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SEDCO Holding’s “Volunteer Your Skill” wins Gulf Sustainability and CSR Award as Best Employee Volunteering Program

16 Mar 2018

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SEDCO Holding’s “Volunteer Your Skill”, a program under which the Group employees donate some of their time to worthy causes and pro-bono work, was named Best Sustainability Program of the Year by the prestigious Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards 2018. Amr Banaja, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Responsibility at SEDCO Holding, received the award at a ceremony organized by “Emirates Awards International” in collaboration with the International Humanitarian City (IHC) and Dubai Carbon Center of Excellence in Dubai on 20th February. The award is a testimony to SEDCO Holding’s commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

SEDCO Holding Group promotes the culture of volunteering and charity work through various initiatives, encouraging its staff to engage in voluntary activities and serve as role models for the entire community. Its flagship Volunteer Your Skill internal program helped develop staff’s volunteering skills and their passion to transfer knowledge and expertise to various sectors, such as non-profit organizations, SME’s, and entrepreneurs.

Commenting on the award, Banaja said: “Commitment to voluntary work is vital on our agenda as we seek to achieve sustainability and serve the community. This award recognizes our efforts in this regard. Under our CSR initiatives, employees across our companies contribute at least 20 hours of their time for voluntary work. In 2017, our employees were engaged in over 50 volunteering opportunities, recording more than 2000 hours of voluntary work.”
Such initiatives promoted the philosophy of public and specialized voluntary work among staff and consolidated the sense of responsibility toward the community and the importance of serving others, Banaja said.

Realizing that volunteering helps create the right work-life balance and renders great services to the community, SEDCO champions this cause in its corporate culture, continuously urging its employees to donate free time to the community. The Group created various relevant employee programs and CSR initiatives that helped enhance employee satisfaction and loyalty and increase productivity.


Gulf Sustainability and CSR Award

It is worth mentioning that Nahdi Medical Company, one of SEDCO Holding Group companies and the largest pharmacy chain in MENA region, won a Gulf Sustainability and CSR Award for the best program to develop the local community.

The Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards honor private and public establishments that implement international standards and best practices in CSR and sustainability and thus serve as a model for others in various sectors. The awards cover 22 categories in the areas of environment and society, recognizing individual and group efforts and outstanding initiatives on sustainability and corporate responsibility, that are assessed by a jury comprised of experts in these fields.

About SEDCO Holding:
SEDCO, the Saudi Economic and Development Company, is a leading private wealth management organization that conducts its business according to Islamic guidelines widely known as Shari’ah. SEDCO was established in 1976. It manages a wide and diversified spectrum of real estate investments, investments in equities, and other businesses in Saudi Arabia and around the world. It is located in the Red Sea Mall building, Kind Road, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Its investees companies have over 6,000 employees. SEDCO Holding Group mainly operates through three lines of businesses: direct investment, real estate investments, and financial investments. Direct investments are in multiple sectors/industries and serve different clients from F&B, to pharmaceutical, auto leasing, real estate, and hospitality. The delivery mechanism varies depending on the target audience of each business and sector.
More information at www.sedco.com

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  • #SEDCOVolunteeringDay is our contribution to the #InternationalVolunteerDay and it’s all about working together as a community to draw a smile on the faces of those who need it the most.
Partaking in various community-focused events for the third year in a row, which included enticing kids to read and teaching them financial literacy, packing and serving meals, and refurbishing and furnishing a public housing residential unit. We are proud to have achieved this in collaboration with various charities, supporting more than 400 beneficiaries.

