Category Archives: CSR Strategy

Will the ‘Year of Giving’ be the catalyser for CSR strategies in the UAE?

Should a strategic CSR plan within an organisation exceed much more than philanthropic initiatives? Theoretically, CSR includes four types of responsibilities: economic, legal, ethical, and discretionary.

From CSR to CSV, a new perspective

CSR versus CSV; Stephanie Delaey, CSR consultant at SD consulting covers the core differences between the two and map both concepts against each other in order to fully understand where the differences lie.

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

An irreversible transformation towards a more sustainable future is underway. Welcome to “the Age of Clever”!

2055. From the top of the “Global Archive” tower in what is now a melted Arctic amidst a ravaged world, a man, the “Archivist”, looks back at some old footage of the beginning of 21st century, wondering why humanity didn’t

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