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  CSR MONITOR



Microsoft Bahrain Earns Best CSR Award for its 'Partners in Learning' program
January 6, 2014
Microsoft Bahrain won the 'Best Corporate Social Responsibility Award' in the Kingdom of Bahrain 2013. The award was handed out by H.E. Kamal Bin Ahmed...

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MAF Dalkia to support Dubai International's Energy Conservation Measures
December 17, 2013
MAF Dalkia, a regional leader in providing multi-technical and energy management services, has secured a contract with the Dubai Aviation...

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Dubai to be the most sustainable city by 2020
December 17, 2013
Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality has said that civic body works hard to make the city of Dubai one of the top ten sustainable...

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CSR is a journey, not an event or an award
December 16, 2013
It is no secret that the “award industry” is a lucrative business worldwide, especially when it tackles corporations, banks and financial institutions...

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CPC: Training young Saudis crucial for ‘sustainable’ jobs
December, 3, 2013
As part of its ongoing commitment toward national affairs, Construction Products Holding Company (CPC) was the Diamond sponsor for the second...

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Bank Sohar supports Special Olympics organised by Al Amal Association
December, 2, 2013
As part of its ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility programme, Bank Sohar has for the second year running, extended its full support to the Al Amal...

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Qatargas reiterates commitment to sustainable environment
November 16, 2013
Qatargas Chief Operating Officer – Administration, Ghanim Al-Kuwari, delivered a speech at the inaugural session of the second Doha Carbon and Energy Forum...

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How CSR is making an impact in the Middle East and North Africa?
September 8, 2013
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) means working for a greater cause. In recent years CSR has gained prominence and support among management...

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  International CSR NEWS


Turkish stock exchange to launch sustainability index
February 2014,
The Turkish stock exchange, the Borsa Istanbul, will partner with the Ethical Investment Research Services (EIRIS), the global responsible investment...

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NYSE Euronext Innovates in Sustainability Indices
February 2014,
NYSE Euronext, in partnership with Société Générale, announced the listing of a Certificate on the Euronext Vigeo® France 20. To promote and support socially...

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CSR Strategies Reap Financial Rewards
February 2014,
Companies that introduce a sustainability strategy throughout their supply chain generally see a boost in their financial performance — but those that don’t fully...
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------CSR: Greater Investor Confidence and Brand Loyalty
February 2014,
Investors are unintentionally affected by a company’s CSR profile when assessing its fundamental value, a new study has shown.
Accounting professors

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------EU Sustainability Strategy: Engaging the Private Sector
February 2014,
With poverty rising increasingly on the national agenda of various EU member states, various think tanks, institutions and even governments have been...
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Putting Materiality to the Test
February 2014,
Business is increasingly aware that it is no longer possible to be competitive without being sustainable. But sustainability reporting is about more than...
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------A Recognition Mark for Sustainable Packaging
February 2014,
Several initiatives have been working to raise awareness of the waste generated by packaging as well as its energy footprint, management of raw materials...
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‘Rotana Earth’ Global Sustainability Platform
February 2014,
Rotana Hotels & Resorts, a hotel management company with a portfolio of properties across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe...

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  Editorial
  331: Banks, Think Beyond Profit
It is no secret that the “award industry” is a lucrative business worldwide, especially when it tackles corporations, banks and financial institutions ...Read more...

   
 Perspective

  Fashion or Strategy?
If building a sustainable enterprise was a trend five years ago, today it is a business imperative. Forward-looking corporations have ...Read more...


   
  Insight
  Why Companies Can No Longer Afford to IGNORE
Their Social Responsibilities

In 1970, the economist and Nobel laureate Milton Friedman published an article in The New York ...Read more...


   
 Policies
  The Greening of Government
Corporate responsibility is a phrase we hear relating to sustainability practices of the private sector, but we hear about the internal ...Read more...


   
 Environment
  Going Green – Or Else
With depleting gas supplies and a looming power shortage Abu Dhabi is looking to nuclear and renewable energy to fuel its ...Read more...

   
 Outlook
  CSR isn’t Mainstream
in Lebanon Yet

Beirut in summer is fabulous, as it turns out (Thanks CSR LEBANON!). Very warm days and moderate nights, especially if you can enjoy al fresco...Read more...


   


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