Published On: 06/09/2018

Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) has published the latest issue of its CSR Al Youm e-Newsletter which highlights inspiring success stories from influential Emirati women in government and business, case studies in women empowerment from local companies, and quotes from the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

This special edition of the newsletter celebrates Emirati Women’s Day 2018 which was held under the slogan “Women on the Course of Zayed.” The e-Newsletter features several insightful articles from influential women in the UAE including Hessah Ahmed Hareb Al Falahi Instructor College of Communication and Media Sciences- Zayed University Dubai Campus; Amna Al Jallaf, Founder & Managing Partner of Al Jallaf Advocates & Legal Consultant; Maryam Hassani Co-Founder and Principal Designer of 55FIFTY7, the unique diamond studio; Alia Al Mazrouei, Mother, Businesswoman, Entrepreneur; Founder of The Foodsters, The Food Truck, Kizbara, My Little Haven Nursery; Rasha Al Danhani Owner, Al Rasha Group & PappaRoti; and Shereen Al Nowais CEO/ Founder of Ta’leem Training & skills Development Centre (AUH) and Ta’leem Speech Language Disorders Centre (DXB).

The fourth edition of the e-newsletter provides an overview of the history of Emirati Women’s Day and the important contribution that women have made to the UAE’s economic and social progress. The issue includes a case study from Mawarid Finance which has been recognised for recruiting talented Emirati women to accounting, auditing and financial management positions within its organisation.

CSR Al Youm, published throughout the year, provides readers with updated information and news related to CSR and sustainability in Dubai, in addition to tools and tips that help guide businesses in the emirate that are keen to integrate CSR practices into their strategies.

The CRB was established by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2004 to support and promote corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. The Centre’s objective is to engage the Dubai business community in assuming greater responsibility for the emirate’s social and environmental needs.

The CRB also promotes Dubai as the GCC’s gateway for global commerce by offering its business partners an environment of transparency and rule of law.