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  CSR MONITOR



Road safety: Vehicle technology holds great sway (VOLVO)
April 14, 2015
A car empowered with automatic braking system can help the driver control speed, and avoid hazardous situations that may contribute to reducing motor...

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Lebanon goes through growing pains of CSR
April 9, 2015
BEIRUT: When Dwayne Baraka stood at the immigration counter at Beirut's airport last December, he noticed something very different from his previous...

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Banque Libano-Française - BLF Sets an Example by Making the Most of Corporate Social Responsibility
April 1, 2015
Almost a decade ago, the majority of Lebanese banks were unfamiliar with the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility. It wasn't until a few years back...

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Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone Wins Awards for CSR and Environmentally Sound Business Practices
March 25, 2015
Ras Al Khaimah - Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone ( RAK FTZ ), a leader in community outreach activities and environmentally sustainable business...
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March 19, 2015
Over 10 Vodafone employees have volunteered for Carnegie Mellon's Language Bridges Programme and are teaching English to 30 migrant workers...

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Emaar launches new entity for CSR initiatives
March 18, 2015
Global property developer Emaar Properties has launched a new entity to drive its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives regionally and...

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Accor hosts SMTP's first graduation ceremony as CSR activity in Riyadh
Tuesday 16, March 2015
Accor KSA has initiated, in collaboration with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), the Saudi Management Training Program...

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CSR in the MENA Region: Looking Beyond Corporate Philanthropy
Monday 16, March 2015
The good news first: the adoption of - and the awareness about - CSR is on an upswing in the MENA region. The importance (or the lack of it) attached...
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  International CSR NEWS



Time Warner Cable Exceeds “Go Green” Goal by Reducing Its Carbon Intensity by 38 Percent
March 12, 2015
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) has announced that its “Go Green” initiative has resulted in a 38 percent reduction in the company’s carbon intensity...
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Dufil reveals consumer engagement, CSR plans

March 9,2015
Dufil Prima Foods Plc, makers of Indomie Instant noodles, recently revealed its 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and consumer engagement plans...
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CSR expenditure details to be available towards 2015 end
March 1, 2015
Details about social welfare spending by corporations in the current fiscal will be available towards end of 2015 after entities make their mandatory disclosures..

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FirstBank drills NGOs, corporate organizations on social investment
February 27, 2015
FirstBank of Nigeria, through its arm FirstBank Sustainability Centre, in partnership with the Lagos Business School (LBS), has taken some...

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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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  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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