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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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