Abu Dhabi: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai witnessed the honoring of a number of companies leading in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), in recognition of their important role in consolidating sustainability practices.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum stressed the importance of strengthening and organizing Corporate Social Responsibility, by launching strategic projects with national priority.
His Highness added: “Strengthening social responsibility practices is a national priority, aiming at promoting public and private sectors partnerships and directing companies’ contributions towards development projects.”
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed noted that the role of a company goes beyond profit- making, to making a positive impact on society and environment.
This came during an event held at Qasr Al Watan, Abu Dhabi, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance; and H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, honoured 16 entities leading in CSR with the Community Impact Medal “Platinum category”, issued by the National CSR Fund as a tribute to the leading companies and entities in the UAE, that operate in compliance with environmental and social sustainability standards, governance, sustainable development goals and national priorities.