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April 2014 Blog Posts (9)

Beverage company launches women’s empowerment campaign

Gilbert Ghostine’s pet project, Diageo’s CSR campaign to empower 2 million women by 2017, had never felt more personal than when the executive watched Lebanese women talk about the difference the program, “Plan W,” had on their lives.

“I feel very proud that we launched Plan W in my home country,” Ghostine, president of Diageo Asia Pacific, told The Daily Star. “This project is my baby.”

Diageo is the enormous alcoholic beverage company…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 25, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

ConocoPhillips’ Global Water Sustainability unveils interactive booth at Qatar Petroleum’s Environment Fair

Demonstrating its unwavering commitment to the environment, ConocoPhillips’ Global Water Sustainability Center (GWSC) participates in Qatar Petroleum’s (QP) 8th annual Environment Fair 2014 from 23rd – 26th April at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC).

ConocoPhillips’ GWSC booth received a visit from His Excellency Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy & Industry and Chairman QP, Dr.Saif Ali Al-Hajri, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Friends of Environment…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 24, 2014 at 9:39am — No Comments

تفعيل مساهمة البنوك في المسؤولية الاجتماعية بالتصنيف والحوافز

اتفق المشاركون في ندوة «عكاظ» بعنوان «مشاركة البنوك في التنمية والمسؤولية الاجتماعية»، على وجود قصور في دور البنوك تجاه المسؤولية الاجتماعية والتنمية المستدامة للمجتمع، وذلك بالمقارنة بنسبة ربحيتها الكبيرة التي بلغت 73 مليار ريال العام الماضي، بتأكيد ولي ولي العهد النائب الثاني لرئيس مجلس الوزراء الأمير مقرن بن عبدالعزيز، أن البنوك مقلة في دعم الفقراء، وتشديد سموه على ضرورة مساهمتها في…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 21, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

ENOC Puts Spotlight on Sustainability Initiatives and RFID Technology at WETEX 2014

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) is putting the spotlight on its sustainable development initiatives and its advanced technology introductions such as the Vehicle Identification Pass (ViP), a radio frequency identification (RFID)/ and vehicle identification (VID)-based fuel retailing system, at the 16thWater, Energy, Technology & Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2014 to be held from April 14 to 16 at the Dubai International Convention Centre.

A Strategic Sponsor of…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 20, 2014 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Strategic CSR: Linking Socially Responsible Initiatives To Business Objectives

Connecting CSR initiatives with business objectives will create shared value for companies and society, says Jeanette Teh, assistant professor of Business Administration, American University in Dubai

The pervasive use of “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) today is rapidly turning it into a buzzword.…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 13, 2014 at 9:40am — No Comments

Omantel launches its second Sustainability Report 2013

Omantel, the leading integrated communication services provider issued its annual "Sustainability Report" 2013 under the theme 'Your World, Your Oman'. The report reflects Omantel transparency and commitment towards different stakeholders and highlights the economic, social and environmental activities and efforts carried out by the Company…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 10, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

SABIC wins GCC-CSR’s top social responsibility performer award

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) received the 2014 GCC-CSR Award for being the best performing corporate social responsibility (CSR) company in the Gulf region, reflecting the company’s long experience in community service and its commitment to conduct business ethically. 

The award was presented to SABIC during the Second GCC-Corporate Social…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 9, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Viva Kuwait sponsors KREATE Initiative

Viva Kuwait has announced its sponsorship of the KREATE initiative's activities, organized by Bayt Lothan. Viva said it will also be participating in Bayt Lothan's activities in 2014. The multidisciplinary exhibition showcases different talents from various artistic fields, from painting and graphic design, and from artisan jewelry to photography. Bayt Lothan organized the KREATE initiative as part of its ongoing community projects aimed at highlighting local entrepreneurs and…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 5, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Drive encourages business to donate to education

A new campaign encouraging businesses to commit 20 per cent of their global corporate social responsibility (CSR) spend on education by 2020 was launched at the Global Education Skills Forum in Dubai on Monday.

As part of the Business Backs Education campaign, which comes in partnership with Unesco and the Global Business Coalition for Education, the private sector will be challenged to double its CSR spend on education…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 3, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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