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Bank Muscat presents ‘Jesr al Mustaqbal’ scholarships

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…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 24, 2012 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Audi partners with Al Mar'a Excellence Awards to recognize achievements of Omani women

Audi Oman, represented by Wattayah Motors, is pleased to partner with Al Mar'a to present the second edition of the annual Al Mar'a Excellence Awards. These awards are a platform to acknowledge the accomplishments and entrepreneurial zeal of women in the Sultanate.…


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


Oman Oil Company and Tawasul held a graduation ceremony for 33 students as part of the ‘Qudrat’ youth partnership programme at InterContinental Muscat on Tuesday.

The event was attended by the CEO of Oman Oil Company (OOC) Ahmed bin Salim al Wahibi, representatives from OOC and Tawasul, along with family members of graduates.

The six-month ‘Qudrat’ or ‘Capabilities’ programme, which began in January, aimed to equip…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 20, 2012 at 11:26am — No Comments

Bridgestone launches its second Tire Safety and Eco Station campaign

Bridgestone launches its "Tire Safety and Eco Station" campaign. The campaign is organized for the second year in a row, aiming to help reduce road accidents rates in Egypt, educate on the importance of tires for car safety, and to instruct the audience on the proper tire maintenance and…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 18, 2012 at 2:35pm — No Comments

PDO’s Fitness Group targets obesity, diabetes and stress disorders

As part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) and in an effort to tackle three issues that are highly detrimental to health and prevalent in Oman — obesity, diabetes and stress — Petroleum Development Oman’s (PDO) Recreation Centre Fitness Group’s ‘Change4Life’ campaign, which is set to commence on October 11, held pre-launch presentations here in Mina Al Fahl…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 28, 2012 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Fleet managers must put their best fleet forward to step up road safety in Oman

Fleet management refers to the management of a company's transportation fleet and includes commercial motor vehicles such as cars, vans and trucks, as well as rail cars. An effective fleet management programme is ideally one that reduces costs through effective utilisation of assets, while at the same time contributing to environment and road safety.…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 27, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

خبراء يدعون لتجاوز مفهوم العمل الخيري في رمضان إلى نهج المسؤولية الاجتماعية 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.…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 16, 2012 at 4:00pm — 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,…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 13, 2012 at 3:14am — 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…


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

NBO joins Cybertek to train Omanis

National Bank of Oman (NBO), in keeping with its commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR), has signed an agreement with Bahwan Cybertek to support the training of 15 Omani job seekers.

A formal ceremony, to mark the successful close of the arrangement, was held recently at the bank’s Head Office premises. The contract was signed by Sayyidah Rawan bint Ahmed…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 2, 2012 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Ahlibank "A new depth in Corporate Social Responsibility"

A socially responsible entity is one which understands that Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment to behave ethically and contribute to the economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large. ahlibank has strived in the past few years to build on this ideal and has proven time and…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 22, 2012 at 4:51pm — No Comments

BankMuscat extends support to Gulf Sports Media Association

BankMuscat, the flagship financial institution in the Sultanate, has extended support to Gulf Sports Media Association hosting its annual gathering from July 15 to 18 in Salalah. Leading sports journalists from the Gulf region are attending the event being held as part of Salalah Tourism Festival. The Gulf Sports Media Association is meeting in Oman for the second time. The activities during the 4-day event include a media seminar which will discuss important aspects relating to Arab…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 22, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Nawras ready to spread happiness across the Sultanate with 8th annual Goodwill Journey

Nawras, Oman's customer friendly communications provider, is working around the clock as final preparations are underway for the eighth annual Goodwill Journey.

Two teams of volunteers are getting ready to travel thousands of kilometres over a 10-day period, to visit those attending and…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 22, 2012 at 4:44pm — No Comments

PDO supports craft skills training for 100 women

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) underlined its role as a national champion of socio-economic development at a joint signing ceremony for two work training schemes for 100 women living in the south of its concession area. The event in Salalah – held under the auspices of Shaikh Abdullah bin Saif al Mahrooqi, Deputy Governor of Dhofar – formally marked the Company’s commitment to…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 27, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

AIESEC Oman Releases CSR Manual at Forum

The Omani chapter of the international youth-run organisation AIESEC, held its third Youth to Business Forum at Muscat College on Tuesday. The event, which brought together over 100 students and community corporate representatives, encouraged a dialogue on social responsibility and marked the launch of AIESEC's new corporate social responsibility (CSR) guide.

“With the release of the CSR manual, AIESEC comes full…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 21, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments

NBO supports ‘Hayatikum’ on Oman TV

National Bank of Oman (NBO) has decided to support ‘Hayatikum’ the weekly recorded Television Programme on Oman TV, which focuses on various social issues. The programme highlights significant and current ‘true to life’ incidents that affect the daily lives of individuals and the Omani and Arab community at large, thereby reiterating the bank’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities and community events.

Guest speakers — experts in different related fields…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 19, 2012 at 9:20am — No Comments

Non-profit group to focus on CSR

SOHAR Corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes to develop the local community will be the focus of the Bridges Establishment, a non-profit organisation set up recently as per an agreement signed among Sohar Aluminum, Vale Oman and ORPiC.   

The first-of-its-kind organisation seeks to nurture social responsibility and achieve socio-economic development of local communities to ensure a better life for society in education, employment, environment and health,…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 19, 2012 at 9:17am — No Comments

NBO sponsors competition in aid of Autismin Oman

In keeping with its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, National Bank of Oman (NBO) recently sponsored the ‘You Play Sudoku for All ’ Competition 2012, held recently at the ‘ Oman Auditorium’, Al Bustan Palace Hotel.

The event was organised in aid of Autism in Oman, by Black and White Magazine for the third successive year. Sudoku is a game of numbers and the…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 6, 2012 at 9:15am — No Comments

BankMuscat launches Green Sports initiative

BankMuscat today launched Green Sports initiative under the patronage of Sheikh Sa'ad bin Mohammed al-Mardhouf al- Sa'adi, Minister of Sports Affairs as part of the Bank's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative started in 2012.  

     The initiative aims at strengthening…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 4, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Companies forge new CSR initiative

Setting up of Bridges establishment, as per the agreement recently signed among Sohar Aluminium, Vale Oman and Orpic as a non-profit organisation that cares for the corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes is to reflect the commitment of these companies to promote and develop local community.

Dr Hamad bin Hashim Al…


Added by CSR Middle East on May 21, 2012 at 9:07am — No Comments

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