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All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAE' (226)

National Bank of Abu Dhabi reduces water consumption 43%

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi has reduced water consumption by 43% in 2011 in all its branches and buildings in the UAE, and has achieved one of its fundamental 2011 sustainability commitments.

The conservation was achieved by installing water saving devices on taps, fitting devices in…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 23, 2012 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Nokia and Emirates Environmental Group renew collaboration on mobile phone recycling

Nokia and the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) have announced the renewal of their joint collaboration for Nokia's 'Take Back' mobile phone recycling initiative. Taking the initiative to the next level, both companies will spearhead environmental awareness campaigns in schools and…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 23, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Microsoft Gulf, in partnership with Du, announces top five projects in Imagine Cup competition in UAE

Microsoft Gulf, in partnership with Du, revealed the five projects in the UAE which have qualified for the UAE Country Finals of Microsoft's premier technology competition, Imagine Cup 2012.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 19, 2012 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Siemens, Volkswagen and Rotana clean desert with 260 volunteers

Two world-class German brands, Siemens and Volkswagen, and Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East and Africa, took part in the 'Clean the Desert' campaign as part of an environmental awareness drive focusing on the littering problem in the desert and the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 19, 2012 at 11:15am — 1 Comment

Differently-abled kids take giant strides towards self-dependence

Children with special needs affiliated to different institutes spread across the UAE now stand to benefit from a proactive role being played by an enterprising private sector entity in its quest to put the children on the path of self-dependence.



For the last two years, Villa, Rimal and Rihab Rotana, a popular hotel chain, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), have been hosting training programmes for children with special needs belonging to the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 17, 2012 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Etihad Airways to introduce farm-to-table, organic inflight dining

Etihad Airways announced an exclusive partnership with Abu Dhabi Organics Farms, the first internationally certified organic farming initiative in the UAE, to supply fresh organic produce for its inflight First Class dining menus.

The airline will be sourcing fresh organic produce daily…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 17, 2012 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Etisalat hosts skill assessment sessions for over 300 nationals enrolled at Tanmia

Etisalat Academy in collaboration with the National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority - Tanmia, announced that it hosted assessment sessions for over 300 national jobseekers on March 14.

The initiative reflects Etisalat's continuing commitment to undertake its national…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 16, 2012 at 12:16pm — No Comments

ET Delegation Review Dubai Chamber’s Social Responsibility Efforts

A delegation from Emirates Transport reviewed the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s experience in the realm of social responsibility practices, being one of the pioneering public sector corporations in this area.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 15, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Hyatt steps up to cut its carbon footprint

Corporate guests are pushing hotels to become more environmentally friendly. During a visit to the UAE this month, Brigitta Witt, the vice president of corporate responsibility for Hyatt, discussed what her hotel company is doing on this front and the changing expectations from customers.



Why do hotel companies seem to be increasingly…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 15, 2012 at 11:44am — No Comments

Emirates Foundation Launches Breakfast Club to Promote Sustainable Social Investment

Sultan Bin Tahnoon Highlights Private Sector's Active Role in Advancement and Future of Social Investment

Hosts First Seminar Focusing on Ways to…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 15, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

1,500 trees to be planted in UAE’s western region ports

As part of its commitment to sustainability, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has launched a community tree planting initiative across all ports in the Western Region.

The initiative began today at Mugharrag Port and aims to raise the community's environmental awareness along with educating students on the importance of trees to the UAE. More than 1,500 trees are planted in Mugharrag Port in the same day of the event.

The tree planting initiative is being led by ADPC's Ports Unit…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 15, 2012 at 11:38am — No Comments

Dubai Chamber shares Corporate Social Responsibility best practices with Middlesex University Students

As part of its pioneering role as a leader in corporate social responsibility in Dubai and to educate the young generation with the concept, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry presented a lecture entitled, “Towards Sustainability - From Global Issues to Organisations and You” to a large gathering of students of the Middlesex University Dubai at their premises in Knowledge…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 13, 2012 at 10:58am — No Comments

Dubai Autism Centre recognises du for its continued support

Dubai Autism Centre (DAC) has extended recognition to du, for its continued Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts at a meeting attended by Osman Sultan, CEO, du, Hala Badri, Executive Vice President, Brand and Communications, du, and Luma Jasim, Vice President, Corporate Communications in du. 



Mohammad Al Emadi,…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 12, 2012 at 5:50pm — No Comments

ADNEC joins Abu Dhabi sustainability group

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company (ADNEC) has announced it has joined the Abu Dhabi sustainability group. An agreement signed confirms ADNEC's commitment to developing innovative solutions and initiatives to promote sustainability standards across the business.



Khaled…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 11, 2012 at 11:13am — No Comments

RTA cuts carbon footprint by one million kg of carbon dioxide

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) attaches utmost importance to maintaining quality, health, safety and environment at all affiliated agencies & sectors in conformity with the achievements made in projects and strategic initiatives launched in support of these projects.

The move comes as part of RTA's efforts to up the quality of services rendered to the public from the broad…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 10, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Test results show children learn valuable lessons from Porsche Kids Driving School

Test results in Dubai have spotlighted the effectiveness of the Porsche Kids Driving School (PKDS) in raising children's awareness of road rules, traffic signs and overall road safety.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 7, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

Siemens targeting UAE recruits in employment drive

Siemens, a major global player in electronics and electrical engineering operating in the energy, infrastructure, industry and healthcare sectors, is showing a strong presence at the UAE Career Fair 2012 as it seeks to fill a rapidly rising number of job openings amid strong demand in all sectors of its UAE business.

The company, which first opened a representative office in the UAE…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 5, 2012 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Dubai Customs wins Farouk El-Baz Award for Excellence in Organizational Sustainability

Dubai Customs won Farouk El-Baz Award for Excellence in Organizational Sustainability of the Public Sector category. The Award was launched by Hamdan Bin Mohammed E-University in 2011 under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and University President. It was developed for the purpose of encouraging Corporate Social…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 5, 2012 at 1:46am — No Comments

Maximus Air Cargo Appoints Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

Maximus Air Cargo, the UAE’ largest dedicated all cargo aircraft operator, announces the appointment of Lama Awwad as the company’s first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Manager.…



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Added by CSR Middle East on March 1, 2012 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Pearl Initiative brings together fifty regional leaders to debate best practices in 'Integrated Reporting'

The Pearl Initiative, the private sector-led, not-for-profit organization set up to foster a culture of transparency, accountability, good corporate governance and best business practices in the Arab world, has held a Roundtable on Integrated Reporting, the term…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 29, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

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