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TRA hosts a lecture on workplace health and safety conditions

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) hosted a lecture entitled “A Safe and Healthy Work Environment for a Civilized and Advanced Society” in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The lecture was attended by a large number of TRA’s employees and comes within the framework of the TRA’s Occupational Health and Safety Month initiative, which is occurring throughout the month of November.

This awareness lecture aims to introduce the TRA staff to the occupational…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 24, 2014 at 6:53pm — No Comments

Action on Diabetes’ Health Campaign visits Qatari Diar

Qatari Diar, one of Qatar’s most trusted and respected real estate companies, showcased its commitment to tackling diabetes by hosting a purpose-built ‘Action on Diabetes’ screening bus at its headquarters in Lusail City. Over the course of three days, 400 Qatari Diar employees were tested for diabetes from the convenience of their workplace.


Launched earlier this year, the workplace screening campaign aims to benefit companies and business owners who are keen to ensure the…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 24, 2014 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Saudi Arabian Airlines and Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry join CSR Saudi Arabia Summit

Saudi Arabian Airlines has announced its participation as Strategic Partner of the CSR Saudi Arabia Summit, which will be held from 24-26 November 2014 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Jeddah.

“Saudi Arabian Airlines is proud to support the social responsibility summit as Strategic Partner within the framework of the airline’s position as a national leader in community service,” stated Mr. Abdullah bin Mushabab Al-Ajhar, Executive Assistant General Director of Public Relations at Saudi…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 20, 2014 at 2:36pm — No Comments

EQUATE hosts social affairs and development minister

EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international petrochemical joint-venture, hosted the Minister of Social Affairs & Labor and State Minister for Planning & Development Affairs Hend Subaih Barrak Al-Subaih for a visit that included showcasing the company’s achievements and practices in various sectors.

During the visit, the minister commended EQUATE’s distinguished role as part of Kuwait’s private sector, noting the importance of integration and cooperation between…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 11, 2014 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover conducts breast cancer medical checkup for its employees

Euro Motors, the exclusive dealer and distributor for luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover in the Kingdom of Bahrain, organized a visit recently to the Bahrain Specialist Hospital, where their staff attended a Breast Cancer medical checkup, showing their support in the fight against Breast Cancer.

The screening process for Breast Cancerwas completely sponsored by Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover as they do not compromise on the welfare of their staff.

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Samsung donates technology to the Juma Al Majid National Charity Schools

Continuing its commitment to giving back to the local community, Samsung Gulf Electronics has donated technology to the National Charity Schools to help upgrade their computer labs and enhance the learning environment of students at the school.

Founded in 1983 by Juma Al Majid, the National Charity Schools are private, non-profit schools, which provide learning opportunities for children of low-income expatriate families. To launch the partnership, Samsung donated 50 ATIV Smart PC’s,…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 5, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Ooredoo recognised for CSR at Al Mar’a Excellence Awards

Ooredoo was given special recognition for their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) contributions at the Al Mar’a Excellence Awards, held recently at the Intercontinental Hotel, Muscat. The award was presented acknowledgement of the company’s flagship social initiative, the Goodwill Journey, which has benefited over 10,000 people over the last 10 years.

Receiving the award on behalf of Ooredoo, Manal Al Kiyumi, Department Head of CSR at Ooredoo, commented “This is a proud moment for…


Added by CSR Middle East on November 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

National Bank of Abu Dhabi publishes 2013 Corporate Sustainability Report titled 'Reshaping the Future'

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has released its 2013 Corporate Sustainability report.

The report titled ‘Reshaping the Future’ covers NBAD’s progress during the 2013 calendar year. It includes the Bank’s new five-year growth strategy to cement its presence in the UAE and expand internationally across the geographic area spanning West Africa to East Asia.

The report focuses on…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 22, 2014 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Qatargas to give financial support to Arshedny Center

Qatargas announced its support to ‘Arshedny Center’ run by Sheikh Eid Charitable Association in the form of a financial contribution. Qatargas’ contribution will be used to support drug abuse awareness and rehabilitation programmes run by Arshedny Centre.

The announcement was made at a joint press conference held at Qatargas’ Head Office building here. The meeting was attended by Mansour Rashid Al Naimi, Qatargas Public Relations Manager, and Sultan bin Abdulla Al…


Added by CSR Middle East on October 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Amwaj Rotana puts spotlight on CSR on website

Amwaj Rotana has introduced a new section to its website focusing on its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts.

The Jumeirah Beach hotel’s sustainability efforts are committed to the three cornerstones of its values: maintaining the health and safety of its personnel, subscribing to environmental standards and best practices and valuing its host communities.

