Dubai Chamber awards CSR Label to Emirates NBD

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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One of the largest banking groups in the Middle East, Emirates NBD has received the CSR Label by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dubai Chamber) for its efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

The CSR Label from Dubai Chamber is aimed at encouraging and constructing a more sustainable future in the UAE. It is considered one of the highest levels of recognition for the sustainability practice of a business.

According to the statement, it serves as a quality seal to certify that the organizations’ programs and business policies are built on international standards while ensuring local relevance.

Moadh Bukhash
Moadh Bukhash
CMO – Emirates NBD

“We feel a sense of immense pride for being recognized as a socially responsible organization by Dubai Chamber. At Emirates NBD, we understand that the future of our business growth is deeply connected to sustainable innovation and responsible operations across business lines. As a bank that strives to grow its sustainable practice, we remain strongly committed to growing our sustainability efforts in alignment with international guidelines, industry best practice, and the national vision.”

The Dubai Chamber CSR Label considers and evaluates an organization’s approach to CSR and Sustainability across four impact areas and they are Workplace, Marketplace, Community, and Environment.

“The bank achieved a 70 percent overall score as a first-time applicant, which is higher than the average of 66.4 percent, with ‘community’ noted as a key strength,” according to the statement.

Emirates NBD was an early adopter to the digitization and undertakes a range of programs and initiatives to create shared value for stakeholders across its markets. Guided by its overall sustainability strategy, the bank intends to contribute to and engage in socially responsible programs and solutions that are consistent with the United Nations SDGs and the UAE’s vision.

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