Migrants and refugees are an asset to economies, say social enterprise experts

Migrants and refugees are an asset to economies, say social enterprise experts DUBAI, 15 November 2021 – Creating opportunities to integrate migrants and refugees into the workforce are important for their wellbeing, and can enhance and grow the local society and economy, said experts who shared innovative solutions designed to break down barriers to employment during Expo 2020 Dubai’s Tolerance & Inclusivity Week. PichaEats and Meet My Mama are among the grantees supported by Expo Live – Expo 2020’s global innovation and partnership programme – that are making a real…

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…

Sidra Capital’s USD Private Finance Funds Continue To Achieve Target Returns despite The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

Sidra Capital’s USD Private Finance Funds Continue To Achieve Target Returns despite The Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic

USD Income Fund generates an annual return of 8% while USD Mutajara Fund registers healthy 5% returns Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, March 24, 2021, (AETOSWire) – Sidra Capital, a Shari’ah compliant asset management firm headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and regulated by the Capital Market Authority (CMA), has announced healthy annual returns on two of its US Dollar-denominated funds: the USD Income Fund, which generated above-target returns of 8%, and the US Dollar Mutajara Fund, which met its targeted return of 5% for 2020. The returns are especially impressive in light…

Designers announced for Arab Fashion Week 24-28 March Presented in Partnership with Microsoft Broadcast live with Facebook Inc.

Designers announced for Arab Fashion Week 24-28 March

  The Arab Fashion Council© (AFC) has announced the participating designers for Arab Fashion Week Fall/ Winter 2021/22, featuring fashion designers from across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and America. Antonio Grimaldi, this season’s invited guest, the Italian couture designer, is set to make his first Arab Fashion Week debut, completing the stellar line up including Dubai based Amato, Michael Cinco, Nohma Design, Aavva, Euphoria and Maliche, Lebanese designer Jean-Charles Zakaria, Italian designer Sophia Nubes, Turkish designer Ezra Tuba, Polish label JAP Petelicka, Brazilian designers Andrea Conti and Sandro Barros,…

The New Dynamic Redmi Note 10 series launches in the UAE

إطلاق سلسلة شاومي ريدمي نوت 10  الجديدة في الإمارات

Challenge your boundaries with the new Redmi Note 10 Pro and Redmi Note 10 Starting at Dh699, the Redmi Note 10 and Redmi Note 10 Pro continue to raise industry standard by delivering astounding, yet accessible smartphones Global technology leader Xiaomi, today, announced expanding its lineup of mid-range smartphone devices to include Redmi Note 10 Pro and Redmi Note 10. From The 108MP Voyager to The AMOLED Explorer, these two smartphones continue Xiaomi’s commitment to providing the latest smartphone advancements to all and redefining the mid-range king in the industry.…

fight against climate change

مكافحة تغير المناخ عن طريق إعادة الاستخدام وإعادة التدوير

Reusing and recycling; individual and collective actions in the fight against climate change Ahead of COP26, representatives from Saudi Arabia and the UK government discussed climate change issues yesterday in an online roundtable hosted by the British Embassy in Riyadh Climate change is the biggest and most urgent challenge of our time. During a live forum hosted yesterday by the British Embassy in Riyadh, experts from private and public sectors and civil society discussed the challenge, strategies and actions that need to be taken, with a particular focus on plastic…

The Kindergarten Starters to become GEMS Legacy School   offering all-through K-12 provision

“الروضة الابتدائية” تتحول إلى مدرسة شاملة لجميع المراحل

The Kindergarten Starters to become GEMS Legacy School offering all-through K-12 provision  ·      Grade 6 to be introduced from April 2021 with further grades added year-on-year ·      Robotics, AI, space and financial literacy among exciting new programmes offered ·      Collaborative, project-based learning at centre of students’ educational experience The Kindergarten Starters has been approved to become an all-through school from the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year, serving students from kindergarten all the way up to Grade 12. As a result, the school will be renamed GEMS Legacy School, reflecting…

Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels awarded world’s first portfolio-wide LEED Platinum certification

“ماجد الفطيم” أول مجموعة في العالم تنال شهادة LEED البلاتينية

Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels awarded world’s first portfolio-wide LEED Platinum certification Majid Al Futtaim’s 13-property hotel portfolio makes history as the only portfolio in the world to receive Platinum certification for all of its hotel businesses Certification further establishes the UAE as a global hub of sustainability, and sustainable tourism excellence, with Dubai receiving the platinum rating in LEED for cities in 2019 — making it the first city in the Arab world to earn the LEED rating Majid Al Futtaim – Hotels’ platinum certifications mark another step towards…

Mercato sets the scene for delicious moments this DFF

Mercato sets the scene for delicious moments this DFF

Dubai Food Festival is back for 2021 from 25th March till 10th April; – so get ready for a tasty offering. Mercato sets the scene for delicious moments this DFF as it transforms into the best dining hot-spot with a line-up that includes: restaurant offers, food culinary diversity experience, authentic cuisines, and exceptional value for money. Round up your friends and family for the ultimate culinary adventure where to eat at our international restaurants and food outlets such as Italian, French, Arabic, Mexican, American, Japanese, Indian and contemporary. There is a…

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…