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  CSR MONITOR



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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Benefits of Long-Term Giving Programs – Primer
June 10, 2014
Corporate/Employee Giving, as well as the overall Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR has been around for quite some time now, and has...

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Four in five investors consider sustainability issues – PwC survey
June 9, 2014
Four in five investors have looked at sustainability issues in one or more investment contexts in the last year, according to research from PwC...

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Now, CSR policy for school education sector too
June 9, 2014
After higher education, the state government has now introduced a dedicated policy for the implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)...

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Global Compact LEAD, PRI Introduce Strategies for Managing Impacts of Investor Short-Termism
May 20, 2014
Overcoming short-termism, understanding the value of sustainability and communicating with investors took center stage at “Realizing Long-Term...

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  International CSR NEWS


Firms asked to look beyond bottom line
July 1, 2014
Business Development Dept wants companies to also be socially responsible
In the wake of good governance and fair labour practices among businesses...

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Green Companies Get More Greenbacks
June 27, 2014
Do-gooders are willing to put their money where their mouth is, according to a new study from the Neilsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility...

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Global Consumers Are Willing to Put Their Money Where Their Heart is When It Comes to Goods and Services from Companies Committed to Social Responsibility
June 17, 2014
Fifty-five percent of global online consumers across 60 countries say they are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are...

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UAE, Saudi Arabia sign renewable energy accord
June 16, 2014
Mohammad Bin Zayed attends signing of UAE-Saudi Arabia cooperation agreement to develop renewable energy and clean technology...
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EGBC honours best practices in sustainability
June 15, 2014
A total of seven awards for best practices in sustainable development were presented at this year’s edition of the Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC)...

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Climate change poses risk to sustainable development: expert
June 9, 2014
Doha Bank hosted a knowledge sharing session on “Sustainable Development in the Global Arena” yesterday with Dr R K Pachauri as key resource speaker...

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Comparative sectoral studies on corporate responsibility in Jordan
June 9, 2014
CSR Watch Jordan is launching a series of comparative studies on Corporate Responsibility (CR) in Jordan. The series of studies are meant to examine...

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UAE: Growing the Green Capital Markets in Dubai
June 9, 2014
Recently, the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) and the World Bank agreed to design a funding strategy for a green investment program in Dubai...

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Adnan Kassar Honored with the Business for Peace Award
May 29, 2014
Adnan Kassar, Chairman of Fransabank has been selected as a Business for Peace Honoree as he is considered “a driver of growth and development in...

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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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