DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the run up to the 8th Annual CSR Awards, the Arabia CSR Network (ACSRN) will be holding an Awards Clinic on 7th April 2015 at Villa Rotana Hotel, Dubai. The Awards Clinic is designed to provide the applicants with a complete outline of the application procedure, along with useful hints on submitting a successful application.
According to Mrs. Habiba Al Marashi, President and CEO of the Arabia CSR Network, “The Arabia CSR Awards underlines the importance of corporate social responsibility by bringing together the most successful and innovative CSR pioneers in the Arab world. The Awards Clinic is an important first step in the awards process as it helps prospective applicants learn from the winners of the 2014 Awards and distinguished members of the Jury.”
Some of the winners of the past cycle of the Arabia CSR Awards including: Tristar, Al Jazeera International Catering, P&G and Dubai Customs will be present at the Clinic to share their journey on how the Awards have positively impacted their sustainable business practices. The members of Awards Jury will be on hand to share the evaluation methodology and judging criteria for the Awards.
The 8th Annual Arabia CSR Awards ceremony will take place under the Auspices of the League of Arab States for the second consecutive year and in collaboration with UNEP on 28th of October, 2015 in Dubai. This year the Arabia CSR Awards is sponsored by Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) and the National Petrochemical Industrial Co. (Natpet).
It is highly recommended for the applicants and those interested in applying for the awards to participate in the clinic as it will aid them considerably to understand the important aspects of the Application process well in time before the submission deadline on June 30th 2015. The Arabia CSR Awards has received more than 50 applications since its launch in mid-February and registration is now open with additional three new categories: Financial, Social Enterprise and Energy to ensure benchmark for organizations that fall in the same categories.
More information on ACSRN can be found at: www.arabiacsrnetwork.com
About the Arabia CSR Network: The Arabia CSR Network is a professional multi stakeholder organization established in the UAE in 2004. It is devoted to advancing the principles and practices of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Arab region. It facilitates networking, learning and sharing experiences and knowledge in matters of CSR. The Arabia CSR Network was the first GRI certified training partner for the Arabic speaking Middle East countries. The Arabia CSR Network promotes, encourages and recognises responsible business practices through a bunch of services and offerings, including trainings, research and best practice, advisory services, third party assurance and a Pan-Arab acclaimed award initiative known as the Arabia CSR Awards. For more information, please visit www.arabiacsrnetwork.com. For further enquiries please email us at admin@arabiacsrnetwork.
*Source: ME NewsWire