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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Qatar' (60)

Qtel Group Chairman leads drive to deploy mobile broadband for social good

Qtel Group is continuing to "push the envelope" by deploying mobile Broadband technology to address key social issues, forging a number of major new partnerships and collaborations in the US in recent weeks.…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 4, 2012 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Vodafone diving programme for physically challenged people

The Vodafone Qatar’s World of Difference sponsored programme - Freestyle Aquatics, will launch the Doha Dive Challenge at the American School of Doha on October 12 and 13, it was announced yesterday.

The Freestyle Aquatics is being run by Kathleen Bates, who has been working with the physically disabled people for the past 15 years in…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 2, 2012 at 9:23am — No Comments

QAFAC sponsors local rally driver for upcoming National Championship

Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited 'QAFAC' - petrochemical producers in Qatar, specialising in the production and export of methanol and methyl tertiary butyl ether 'MTBE' from its high-tech facility in Mesaieed - has announced an exciting new driver sponsorship package ahead of this…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 30, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Commercialbank, TYC create a new buzz: Spelling Bee contest

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…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 24, 2012 at 12:20pm — No Comments

How Women Work and IBQ announce Strategic Partnership

The How Women Work Community is proud to announce its strategic partnership with the International Bank of Qatar (IBQ). The bank is supporting the How Women Work conference for the third consecutive years, and has also been sponsoring the How Women Success book which was launched in the fall of last year in Qatar.

"IBQ has consistently been a supporter of our How Women Work community over the past two years. We have thoroughly enjoyed this collaboration based on…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 23, 2012 at 4:00pm — 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

‘Kulluna’ health campaign launched

A national public health and safety awareness campaign ‘Kulluna’ (All of Us), which is expected to raise public awareness and influence behaviour related to important health issues, with particular emphasis on improving individual and family health, safety and wellness within Qatar was yesterday launched by the Hamad Medical…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 14, 2012 at 9:53am — No Comments

Exhibitions to put spotlight on golden age of Muslim civilisation

Qatar Shell, Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) and 1001 Inventions announced yesterday their partnership to bring to Doha two exhibitions about Muslim heritage celebrating the extraordinary and often-forgotten scientific and cultural achievements from the ‘Golden Age’ of Muslim Civilisation.

The ground-breaking achievements of this era, from the seventh to the 17th…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 5, 2012 at 10:15am — No Comments

Qatar’s RasGas invests to reduce emissions

Managing Director of Qatar’s RasGas Company Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi said that the company has invested some $50 million in projects that aim to reduce emissions and enhance waste management, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

“In 2011, we invested more than US$49 million in projects that reduce emissions and enhance our waste management,” Al Mohannadi said in a statement released on Tuesday to announce 2011 RasGas’s Sustainability Report which provides a comprehensive review of its…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 14, 2012 at 10:04am — No Comments

RasGas' sustainability report 2011 charts robust emission reduction initiatives across LNG value chain

RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has successfully launched several pace-setting emission reduction initiatives across its value chain, ranging from flare minimisation to a new Greenhouse Gas Policy (GHG) reduction policy. The Company today released its 2011 Sustainability Report which provides a comprehensive review of its environmental, social, economic and corporate performance for the…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 5:01pm — No Comments

The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Red Crescent reinforce their joint effort this Ramadan

Every positive action creates a ripple of effects towards building a stronger community - whether it is individual behavior or it is fundraising. On July 18, 2012, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha together with Red Crescent reinforced their joint effort in giving back to Qatar's communities with a daily donation of 150 Iftar boxes.…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Qatargas supports Qatar Red Crescent activities

Qatargas has made a financial contribution to the Qatar Red Crescent in support of its sponsorship of needy families and provision of assistance to patients' activities under their "La'ali Al-Bir" internal project which is strongly linked to Qatargas' existing social investment programs contributing to the Qatar National Vision 2030.…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Vodafone Qatar employees raise money for education through 900km global biking initiative journey

Vodafone Qatar's Sandstormers team proudly participated in the Global Biking Initiative (GBI) 900 kilometer cycling journey from Oslo, Norway to Dusseldorf, Germany to raise charitable funds for children's education in Nepal.…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 30, 2012 at 5:33pm — No Comments

RasGas TV ads seek to promote healthy eating

RasGas has announced a new television commercial campaign which will be launched during Ramadan. 

In a series of three animated advertisements, the company’s first ever cartoon commercials use colour, wit and humour to feature a traditional Qatari family who makes simple but smart choices in their daily lives to eat healthier and have more balanced diets.

The advertisements are expected to air on Qatar TV at different times during the day throughout…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 22, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments

UDC sponsoring QF students consultancy project

United Development Company (UDC) has sponsored a Consultancy Project by Qatar Foundation students aiming to empower young minds in the fields of business and innovation.

Participating students included VCU Qatar design majors and engineering majors from Texas A&M University in Qatar. Each consultancy group was tasked to create a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign for The Pearl-Qatar following a thorough presentation of the project model, as well as the…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 12, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Msheireb Properties hosts work experience training with Bedaya Center

Msheireb Properties, Qatar's leading real estate developer, is organizing a 'Two-day Experience' programme for the high school and university students, in a partnership between the company's Future Affiliate Club and the Bedaya Center.

The programme provides local youth with an opportunity to…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 12, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Siemens strengthens engagement in Qatar with student education drive

Siemens, the global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the energy, infrastructure, industry and healthcare sectors, has teamed up with Qatar University to prepare students for entering professional life as the company further strengthens its engagement in Qatar's educational development.

Siemens WLL, the Qatari unit of Siemens AG, in collaboration with Qatar University recently hosted a three-day career workshop in…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 4, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Moving past Qatar’s carbon economy

Mechan­ical and indus­trial engi­neeringresearchers at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity have been awarded three, three-year grants totaling $785,000 from the Qatar Foun­da­tion for Edu­ca­tion, Sci­ence and Com­mu­nity Development.

According to its web­site, the non­profit orga­ni­za­tion aims to sup­port Qatar on its journey from a carbon economy to a modern knowledge-based economy.

Hamid Nayeb-Hashemi and Ashkan Vaziri, a…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 27, 2012 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Firms should be ‘concerned about fight against poverty’

HEC Paris in Qatar has hosted a ‘masterclass’ by Professor Frederic Dalsace, holder of the Social Business Enterprise and Poverty Chair at HEC Paris.

The topic was ‘Why should firms be concerned about the fight against poverty?’.

Professor Dalsace believes that firms should be concerned about the fight against poverty. “Poverty is relative, of course, where someone who could be considered poor in one country might not be considered poor in another part…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 25, 2012 at 7:26am — No Comments

Qatargas continues support to Children's Brain Tumour Foundation

For the second year running, Qatargas has extended its support to the US-based Children's Brain Tumour Foundation (CBTF) and participated in its annual benefit dinner organised by the charity recently in New York City.

The CBTF is a non-profit organisation, founded in 1988 in the United…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 7, 2012 at 9:17am — No Comments

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