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Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Doha Bank signs up to UN Global Compact

 

Reinforcing its commitment to Sustainability, Doha Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in the State of Qatar, becomes first Qatari bank to sign up to UN Global Compact, UNGC, a UN policy initiative encouraging businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies.

“Doha Bank is known as one of the most active advocates of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), owing to the numerous green initiatives that we organize and support including the Al Dana Green Run, ‘ECO-School Programme’, and beach cleaning and tree planting initiatives amongst others. Climate change represents is a real challenge for the modern world, and organizations have an important responsibility at hand to support the change towards a low-carbon emission future,” said Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank. “We have recently published our annual Sustainability Report, as we have since 2009. Emphasizing our dedication to implementing responsible business practices and supporting the Qatar’s environment commitments, we are proud to be a signatory to the UN Global Compact.” he added.

Doha Bank’s pioneering work in raising environmental awareness has been recognized over the years through a series of awards and accolades, including the ‘Best Green Bank 2008 at the Industry Awards’ from Bankers Middle East, and the ‘Golden Peacock Global Award for Sustainability’ in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2017.

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