Category Archives: Environment

Ecosia – Search the web, save the environment

Now we can make a difference even when we’re sitting behind our screens. Ecosia was founded by Christian Kroll, Ecosia’s CEO, in December 2009. Christian studied business administration in Nuremberg and decided to travel the world for some inspiration on

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2016: Renewables full throttle!

As the first global gathering after COP21 in Paris, the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week was an interesting place to gauge the global temperature.

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

Jordan Minister of Environment joins Islamic Reporting Initiative

Jordan’s Minister of Environment, H.E. Dr Taher Shakhshir, has announced his position as a member on the Islamic Reporting Initiative’s (IRI) Advisory Council, to work towards furthering sustainable and ethical business practice in Jordan and across the Islamic world. Speaking

After a rap on its knuckle, Hindustan Unilever better walk the talk on its CSR claims

Hindustan Unilever (HUL) spends big bucks on corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes. The Indian unit of the global consumer giant Unilever is one of the few firms in India that actually spends 2% of its profits—as mandated by the country’s

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.