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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Opinion' (133)

Al Sadd Sports Club takes a new step for positive change with its “Healthy Neighborhood” program

An innovative strategy and application; embodies the vision of Al Sadd’s athletes towards a healthy community.

■ The…

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Added by IMPACT CSR Solutions on March 13, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Sustainability - The Economic Game Changer - Part 3

Companies that rely on out of date, caustic economic modeling rather than engaging in embedded sustainability may find themselves limiting their future profits and positive market perception. This can lead financial institutions into the situation of overexposure to unsustainable investments as marketplaces move to a sustainable global economy. They should also be concerned about future vulnerabilities, as the need is exposed for a longer-term and more holistic approach to financing…

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Added by Christopher Gleadle on March 9, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Sustainability - Economic Game-Changer Part 2

For CEOs, the passport of sustainability delivers clear environmental, social and economic governance. As such, the sustainability passport assists in the protection against economic vulnerability through the momentum of changing market forces and mandatory reporting.

 

And, whilst most trends emerge slowly, or very slowly, sustainability is gaining traction across the globe, as its implications are felt across entire value chains. Companies tend to react to trends, or — as in…

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Added by Christopher Gleadle on March 9, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Telling Tales

The continuing economic climate further challenges organisations, which might lead some companies to postpone their corporate responsibility work, or altogether do away with the ethos. So it is timely that the United Nations climate chief, Christiana Figueres, is increasingly looking to business leaders to show the way forward to a low-carbon future. In January…

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Added by Sandra on March 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

CSR Superstars- Part One



One of the most annoying things about CSR and sustainability as a career line is, having to explain to people what you do for a living. Ahhhh….the blank stares, the ubiquitous confusion with “Customer Sales Representative” and the unsaid stereotypes associated with all things social.  There are times when I seriously consider lying about…

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Added by bushra azhar on March 6, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Akhtaboot Cares Initiative Partners with Middlesex University Dubai

 

Akhtaboot - the career network (http://www.akhtaboot.com) is proud to announce the launch of Middlesex University Dubai Microsite Solution, a revolutionary service provided and powered by “Akhtaboot Cares Initiative” – Akhtaboot’s CSR arm, and targeted towards…

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Added by Mais Gousous on February 28, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Nominate your organisation for HRH Prince Turki Bin Nasser CSR Award!

Announcing HRH Prince Turki Bin Nasser Award for CSR 

25 March 2012

 

As part of the growing awards portfolio at GEF, the CSR award will recognise the organisation that has demonstrated key aspects of corporate social responsibility in the GCC region; including environment, sustainability, education and/or community partnerships.…

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Added by Mark Thomas on February 28, 2012 at 3:58pm — No Comments

HSBC CELEBRATES THE JOY OF READING

A Kids Read storytelling afternoon took place at the Pavilion, Downtown Dubai on Saturday 25 February to build children’s enthusiasm for reading. This interactive event included storytelling, games and arts and crafts for children as well as workshops for their parents to help them bond with their children through books.

 

Kids Read, sponsored exclusively by HSBC…

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Added by Sabrin Rahman on February 28, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The Corporate Immune System: Why Companies Stop Caring

I recently finished reading The Assault on Reason by Al Gore. In one chapter of the book Gore gives the metaphor of human immune system and how it calibrates itself during childhood and infancy and creates antibodies in response to any threats to the body. The process continues till a person is a grown up and then the genetic code of these antibodies remain imprinted in the immune system for easy accessibility whenever…

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Added by bushra azhar on February 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

“All know the way; few actually walk it.”

Captain Abdulla Kone's personal endeavors beyond the field; a team leader building communal bridges by sharing success through education.

Sports can make a difference!…

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Added by IMPACT CSR Solutions on February 19, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

When Football makes us One Family; Al Sadd supports National Sports day through a “Match for Humanity”

When Football makes us One Family; Al Sadd supports National Sports day through a “Match for Humanity”

 

 

Six Star players of the first team in Al Sadd Sports Club connect with the community residing in Qatar through the "Match for Humanity".…

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Added by IMPACT CSR Solutions on February 14, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

عندما تجعلنا كرة القدم عائلـة واحدة إنسانية السّد تدعم اليوم الرياضي للدولة في "مباراة من أجل الإنسانية"

عندما تجعلنا كرة القدم عائلـة واحدة

إنسانية السّد تدعم اليوم الرياضي للدولة في "مباراة من أجل الإنسانية"

 

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Added by IMPACT CSR Solutions on February 14, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Masdar City Chooses SoFi to Monitor Carbon in Buildings

Masdar City has selected PE INTERNATIONAL’s SoFi software system to monitor carbon embodied in buildings for its ambitious project to construct one of the world’s most sustainable cities, the two companies announced today.…

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Added by CSR Middle East on February 12, 2012 at 12:17am — No Comments

Akhtaboot Cares Initiative has been the Online Recruitment Partner at Tawdheef Recruitment Show

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce its participation as “Online Recruitment Partner” in UAE’s top career event Tawdheef Recruitment show, which took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) until 2 February.

 

The leading event which was inaugurated by His Highness…

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Added by Mais Gousous on February 5, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Sustainability - The Economic Game Changer

“It is one thing to flirt with an idea, and another thing to be married to it.”Freud



In founding a new long-term, visionary world economy, there is no more apposite topic than sustainability — where we develop and establish a durable, value-generating business model delivering long-term protection of the global economy, society and natural capital.

 

 

And in order to establish sustainability as a business model, organizations…

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Added by Christopher Gleadle on February 3, 2012 at 3:24pm — No Comments

نادي السد الرياضي يعلن عن تدشين برنامج " تمكين" لذوي الإعاقة

نادي السد الرياضي يعلن عن تدشين برنامج " تمكين" لذوي الإعاقة خلال مؤتمرٍ صحفي

توقيع مذكرة تعاون مع الاتحاد القطري لذوي الاحتياجات الخاصة تحت مظلة برنامج المسئولية الاجتماعية…

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Added by IMPACT CSR Solutions on January 25, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Al-Sadd Sports Club announces the launching of its Disability Legacy Program

Al-Sadd Sports Club announces the launching of its Disability Legacy Program during a press conference MOU signing with the Qatar Paralympics Committee under the umbrella of “180 Degree Change”; Al-Sadd’s CSR program

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Added by IMPACT CSR Solutions on January 25, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Corporate Social Responsibility in the UAE

With the economy of United Arab Emirates galloping at an impressive pace, many corporations are turning their attention towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. This is a significant departure from the ideology that businesses should focus on profit maximization. Instead, today's CSR is an opportunity for companies to become socially responsible and contribute positively towards the society in which they operate.

Corporations based in the UAE have…

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Added by Sean Flynn on January 20, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

A New Year, New Tools and Fresh CSR Ideas:

 

Medi-Compass, a unique concept on wellness, is launching a set of solutions to assist you achieve your CSR goals aligning the objectives of doing good as well as extending your Brand.

This combination ensures that there is clear ROI on the money you spend.

We have two focus areas in this respect:

FOCUS ON YOUR BIGGEST ASSET ~ Your Employees: Its all about the people we have in our organization. This is a well known fact that happy and healthy…

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Added by Dr. Ambreen Sayani on January 12, 2012 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Young Inventor Dreams of Qatar the Solar Giant

If Qatar succeeds in its quest to become a leading global sustainability laboratory, Qataris will have inventors likeHashim Al Sada to thank. The 26 year old Qatari, who runs science camps, makes the point that despite its deep reserves of oil and gas, the little peninsula…

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Added by Leon Kaye on January 1, 2012 at 10:13pm — No Comments

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