Among the global initiatives it engages in are the Terry Fox Run, a relief campaign for victims…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 24, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments

GMC to hold free health camp

Gulf Medical College (GMC) hospitals in Ajman, Sharjah and Fujairah will be organising a Free Mega Health Camp from 9am to 4pm on Friday, Sept 19. 

“Such camps are organised to bring about health awareness to the people in the region. This is an annual event, which is organised to create awareness on various health issues. We always get overwhelming response for our Free Health Camps,” said Akbar Moideen, Director of Operations-Healthcare and Retail Division of GMC Hospitals,…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 10, 2014 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Investment in wellness programmes to yield ‘healthy’ returns for companies

Investment in corporate wellness programmes is one of the most effective ways to improve business performance, a research report conducted by MEED has revealed.

The results of the study suggested that companies could see as much as 300% return on investment on money spent on corporate wellness initiatives.

“It is very important to recognise the cost-benefit relationship associated with wellness programmes,” said Maisaa Nasrallah, a senior health, safety and environment (HSE)…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 8, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

DEWA promotes CSR values as part of Dubai’s vision for people with special needs

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is committed to serving the community by sponsoring charities and charitable activities, and supporting the development, well-being, culture, and health of the society in line with its corporate social responsibility (CSR). DEWA is achieving this by focusing on education, health, and community-care initiatives, by giving financial and in-kind donations, and sponsoring educational, sporting, and healthy activities. DEWA works to meet the needs of…


Added by CSR Middle East on September 4, 2014 at 10:39am — No Comments

Rawabi Holding plans to launch its 5th Talent Exhibit as CSR drives expand in 2014

Rawabi Holding has disclosed plans to launch the fifth Rawabi Talent Exhibit (RTE) this November as part of the company’s sustained efforts to further enhance its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The RTE, held annually, will shed light on a number of career paths available to youth through expert volunteers who serve as role models on account of their successful job story. The exhibit will also host local motivational speakers to inspire the youth by setting an example with…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 29, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments

Agility's GCC SERVICES Receives CSR Award From Arab Organization for Social Responsibility

Agility's GCC SERVICES subsidiary has received the Golden Award of Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility from the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility.

GCC SERVICES was honored at the fourth annual awards ceremony, held recently in Dubai, for promoting Corporate Social Responsibility among local communities. The event recognizes public and private sector organizations for outstanding, proactive social responsibility efforts that…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 25, 2014 at 5:05pm — No Comments

ENOC’s Ramadan CSR campaigns make positive influence on thousands of people

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives rolled out by Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) during the Holy Month of Ramadan have positively influenced thousands of people, with the ongoing ‘Human Fuel’ campaign continuing to raise funds to address global poverty.

The highlight of the CSR activities of ENOC during Ramadan was its contribution of AED 3 million to the UAE Water Aid initiative (UAE Suqia), launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 13, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

3% of net profit is spent on CSR by publicly traded companies

New research and analysis by the Arab Advisors Group analyzes 56 companies that are traded on the first market in the Amman Stock Exchange. During 2013, the companies spent JOD 27.3 million on CSR, up by 1% over 2012, in which the same companies spent JOD 27 million.

New research and analysis by the Arab Advisors Group focuses on CSR expenditure by the first market companies listed on the Amman Stock Exchange. The companies spent 2.9% of their net profit on CSR expenditure in 2013,…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 3, 2014 at 10:10am — No Comments

Dulsco and Groupon join forces to provide free medical checkups for 1000 workers in UAE

Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, in association with Groupon has launched a campaign called ‘Gift a free medical check-up for a worker’. This charity campaign was launched to help workers monitor their health. Around 1000 workers in UAE are expected to benefit from this campaign.

Dulsco has a state-of-the-art medical clinic that offers comprehensive medical services to private and corporate patients in the UAE. Conveniently located…


Added by CSR Middle East on August 3, 2014 at 10:10am — No Comments

Qatargas releases 2013 Sustainability Report

Qatargas, the largest LNG company in the world, has issued its latest Sustainability Report, an update on the Company’s economic, social and environment performance in 2013. The report, which is the fourth such report by Qatargas, also includes data for the past 4 years as well as insight into the Company’s future activities towards its 2015 vision.

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Added by CSR Middle East on July 19, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Gulf Capital Wins Golden Award of Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility

Gulf Capital, one of the largest and most active alternative asset management firms in the Middle East, received the Golden Award of Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the prestigious fourth annual event organised by the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility.

The awards evening witnessed an attendance of eminent leaders and dignitaries from the…


Added by CSR Middle East on June 26, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

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