Category Archives: Community Development

The upward path to success by Impact Hub Dubai

The Impact Hub Dubai is home to several mission driven entrepreneurs looking to establish themselves in the market. It has aided in the constant growth of these entrepreneurs by offering connections, resources and programs aimed towards helping them thrive in

How to give it: Why charity should begin in the science lab

By Caroline Fiennes This article first published Financial Times and Giving Evidence  Not all charities are good causes. This may sound surprising, because we’re used to thinking of them all as being somehow virtuous, but they vary in their effectiveness. Smart donors

This World Water Week, why not start saying ‘NO’ to Plastic Bottles?

It takes 3 litres of water to produce 1 litre of bottled water [1]… More than the millions of tons of carbon dioxide emitted or barrels of oil used in the bottling water manufacturing process, it is worth keeping this environmental

What if we stopped sugarcoating CSR and added a bit of realism to the discussion?

Written by: Nicolas Delaunay, Founder of Values Added  As I was hearing world leaders, at the opening of COP21, competing for the most earnest, lyrical declaration about the imperative to take action on climate change (“for sure this time, cross my

DEWA launches new corporate social responsibility initative

Moving From PR Driven CSR To Strategic Aligned Social Investment

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched a new corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative under the name Al Saada (Arabic for ‘happiness’). The new initiative is to create a smart innovative entertainment platform, the first of its kind in

CSR SUMMIT DUBAI 2015 MBC INTERVIEW

Watch the MBC interviews from the CSR Summit Dubai 2015 with H.E. Shaima Al Zarooni, CEO, International Humanitarian City, Illac Diaz, Founder, Liter of Light and Mariam Farag, Head of CSR, MBC Group.