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The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Centre for Responsible Business has published the first issue of CSR Al Youm newsletter for 2012 which reviews a number of important topics including the use of sustainability as a platform for risk management, the habits of high efficient companies in the area of energy efficiency and a special report on materiality in corporate social responsibility.
The newsletter points out that a number of companies are increasingly feeling…Continue
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Doha Bank, one of the leading banks in Qatar, has won the “prestigious” Golden Peacock Global Award 2012 for corporate social responsibility (CSR) for the third consecutive year.
Doha Bank Group chief executive officer R Seetharaman received the award from Juma al-Majed, chairman of Dubai Economic Council at a ceremony of the 7th International Conference on Social…
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ALJCI has been given the "Sanabel Al Atta" CSR Award for the business sector, in recognition of its unique initiatives and programs launched in the Arab world, and…
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WNS (Holdings) Limited, a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, has been recognized by Institute Of Directors (IOD), with the Golden Peacock Global Award for Corporate Social Responsibility 2012. WNS has won this prestigious global award for its ongoing 'Community Development and…Continue
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كرَّم صاحب السمو الملكي الأمير فيصل بن أحمد بن عبدالعزيز عضو مجلس المسؤولية الاجتماعية البنك الأهلي لمشاركته للمرة الثانية على التوالي في رعاية فعاليات معرض المسؤولية الإجتماعية الثاني والذي عُقد مؤخراً في الرياض.
وأكد عبدالله باحمدان رئيس مجلس إدارة البنك الأهلي الذي تسلم درع…Continue
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Sixty years of continuous giving rooted in the beliefs and values of the founders is what distinguishes CCC and makes it unique among other companies. Even before the term ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ became quite popular in recent years, the CCC founders made giving and care for the communities, employees and their families one of their core values which they have been…Continue
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FROM RAISING work and living conditions for Gulf’s migrant labour to examining the region’s aluminium industry’s progress towards sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the rage of today.
The core idea behind CSR is to use the “organisational machinery” to implement programmes and initiatives that create social and/or environmental value.
CSR has a rich history, but why the sudden surge in popularity? Reasons abound but a key one is the…Continue
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The College of Business Administration (CBA) celebrated the graduation of its sixth batch of bachelors and master students in Jeddah Hilton yesterday in a ceremony attended by dignitaries, students and their parents.
Abdullah Dahlan, chairman of CBA's board of trustees, inaugurated the investiture ceremony that conferred the degrees on 223 students…
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Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, on Wednesday stressed the importance of corporate social responsibility that has a huge positive impact on local companies and their ability to compete and innovate globally.
Shaikh Ahmed, who is also Chairman of the Dubai Airports and Emirates airline, and Honourary Patron of the Dubai Quality Group or DQG, commended the efforts of experts and investors from major companies for…Continue
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Three Bahraini primary school students, winners of the Ministry of Education's “Going Green” drawing competition, travelled on the national carrier Gulf Air recently to spend two valuable days in an eco-friendly camp in India.…
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The association between Burgan Bank and KACCH was avowed at a special visit to…Continue
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Qatar Cool yesterday joined with other organisations and local youngsters to celebrate Earth Day 2012 by raising environmental awareness and urging everyone to ‘Mobilise the Earth’.
The district cooling company partnered with the Earth Day Network and Qatar Foundation to participate in the Earth Day Environmental Fair at the Student Centre at Education…
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National Bank of Oman (NBO) has become the first publicly listed organisation in Oman to release its sustainability report, entitled Responsible Banking. For You. For Our Nation.
Sustainability management is defined as the combined management of economic, social and environmental performance, with the aim of benefitting all key stakeholders.
NBO’s sustainability report, according to a press release,…
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McDonald’s Oman (Al Daud Restaurants LLC) has embarked on a clean-technology venture, in which used cooking oil is converted into eco-friendly bio-diesel to fuel its fleet of delivery trucks. The initiative is a joint effort between McDonald’s Oman and Coeja Eco Solutions.
Ali K Daud, Development Licensee and President of McDonald’s Oman said: “We are proud to adopt…
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“Today is a historic milestone, where CSR has become an important focus area for us all — on Corporate behavior, polices and values. This opportunity has come to us with new social challenges — that has given us a new role and responsibility in the society we live and operate. It has taken us to a higher platform where we can feel proud of truly being at the same level of major international oil companies,” disclosed Bakhit Shabib Al-Rashidi, the Deputy Managing Director of the Kuwait…Continue
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