with a number of community based organizations registered under the Ministry of Social Development and the Children's…

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Added by CSR Middle East on August 16, 2012 at 3:58pm — No Comments

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