Making Social Impact: New Corporate Social Responsibility Scholarship Opens to American Companies Working in Middle East

Making Social Impact: New Corporate Social Responsibility Scholarship Opens to American Companies Working in Middle East

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– As college students across the globe are beginning to return to universities after Covid-19 put so much on hold, a few select university students at the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani (AUIS) are starting their college careers with new hope, thanks to a new scholarship campaign called “We Share the Future.” AUIS, a not-for-profit university and operated for the public benefit, is aiming to improve the lives of students and their families through a new scholarship campaign called “We Share the Future.” The scholarships are intended…

KSA LEADS BY EXAMPLE IN CSR ADOPTION AND INTEGRATION

KSA LEADS BY EXAMPLE IN CSR ADOPTION AND INTEGRATION

Cicero & Bernay Public Relations and YouGov publish the first regional CSR survey report, ranking KSA second in adoption and integration of CSR in businesses The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has emerged as one of the foremost countries in adoption and integration of corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, as per the findings of the first annual MENA CSR Survey Report 2020, conducted by Cicero & Bernay Public Relations (C&B), a leading regional communication agency, in partnership with YouGov, an international research and data analytics group. The C&B YouGov report…

AUDEMARS PIGUET PAYS TRIBUTE TO MARVEL’S INSPIRATIONAL HEROES

AUDEMARS PIGUET PAYS TRIBUTE TO MARVEL’S INSPIRATIONAL HEROES

marks the dawn of a new era and the start of a collaboration between Swiss Haute Horlogerie manufacturer Audemars Piguet and Marvel, one of the most prominent character-based entertainment companies. Inspired by historical character watches, including some of Gérald Genta’s timepieces from the 1980s, Audemars Piguet wanted to pay tribute to the next generation of inspirational Super Heroes and chose to focus on the powerful Marvel Universe. A STRONG LEGACY OF CROSS-DISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIONS Chief Executive Officer François-Henry Bennahmias’ long-lasting friendship with Marvel Cinematic Universe Avenger Don Cheadle, who portrays Marvel’s…

Ramada Ajman reinforces commitment to sustainability

رمادا عجمان يعزز التزامه بالاستدامة

The team recently harvested organic crops from its urban farm Ajman, UAE, (February 23, 2021) – As part of its continuous commitment to sustainable practices, Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Ajman recently harvested organic crops from its very own urban farm. The team yielded produce from the 430-square metre space, which grows seasonal herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Ravi Santiago, cluster general manager for three Wyndham properties in Ajman, commented: “We aim to impart a positive message and inspire the community to adapt eco-friendly habits, as each of us can…

 Arabia CSR Awards 2021 is now open for application

فتح باب الترشح للدورة الـ 14 من الجائزة العربية للمسؤولية الاجتماعية للمؤسسات

The esteemed annual awards for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability have been announced for their 14th cycle. The awards call upon all government and private enterprises, joint ventures and social enterprises in the Arab region to apply and win the prestigious awards. Running successfully for the past thirteen years, the new cycle of the Arabia CSR Awards was officially launched in Dubai yesterday morning in an event hosted by The Grand Millennium Hotel Dubai. The awards are open to entities of any size, sector and geographical location within the…

Wyndham hotels Ajman boost cooperation with Al Ihsan Charity Association

Wyndham hotels Ajman boost cooperation with Al Ihsan Charity Association

The hotels supported training for future UAE divers  As part of their ongoing partnership with Al Ihsan Charity Association, Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Ajman, Ramada by Wyndham Beach Hotel Ajman and Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche  extended aid to the organisation by offering amenities at the hotels’ private beach club. Six orphans supported by Al Ihsan Charity completed swimming and diving training courses facilitated by Majellan Sports Marine and Diving Center. On top of diving lessons, the programme also highlighted the importance of marine and wildlife conservation, and preservation…

Exceptional achievements in 2020 despite coronavirus challenges

الصور كلها 1000

In support of the UAE’s sustainable economic development, Dubai Customs has been able to meet the challenges of the global economic recession arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. The year 2020 saw new pioneering achievements for Dubai Customs in terms development of Customs work processes and innovation of new solutions and initiatives to ensure the smooth flow of trade and mitigate the impacts of the global pandemic. This follows the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler…

THE DAILY MILE UAE LAUNCHES #DAILY15 TO KEEP CHILDREN HEALTHY AND HAPPY

THE DAILY MILE UAE LAUNCHES #DAILY15

ABU DHABI NATIONAL OIL COMPANY (ADNOC) AND UAE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION LEAD CAMPAIGN TO BOOST CHILDREN’S PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AS RECOVERY FROM PANDEMIC CONTINUES The Daily Mile UAE in partnership with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), and supported by the Ministry of Education, has launched a new campaign – #Daily15 – to help children stay healthy and happy during school time. #Daily15 is being introduced to keep school communities engaged and physically active. It can be applied in all learning environments, whether for students who are face-to-face learning in…

ANANTARA AL JABAL AL AKHDAR RESORT CELEBRATES SUCCESSES

منتجع أنانتارا الجبل الأخضر يحتفي بنجاحاته

A LOOK BACK AT 2020: ANANTARA AL JABAL AL AKHDAR RESORT CELEBRATES SUCCESSES IN 2020 AND PREDICTS A FRUITFUL 2021 With the end of the year approaching, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort reflects on its performance in 2020 and celebrates areas of success despite a challenging year all whilst looking forward to the full recovery of Oman’s travel and tourism industry in 2021. As with all hotels in the travel and tourism industry, globally, the secluded mountain haven experienced setbacks during the year. As the entire industry works to…

UAE’s Largest Survey of Corporate Volunteering Aims to Understand Volunteering Trends Nationwide

إطلاق أكبر استطلاع حول التطوع المؤسسي

Every company and organization is invited to be part of the initiative Questions focus on the alignment between corporate volunteering and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals The research will seek to understand the impact that organizations and employees are making to the country’s societal development Companies and organizations across the UAE are being asked to take part in the largest ever survey of corporate volunteering in the country. The research, led by KPMG, the COO Network and IMPACT2030, seeks to address how common corporate volunteering is, how closely aligned…