A meetup of sustainability and CSR professionals in the UAE at 6:00pm GST.

In his recent address, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy stated that the UAE
government seeks to ensure AED500 million in financial aid and in-kind support by UAE-based
companies in furtherance of their commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) during 2017.
2017 was declared the “Year of Giving” with activities developed to cover six main themes, CSR,
volunteerism, the developmental role of humanitarian organisations, legislative systems and
government policies, media, and serving the nation.

The newly aired website https://www.csruae.ae, presents the 11 formal initiatives as part of the UAE
National agenda to support, encourage, recognise and reward companies and organisations for their
contributions.

This meetup will discuss the role of CSR, contributions and Sustainability in regard to national
priorities, the mandatory application of CSR in the UAE and ways forward for the private, public and
third sector.

This is the first meetup in the region to unite all CSR and sustainability professionals. Reserve your place HERE

For more information, contact Sustainability Knowledge Group, Aglaia Ntili, aglaia@sustainabilityknowledgegroup.com, Tel: +971 55323 1190

Note:  Website times below are listed in PDT.  The meeting will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm GST (UAE).
October 24, 2017 7:00 AM   through   9:00 AM PT

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