Category Archives: Middle East

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.

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

Corporate Social Responsibility in Oman Report

  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is on everyone’s lips these days. A recent study of CSR professionals in Oman, conducted by Informa Middle East, identified some of the challenges they face as they strive to implement initiatives in their organisations.

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

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.