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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Saudi' (96)

Saudi- SABIC highlights commitment to social responsibility push

The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) is sponsoring a training course for the Charity Committee for Orphans Care (ENSAN) to help its personnel further develop their skills to render multidimensional services to orphans. The three-day course in Riyadh covered various important functions including research, social service, fund-raising and sponsorships. 

It also touches on enhancing skills in persuasion techniques, diagnosis, building social…


Added by CSR Middle East on May 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

National Commercial Bank wins Saudi CSR award

A new achievement is added to the list of accomplishments that the National Commercial Bank (NCB) has received assuring its leadership in the field of CSR, when Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced NCB winning the 'Saudi CSR in the category of Supporting Entrepreneurs and…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 22, 2013 at 11:21am — No Comments

Toward building a sustainable society

Due to the current social and economic changes occurring in the Kingdom, people have become more aware of their surroundings and environment and public sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives have played a major role in increasing environmental awareness and highlighting the need to build a more sustainable society.…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 17, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

CSR should be corporate core business, say experts

Integrating CSR with corporate core business to achieve sustainability is needed, according to CSR experts.

With the attendance of more than 500 CSR officials and companies, Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed inaugurated the third round of Corporate Social Responsibility Forum at the Park Hyatt in Jeddah yesterday.

Asya Al-Ashaikh, founder of Tamkeen Sustainability Advisers, addressed a session entitled “The role of CSR in brand-building,” focusing…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 12, 2013 at 10:37am — No Comments

Saudi CSR Forum to honor top CSR achievers

The third Saudi Forum for Corporate Social Responsibility is being held from today with the support of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal.

Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed will open the forum at 10 a.m. at the Park Hyatt-Jeddah.

The forum, which is organized by the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) in cooperation with Economy and Business Group, will witness during its opening the announcement of the winning Saudi companies that have…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 9, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments

Savola backs children’s rehabilitation centre

The Savola Group signed an agreement with the Children’s Ability Programs (CAP) in Jeddah to support the rehabilitation for 10 children with disabilities at an average of 11-12 sessions for each child.

The agreement comes as part of the Savola Bridges for social responsibility and was signed at the head office of the Group by Group MD Dr Abdulraouf Mannaa and Laila Ahmad Madani, deputy general manager of CAP on behalf of Dina Mohammed Radwan, CAP general…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 30, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments

CSR performance of Saudi firms in focus

The third edition of Saudi Corporate Social Responsibility Forum (CSRF) will be held in Jeddah from April 9-10.

The event, which has the support of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, is being organized by the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (JCCI) at the Park Hyatt Hotel.

The winner of the CSRF Award recognizing best practices and initiatives in social responsibility will be announced at the forum, which will have the participation of a number of senior…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 25, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

AccountAbility Advisory Council Member Abdallah S. Jum’ah Appointed Chairman of the Board of Saudi Investment Bank

AccountAbility Advisory Council member Mr. Abdallah S. Jum’ah has been appointed Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Investment Bank (SAIB) for a three-year term.

Mr. Jum’ah was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), the world’s largest oil company, from November 1995 to December 31, 2008. He has served on Saudi Aramco’s Board of Directors and on the Saudi Arabian Supreme Council of Petroleum and Mineral Affairs.…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 20, 2013 at 12:15pm — No Comments

ندوة: أمام المملكة فرصة لخلق نموذج يدرس دولياً في مجال المسؤولية الاجتماعية للشركات

احتلت قضية المسؤولية الاجتماعية للشركات أهمية كبيرة لدى العديد من دول العالم لدورها في تطوير المجتمعات والنهضة بأفراده.

وتتمحور "استدامة الشركات" حول تفعيل دور القطاع الخاص في التنمية من خلال تحويل…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 18, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments

J-PAL’s astounding results through partnership

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab recently received a fresh platform for its efforts to stamp out global poverty with the announcement of President Barack Obama’s intention to appoint MIT Professor Esther Duflo to the President’s Global Development Council. Professor Duflo is the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, and a founder and director of the Abdul Latif Jameel…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 3, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Sabic to participate in 'Clean up the Gulf' initiative to raise community awareness on environmental care

The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) will participate in the "Clean up the Gulf Day" on February 27 in keeping with its strong commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility.

