CSR Middle East, CSR dedicated platform with 3.555 corporate members in the Middle East.
Mehnati is a short- term program provided for all …Continue
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Two teams of volunteers are getting ready to travel thousands of kilometres over a 10-day period, to visit those attending and…Continue
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في ظل الأوضاع الاقتصادية الصعبة التي يعانيها الأردنيون من شرائح مختلفة؛ خصوصا ذوي الدخل المحدود، ومع استمرار التأثيرات السلبية لظاهرتي البطالة والفقر على المجتمع، تظهر جلياً أهمية برامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية لشركات القطاع الخاص التي تنفذها منفردة أو بالشراكة مع القطاع العام، خصوصاً أن هذا المفهوم نشأ أصلاً لملامسة وتغطية احتياجات المجتمعات المحلية ومشاركة الشركات لهموم الناس ومشاكلهم.
وعلى الشركات أن لا تتبنّى برامج المسؤولية الاجتماعية للمجتمع وكأنها عبء عليها، بل يجب أن تنظر…
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Companies and organisations are starting to use simple measures such as switching off air conditioning and lights at the end of the working day to save power.
Some of the measures include keeping the air-conditioning thermostats at 24°C or above, and installing energy-efficient light bulbs. Others include optimising the operation of chillers and lifts.
However, these voluntary initiatives are yet to make an impact on overall energy trends. Demand for electricity in Abu Dhabi,…Continue
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VIVA congratulated the students and is proud of the efforts they have put forth to succeed and excel in this year's…Continue
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من الجميل أن يكون الحديث عن المسؤولية الاجتماعية للشركاتCSR العاملة في المملكة دائما على طاولة النقاش المجتمعي. فهذا الأمر يبعث رسالة لقطاع الأعمال بأن أفراد المجتمع يتطلعون للمساهمة الاجتماعية من هذه الشركات في تحقيق التنمية المستدامة التي يهدف لها المجتمع وتهدف لها الحكومة، ويجب أن تسعى لها الشركات.
ونظرا لحداثة هذا المصطلح على السوق المحلية كاستراتيجية تستخدمها الشركات في رعاية وتطوير المجتمع المحلي، يظل تقييم هذه…Continue
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Aseel Ahmad plans to design an environmentally sustainable office. Malak El Husseiny now turns the tap off when she brushes her teeth.
Both are among the students from around the region who yesterday completed the British University in Dubai's first sustainability summer school programme.
Changes the five-day course has prompted in students range from professional ambitions to personal habits.
Aseel, 20, is an interior design student at Ajman University. She…Continue
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For Al Tamimi Investments (ATI), channelling its private capital for social benefit is reaping more than financial returns for its businesses.
ATI was founded in 2006 by Emirati business leader Essam Al Tamimi and Rachael Wunsch, an accomplished venture capitalist from Australia. Using personal capital gained from the success of his law firm Al Tamimi & Company, ATI sought to invest in businesses that would enrich and bring value to the UAE community.
Although ATI did not…Continue
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United Development Company (UDC) has sponsored a Consultancy Project by Qatar Foundation students aiming to empower young minds in the fields of business and innovation.
Participating students included VCU Qatar design majors and engineering majors from Texas A&M University in Qatar. Each consultancy group was tasked to create a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign for The Pearl-Qatar following a thorough presentation of the project model, as well as the…
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AWAL IT Services, an IT service provider, recently signed a cooperation agreement with Down Syndrome Charitable Association (DSCA), to provide a range of technical and logistic services to support the various activities of the association and contribute to its success.
Professor Suzanne bint Salman Al-Ghanim, secretary-general of DSCA, and Abdul Rahman Obeid, marketing director at AWAL, inked the deal.
New studies indicate that the number of…
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As part of its corporate social responsibility, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) arranged a field trip at its Head Office for Mass Communication Students at the American University of Kuwait (AUK). The visit aimed to introduce the students to the day-to-day duties of NBK’s Public Relations department. Manal Al Mattar, NBK Public Relations Executive Manager said: “The purpose of the field trip is to introduce the students to NBK’s PR department and the professional services it provides in…Continue
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Carbon footprint, one of the most talked about topics in business nowadays. is the measurement of the total greenhouse gas emissions generated directly or indirectly by a property, an organisation or an individual.
The UAE had been ranked among the countries with the highest emissions per capita, especially after studies noted a 25 per cent increase in overall carbon output between 2006 and 2008 as well as a 20 percent increase in per capita emissions.
Another study compiled by…Continue
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The programme provides local youth with an opportunity to…Continue
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There is undoubtedly an increasing awareness of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Middle East, but the concept still needs to be integrated into the core corporate values of the companies here.
The government sector, and multinationals in particular, have made a significant contribution in this regard and are helping to increase awareness of the benefits of CSR.
CSR is gaining importance among the corporate sector because of increasing scrutiny from…Continue
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أطلق المشاركون اليوم بصنعاء بحلقتي النقاش التى نظمتها مؤسسة إيجاد للتمكين الاقتصادي والاجتماعي شبكة من (مبادرات - قطاع خاص - منظمات) للعمل من أجل المسؤولية الاجتماعية عن طريق ( تحديد احتياجات المجتمع - التوعية بأهمية المسؤولية الاجتماعية - متابعة ونشر أعمال المسؤولية الاجتماعية - الرقابة على أنشطة المسؤولية الاجتماعية - حوافز من أجل تشجيع القطاعات المختلفة على تبني المسؤولية الاجتماعية ) .…
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