Tag Archives: sustainability 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.

CSR Requires Commitment If It Is To Work Well

Sinking companies often resort to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a way to redeem themselves. This is the opinion of Abu Dhabi-based writer and fashion designer Manar Al Hinai which appeared in a piece she wrote on CSR. However, this

Governments And Corporations Must Work Together

During his five-day visit to Dubai in April, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin called to governments and corporations in the private sector to collaborate

How to anchor CSR & Sustainability

By Z Davis, EMG Consultancy Embedding CSR & sustainability into your operations will set your business apart from the rest. But where do you start? What is it ‘sustainability champions’ do that other companies don’t? The short answer is: they’ve

Corporate Sustainability: UAE Is On The Right Track, But Needs To Take More Steps

The number of sustainability initiatives in the UAE is growing and that is an encouraging sign that more businesses think about the impact they are having. And yet, though more companies recognize the importance of corporate sustainability, in the 2013