Gulf Capital wins top CSR award
Abu Dhabi, June 26, 2014
Gulf Capital, a leading alternative asset management firm, received the Golden Award of Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the prestigious fourth annual event organised by the Arab Organisation for Social Responsibility.
The award was presented to Dr Karim El Solh, CEO of Gulf Capital at the ceremony held at Burj Al Arab, Dubai.
This event recognises outstanding efforts by public and private sectors organisations in the region which have created a positive impact on their communities through their proactive social responsibility programmes in the Arab World.
Dr El Solh said: “We are extremely proud to be recognised with the Golden Award of Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility. Gulf Capital has been actively focusing on youth development and supporting programmes in education, training and entrepreneurship, our three main CSR initiatives.”
Winners of this year’s awards included NBAD (National Bank of Abu Dhabi), DUCAB (Dubai Cable Company) and The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority from the UAE, Maaden from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Oil Company from Kuwait, Sohar Aluminium from Oman, Vodafone from Qatar, Holdal Abou Adal Group from Lebanon.
"At Gulf Capital, we strive to act as a good corporate citizen, and therefore we attract and retain the best employees, investors, professional service firms, and partners,” Dr El Solh said.
“We also believe in fostering a culture of a high level of social awareness amongst our employees. As such, our social responsibility programme adopts a holistic approach, including community engagement, corporate philanthropy, personal philanthropy, good corporate governance, environmental and social risk management, internal ethics guidelines.
“We are extremely proud of the work our people are doing throughout the region to support our CSR initiatives focused on education, training and entrepreneurship,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service