Category: Sustainability

A vector tree shows the most important points in delivering sustainability in communications.

Delivering CX and sustainability in communications

Customer experience (CX) and sustainability are agenda-topping priorities for many enterprises today, not least because of their influence on customer acquisition and loyalty. When it comes to customer communications, Lucy Klinkenberg-Matthews, Head of Sustainability for Paragon Customer Communications (PCC), explains...

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Gulf Sustainability Awards 2021: Open for Entries

Entries are now open for the 2021 Gulf Sustainability Awards, which will take place in Dubai this September. As an annual celebration of green practices and corporate social responsibility, the event is returning to the UAE for five years in a row....

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Gulf Sustainability & CSR Awards 2020: Meet the Winners

The winners of the 2020 Gulf Sustainability & CSR Awards have celebrated success in Dubai, with Splash by being crowned as the day’s Overall Winner. The event took place yesterday at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel and welcomed representatives from over 40 companies live and...

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Gulf Sustainability & CSR Awards 2020: Live Awards Ceremony in Dubai

Today marks a very special day as the ceremony for the Gulf Sustainability & CSR Awards 2020 is going to take place face to face. This is the first live event hosted by Awards International since March this year. The finalists...

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CXM Snippets: Three Stories in Three Minutes

Three stories from the world of Customer, Employee, and Digital Experience in Three Minutes… Abu Dhabi to phase out disposable plastics by 2021 A new environmental policy announced by the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi (EAD) targets single-use plastics such as cups,...

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How is art installation highlighting health concern in London

An interactive installation is helping residents of one of Europe’s worst cities for air quality learn more about what they are breathing, and educate on steps to improve the environment for all residents. The Pollution Pavillion was erected last month in...

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Report Warns CEOs Over Sustainability Inaction

A new report predicts that sustainability will be the most important topic discussed in boardrooms in 2020. Analytics firm GlobalData has released its latest report, Sustainability – Thematic Research, which states that public anger at the lack of action on climate change,...

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Solar banks show the importance of having a sustainability project in a business.

2020 Brings Next Stage of Record-Breaking Dubai Sustainability Project

The third stage of an immense sustainability project in Dubai is set to be completed within the coming year – a project which aims to drastically reduce carbon emissions by up to 6.5 million tonnes annually. In 2020 the third phase...

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Cuban Sustainability Project Boosted by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has joined forces with Cuba’s Ministry of Energy and Mines and International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) as part of a project to power almost 7,000 Cuban homes. ADFD, the leading national entity for international...

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A world toy on the grass represents the importance of having sustainability development goals.

Global Prosperity Initiative Focuses on Sustainability Development Goals

The Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity has begun preparations for the launch of its second cohort, re-affirming its commitment to advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. An action of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit, GMIS, the Global...

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Wind turbines give a glimpse of a renewable future.

Renewable Future in Focus Ahead of Abu Dhabi Climate Summit

Renewable power will be the engine of global energy transformation, according to a new report ahead of a climate summit taking place in Abu Dhabi this year. The latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that renewables are...

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CSR Strategies: Which One Suits Your Business?

Today, you can have the impression that most companies in the market, no matter the size or industry in which they operate, invest in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – or at least in CSR strategies and communication. Corporate Social Responsibility became...

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CSR: Is Your Business Ready for the Changing Demand?

Be it a century-old company passed down among generations, or a start-up that’s just celebrated its first year – in today’s business environment, CSR stands right alongside the other essential pillars needed to achieve market success. Put simply, Corporate Social...

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Individual to Benefit the Community – Pedestrian Safety Awareness Campaign

As a Finalist at the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards, held on February 15, 2017, in Dubai, the presentation on “Pedestrian Safety Awareness Campaign/Project” was a self-motivated individual campaign which competed on the same level as Corporate Giants such as...

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Pedestrian Initiative That Is Saving Lives In UAE

Everyone is a walker, but no cars stop for walkers to cross. In 2013, pedestrian fatalities in the UAE and in the GCC accounted for almost one-third of roadway-related deaths. In Dubai, fatal traffic accidents that involved pedestrians were the second...

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