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CSR Middle East's Blog – October 2011 Archive (104)

PMU and Sabic collaborates by signing foreign scholarship preparatory programme agreement

Eastern region's emerging educational institution, Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University (PMU) is equipped with modern infrastructure and takes regular initiatives to distinguish itself from the rest. Recent attempt of such kind is its collaboration with Sabic (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) to train…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 26, 2011 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Third Samsung Amman International Marathon to kick-off next on October 28th

In-line with Samsung's strategy to support the local communities and its commitment to corporate social responsibility, The Third Samsung Amman International Marathon will kick-off next Friday the 28th of October with the "Run to Support Education" campaign.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 26, 2011 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Zubair Corporation signs Memorandum of Engagement with Pearl Initiative

The Zubair Corporation - the prominent Omani business group engaged in diverse sectors - has signed a Memorandum of Engagement (MoE) with the Pearl Initiative, the private-sector led program developed in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Partnerships that is creating a regional network of…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 26, 2011 at 9:37am — No Comments

ManpowerGroup Advocates For Unlocking Potential of Women And Youth in the Middle East

ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and strategic partner of the World Economic Forum, participated this weekend in the WEF's "Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World," which focused on employment,…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 26, 2011 at 9:36am — No Comments

Shell wins CSR award

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) was voted "Best Company in most Innovative CSR" in 2011 at the Nigeria CSR awards, known as The Social Enterprise Report and Awards (The SERAs).

A statement by SPDC’s Corporate Media Relations Manager, Tony Okonedo, said SPDC fought off a challenge from three other companies to clinch the prized trophy at a ceremony, which held at the Muson Centre in Lagos at the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 25, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Sharjah Centre for Cultural Communications and Eton Institute to Host Subsidised Arabic Courses

In a bid to promote integration and further strengthen ties between expatriate and local communities, the Sharjah Centre for Cultural Communication (SCCC) in association with Eton Institute, the largest language institute in the UAE, will be offering highly subsidised Arabic language courses for the public. The language course, subsidised by over 50%, will encourage the public to learn Arabic while providing a deeper cultural understanding through a visit to a cultural site such as the famous… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments

Bank donates office supplies and furniture

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) has donated office supplies and furniture to Qatar Charity as part of its on-going commitment to partnering with local charities that benefit under-privileged members of the community.

This is the second consecutive year in which al khaliji has donated furniture to Qatar Charity, which is expected to deliver the…
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Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:39am — No Comments

Health body maps out plan to combat diabetes

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will reach out to people suffering from diabetes in the emirate through an innovative “diabetes conversation map,” it announced on Sunday. 



Health officials said that the map, designed by Lilly Company, has details of what to eat, symptoms of diabetes, what to do in terms of hypoglycaemia and other relevant information, presented in an illustrative and…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:39am — No Comments

Al Ahli Holding Group launches 'CSR in Action'

UAE-based 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), Knowledge Horizon, Stanton Chase International and entourage, launched its new initiative, "CSR in…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments

Arabia CSR Network, Embassy of Sweden and Swedish Trade Council work towards corporate responsibility in UAE

A day-long seminar was held by the Arabia CSR Network on Sunday, 23rd October 2011 in Dubai, in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden and the Swedish Trade Council, and with the support of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers.

The event, titled…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments

World Food Programme appoints JWT Kuwait to lead drought relief campaign

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) appointed the Kuwait office of JWT with the responsibility of producing their next integrated campaign in support of the Horn of Africa.

The campaign will back the upcoming launch of a charity…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments

Nuqul Group and INJAZ meet volunteers from Al Koura District

Nuqul Group and INJAZ hosted a meeting for a group of their volunteers who will be conducting INJAZ sessions in the group’s adopted schools in Al Koura. 



At the meeting, the volunteers had the chance to interact with Nuqul Group’s team who has also committed to participate in other programmes with INJAZ. After a presentation on the group’s corporate social responsibility activities… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments

Imdaad underlines urgent need for greater environmental awareness at EEG Students' Workshop

Imdaad, a provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the UAE, has announced that it has recently participated as the main sponsor of the recently concluded Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) Students' Workshop, a three-day event held at Rashid Boys School in Dubai that enlightened…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

Galfar Vice-Chairman shares insights with young entrepreneurs

Dr P Mohamed Ali, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Galfar Engineering and Contracting SAOG shared his valuable experience of more than 40 years in Oman with young entrepreneurs in the Sultanate. The interaction with young, enterprising Omanis was held under the auspices of the Entrepreneurs Organization (Oman Chapter), a US-based organisation with over 8,000… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:35am — No Comments

ملتقى عربي حول المسؤولية الاجتماعية للشركات يوصي بتشكيل جهة أقليمية تتولى التنظيم

وصى المشاركون في «الملتقى الثالث للمسؤولية الاجتماعية لمؤسسات القطاع الخاص في الوطن العربي» الذي حمل هذه السنة عنوان «دور المسؤولية الاجتماعية في التنمية»، بضرورة وجود جهة عليا عربية لتنظيم المسؤولية الاجتماعية وتحقيق التعاون والتكامل بين الجهات المختصة، والاستمرار في عقد الملتقى وإضافة بعض النشاطات إلى أعماله، ومنها ورش العمل والاستعانة بالخبرات المميّزة، إلى جانب دعوة مؤسسات المجتمع المدني إلى تصميم…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 24, 2011 at 10:35am — No Comments

Mohamed bin Zayed visits Masdar and Masdar Institute

Under the leadership of President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan, the UAE has become a global hub for renewable energy and clean technology innovation and development, stated His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi,…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 21, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

BRJ creates 9,648 jobs in Q3

Bab Rizq Jameel (BRJ), an initiative of ALJ Community Initiatives (ALJCI), created 9,648 job opportunities during the third quarter of the current year 2011. Jobs were created through BRJ job creation programs at all BRJ branches in the Kingdom.

Highlighting the results of BRJ’s Q3 of 2011 Saudi Arabia, Abdulrahman Al-Fihaid, BRJ Executive Director in Saudi Arabia, said the productive household program created 5,864 jobs. Based on the microfinance concept, the ‘productive household’ program… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on October 21, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Majid Al Futtaim Fashion creates a platform to showcase talents of Al Noor students

Under the patronage of HH Sheikha Hind Al Qassemi, Chairperson of Emirates Businesswomen Council, Majid Al Futtaim Fashion, the apparel retailing arm of Majid Al Futtaim Ventures, is partnering with the Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs to create a platform to showcase the skills of…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 21, 2011 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Standard Chartered grants donation to fund projects of Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs

Standard Chartered announced that it has handed over donations worth more than Dhs500,000 to the Al Noor Centre for Children with Special Needs through three separate fund raising initiatives launched by the bank.

Jonathan Morris, CEO,…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 21, 2011 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Al khaliji sponsors ICAI knowledge sharing forum for second year

For a second consecutive year, Al Khalij Commercial Bank (Al khaliji) Q.S.C sponsored the annual knowledge sharing forum of the Doha Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The local chapter of the Institute has been very active in Qatar, with regular seminars by…

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Added by CSR Middle East on October 21, 2011 at 3:09pm — No Comments

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