Emirates NBD wins Best CSR Team of the Year Award at Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards
Dubai, 7 March 2018: Emirates NBD's CSR team was recognised for its significant achievements and contribution to the UAE community at the recently held Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards.
Emirates NBD undertakes a wide range of programmes and initiatives as part of its commitment to the UAE community. The Bank's Social Investment Strategy Framework is driven by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the UAE Vision 2021 and includes two key focus areas: #TogetherLimitless, an advocacy platform for people with disabilities (people of determination) and #moneywise to encourage and promote financial literacy. Support areas include health and wellness, women's empowerment, community development and the environment.
Over the past three years, Emirates NBD contributed over AED 88 Million in financial investments towards its various CSR platforms, programmes and initiatives.
A pioneer in private sector CSR volunteering in the UAE, the Bank's award-winning corporate volunteering programme, Exchangers, completed over 26,000 hours of volunteering service last year with over 4,000 employees and partners participating. As part of its commitment to financial inclusion, the Bank has enhanced 28 of branches with disability-friendly elements and piloted a series of assistive technologies, including KinTrans, a sign language automation system for people with hearing impairment and Hearing Loop, to support people with hearing aids.
More details on Emirates NBD's performance on governance, social and environmental areas can be found in https://www.emiratesnbd.com/en/corporate-social-responsibility/gri-report/.