DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Arabia CSR Network is organizing the Arabia CSR Awards Forum and Ceremony 2014 for the 7th consecutive year. The Arabia CSR Awards is globally perceived as the most rigorous CSR and Sustainability award system and has received over 735 registered applications from 13 Arab countries across 25 sectors to date.
The Awards Forum is the most anticipated CSR and Sustainability event in the Arab world gathering a galaxy of CSR think-tanks and professionals, high-ranking government officials and the most prominent local and international CSR players. The Arabia CSR Awards Forum and Ceremony has been supported by the United Nations Global Compact since its inception and is the first Awards to be granted the Auspices of the Assistant Secretary General for Economic Affairs, The League of Arab States, Dr. Mohammed Bin Ibrahim At-Tuwajirri.
"The Arabia CSR Awards Forum is a chance to convene annually, learn from each other and build partnerships for collective action. Our efforts will only materialize into the positive change we wish to see when they are focused and aligned with national strategies and the suitable international development goals," stated Mrs. Habiba AlMarashi- President and CEO of the Arabia CSR Network. "CSR is now an imperative; it is no longer a question of why but how? The sustainability of our region and our planet depends on it," she added.
CSR subject matter experts from regional and internationally acclaimed organizations will partake in panel discussions to deliberate on the most pressing CSR and sustainability issues and developments. The Awards Forum will also bring you Case Studies from CSR leaders in the Arab world and beyond. The winners of the current Cycle will be announced in the Awards ceremony in the evening.
The opportunity to Sponsor the prestigious Arabia CSR Awards Forum and Ceremony 2014 is still available and offers an array of benefits including extensive pre and post-event media coverage as well as on-site branding. The Arabia CSR Network also offers myriad CSR and Sustainability trainings and workshops and is the first GRI Certified Trainer in the Arab World as well as Advisory, Research and External Assurance Services.
Notes to Editors
The Arabia CSR Network is an independent network established in 2004, it offers its members a multi-stakeholder platform to trade ideas, gain knowledge and share experiences in CSR. It is also an Organizational Stakeholder of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The Arabia CSR Awards is developed and owned by the Arabia CSR Network. The annually convened Arabia CSR Forum and Awards is acknowledged as the Arab region’s leading recognition platform for CSR and Sustainability. The Arabia CSR Network works closely with local, regional and global organizations to promote CSR and Sustainability good practice among business in the Arab region.
*Source: ME NewsWire
Source: Arabia CSR Network