Second and third sessions of the Road to Sustainability initiated by SamTech

Second and third sessions of the Road to Sustainability initiated by SamTech

Best practices that ensure a better economic, environmental and social scope for the local community.

In the second and third sessions of the “Road to Sustainability” the 4 CSR pillars, workplace, community, marketplace and environment have been covered by SamTech Middle East, Al Ghurair and Summertown as they shared corporate social responsibility models that provide valuable improvements in economic, environmental and social scope for the local community.

During the workshops, the participants emphasized that this initiative has helped them understand the need to formulate Corporate Social Responsibility programs within their organizations to satisfy all parties associated with the business. Since, having a CSR program in place ensures the integrity of relationships by protecting the interests of shareholders, employees, customers, suppliers, communities and other groups to achieve a long-term success.

The presenters  Wedad Abdul Hadi, CSR Direrctor of SamTech; Mr. Marcos Bish, CEO of Summertown and Mrs. Samira Fernandez , head of corporate communications and social responsibility of Al Ghurair Group communicated several examples of initiatives that companies can follow to provide sustainable services most importantly to instill a sense of social responsibility among their staff by building a model of the concept of corporate social responsibility, in addition to contributing to the increased awareness of members of the community to the concept of social responsibility and its importance on the economic, environmental and social sustainability. These include the initiative offered by us (SamTech Middle East). Where we promote 4 workshops to improve the level of awareness with regards to sustainability, corporate social responsibility and innovation opportunities that ensure the continuity of growth .

Mr. Samir Ibrahim Abdul-Hadi , founder and CEO of SamTech highlighted some of the community service programs offered by the SamTech which aims to develop young people in the Undergraduate of Emiratis and others, and equip them for the job market .