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All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAE' (226)

Arabia CSR Award – recognizes CSR and Sustainability Champions from the Gulf, Levant and North Africa

Why is there an emerging consciousness on the part of corporations to do more than just conduct business in the usual way? Why are businesses visibly making a conscious effort to shed tunnel vision and edge closer to inclusive, collaborative relationships with non-business actors?  Does business really have a business beyond business? These are questions that many professionals and business leaders ask themselves.  The most obvious answer seems that business not only sees…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 23, 2013 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Timberland, Sun & Sand Sports join hands with SynergY to plant 55 Trees at WWA The Newly formed Climate Justice Ambassadors participate

Aspiring and planning to move forward in days to come for contributing in shaping the Green Economy initiative of Dubai, UAE, SynergY youth group of children and youth from across UAE gather more support from Eco conscious brands like Timberland and continue to plant 55 more trees in Jebel Ali.  SynergY youth group organized a Big Plant-for–the-Planet Academy at The Address Dubai Marina Hotel and planted 120 trees near landfill supported by Dubai Municipality. …


Added by Simran Vedvyas on June 12, 2013 at 6:22pm — No Comments

EMAL shares Emirati CSR excellence with international audience

Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) has taken part in major regional and international conferences and forums to share its wealth of experience and successes in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). 

Senior figures from EMAL were on hand to showcase the industrial flagship's impressive record in the field of CSR at recent events in Abu Dhabi. 

EMAL was the Gold Sponsor of the "Philanthropy in Education and Responsible Social Giving: When Giving is a…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 11, 2013 at 8:07am — No Comments

Time for unified green building standard in UAE, says expert

It is high time there was a unified standard for green buildings — structures designed, constructed, and operated to minimise environmental impacts — in the UAE, an expert said during the Performance of Green Buildings Focus Day at the Sheraton Hotel on Monday.

Organised by the Emirates Green Building Council (Emirates GBC), the conference discussed the gaps between design, construction, operations, and maintenance of green…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 11, 2013 at 8:06am — No Comments

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company commits to 'Engage, Contribute and Inspire' Middle East via robust CSR stategy in region

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC unveils its global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, 'Community Footprints', in the region, exercising the guiding principles to engage, contribute and inspire.

Reaffirming its commitment Global Citizenship, Community Footprints focuses the…


Added by CSR Middle East on May 7, 2013 at 9:32am — No Comments

DP World hosts 1st Dubai Chamber Sustainability Network Share and Learn session

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Centre for Responsible Business, in partnership with DP World organised the first Sustainability Network Share and Learn session entitled, 'Environment Safety and Corporate Responsibility Majilis' which was hosted in Jebel Ali Port recently.



Added by CSR Middle East on April 19, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

ICCA to host 'The Middle East going Green' seminar at GIBTM 2013

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), one of the world's leading international meetings industry trade associations, has announced that it is set to host a special seminar entitled, 'The Middle East going green,' on the first day of this year's edition of the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM) March 25, 2013, at the Abu Dhabi…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 16, 2013 at 9:10am — No Comments

6th Cycle of the Annual Arabia CSR Awards Launched

The 6th Cycle of the Annual Arabia CSR Awards 2013 was officially launched to the media at a Press Conference held at the Amwaj Rotana Hotel – Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai. Under the patronage of…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 13, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

GROHE optimizes Sustainable Water Resource Management during fourth edition of 'Build it Green'

GROHE, a world renown single-brand manufacturer in the sanitary fittings industry, continued to show its concern for, and commitment to the natural world by participating in e-ECOSolutions' 'Build It Green Lebanon' Sustainability Solutions Conference for the fourth consecutive year.



Added by CSR Middle East on April 10, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

CSR in Action sends ten university students on one-month campaign organised by Al Ahli Holding Group and 10th CSR Summit

Ten university students from across the UAE, including five Emiratis, have today been sent on their way to develop specific Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects as part of a new initiative promoting CSR at a grassroots level in the country.…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 7, 2013 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Du employs green initiatives to support UAE leadership's vision

Du offers its congratulations to the people of the UAE on the inauguration of the new Shams 1 concentrating solar power plant. In a showing its support of the UAE leadership's vision for a greener and more sustainable future, Du has implemented several long-running initiatives that…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 2, 2013 at 7:34am — No Comments

Hilton sustainability summit takes place in Dubai

Hilton Worldwide executives gathered at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort on March 26 to discuss various issues surrounding sustainability. 

Hilton Dubai cluster general manager Christian H Muhr welcomed the attendees, which included hoteliers at all levels. 

Dubai Department of Tourism Commerce Marketing (DTCM) director of business development Shaika Ebrahim AlMutawa and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) engineer, conservation and outreach…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 28, 2013 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Dubai Municipality to prepare 'Ambassadors of Sustainability' in educational institutions for green activities

In a bid to prepare young dedicated volunteer force to hold green initiatives in educational institutions across Dubai, civic body has come up with yet another innovative idea known as 'Ambassadors of Sustainability'.

It was announced by Husain Gulam, head of administrative support section at DM…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 25, 2013 at 11:08am — No Comments

ENOC employees reach out to community at Al Noor Family Fun Fair

In line with its corporate social responsibility commitment, over 90 employees and their families from various divisions in ENOC, volunteered in the annual 'Al Noor Family Fun Fair.'

The employees…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 20, 2013 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Stanton Chase International launches Vivid Life initiative

Stanton Chase International in the Middle East, under its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, has launched a new initiative, Vivid Life (vividlife.co) that focuses on the need for sustainable development of human talent - both in the traditional corporate and in the broader sense.

Through Vivid…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 5, 2013 at 2:28pm — No Comments

EEG Gala Dinner commemorates UAE environment day

In a spirit of celebration, business leaders, top government officials, diplomats and leaders of the society met under the stars in the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray to attend the sixteenth Gala Dinner of the Emirates Environmental Group.…


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

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council and American University of Sharjah sign Memorandum of Collaboration

Beyond intending to develop a mutually beneficial relationship between AUS and the UPC, this partnership will focus on Estidama, the sustainability programme of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi through the use of the Estidama Pearl Rating System (PRS) to enable various building projects on the campus to achieve Estidama Pearl certification. 

The Pearl Rating System, the…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 27, 2013 at 10:04am — No Comments

Pacific Ventures contributes to welfare of Al Noor Centre as part of Corporate Social Responsibility project

Pacific Ventures real estate is gradually climbing towards the pinnacle of entrepreneurship and commitment in the arena of real estate, with their recent projects in the Jumeirah Village Triangle and the elite Burj Khalifa district. To contribute to the welfare of Al Noor Centre as a…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 27, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

300 volunteers join Volkswagen, Siemens and Rotana for 'Clean the Beach' campaign 2013

A team of 300 volunteers descended on Dubai's last remaining natural beach and protected marine reserve on Saturday (23rd February), to remove litter and algae pollution as part of the 'Clean the Beach' campaign which aims to raise environmental awareness in the Middle…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 26, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments

UAE’s First Eco-Friendly Mosque Sees Progress; Takes First Step Towards Sustainability

AWQAF and the Minor Affairs Foundation and GROHE sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to fit GROHE’s sustainable fittings in the UAE’s first eco-friendly mosque.

The MoU is part of the regional…


Added by CSR Middle East on February 26, 2013 at 12:45pm — No Comments

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