Emirates NBD wins award for corporate volunteering

Husam Al-Sayed, group chief human resource officer, Emirates NBD.
Updated 07 October 2019

Emirates NBD wins award for corporate volunteering

Emirates NBD has been recognized for its efforts in employee volunteering and corporate social responsibility by IMPACT2030, the corporate volunteering arm of the United Nations. 

The bank was named an IMPACT2030 Innovation Award winner in recognition of its in-house corporate volunteering program Exchanger. The IMPACT2030 Innovation Awards recognize excellence in directing the collective skills, experience and talent of corporate volunteers toward the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Husam Al-Sayed, group chief human resource officer, Emirates NBD, said: “Emirates NBD is deeply honored to be named an IMPACT2030 Innovation Award winner, which serves as a valuable, global affirmation of the immensely important work our employee volunteers undertake on a regular basis.”

Launched in 2015, Emirates NBD’s Exchanger program offers employees and partners the opportunity to serve the community for a variety of causes including empowering people of determination (people with disabilities), women’s empowerment, health and wellness, environment, and community development. 

Sue Stephenson, Interim CEO for IMPACT2030, said: “We are very proud to honor Emirates NBD with the IMPACT2030 Innovation Award in recognition of the company’s extraordinary commitment through the Exchanger program to pioneer the importance of serving others through meaningful volunteer activities. They are scaling impact on the SDGs by engaging employees, friends and family members and driving collective action with external business partners across the UAE and beyond.”


Saudi Electricity Company celebrates new graduates

Updated 20 October 2019

Saudi Electricity Company celebrates new graduates

  • Senior SEC officials praised the graduates for the technical capabilities that they gained from their training at the institute
  • The training program is part of the company’s policy of bolstering its manpower with young, highly capable Saudi professionals

JEDDAH: The Saudi Electricity Co.’s (SEC) Higher Training Institute in Jeddah celebrated the graduation of fresh trainees on Sunday.

This is the SEC’s final celebration of graduates this year. The training program is part of the company’s policy of bolstering its manpower with young, highly capable Saudi professionals who will help it better serve its customers and maintain its leadership in the industry.

Senior SEC officials praised the graduates for the technical capabilities that they gained from their training at the institute.

Graduate Ibrahim Al-Bakri delivered a speech on behalf of his peers, thanking the SEC and the trainers for caring for them throughout the training period.

In a speech, Abdulrahman Al-Obayed, senior vice president of human resources, who patronized the event, welcomed the graduates to the SEC.

He encouraged them to maintain their drive, move up through the company’s ranks and be proud staff members. He then honored the year’s standout students and trainers.