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(MENAFN– Mid-East.Info)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Under the Patronage of Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, the 9th Arabia Corporate Social Responsibility Forum will tackle one of the most important topics of the hour:“From 2020 to 2030 post-pandemic sustainability and resilience”. Organised by Arabia CSR Network, the Region’s biggest CSR congregation will take place on October 3rd and 4th. 

A number of high-profile speakers will be a part of the 2021 Forum bringing forth their insights and perspective on CSR and Sustainability. Esteemed speakers will join from Ministry of Climate Change and the Environment, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), University of London, Arab Network for Food Sovereignty, Zurich International Life and Accenture Middle East to name a few. It is expected to result in an important guidance to achieve the unification of Arab interests and a synergy of sustainability commitment in the region. 

A galaxy of renowned influencers, policy makers and practice leaders, and industry champions from Europe, Middle East, Africa, South and South East Asia, and USA will share unique experiences and insights at the Forum, focusing on economic, environmental and social pressures and drivers, risks and opportunities, and challenges and solutions. 

Key notes will be presented by H.E. Engr. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al-Qasimi, member of the Government of Ras Al-Khaimah Executive Council and Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation, Ras Al Khaimah.  

The key plenary sessions that will be covered at the Forum are- ‘Re-calibrating our values, adapting to Disrupted World’, ‘Workers, Wellness & Welfare: Empowering Internal Stakeholders’, ‘Tackling Climate Change through Food systems’ and ‘The Future of Corporate Fabric’.

Speaking about the expected outcomes of the Forum, Arabia CSR Network President & CEO Habiba Al Ma’rashi said,“Over the past two years, our lives have changed to a certain extent, the pandemic has set new trends, new entries to the markets and spotted the light on the importance of global sustainability and climate change. Today, we need strong collaboration, effective partnerships and to adopt climate-friendly policies not just to keep up with a buzzword, but to create competitive advantage in a world that is fast-changing.”

About the Arabia CSR Network:

The Arabia CSR Network is a professional multi stakeholder organisation 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 is 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.

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