The CSR Levant Summit – Lebanon
The CSR Levant Summit is part of 12 years CSR legacy in the Middle East. Award winning entrepreneurial initiatives, forging successful partnerships, developing impactful CSR strategies, empowering the next generation – all this and more will be featured under one sustainable roof at the CSR Levant Summit. Continuing our 12 year success story of CSR and Sustainability platforms in the region, the CSR summit features international, regional and local organization sharing best practices on implementing measurable CSR programs that drive sustainable development across Lebanon and the wider Levant region.
CSR Al Ahli Group in partnership with ESA Business School, participated in CSR Levant Summit. CSR Al Ahli Group t aims to build a well-developed and professional young Arab generation, who can compete and lead in the national and international business markets.
Projects like “Tabadol", “Road Rage Lebanon” and “YOUth are the power” initiated from CSR in Action workshop, Lebanon 2015 organized by CSR Al Ahli Group. Have been part of the CSR Summit and had been chosen winners by the jury in the order mentioned.
EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT PROJECTS WINS GLOBAL YOUTH FORUM COMPETITIONS
The GYF was a two-day event in May 2015, that provided 120 students with the opportunity to discover, identify and grow their entrepreneurial skills, create global networks and discuss significant issues concerning their future and the society pressing problems. The 4thedition, under the Theme “Social Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics”, had the presence of DP World as one of the exhibitor of the Learning and Counselling fair, Emirates Islamic Bank, Grand Midwest Hotels, Sony Mobile and Zabeel Ladies Club. Participants benefited from speeches, workshops, networking and the national and international competitions.
Mr. Mohamad Khammas, the CEO of Al Ahli Holding Group has hosted the winners in the group’s head office in Dubai and awarded them the $10,000 cash prize. “We are proud to support such talented and socially responsible youth and entrepreneurs, Hemitna project has a brilliant social idea that deserves the support and encouragement”, Mr. Khammas said.
Hemitna is a social enterprise that targets unprivileged kids in the poverty pockets, aiming at giving the unprivileged kids a better chance for a better future by developing their skills in sports, music, and arts. Hemitna pilot project will take place in the Southern part of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, in Ma’an City.
Excellence in Quality, Montreux, Switzerland
The Socrates Committee has nominated Al Ahli Holding Group for the prestigious international award in quality and management spheres - `Best Enterprise`. This is in recognition of Al Ahli excellent business reputation, effective management and constant growth of the enterprise. The head of the enterprise is presented by Ms. Lina Hourani has received the award of `The Best Manager of the Year` and a personal certificate.
‘International Excellence in Quality’ is an annual gathering of the top regional goods, service suppliers and professionals in quality improvement. Held over three days in Montreux 30 June – 2 July 2015, this International Forum provides the opportunity for 100 leaders and experts worldwide to meet, learn, share local knowledge and recognize ‘Excellence in Quality’.
Excellence in Quality participants can meet international quality experts representing ‘The Swiss Institute for Quality Standards’ as well as project managers of ‘Prime Business Destinations’ program. The Swiss Institute for Quality Standards was founded to bring the Swiss quality concepts in order to create a better image of products and services. The event aims to empower and encourage all participants to be actively involved in quality practice presentations and discussions.
NEW LIFE ANIMAL SHELTER PROJECT THE CSR IN ACTION UAE – 2015 WINNERS
The two Emirates sisters Mariam and Hind Al Matroushi have participated in CSR In Action program in April 2015, CSR in Action is an initiative designed by Al Ahli Holding Group’s CSR division, in partnership with Informa Middle East, which aims to develop and enhance sustainability activities among students and professionals from the UAE. Building on the highly successful 2011 program in Dubai and the subsequent additions in UK, Lebanon, Dubai and Jordan, CSR in Action 2015 will return to the UAE engaging multiple Emirates.
CSR In Action gave Hind and Mariam the opportunity to discover, identify and grow their entrepreneurial skills through providing them with intensive training that helped them understand CSR and the social enterprise concept and to design their sustainable projects and social startups making use of the advices of the best speakers and case studies shared during the training
New life animal shelter establish a No-kill shelter for animals, taking care of stray animals and providing paid professional animals- related services, and also supporting the low income prisoners by recruiting them to produce shelter related handicrafts.