Arabia CSR Forum 2012 climate-neutral with myclimate

The most exemplary companies from 11 Arab countries were recognised with the Arabia CSR Awards at the Arabia CSR Forum 2012 in Dubai. Sustainability experts from around the world put in an appearance, including the CEO of myclimate.

Habiba Sultan Al Mar'ashi and René Estermann

The fifth annual <link - external-link-new-window>Arabia CSR Awards Forum</link>  took place on 24th October. Sustainability experts from around the world met there to discuss issues affecting Arab nations. Among them was René Estermann, CEO of myclimate. Fifty-eight companies from eleven Arab Gulf and North African states took part in the forum. Also among the participants were companies that had applied for the highly prestigious Arabia CSR Award.

The slogan for this year’s forum was "Sustainability in times of instability". The event was organised by CSR Middle East, a professional non-profit platform for corporate social responsibility and sustainability in the region. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai’s Department of Civil Aviation, is patron of the programme, which is also supported by <link - external-link-new-window>UN Global Compact</link>, a strategic initiative for companies who base their business activities and strategies on ten universally recognised principles relating to human rights, labour standards, environmental protection and fighting corruption.

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