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CSR Middle East's Blog – June 2013 Archive (6)

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…


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Omantel launches first sustainability report

Omantel announced the launch of its first 'Sustainability Report' at a special gala event yesterday that was held at Omantel headquarters under the auspices of Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, chairman of Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZD) Authority and chairman of the Capital Market Authority (CMA).


A number of VIPs and senior executives attended the event. 

The theme of the first sustainability report 'Because We Care'  mirrors…


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Alfa makes donations to Lebanese Autism Society SOS Children's Villages Lebanon and Sesobel

On the occasion of handing the donations to the three associations, a roundtable organized by Alfa brought together Alfa Chairman and CEO, Engineer Marwan Hayek, and people in charge at these associations, namely: Mrs. Afifa Arsanios, President of SOS Children's Villages, Mrs. Fadia Safi, President and General Director of Sesobel, and Mrs.

Arwa Halawi, President of the Lebanese Autism Society. The roundtable saw the discussion of the current situation of these…


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Qatargas continues to back cancer effort

For the third year running, Qatargas has extended support to the US-based Children’s Brain Tumour Foundation (CBTF) and participated in its annual benefit dinner organised by the charity recently in New York City.

The CBTF is a non-profit organisation, which was founded in 1988 in the United States to improve the treatment, quality of life and the long-term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumours through research, support, education and advocacy for…


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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…


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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…


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