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  CSR MONITOR


 

The European Union meets with Lebanese environmental NGOs
October 10, 2014
European Union representatives met on Tuesday 14 October 2014 with members of the Lebanese EcoMovement, a network of associations working...

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Building better
August 23, 2014
The United Arab Emirates has the third-largest ecological footprint in the world, with its 9mn citizens each requiring 8.4 global hectares. Combine...

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Council to coordinate implementation of corporate social responsibility projects
August 19, 2014
As spending on corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Jordan ranges from JD60 million to JD90 million per year, MPs and company representatives in Jordan...

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DEWA tenders for phase II of $3.2bn solar park
August 17, 2014
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has released a tender for the 100MW-Phase II of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park to...

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Stimulating a greener economy
August 07, 2014
The UAE is known for its determination and vision to become a world leader in every sector that our government puts its resources to. We have achieved...

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Dewa to stop paper bills in effort to go green
June30, 2014
Consumers asked to update e-mail addresses as authority launches third phase of electronic invoicing system. Consumers in Dubai will soon stop receiving...

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Etihad ESCO and Dubai International Financial Centre launch energy efficiency programme
June 29, 2014
Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), Dubai’s official Super ESCO driving the development of an energy performance contracting market...

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Individual Social Responsibility, It Really Counts
June 26,2014
More concentration is taking place on pushing individuals to be more socially responsible. Groups and societies consist of individuals, and individuals...

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Sanofi Pasteur: Socially Responsible: Doing Good While Doing Well
June 11, 2014
This post was authored by Ellyn Schindler, Director, North America Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Engagement, Sanofi Pasteur US...

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  International CSR NEWS


Unesco Chief Urges UK Businesses to Tackle 'Global Learning Crisis'
October 13,2014
The director-general of Unesco has urged UK businesses to help tackle the world's "learning crisis". Irina Bokova speaking at a Business Backs Education...

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Cutting emissions pays for itself, study concludes
August 24, 2014
Health care savings can greatly defray costs of carbon-reduction policies, experts report. But just how large are the health benefits of cleaner air in...

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How Transparent Is Your Company?
August 24, 2014
“Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.” – Thomas Jefferson. Transparency is the latest corporate reputation buzzword...

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5 ways to successfully promote sustainable employee behavior
August 20, 2014
Only 30% of employees are engaged, costing $450 to $550 billion every year in lost productivity. Yet research shows that companies with strong sustainability...

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Nike: A Focus On Environmental And Social Metrics
August 20, 2014
ModernGraham has identified Nike as appropriate for Enterprising Investors and, for these investors, I am providing another layer of research and analysis...

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Mark Zuckerberg's chilly charity challenge to Bill Gates
August 14, 2014
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest celebrity to be doused by a bucket of ice-cold water - and now he wants Bill Gates to follow...

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New survey shows FTSE 100 companies have increased charitable giving
August 14,2014
Philanthropy is increasingly providing a platform for businesses to connect with and demonstrate their commitment to local communities, despite the impact...

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Intel to use 'big data' to battle Parkinson's disease
August 13, 2014
US computing giant Intel announced Wednesday it was joining an effort to battle Parkinson's disease with new big data and wearable technologies...

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Impact and Influence of CSR Policy on FMCG Industry Survey by Global Executives
August 03, 2014
MarketReportsStore.com adds "Global Executives Survey: The Impact and Influence of CSR Policy on the FMCG Industry" to its store. The report...

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  Editorial
 

Why Irresponsible Corporations turn to CSR?
The debate about the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility and what does it truly mean for business never ends. ...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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