Tuesday 22 January 2019

Dubai Investments supports 49 CSR initiatives in 2017

DUBAI, January 14, 2018

Dubai Investments, a leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has supported a total of 49 initiatives during 2017 in line with the UAE’s Year of Giving, reaching out and benefitting communities across various sections of the society.

During the year, the company supported social and community organisations and programmes in the areas of education, healthcare, sports, and sustainability among others besides helping people with disabilities as part of its outreach, said a statement.

Dubai Investments also supported and participated in a number of environmental programmes, it said.

Going with the theme of ‘Year of Giving’, Dubai Investments lent its support to under-privileged children, events for visually-impaired, clothes for orphans, classroom premises for autistic kids, therapy materials for children with learning disabilities, fund-raising & treatment for lesser privileged, among others, it added.

Some notable initiatives supported by Dubai Investments during 2017 included blood donation and training programmes for its employees and partners, said a statement.

The company also launched a sustainability initiative, where the group’s employees and Sustainability Champions identified ideas to support the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals, it said.

Abdulaziz Bin Yagub Al Serkal, general manager of Dubai Investments, said: “In line with its CSR strategy and commitment to the community, we are focused on key initiatives ranging from social inclusion, empowerment and environmental sustainability during the ‘Year of Giving’.”

“The company aims to continue its efforts in 2018 – the Year of Zayed and support social and community programmes,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service

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