Monday, January 23, 2017

ACSRN launches 10th edition of Arabia CSR Awards

 Region’s biggest CSR awards announces two new categories: construction and hospitality

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 22nd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The Arabia CSR Network (ACSRN) has launched today the Arabia CSR Awards 2017 at the Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, with the announcement of two new sustainable awards categories namely construction and hospitality. The awards, which is now in its 10th cycle, honours public and private organisations all throughout the Arab region for implementing best practices in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability and thereby creating a positive impact in the society.

Arabia CSR Awards is a home-grown product in the Middle East and North Africa region which encourages all organisations in the Arab World to step up their efforts in CSR and celebrate their achievements with the public through the awards and generate more interests from other companies to advance their sustainability performance and become a stronger socially responsible corporate citizen.

Speaking during the launch, Habiba Al Mar’ashi, President and CEO of ACSRN, said: ‘It is a great achievement for the Network to celebrate a milestone – having reached the 10th year for the Arabia CSR Awards. We look forward to beat our targets of having more participants and bring in other Arab countries and companies to become part of this global endeavor.’

Some of the winners from the 9th cycle including Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), Holiday Inn Dubai - Al Barsha and Orange Tunisie shared their sustainability experiences during the launch and explained how the awards has motivated them to further improve on their initiatives towards sustainability.

The Arabia CSR Awards has a total of 11 categories, including: Public Sector, Large Business, Medium Business, Small Business, Financial Services Sector, Energy Sector, Social Enterprise Sector, Hospitality Sector, Construction Sector, Best New Business and Partnerships & Collaborations and will have a total of 31companies that can be shortlisted as CSR champions for 2017.

To register for the Awards, visit  Or contact  or call Arabia CSR Network on +971 4 3448622 for any further details.

About Arabia CSR Network

The Arabia CSR Network is a professional multi stakeholder organisation established in the UAE in 2004. It is devoted to advancing the principles and practices of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Arab region. The Arabia CSR Network promotes, encourages and recognises responsible business practices through a bunch of services and offerings, including training, research and best practice, advisory services, third party assurance a partnership platform and a Pan-Arab acclaimed award and forum initiative known as the Arabia CSR Awards.

For more information, please visit  or email us at


Ms. Sudipa Bose,

+971 4 3448622,

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