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Michel Capron: L’économiste engagé

Michel Capron Professeur émérite en sciences de gestion de l’Université Paris 8-Saint Denis Économiste de formation, Michel Capron a passé 15 ans dans une société d’expertise comptable en tant qu’assistant de comités d’entreprise avant de se diriger vers l’université et la recherche. Il préside aujourd’hui le Forum Citoyen pour la RSE constitué en association depuis janvier 2012.
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JABAL 2013: Jeunes Artistes des Beaux-Arts du Liban

« La Culture est essentielle, mais n’a de valeur que lorsqu’elle est accessible à Tous,» selon Adnan Kassar, Président du groupe Fransabank. C’est en partant de ce principe que la Fransabank, a créé dès 1998 le salon « JABAL » (Jeunes Artistes des Beaux-Arts du Liban), qui a pour vocation de promouvoir la jeune création plastique libanaise actuelle (peinture, sculpture, photo, vidéo, installation, design) originaire de toutes les « montagnes »...
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La RSE : Entre dynamisme de la société civile et liberté des entreprises

En matière de RSE, l’Union Européenne a resserré les vis en ce qui concerne l’éthique sociale et environnementale appliquée par les entreprises étrangères qui exportent sur son territoire. Depuis octobre 2011, il leur est demandé de fournir un reporting sur leur impact environnemental et leurs activités responsables. Mais à l’intérieur de l’Europe, comment les entreprises gèrent-elles cet engagement international croissant pour le respect des...
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CEO of CSR LEBANON Appointed as UNGC Focal Point

CEO of CSR LEBANON Appointed as UNGC Focal Point

As a result of the dedication in raising awareness on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) across Lebanon and promoting responsible business over the last 4 years, Mr. Khaled Kassar, Founder & CEO of CSR LEBANON, has been officially appointed by the UN Global Compact (UNGC) as the focal point-of-contact in Lebanon to launch the Global Compact Local Network in Lebanon by 2014.
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Flying High With "Care by Air"

‘Care By Air’, an innovative and a very unique Corporate Social Responsibility platform in the region, seeks to unite the UAE’s aviation sector to pool its resources and become truly responsive to help those in most need. Aimed at championing a system hailed from the UAE, founding President and CEO FathiHilalBuhazza shares with Responsible Business how the newly-established not-for profit organization maximizes efficiency to save millions of d...
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National Bank of Abu Dhabi: From Philanthropy to Sustainability

While investigating the CSR standing of companies in the Middle East region, Responsible Business noticed an exemplary performance by a leading bank in the United Arab Emirates. The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) showed a remarkable track record with a commitment to social programs spanning over 40 years. Responsible Business inquired further to learn more about who they are and what they do.
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Lebanese President Calls for Increased Action on Corporate Sustainability

H.E. General Michel Suleiman, President of Lebanon, made a strong call to scale up sustainability efforts in companies and management education institutions in the country and throughout the Middle East. His remarks were presented at the 2nd PRME MENA Regional Forum.
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Dubal Dubai Aluminium's Triple Bottom Line: Efficiency, Safety, Involvement

When it comes to sustainability within the construction industry, material manufacturers need to consider how their products are impacted by factors such as global climate change, ecological destruction and loss of biodiversity. But in a region where energy consumption per capita is high and where climate change can have excruciating effects given the high temperatures, how do companies remain committed to sustainability while reconciling their b...
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Majid Al Futtaim: Serious commitment to advancing sustainability

Commitment to long-term sustainability is central to the strategy at Majid Al Futtaim Properties. They have long understood that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) principles drive growth in a way that is economically efficient, socially fair and environmentally sustainable.
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UAE Leading CSR in the Middle East

Sustainability is continuously gaining momentum in the region and there is no doubt that when looking at the present state of sustainability and CSR in the Middle East, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stands out as one of the more active countries. The UAE has been trying to define CSR in its own context, and in many ways, the Emirates is ahead of other countries in the Arab world due to adopting a CSR approach that is regional, organized, and dr...
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