Category Archives: Social Investment Management

A Journey to Social Impact Measurement

The G.C.C has seen a lot of volatility in the past decade.  Thanks to this, we have increasingly begun to practice fiscal restraint and responsible investing for the sake of our future.  However, when it comes to Social Investment the G.C.C is fairly new to the concept.With the recent shocks coming from the oil market prices, it has become apparent that we must think more about how we can practice smart, strategic social investing as opposed to how much we can contribute to a charity or a cause. Companies [...]
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Impact Investing and India

At varying points in our lives we would have come across names of the top 10 Philanthropic organisations across the world, with instances of getting overwhelmed by the scale of activity being spoken about.Let me provide an alternate theory. Let us begin with taking a combined value of these top 10 organisations which works out to roughly US$ 182 Billion (off which 23% is accounted for by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation). Let me take the liberty of including a few more variables into this – 4 Billion [...]
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Heavyweight(s) of Account-Ability

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is work in progress to a few and a wonder in progress to many.  The idea of CSR originates, with the responsibility in the extraction and consumption of capitals across intellectual resources, environmental resources and human resources to deliver the business."Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with." - Brodi Ashton When an organisation determines its exclusive CSR goals, it reflects the leadership commitment, values to achieve [...]
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قياس أثر الإستثمارات الإجتماعية للشركات و الجهات المانحة – المملكة العربيّة السعوديّة

أتيحت لي الفرصة لأقدم ورشة تدريبية  تحت عنوان "المسؤوليّة الإجتماعيّة للقيادات"  خلال الملتقى الأوّل للمسؤولية الإجتماعيّة للشركات الذي عقد في مدينة الدمام يومي 5 و 6 مارس 2014: بحضور عدد كبير من الشركات الخاصّة  و العامّة, نخبة من العاملين في المؤسسات المانحة والداعمة للعمل الإجتماعي و الجمعيات الخيريّة من عدّة مناطق من المملكة العربيّة السعوديّة.شهد الملتقى توقيع العديد من الإتفاقياّت و علاقات شراكة بين العديد من المؤسسات المانحة وكبرى الشركات من القطاع الخاص إضافة الى منح الفرصة للحضور لتبادل الخبرات [...]
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Stakeholder’s Engagement as a Key to Sustainable Growth in the Arab Region

Having strong, honest and mutually beneficial relationships with local community groups ensures that all issues are approached openly and collaboratively and improves the effectiveness of companies’ development efforts. “Companies have about as much ability to choose their stakeholders as children have to choose their parents”; the location, scale and nature of operations are main factors that determine who is supposed to form the stakeholder group of a particular company and with whom organizations [...]
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Retard dans le domaine de la responsabilité sociale de l’entreprise en Tunisie, selon un rapport

Retard dans le domaine de la responsabilité sociale de l’entreprise en Tunisie, selon un rapport - Business News Tunisia www.businessnews.com.tnwww.businessnews.com.tn
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La culture de la responsabilité sociale de l’entreprise demeure absente au Maroc Un rapport pointe du doigt le retard pris dans ce domaine

La culture de la responsabilité sociale de l’entreprise demeure absente au Maroc Un rapport pointe du doigt le retard pris dans ce domaine - Liberation Maroc http://www.libe.maLibération Maroc
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Rapport sur la Responsabilité et Soutenabilité des Entreprises (RSE) : Etat des lieux en Afrique du Nord

Rapport sur la Responsabilité et Soutenabilité des Entreprises (RSE) : Etat des lieux en Afrique du Nord - Articles de presse au MarocL'Economiste MaghrebinLe Matin du MarocMaroc PressLe Chemin du Marochttp://www.gipspsi.org/Veille-strategique/Veille-thematique/La-RSE-des-multinationales-comme-vecteur-d-extension-de-la-protection-sociale/La-RSE-dans-les-entreprises-du-Maghreb-Synthese-du-Rapport-Responsabilite-et-Soutenabilite-des-Entreprises-Algerie-Maroc-Tunisie-Sustainable-Square-juin-2013Maghress [...]
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Interview: CSR & Sustainability in the Middle East

Interview conducted by Abeer Aslam, a Sustainability Practitioner in the Middle East in April 8th, 2013. Here are a few questions I’ve asked him to gain a further understanding of his take on the Middle East market for CSR.Interview:CSR and sustainability, trendy concepts in the Middle East market.  How do you see CSR being a part of the Middle East market? (Do you think the concept of CSR is a new concept for the region).I think that CSR has been very much part of our culture. Being born and raised [...]
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