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  • 13-Sep-2020

    CSR Organizes Donors Conference, under the patronage of Bahraini Shura Council Chairman


    Abu-Ghazaleh Receives the ‘2020 Personality of the Year for Community Service Award’
    MANAMA - The Regional Network for Social Responsibility (CSR) has honored HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, founder and chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global), with the ‘2020 Personality of the Year for Community Service Award’.
    The honoring ceremony took place during the Conference, which was held under the patronage of HE Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh, Chairman of Shura Council in Bahrain, and  organized by the International Donor Service Center; a member of the Regional Network for Social Responsibility (CSR), in collaboration with the Global Expert Consultations Group under the supervision of the Global Center for Sustainable Development (Global CSD).
    The Conference, in its 4th edition, discussed the growing role of donors in supporting the economic recovery and sustainable development plans with the participation of a host of high-ranking international and Arab dignitaries.
    During the opening ceremony, the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs in Bahrain, His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, received the Honorary Leadership Personality of the Year Award in the donation field, in addition to honoring a number of international and Arab organizations with the Award of Excellence. 
    In his keynote speech, Guest of Honor, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh, said that giving is a corporate duty of companies and institutions, pointing out the importance of giving for achieving business sustainability.
    “TAG.Global allocated 50% of its profits to support community through specialized training programs in education and capacity buildings,” Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said, adding that Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Foundation (TAG-Foundation) works on implementing 30 sustainable projects for community service, which reflects the community satisfaction towards TAG.Global, in addition to the support it receives from heads of states and community leaders.
    Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh also praised the role of CSR in providing a professional and scientific platform that introduces the best practices and contributes to achieving multi-sectoral partnerships in the Arab region and beyond, with the aim of promoting sustainable social responsibility. 
    For his part, HE Prof. Yusuf Abdul Ghaffar, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CSR- Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of the Conference, expressed his gratitude and appreciation to Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh congratulating him on his great achievements, saying, “We, at the Regional Network for Social responsibility, appreciate the efforts of all those who have contributed to the sustainability of the CSR’s work as well as the Conference, with special mention of  Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh for his special support to the conference’s work, in addition to his keenness to communicate with donors since the first edition of the conference. His honoring this year crystalizes his years-long efforts in the fields of community service in the Arab region and beyond.”