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All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAE' (226)

Dubai Duty Free team gives blood to underline social commitment

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility efforts to assist the Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Duty Free organised its annual blood donation campaign among its employees earlier this month. 

The initiative was conducted in coordination with Dubai Blood Donation Centre of Latifa Hospital . 

The retailer said the campaign embodies its commitment and work in line with its social responsibility programme, which aims to serve the community…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 18, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments

Panasonic partners with Dubai Municipality, Environmental Center for Arab Towns and Imdaad to maintain a clean and green UAE

Panasonic employees collected more than 600 kg of plastic waste from their communities during a month-long sustainability drive. To mark an ecological start to the New Year, the waste was sent for recycling to Imdaad, UAE's leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions.



Added by CSR Middle East on February 16, 2013 at 8:55pm — No Comments

DED opens online registration of delegates for DWCCR

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has announced the opening of online registration of delegates for the Dubai World Conference on Consumer Rights (DWCCR), a first-of-its-kind event on protecting consumer rights and intellectual property rights (IPR) across the retail sector in the Middle East.…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 13, 2013 at 3:25pm — No Comments

United Arab Bank maintains social responsibility focus with generous contribution to Al Thiqah Club for the Handicapped

United Arab Bank (UAB), rated as one of the fastest growing banks in the UAE, has confirmed its commitment to social causes by supporting the Al Thiqah Club for the Handicapped. The bank has made a generous contribution of AED 250,000 to the club for the welfare and development of the handicapped.…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 11, 2013 at 9:56pm — No Comments

DMCC staff to join Walk for Education 2013

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a Government of Dubai authority, announced that it will support Dubai Cares' Walk for Education 2013 by sponsoring all DMCC staff to participate in the three kilometre walk.

This initiative is part of DMCC's 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility strategy…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 7, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

Digging, Planting, Learning during UAE National Environment Week 2013

SynergY founded by Simran Vedvyas, celebrates UAE National Environment Week 2013 by planting trees at TADWEER

Socially Yearning Network for Environment, Reach-out, Growth Youth, a group of young students from various institutions across UAE have been working with the sole purpose to support various environment trepidations. 

Shored up by…


Added by Simran Vedvyas on February 4, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

How SMEs can benefit from CSR

To help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) understand and adopt better corporate social responsibility practices, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Centre for Responsible Business organised a complimentary session at the Change Initiative premises recently.

The session, entitled Corporate Social Responsibility for Small and Medium Enterprises, focused on providing SME’s with practical knowledge and guidance to align responsible business practices with…


Added by CSR Middle East on January 31, 2013 at 11:18am — No Comments

Pacific Ventures announces its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative for Special Needs

Dubai real estate market has recently shown an escalation in residential, office, retail and hotel projects, these recent trends and developments in the market have highlighted the future outlook and projections of the demand and supply in Dubai.

One such leading player "Pacific Ventures Ltd" a…


Added by CSR Middle East on January 31, 2013 at 10:42am — No Comments

Rawabi Holding Group organizes its second 'Pick it up' public cleaning spree

With support from and in collaboration with the AlKhobar District Municipality and Giving Hands Volunteers, including e-support from AlKhobar.net, Rawabi Holding went on a second clean up round on January 24th 2013 as part of a joint and sustained environmental awareness campaign to clean the main roads in the city of AlKhobar involving volunteering Rawabi Holding Employees, students…


Added by CSR Middle East on January 28, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

Al Fahim Group implements employment strategy to take advantage of 'Absher' initiative to increase number of employed Emiratis

Al Fahim Group announces implementation of a special employment strategy in line with the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE to enhance the participation of UAE nationals in the labor market, "Absher" which will form the cornerstone of the UAE government's Emiratisation program.…


Added by CSR Middle East on January 25, 2013 at 6:18pm — 1 Comment

Alpen Capital partners with Dubai Cares to unveil Burj Khalifa structure

Alpen Capital partnered with Dubai Cares to unveil a very limited miniature structure of the world's tallest monument - The Burj Khalifa - called the "Burj of Giving", at a special ceremony organized in partnership with The Ara Gallery and Emaar Properties PJSC.

Rohit Walia unveiled the miniature…


Added by CSR Middle East on January 23, 2013 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Palm Utilities receives Dubai Chamber CSR Label for providing environmental friendly, sustainable district cooling solutions

Palm Utilities, a Dubai World company, has been awarded the Dubai Chamber CSR Label, in recognition of its solid commitment to CSR and sustainability and its ongoing efforts to optimize its resources primarily on providing the best environmentally friendly and sustainable energy solutions in line with the highest international standards.…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 30, 2012 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Sharp visions to grow in eco-positive way

Building on its success in 2012, the Zayed Future Energy Prize, launched in 2008 and managed by Masdar, will award five distinct categories during its 2013 awards ceremony.

The initiative represents the vision of the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founding father of the UAE, who championed environmental stewardship…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 30, 2012 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Imdaad supports drive to instill social responsibility among UAE youth through Maharati skills development program

Imdaad, a provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, has announced its support as Silver Sponsor of the "Maharati Program - Winter 2012", a unique initiative that aims to equip Emirati teenage students with different skills needed to enhance their personal development and technical capabilities.…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 30, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Majid Al Futtaim contributes EGP1m to the people of Upper Egypt as part of the 'One Million Blankets' campaign

Majid Al Futtaim Properties, the leader in ownership, development and management of shopping malls together with hotels and ýcommunities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), announced that it will be contributing EGP1m, which equates to 20,000 blankets, to the underprivileged citizens of Upper Egypt (Al Sa'id), as part of the recently launched 'One Million Blankets'…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 30, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Recycling machine off to a flying start

John Irvine, the managing director of the Lebanese waste management company averda, talks about ReVa, a reverse vending machine. The company, which started in Beirut 30 years ago, entered the UAE in 2006. The recycling machine, co-sponsored by Tecom Investments and averda, was launched in the first week of December.

What does the machine do? Where are these installed?

Users can exchange plastic bottles and aluminium cans for Air…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 26, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments

Dubai Chamber honours companies implementing responsible business practices

Seven major organisations were presented the Dubai Chamber CSR Label during a ceremony held at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry premises on Wednesday. The awardees were honoured for their efforts to become leading businesses in corporate social responsibility and sustainability.



Added by CSR Middle East on December 24, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments

Deutsche Bank`s Middle East Foundation partners with Save the Children in UAE and Yemen

Deutsche Bank's Middle East Foundation announced today its partnership with Save the Children by supporting its Animate-It Workshops project in United Arab Emirates and the Food Vouchers System Initiative in Yemen.

Animation is a peaceful method for children to tell their stories especially for…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 24, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments

Samsung Electronics Levant gives back to local community

In-line with its strategy to support the local communities and its commitment to corporate social responsibility, Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, organized a volunteer day for Samsung employees and others to donate a day of their time to renovate the Insan School.…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 21, 2012 at 5:18pm — No Comments

National Bank of Abu Dhabi holds first Sustainability Week

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) launched their first 'Sustainability Week' to highlight, promote, and educate the Bank's staff about living and working sustainably.

Over five days in October, employees were invited to learn about saving power and water, managing their money, keeping fit and…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 19, 2012 at 11:42pm — No Comments

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