The "Clean up the Gulf Day" is an initiative of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA) and will…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 27, 2013 at 10:06am — No Comments

جدة تحتضن تخريج أول دفعة من أخصائيي المسؤولية المجتمعية وتسميتهم بـ سفراء

شهدت جدة تخريج أول دفعة من أخصائيي المسؤولية المجتمعية وذلك في ختام الملتقى التدريبي لتأهيل متخصصين في مجال المسؤولية الاجتماعية الذي ينظمه النبلاء الشامل للتدريب بالتعاون مع مركز جدة للمسؤولية الاجتماعية بالغرفة التجارية الصناعية بجدة برعاية الشركة السعودية للاقتصاد والتنمية…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 24, 2013 at 12:34pm — No Comments

"اريكسون" تؤكد دعمها لمبادرات المسئولية الإجتماعية للمساهمة فى تنمية المجتمع المصرى

أكدت  أوشيل يالسين، رئيس إريكسون لوحدة شمال شرق أفريقيا، على حرص الشركة على المشاركة فى أنشطة ومبادرات المسئولية الإجتماعية بهدف المساهمة فى دعم وتنمية الأسواق التى تعمل بها وخاصة  السوق المصري. كما أوضحت أن انشطة الاستدامة والمسئولية الإجتماعية هى محور العمل الرئيسى لاريكسون.



Added by CSR Middle East on February 22, 2013 at 10:33am — No Comments

GE organizes blood donation campaign in Dammam

The GE Manufacturing Technology Center organized a three-day blood donation campaign at its premises in the 2nd Industrial City in Dammam.

A part of GE’s corporate social responsibility commitments in the Kingdom, 51 employees of the company volunteered for the initiative.

The blood donation campaign, organized in partnership with King Fahd Specialist Hospital in Dammam, complements the Kingdom’s goal of maintaining sufficient stocks of blood…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 20, 2013 at 2:52pm — No Comments

دعوة المنشآت لتبني التميز وصناعة السمعة عبر برامج المسؤولية المجتمعية

دعا ملتقى المسؤولية الاجتماعية بجدة الى بناء صورة ذهنية للمنشآت من خلال الأداء الجيد والنشاط الاتصالي الملموس والتي تقوم به إدارات العلاقات العامة والاتصال في المنشأة عبر مشروعات وبرامج المسؤولية المجتمعية. …


Added by CSR Middle East on February 20, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

ALJCI's Executive Director gets his Doctorate degree with CSR in the community thesis

Researcher Ibrahim Mohammed Badawood, general executive director of Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives (ALJCI), obtained his PhD degree in marketing. Badawood completed the degree requirements and discussed the PhD thesis at the beginning of this week at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport. The thesis was titled "Mutual perception of CSR programs in private sector between companies and individuals."

The discussion panel was…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 20, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments

National initiative to support productive families launched

Arabian Centers Limited Company, a member of Fawaz Al-Hokair Group, is supporting productive families in Saudi Arabia with a new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative that was launched on Wednesday.


The initiative is named "Dollani to the Souq," which means “Direct me to the market.”


The inauguration ceremony took place at the Mall of Arabia in Jeddah, where the program will be implemented. Muna Abu Sulayman attended the…


Added by CSR Middle East on January 22, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

SABIC Employees' Fund takes initiative to support highway travellers

The SABIC Employees Charity Fund (BERR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sheikh Saad Al-Musa & Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Musa Endowment to initiate a study on the "Traveler's Prayer" project, which involves building mosques and washrooms on highways to serve motorists and worshippers.…


Added by CSR Middle East on January 3, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments

Cisco outlines strategy for Saudi Arabia in FY13

Cisco Executives outlined the company's strategy for the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia in 2013 at a press conference held in Riyadh. Led by Cisco's Managing Director for Saudi Arabia, Dr Tarig Enaya.

The focus of the conference was on four key areas which will drive the business focus in…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 28, 2012 at 12:33pm — 1 Comment

Few young Saudis track spending: Survey

Only 11 percent of young Saudis keep track of their spending, despite 75 percent claiming they understood the basics of money management, a survey from SEDCO Holding has revealed.

The results from the nationwide study, which surveyed 1,000 nationals aged 18 to 35, demonstrate a need to improve financial literacy among young people, said the company.

The research was carried out as part of SEDCO’s Riyali corporate social responsibility program to improve financial literacy…


Added by CSR Middle East on December 26, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments

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