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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Kuwait' (44)

KFH concludes Ramadan charity program, honors involved employees

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) concluded its social and religious voluntary program that it organized during Ramadan. The program included numerous initiatives and charitable contributions, in addition to other surprises that were announced at the time.…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 22, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

HSBC Kuwait shares over 5,000 Iftar meals with less fortunate

HSBC Kuwait this Ramadan ensured that families in need and the less fortunate were able to share in the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan. Staff volunteers signed up for the activity and served 315 Iftar meals daily.

The activity commenced at the start of Ramadan and will continue until the end…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 16, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Dow supports youth science education in Kuwait

In keeping with The Dow Chemical Company's (NYSE: DOW) vision of education as a fundamental enabler of innovation, the Company supported the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research's (KISR) 35th annual summer training course with sponsorship this month.

The course, entitled "Nano Technology: The…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 7, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Team of Volunteers From Zain Visits Orphans And The Elderly

A team of volunteers from Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, has been visiting nurseries and the orphanage since the start of the holy month of Ramadan, as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility program. 

Waleed Alkhashti, Corporate Communications and Relations Department Manager at Zain said, “Ramadan presents a special occasion for…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 3, 2012 at 11:22am — No Comments

KIPCO attends Basmatna Kuwaitiya Forum

KIPCO - the Kuwait Projects Company - will attend the Basmatna Kuwaitiya Forum which opens at the Mishref Exhibition Grounds. The event is being organized by the Volunteering Committee of the National Youth Awareness Forum and takes place from 9.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m. from Thursday, July 26th to Saturday, July 28th.…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 27, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Wataniya Telecom announces its CSR Program for the Holy Month of Ramadan

In an effort to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan by nurturing the community spirit, and to contribute to past CSR initiatives, Wataniya Telecom launches its CSR program for Ramadan. The program includes a wide range of charitable activities, sponsorship of different events and organization of health and sports initiatives.…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 22, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments

VIVA honors excelling high school students

VIVA, Kuwait's advanced mobile telecommunications service provider, honored the top ten high school students who achieved outstanding results in the final examinations this year.

VIVA congratulated the students and is proud of the efforts they have put forth to succeed and excel in this year's…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 14, 2012 at 12:47am — No Comments

NBK Receives AUK Communication Students

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…


Added by CSR Middle East on July 12, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Special Report: Oil and Gas Sector in Kuwait

The northern Gulf state's estimated proven oil reserve stands at 104 billion barrels. With this amount, OPEC member state Kuwait harbors some 8% of world's oil reserves, which ranks it 4th among oil producing countries, a notch above the United Arab Emirates which has 7% of the global reserves.

"Our long-term goal is really to be secure supplier of oil," said Farouk Hussein…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 27, 2012 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Viva Jusoor continues Autism support campaign

VIVA Bahrain, continues its Autism Awareness campaign to support autistic children through its corporate social responsibility program "VIVA Jusoor". The campaign which was launched on the World Autism Day, will raise funds and help provide special educational support for autistic children from needy families.…


Added by CSR Middle East on May 11, 2012 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Kuwait Finance House offers KD11m to support, finance charity projects of Al-Zakat House

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) offered KD11m of zakat money to Zakat House, in order to finance charity projects in Kuwait and overseas. KFH collaborates with concerned official authorities working in the aid and charity field, which cements KFH's social responsibility…


Added by CSR Middle East on May 4, 2012 at 8:59am — No Comments

Viva to sponsor Viva Oasis

Stemming from its strong belief in the importance of protecting the environment and as part of its commitment towards society, Viva, Kuwait's newest and advanced mobile telecommunications service provider, announced that it will sponsor Viva Oasis, a project that aims at planting more…


Added by CSR Middle East on May 3, 2012 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Burgan Bank supports the Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital's activities

Burgan Bank reiterated its commitment to the community by rendering its support to the Kuwait Association for Care of Children in Hospitals (KACCH). This is an ongoing commitment which is now in its 11th year.

The association between Burgan Bank and KACCH was avowed at a special visit to…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 26, 2012 at 10:55am — No Comments

3rd Annual OHS Forum 2012 be held between 7 - 9 May in Kuwait

Under the esteemed patronage of Ministry of Health Kuwait, The 3rd Annual OHS Forum 2012, a prestigious occupational health and safety conference and workshop program, will be held between 7 - 9 May at The Palms Beach Hotel and Spa, Kuwait. The forum is designed to explore the most significant challenges, developments and policies pertaining to occupational safety and making the…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 21, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

KNPC Launches First Assured CSR Report

 “Today is a historic milestone, where CSR has become an important focus area for us all — on Corporate behavior, polices and values. This opportunity has come to us with new social challenges — that has given us a new role and responsibility in the society we live and operate. It has taken us to a higher platform where we can feel proud of truly being at the same level of major international oil companies,” disclosed Bakhit Shabib Al-Rashidi, the Deputy Managing Director of the Kuwait…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 19, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments

Kuwait Finance House continues series of lectures to raise awareness about savings

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) employees Mariam Al-Shemmari, Maha Al-Hajiri, and Noura Al-Subeih gave a lecture at Al-Zohr School for girls. The lecture that was attended by 80 Grade 7 students, some teachers and administrative personnel, discussed the value of savings, and its effect on…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 19, 2012 at 9:33am — No Comments

ExxonMobil reunites with Kuwait English School to support annual student 'Physics Challenge'

As part of its ongoing commitment to support educational initiatives in Kuwait and generate student interest in math and science, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Kuwait Limited sponsored the Kuwait English School (KES) 'Physics Challenge' for the third year in-a-row as the…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 9, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments

KPC Projects 2012: Corporate Social Responsibility Projects

Interview with Farouk Al-Zanki, Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

I have a short question about corporate social responsibility. Kuwait is not only founded on petrol. There is also a strong community feeling. KPC has sponsored some of the leading projects in the region. Can you tell us your feelings about corporate social…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 6, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments

Landmark Group organizes its 5th annual Blood donation campaign

Landmark Group, the largest value retail shopping chain in Kuwait recently conducted its annual blood donation campaign in association with Kuwait Central Blood Bank (KCBB). The event took place at Al Bahar Center; with 120 plus employees and customers of Landmark Group who took part in this social cause to help foster a culture of voluntary blood donations.



Added by CSR Middle East on April 4, 2012 at 9:35am — No Comments

Gulf Bank announces major new blood donation initiative

Gulf Bank has launched its latest initiative to encourage more people to donate blood in Kuwait. The initiative, entitled 'Give Life', aims to convey to the Kuwaiti community that blood donation is a simple, easy and a very charitable and responsible thing to…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 27, 2012 at 9:22am — No Comments

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