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CSR Middle East's Blog – February 2012 Archive (73)

'CSR in Action' celebrates its success and the birth of five CSR initiatives

'CSR in Action', an initiative organized by Al Ahli Holding Group's Corporate Social Responsibility division and in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State's Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), Entourage, Microsoft and Stanton Chase International celebrated its…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 21, 2012 at 1:13am — No Comments

5 NBAD female employees join “Antarctica Expedition”

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the Number One Bank in the UAE, is sponsoring five Emirati women to join the final “2041 International Antarctica Expedition” which starts on 27th  February and ends on 12th  March 2012. 

The five employees are Alia Al…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 20, 2012 at 10:11am — No Comments

Blood donation camp organised

The Dubai Investments (DI), the largest investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, organised a blood donation camp recently as part of its corporate social responsibility agenda and in response to the call from His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to donate blood especially for emergency medical…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 19, 2012 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Qatargas supports International Pediatric Surgery Congress

Qatargas, as part of its Corporate Social Citizenship initiative, has extended support to Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Pediatric Surgery Department, which is organising the first Qatar International Pediatric Surgery Congress and the 12th Congress of the Pan Arab…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 19, 2012 at 12:49pm — No Comments

PEIE organizes Corporate Social Responsibility seminar

As part of the Oman Manufacturing Group (OMG) series of seminars organized by the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE), Corporate Social Responsibility seminar will take place on Tuesday February 21 at Grand Hyatt Muscat; under the auspices of H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Said Al…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 19, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

NBK Spends KD 30 Mln On CSR

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report 2011 recently. NBK spent more than KD 30 million on CSR initiatives including annual donations to the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), recruiting and professional development for Kuwaiti youth, supporting NBK’s Children Hospital, organizing the annual NBK…

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

ABK Announces New CSR Slogan - ‘Our Society ... Our Responsibility’

The Public Relations department at Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait announced its new CSR slogan ‘Our Society ... Our Responsibility’ at a press conference held on Feb 15. ABK remains committed to corporate social responsibility, and is strategising meaningful activities to enhance its CSR initiatives. ABK is concerned about giving back to the community and will continue to develop programs…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 18, 2012 at 12:27pm — No Comments

توزيع جوائز برنامج ممارسات المسؤولية الاجتماعية للشركات

احتفل قسم المسؤولية الاجتماعية التابع لمجموعة الأهلي القابضة بتوزيع جوائز برنامج "ممارسات المسؤولية الاجتماعية للشركات"، البرنامج الذي نظمته مجموعة الأهلي القابضة بالتعاون مع كلّ من: مبادرة الشراكة الأميركية الشرق الأوسطية مع شركات "أنتوراج" ومايكروسوفت وستانتون تشايس إنترناشيونال" بحضور سفير الولايات المتحدة لدى الإمارات مايكل كورين، والرئيس التنفيذي لشركة الأهلي القابضة محمد خماس، ونخبة من: الشركاء والمشاركين والأكاديميين وممثلين من القطاع العام والخاص، حيث تمّ خلال الحفل…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 17, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Aramco gets thumbs up for its CSR forum

Leading members of the business community and charitable organizations applauded Saudi Aramco for its recent initiative to organize the first forum on corporate social responsibility.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 17, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

عرض تجارب دولية في «المسؤولية الاجتماعية» أبريل المقبل

أوضح عسكر الحارثي الأمين العام لمجلس المسؤولية الاجتماعية في الرياض، أن المعرض الثاني للمسؤولية الاجتماعية، الذي تحتضنه العاصمة الرياض في نيسان (أبريل) المقبل تحت رعاية الأمير فيصل بن سلمان بن عبد العزيز رئيس مجلس المسؤولية الاجتماعية في الرياض، سيقدم للشركات والمؤسسات الناشئة برنامجاً تدريبياً عن كيفية إعداد برامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية ومردود ذلك على الشركات.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 16, 2012 at 12:38am — No Comments

Vodafone Qatar appoints Dana Haidan as Head of CSR

Vodafone Qatar has appointed Dana Haidan as Head of Corporate Social Responsibility. Prior to joining Vodafone, Dana was the Corporate Citizenship Officer at Qatargas for 3 years where she managed the company’s CSR programme and social…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 14, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments

Dubai small businesses embrace social responsibility

Major multinational companies generally have corporate social responsibility programmes (CSR), but these are not always easy to create among small businesses. Zakir Hussain, the company director and a film producer at Icon Art Production House in Dubai, discusses how his movie production house rolled out an initiative aimed at aspiring…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 14, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Oman LNG, MoH sign nine MoUs to boost health sector

A total of nine MoUs were signed between Oman LNG and Ministry of Health under which Oman LNG offered RO 1.5 million to support health sector in Oman. The signatories to the MoUs were Dr Darwish bin Saif al Mahrabi, Under-Secretary for Administrative and Financial Affairs at the Ministry of…

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

Pact to support social initiatives

National Bank of Oman (NBO) one of the leading banks in Oman, in keeping with its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has announced the signing of an agreement with the Ministry of Social Development, to finance various projects supervised by the ministry.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 14, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments

Dubai Bank signs MoU with Community Development Authority

Dubai Bank announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Community Development Authority (CDA). The MoU marks a significant step forward in the bank’s…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 12, 2012 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Rosewood Hotels support worthy causes

Two premium Rosewood hotels of Riyadh — Al-Faisaliah Hotel and Al-Khozama Hotel — have enlisted the help of their cuddly friends and revered guests to help make a difference to the lives of disabled children in Saudi Arabia.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 12, 2012 at 11:23pm — No Comments

du hosts educational workshop to celebrate UAE National Environment Day

In-line with du’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts, the telecommunications company observed UAE National Environment Day by hosting a workshop for its employees. Entitled ‘Save Energy & Save Money’, it educated employees on the importance of conserving energy by reducing wasteful…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 12, 2012 at 11:22pm — No Comments

Rawabi Holding Honors Two custodians of Saudi-British Relationship

In line with its Community Investment Program

London, 11 February 2012 - At the Saudi British Society's Annual Dinner, Rawabi Holding UK awards…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 12, 2012 at 11:14pm — No Comments

Masdar City Chooses SoFi to Monitor Carbon in Buildings

Masdar City has selected PE INTERNATIONAL’s SoFi software system to monitor carbon embodied in buildings for its ambitious project to construct one of the world’s most sustainable cities, the two companies announced today.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 12, 2012 at 12:17am — No Comments

More private companies should identify CSR

By Rahima al Kharusiya — It is a good sign that a number of private companies are identifying their Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) in the day to day operations of their businesses. While hailing this move as a highly positive trend that can impact the lives of many around us, and while I understand that it is too early to assess their results, I strongly feel that more and more companies should start thinking over their commitment to the society and come forward with nobler…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 12, 2012 at 12:11am — No Comments

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