To help you decide on this, here are three tips on what should be your considerations in starting your CSR
program, according to JR Demecais, a social entrepreneur, a researcher and project manager of various CSR
He further said that CSR
goes beyond charity and requires the companies and businesses to act beyond their legal obligations and to integrate social, environmental and ethical concerns into a company's business process.
Onuesoke further opined that a legalised CSR
in the country would ensure that the host community are entitled to such claims.
Bin Shafar highlighted that the Dubai Chamber CSR
Label is thehighest level of recognition for CSR
efforts of businesses in the region and it contributes to building a responsible and sustainable business community and also promoting responsible individual and institutional practices that protect the environment.
Al Ghurair revealed that 359 companies have received the Dubai Chamber CSR
Label since its launch in 2010, and explained that the Dubai Chamber CSR
Label is a clear and voluntary standard for CSR
implementation in UAE and the GCC which recognises companies who adopt best business practices and conform with international CSR
standards and guidelines.
has gained attention since the 1950s with the dominance of modern corporations, and researchers have offered several definitions of CSR
The objective of the event is to provide an innovative platform of interaction and networking, while creating awareness about CSR
amongst the conference delegates.
Speaking with TheWeek on the sidelines of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Destination Sustainability and Arabia CSR
Network, a Pan Arab platform, to provide certified training for CSR
and sustainability reporting using the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards in Oman, Shaima said, "Through this tie-up, we want to strengthen the understanding among companies, NGOs and government entities on sustainability practices and social responsibility."
Shaima al Lawati, founder and managing director of Destination Sustainability, said, 'By joining efforts with Arabia CSR
Network, we hope to strengthen the understanding among companies, non-governmental organisations, and government entities on sustainability practices and social responsibility.'
While there is some evidence that CSR
is linked to economic performance, empirical results are mixed (e.g., McWilliams & Siegel, 2000).
To help spread the CSR
culture in the country, DED Ajman is calling on all employees and registered companies and establishments to take up cause-oriented initiatives and projects to help flourish the work environment and contribute to the CSR
system development in Ajman.