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Western Union employees in Middle East celebrate 160th anniversary through charity

Western Union, the global money transfer company, recently celebrated its 160th anniversary and employees from the company's Middle East and Africa offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Pakistan and South Africa marked this achievement with a series of volunteering activities and staff events.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 20, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Beyond branding: CSR as a tool for competitiveness and productivity

Corporate social responsibility provides competitive advantage in an evolving business environment, says Tatjana de Kerros, an independent research analyst and consultant, specialising in entrepreneurship and private sector development for the GCC region.

The current economic and social…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 15, 2011 at 12:20pm — No Comments

المسؤولية الاجتماعية عبدالله عمر خياط

المسؤولية الاجتماعية

عبدالله عمر خياط

في محكم التنزيل يقول رب العزة والجلال: (ما…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 15, 2011 at 12:09am — No Comments

USD 26M CSR fund set up to back small enterprises and productive families

The Saudi Corporate Social Responsibility Forum concluded Wednesday after a number of businessmen signed an agreement to set up a SR100-million Endowment (Waqf) fund to support small enterprises and assist productive families finance their projects. It also decided to rehabilitate about 3,000 buildings in various cities and towns of Makkah region to be easily accessible to the…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 14, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

EQUATE wins Arabian Business Award

EQUATE Petrochemical Company has won the (Arabian Business Award) as the best Kuwaiti company in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for the year 2011.

EQUATE's Executive Chairman Hamad Al-Terkait said in a statement today that (EQUATE) is making a lot of efforts in order to ensure sustainable development within the State of Kuwait and abroad in all relevant areas, especially in the sectors of education, health and the environment.

He added that since the founding of… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on June 11, 2011 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Barloworld Logistics in CSR initiative

Barloworld Logistics launched its Corporate Social Responsibility drive recently with the slogan “Each employee, One day”.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 9, 2011 at 2:45pm — No Comments

National Bank of Abu Dhabi publishes 2010 Sustainability Report

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has released its 2010 Sustainability Report.



Entitled ‘Holding Ourselves Accountable’, an executive summary, and the full report, are available for download at www.nbad.com/bank/csr/.

Highlights for 2010 include:



 Maintaining position as one of the ‘World’s 50 Safest Banks’

 Receiving emeafinance, Best CSR Programme in the Middle East…

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Added by CSR Middle East on June 6, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Social Media Tips for Better Corporate Social Responsibility

Original Link: http://mashable.com/2010/02/02/corporate-social-responsibility/

 

Ann Charles is Founder and CEO of BRANDfog, an NYC-based company offering Social Media Branding and Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies for C-Suite Executives.

In December, I read a story about social scientists who believe that humans have…

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Added by CSR Middle East on May 29, 2011 at 10:56pm — No Comments

US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, officially opened 1001 Inventions Exhibition, which has been globally sponsored by Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives

US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, officially opened 1001 Inventions Exhibition, which has been globally sponsored by Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives

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Added by CSR Middle East on May 28, 2011 at 8:49pm — No Comments

CSR Increasing In Profile In Dubai

The recent CSR newsreels put the Middle-East and especially Dubai in the spotlight. According to a recent survey, 70% of respondentsin UAE believed that CSR helps capture new markets and market share while 90% said credible CSR programmes can enable companies to build a solid reputation.Over 80% thought that CSR can attract new customers and foster innovation. The annual CSR Middle East Survey was conducted by Sustainability Advisory Group (SAG) and is in its second…

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Added by CSR Middle East on May 18, 2011 at 9:24am — No Comments

Using corporate citizenship to create business value from BCCCCConf11

How do you create value and manage risk through corporate citizenship?  After all, that’s ultimately what matters to

shareholders and stakeholders alike. Three very different companies – Verizon, Cargill and NYSE Euronext – gave some concrete examples during a conference breakout session.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 13, 2011 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Corporate responsibility reporting: three practical proposals

Most reports neither provide information that is useful to investors nor data that enables a robust assessment of a company's performanc

Rory Sullivan for the Guardian Professional…

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Added by CSR Middle East on April 4, 2011 at 5:56pm — 1 Comment

CSR TRENDS 2010

Dear members of CSR Middle East,

You should not miss below great work from PwC.

 

This is 4th comprehensive survey of corporate social responsibility report trends, benchmarks and best practices. This survey’s research was conducted jointly by PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Sustainable Business Solutions practice and Craib Design & Communications, a group of communications consultants with decades of experience in corporate and investor communications.

CSR TRENDS…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 30, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

KPMG: We Need [Job] Candidates Who Can Make Business Sense Out of Sustainability

In a recent interview with the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), KPMG's Barend van Bergen predicted that jobs in CSR and sustainability are poised for strong growth in coming years.

KPMG's Head of Global Center of Excellence for Climate Change and…

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Added by CSR Middle East on March 25, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

CSR In The Middle-East: Not Entirely A Sustainability Black-Hole Perhaps?

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce recently has launched its newest CSR initiative to increase the profile of responsible businesses. The CSR Label will recognize good business practices among Dubai-based businesses.



The idea behind the Label is to allow the companies to grow internally and to take their CSR practices to the next… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on September 28, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Social networking, CSR come to rescue of regional businesses

The ongoing global financial crisis has taught lessons to regional companies — according to two separate surveys: One is the importance of social networking and, second, the recognition of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a business imperative rather than a philanthropic add-on.



As the number of consumers in the MENA region who are actively using interactive Web platforms hit 15 million, social networking has become a serious business for the corporate firms.



In… Continue

Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

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