Stephen Nindi, Director General of the National Land

"Once a company makes the decision to adopt CSR orientated activities, a plan must be implemented to carry out the agreed CSR programme. CSR is fundamentally about ensuring that companies forward broader public objectives as an integral part of their daily activities and this can only be ensured with the appropriate communication channels with stakeholders.”

Stephen Nindi, Director General of the National Land

Recent Quotes

“Corporate social responsibility is the commitment of business to contribute to sustainable economic development by working with employees, their families, the local community and society at large to improve their lives in ways that are good for business and for development.” "CSR is a sustainable process which supports the three pillars of sustainable development – economic growth, development of society and environment protection."

Hamid Sodique CEO at FJS Consulting

“As a responsible corporate citizen we strive to deploy inclusive business in all communities that we operate. I believe it is important that the public and private sector form alliances to ensure that together we are able to achieve common goals of uplifting communities and benefitting the underprivileged. However, the most challenging part of executing a successful model is to ensure the sustainability of the development efforts through innovation and adoption of an institutional approach to CSR.”

"CSR activities that work for long-term impact allow communities to not only survive the pandemic covid_19 but also thrive after the epidemic has passed. Partnerships are also necessary to build resilient communities."

Maria Nindita Radyati

Executive director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Trisakti University.
"The companies in the UAE are aware of CSR and their conceptulization of it is not as local concept any more , but generated from Europe and America .in Dubai , social responsibility has become of great importance to the organizations due to the nature of the economic activities and the presence of major international companies there."

Ahmed N. Al-Masri

Associate Professor, Computer Information Technology , American University in the Emirates
“Corporate social responsibility (CSR) plays an important role in both trade policy and export promotion. Successful and competitive companies of the future are those that make CSR part of their core business. The knowledge that there is a connection between CSR and increased profitability is a fact that we believe will gain more and more importance.”

Maisoun Jabali, Counsellor & Head of CSR Centre at the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing