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Bahrain-based Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry) has won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the Seatrade Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent Awards (MEIS) 2012 in Dubai.
The award, chosen by a 12-strong panel of industry judges, was due to Asry's comprehensive employee welfare, training initiatives and environmental programmes, said a report in our sister publication, the Gulf Daily News.
The yard boasts an ongoing calendar of medical and social events that…
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The company has joined as a regional partner…Continue
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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…Continue
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Sharing their experiences in corporate social responsibility and philanthropy, Nuqul Group and Elia Nuqul Foundation have recently participated in an interactive training session entitled “CSR in Action- Jordan” that was organized by Al Ahli Holding Group in partnership with BDC center in Jordan. The workshop mentored young Jordanians and empowered them with skills in the field of corporate social…Continue
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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…Continue
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Bank Muscat hosted an integrated risk management workshop as part of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. The 4-day workshop held at the head office was attended by risk managers from local and overseas banks, finance companies and government entities.
Being a CSR initiative, the entire proceeds from the training workshop is earmarked for charity, specifically to benefit specially-abled children, through Bank Muscat Hearts, which is a voluntary initiative by the bank…
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By Tafline Laylin
Hilton Worldwide has launched a pilot program to distribute surplus food to community organizations that feed the poor in Egypt. The hotel chain has teamed up with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to collect food that would otherwise be thrown away from cafes, restaurants, and conferences and distribute it to school feeding programs, food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community programs.
Egypt is the only international beneficiary of…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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by Ahmad Lala
Global Research institute APMG-International announced last month that the UAE alone is using 225 per cent more energy than Europe.
“In fact,” said Alan Harpham, chairman of APMG-International: “The UAE’s per capita footprint of 9.5 hectares is four times more than the global per person 2.1 hectares availability.”
He added that the UAE must step up management of its ecological footprint, in response to research which revealed that the…Continue
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Many of the…Continue
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Port of Salalah has recently won the Containerisation International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award 2012 for the company’s environmental and community focus that exemplifies corporate sector leadership in engaging its employees and local community.
Port of Salalah had been shortlisted for two categories, Corporate…
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أعلن مدير العلاقات العامة والاعلام بشركة البترول الوطنية الكويتية محمد منصور العجمي فوز الشركة بالمركز الأول للجائزة العربية للمسؤولية الاجتماعية للمؤسسات لعام 2012 التي تنظمها سنويا الشبكة العربية للمسؤولية الاجتماعية.
وقال العجمي في حفل تكريم الاعلاميين الذي أقيم صباح أمس في بيت الوطنية بالمسيلة ان وفدا رفيع المستوى يرأسه رئيس مجلس الادارة والعضو المنتدب فهد سالم العجمي ويضم كلا من نائب رئيس مجلس…Continue
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Staff from the airline's head office in Abu Dhabi joined local colleagues to deliver care…Continue
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The Emirate of Dubai is becoming a low…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…Continue
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