April 19, 2016
Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo, the pioneering Bahrain-based business and one of the largest independent family-owned multinational businesses in the Middle East have been announced as the winners of the Bahrain International CSR Award 2016 for the “Excellence in CSR Communications Category”.
The award ceremony took place recently at the Regency Intercontinental Hotel in Manama and was held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr Abdul Hussain Ali Mirza, the Minister of Energy in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The annual Bahrain International CSR Award 2016 event is held every year to recognize the leaders in CSR within multiple categories. The prominent award ceremony was coupled with the opening ceremony of the Bahrain International CSR and Sustainability Conference which is organized by the Bahrain CSR Society.
Commenting on the award, Mr. Nabeel Kanoo, Director – Corporate Communications at Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo W.L.L., stated: “We are honoured to have received such an accolade which stands as a testament to the heritage and history of the company since its early days in the field of CSR, showing the great determination of the entire team in supporting the community by adopting sustainable programs and long term commitments and projects and achieving excellence in the field. We aim to focus on initiatives that enforces responsible behaviour for the benefit of the community”.
” YBA Kanoo is committed to the communities it operates in and will continue to develop and grow its work in the CSR field as part of its continuing vision to deliver sustainable excellence throughout its various businesses and ventures. We highly value the efforts led by Mr Khalid Al Qoud at the Bahrain CSR Society for their ongoing role in educating and highlighting the subject of CSR and look forward to more cooperation”, he continued.
In the picture, (left) Mr Hussain Rasool, Group Corporate Communications Manager at YBA Kanoo receives the award from His Excellency Dr Abdul Hussain Ali Mirza, the Minister of Energy in the Kingdom of Bahrain (Middle) flanked by Mr Khalid Al Qoud, Chairman of Bahrain CSR Society (right).