Advancing sustainability through Transparency
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, May 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The Arabia CSR Network conducts its 3rd Sustainability reporting Training based on the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 Guidelines in the Arabic language. The training is conducted in the region’s mother language with a focus on encouraging private and public organisations across all sectors to improve their sustainability performance through transparency and disclosure. The open-session training will be held in Dubai on the 19th -21st of May 2015 and will demonstrate how an organisation can demonstrate the link between its strategy and its commitment to a sustainable development.
“We need to realize that sustainability reporting is an imperative for the advancement of sustainable development. It is the only structured way to manage social and environmental impacts and improve operating efficiency, Furthermore it is a pivotal tool for the organisation’s stakeholder engagement and analysis and ultimately: overall value creation,’’ quoted Mrs.Habiba Al Marashi, President and CEO of the Arabia CSR Network.
ACSRN will also conduct a G4 training on the 12th till the 14th of May in English in Oman in collaboration with Tawasul for a group of public and private sector organizations across multiple sectors. This came following the successful GRI training held in Dubai on April 28th-30th.
The upcoming GRI training is one of six that have been planned for the year in the UAE, with subsequent courses taking place in September, November and December. All future trainings will be in accordance with the G4 Framework that has been launched in the Arab region since May 2014 in an event which Arabia CSR Network played a significant role. All organizations with a serious commitment to their stakeholders and their sustainable performance are urged to register.
To date, ACSRN has imparted 20 GRI certified trainings to 151 professionals representing 105 organizations. The organization is promoted as the premium CSR and sustainability capacity building platform in the Arab world, offering professional training specifically designed to enhance ability around corporate responsibility and sustainability. In addition to its partnership with GRI, ACSRN has teamed up with other various acclaimed institutions, such as AIM, UNGC, and SROI to train companies in the region in various aspects of CSR and sustainability.
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.
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