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All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAE' (226)

Masdar sustainability chief says Middle East at green energy “tipping point”

The Middle East is on its way to becoming a global hub for energy efficiency and renewable technology, one of the region’s green pioneers has told RTCC.

Nawal Al-Hosany is Director of Sustainability at Masdar in Abu Dhabi, the world’s first zero-carbon city and also a research institution, clean-tech investment portfolio and energy producer.

Speaking in Doha, Al-Hosany believes the oil and gas-rich…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 19, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Air Arabia wins ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Award’ for the year 2012

As a further testimony to its sustainability and community upliftment efforts, Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, has been awarded the “Corporate Social Responsibility Award” at the 2012 Aviation Business Awards that was held recently in Dubai.  

Air Arabia won the award in the CSR category for its meaningful contribution to the creation of sustainable livelihoods…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 11, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Centre of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi honours partners for supporting clean-up activities following National Day celebrations

The Centre of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi honoured the contractors for their commitment in supporting the cleaning and waste treatment activities in the city following the UAE's National Day celebrations.

The ceremony, which took place at the headquarters of Centre of Waste Management- Abu…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 6, 2012 at 10:26am — No Comments

GE highlights energy sustainability initiatives to manage Middle East's ecological footprint at Arab Forum for Environment and Development

GE is highlighting its energy sustainability initiatives and commitment to complement the efforts of Middle East governments to manage their ecological footprint at the Arab Forum for Environment & Development (AFED) to be held from November 29 to 30, at the Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel in Beirut.…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 30, 2012 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Crescent Petroleum highlights importance of environmental policy for regional companies

Crescent Petroleum, the Middle East's oldest private oil and gas company, has highlighted the need for responsible companies in the Arab World to develop and adopt environmental policies for sustainable development as part of their growth strategy.

The company has joined as a regional partner…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 30, 2012 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Panasonic employees volunteer for 11th edition of clean-up drive

Panasonic employees and UAE residents gathered at Dubai’s Al Mamzar beach for the 11th edition of Clean-Up Drive 2012. The event was organized under the auspices of the Philippine Consulate General of Dubai, and is part of the global Clean-Up the World initiative from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Globally, the Clean-Up Drive engages an estimated 35 million volunteers in 130 countries each year, making it one of the world’s largest community-based…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 26, 2012 at 4:04am — No Comments

Movenpick Hotel Deira in Dubai earns re-certification from Green Globe

Green Globe announced re-certification of Movenpick Hotel Deira in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since its opening two years ago, this upscale hotel has demonstrated outstanding efforts and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency and corporate responsibility, marking the hotel group’s ambitious commitment to secure region-wide certification of all its Middle East properties.

“It’s a great achievement for the Movenpick Hotel Deira to be re-certified, reaching 90% of…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 16, 2012 at 5:59pm — No Comments

محاضرة عن الاستدامة لموظفي مواصلات الإمارات

نظمت إدارة البيئة والسلامة والصحة المهنية بمواصلات الإمارات صباح أمس محاضرة توعوية تحت عنوان “الاستدامة في الإمارات استدامة لمستقبلنا”وذلك بقاعة مسرح الإدارة العامة بدبي .

وقال خالد شكر مدير إدارة البيئة والسلامة والصحة المهنية إن هذه المحاضرة تأتي ضمن جهود المؤسسة المتواصلة لنشر ثقافة الاستدامة…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 15, 2012 at 4:16pm — No Comments

INJAZ UAE and Omnicom Media Group MENA partner to inspire youth

The MENA operation of global advertising, marketing and communications company Omnicom Media Group (OMG) has joined hands with INJAZ UAE, a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide, to support its delivery of key entrepreneurial and work-readiness programs. These will reach 10,000 students in the Emirates this year.


Omnicom Media Group MENA and INJAZ UAE will work together to support today's Emirati youth by investing in the development of their professional future. This is…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 15, 2012 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Find more ways to incentivise businesses and individuals to Go Green say experts at Green Build Conference

Experts from a panel discussing the costs of green buildings and implementing environmentally friendly building measures, agreed that there should be incentives in place to encourage businesses and individuals to be more active in helping the UAE to reduce its carbon footprint.

