ABOUT US

Established in 2009, CSR LEBANON S.A.R.L. is an independent consulting firm, a social enterprise aiming to raise awareness about Corporate Social Responsibility. Through our consultancy, from strategy to reporting, we provide a better understanding of the CSR concept among the public and private sectors, and in the community.

Our Vision

To Make CSR an essential part of our national culture; towards a National CSR Strategy 

Our Mission

To provide an informative platform to companies, and  support  them in embodying CSR in their core business  strategies and  operations, aiming to align profitability  with sustainability and  human development.

Address

Verdun, Monte Marina center, Block C, 3rd floor, Beirut - Lebanon

Call Us

 +9611-747798  /  Fax : +9611-747698

Email Us

info@csrlebanon.com

Ms. Maya Karkour

Local Representative, Circular Economy Club

Maya Karkour is the local representative of the Circular Economy Club in Beirut and Managing Director of EcoConsulting which she co-founded in 2003 in the UK. EcoConsulting is a specialized sustainability consultancy with a focus on reworking the relationship between businesses, institutions, municipalities, builders, households and the Environment through greater energy-efficiency, better resource use, pollution mitigation, as well as healthier and circular solutions.
EcoConsulting also has a wide experience and professional expertise in organizing, and moderating conferences, workshops and events on various sustainability topics, including the circular economy, eco-design, and eco-building.
Maya moved back to Beirut, Lebanon in 2008 to create EcoConsulting’s Lebanon office. She oversees or has directly worked on numerous projects aiming at reducing their environmental footprint –including the eco-renovation of Casa Batroun, the first project in the Middle-East to achieve the British BREEAM “Excellent” certificate in February 2014 and the Lebanese Architects Sustainability Award in 2017. She has been a keynote speaker at various sustainable design conferences; conducted numerous green building and LEED & BREEAM seminars; and written or been featured in a few articles—including her own eco-flat renovation in central Beirut.
Maya holds an MSc (hons) in Environment from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is a LEED Accredited Professional, a BREEAM Licensed Assessor, and Low Carbon Energy Assessor.
Maya is currently the President of the Lebanon Mountain Trail Association (LMTA), also in charge of developing and helping implement Environmental Education programs on the Trail, working with the Ministry of Education and public schools. Additionally, she is one of the main local trainers & mentors of the SwitchMed Green Entrepreneurship program, and has been actively promoting the Circular Economy in Lebanon through workshops. Maya is also a fellow of the Middle East Leadership Initiative (MELI), Class IV, of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
In her spare time, Maya enjoys swimming, sailing, yoga, hiking, climbing, and photography.