Many of the…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 8, 2012 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Etihad Airways' donations spread warmth and good cheer as winter in Nepal sets in

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has made a donation to two social welfare organisations in Kathmandu as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program in Nepal.

Staff from the airline's head office in Abu Dhabi joined local colleagues to deliver care…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 8, 2012 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence appoints Ekadaa PR as its public relations agency

Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) Carbon conceptualizes, manages, executes and monetizes greenhouse gas reduction measures. By doing so, DCCE address climate change and promote sustainable development across the region in an economically viable way.

The Emirate of Dubai is becoming a low…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 8, 2012 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Youth Simran Vedvyas from Dubai UAE attends the First World Energy Forum 2012 in Dubai

World Energy Summit, Dubai addressed to global energy, poverty and sustainability.  The World Energy Forum 2012 took place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 22nd -24th October 2012.  I was part of the Official Delegation U.A.E. I learnt a lot from…


Added by Simran Vedvyas on November 5, 2012 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Majid Al Futtaim Properties concludes second annual energy conference

Majid Al Futtaim Properties, the leader in ownership, development and management of shopping malls together with hotels and ‎communities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has successfully completed its second annual energy conference, which was held for its employees, sister companies and suppliers, at the Pullman Hotel, earlier this month.…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 1, 2012 at 10:09am — No Comments

«الفطيم العقارية» تطلق جائزة المسؤولية الاجتماعية للمستأجرين

أعلنت "ماجد الفطيم العقارية"، الشركة العاملة في مجال تطوير وامتلاك وإدارة مراكز التسوق وتطوير الفنادق والمدن المتكاملة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا، عن اختتام فعاليات النسخة الثانية من مؤتمر الطاقة السنوي، والذي حضره كل من موظفي الشركة والشركات الشقيقة ومجموعة من الموردين.

واستضاف المؤتمر…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 1, 2012 at 10:07am — No Comments

Dubai Chamber's 'CSR Al Youm' newsletter announces new online directory of case studies

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Centre for Responsible Business has announced the launch of its new online directory of case studies in its latest edition of 'CSR Al Youm', published this week.

The newsletter highlights the new online directory, found on the main Dubai Chamber website,…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 30, 2012 at 11:21am — No Comments

Homes r Us launches officials visit Dubai Autism Center

Emphasizing the importance of accepting and embracing individuals with special needs, Homes r Us launched an online community initiative during the month of Ramadan. In continuation of their program, senior representatives from Homes r Us visited the Dubai Autism Center (DAC) and presented them with special gifts as a part of a wish list.…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 26, 2012 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Al Hilal Bank, Burjeel Hospital offer free screening as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in Abu Dhabi

Al Hilal Bank, in collaboration with the Burjeel Hospital, has launched a “Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign” that will deploy a mobile mammography unit in different parts of Abu Dhabi to provide free check up for ladies from October 24 to 28, 2012. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer ailment in the UAE, accounting for 28 per cent of female deaths in the country, according to statistics from the Abu Dhabi Health Authority.

The campaign, which is being organized as part of…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 26, 2012 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Arab companies honoured for sustainability efforts

Twenty companies operating in the Mena regions were honoured for their commitment to sustainability and social responsibility during The Arabia CSR Network Forum and Awards Ceremony 2012, held on Wednesday.

The Arabia CSR Network was officially launched in 2009, but the awards were first held in 2008. The Arabia CSR Network grew out of the Emirates Environmental Group CSR Network, which has been advancing Corporate Social…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 26, 2012 at 12:32pm — No Comments

LG Electronics Achieves 61% Reduction In Energy Consumption For Dubai Municipality Project

With the market for consumption of lighting fixtures in the GCC region having already touched the US$1 billion mark in 2010, leading international manufacturers and suppliers will be setting their sights on Light Middle East 2012, the region’s premier trade and networking platform, which gets underway in Dubai today (Monday, 1st October).*

Organised by Epoc Messe Frankfurt, the 2012 edition of the regional lighting design industry showcase, will take place at the…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 22, 2012 at 9:21am — No Comments

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