تزامنًا مع #يوم_التطوع_العالمي أقمنا #يوم_سدكو_التطوعي للتشجيع على تقديم العون والتعاون لرسم الابتسامة على وجه كل محتاج.
ركزنا هذه السنة على عدة مبادارات تشمل تعزيز القراءة والوعي المالي عند الأطفال، وتعبئة وجبات الطعام وتقديمها بالإضافة إلى تجديد وتأثيث وحدة سكنية عامة، وذلك بالتعاون مع عدد من الجمعيات الخيرية لدعم أكثر من 400 مستفيد.
  • الأشخاص من ذوي الاحتياجات الخاصة جزء عزيز علينا من المجتمع، ولا يختلفون عن الآخرين في أحلامهم وإنجازاتهم. لذا، يجب احترام مشاعرهم وحقوقهم في الطريق والأماكن العامة ليمارسوا حياتهم بشكل طبيعي.
وبمناسبة اليوم الدولي للأشخاص ذوي الاحتياجات الخاصة، نشارككم بعض النصائح البسيطة للتعامل السليم معهم.

#اليوم_العالمي_للأشخاص_ذوي_الاعاقة
#اليوم_العالمي_للاعاقه
#InternationalDayOfPersonsWithDisabilities
  • ‎بمناسبة الذكرى الخامسة للبيعة المباركة، تتشرف سدكو القابضة برفع أطيب التهاني والتبريكات إلى مقام خادم الحرمين الشريفين الملك سلمان بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود وإلى الأسرة المالكة الكريمة والشعب السعودي الحبيب، متمنين لبلادنا دوام التقدم والازدهار تحت ظل مليكنا الغالي وقيادتنا الحكيمة. ‎#سدكو_القابضة
  • #Movember is the most important annual event to educate and encourage men to have a prostate examination. Checking on your health and testing is the biggest favor you can do for yourself.
Check now and put your mind at ease.

#موفمبر هو المناسبة السنوية الأهم لتوعية وتشجيع الرجال على فحص البروستات. الاطمئنان على صحتك وإجراء الفحص هو أكبر خدمة تقدمها لنفسك.
افحص الآن وريّح بالك.
  • We held a lecture at #SEDCOHolding titled “Do you want to start your own business?” for its employees that was presented by Marwan Bukhari Director of Real Estate Investments at Methak Holding. 
As part of the "Lunch & Learn” program that aims to raise awareness and knowledge for all individuals in our group.
#lunchandlearn

أقمنا في سدكو القابضة ندوة بعنوان "هل ترغب في تأسيس مشروعك؟" من قبل مروان بخاري رئيس قسم الاستثمارات العقارية في ميثاق القابضة

ضمن سلسلة "غدوة وندوة" ‪ الهادفة لزيادة ثقافة أفراد المجموعة  #سدكو_القابضة #غدوة_وندوة
  • Smiling creates happiness!
#SEDCOSmileDay 😊😁😃😆😄
#SEDCO #Smile
#smilemore

الابتسامة تخلق السعادة!
#يوم_ابتسامة_سدكو 😊😁😃😆😄
#سدكو  #ابتسم
  • We encourage everyone to follow a healthy lifestyle and exercise to reduce the risk of developing Diabetes.
Visit any Nahdi Pharmacy to check-up and learn more. 
Together for a healthier life.

#diabetes #diabetesawareness #sedco #unbod #nahdi

نشجع الجميع على اتباع نمط حياة صحي وممارسة الرياضة للحد من خطر الاصابة بمرض السكري.
قم بزيارة ركن السكري في فروع صيدليات النهدي للكشف ومعرفة المزيد. 
معًا لصحة أفضل.

#السكري #سدكو #انبض #النهدي

@nahdihope
  • We went #cycling in #Jeddah Corniche 🔥 🚴

Which was a part of #Unbod program, encouraging a healthy lifestyle for all team members at SEDCO.

تستمر رحلتنا مع الدراجات في كورنيش جدة 🔥 🚴

كجزء من برنامج انبض الذي يعزز الاهتمام بأسلوب حياة صحي لجميع أفراد عائلة سدكو

#جدة #الكورنيش
  • #SEDCOHolding held a lecture titled “Would you marry a robot?” to promote digital literacy for its employees that was presented by Abdulrahman AlTurjuman Head of the Marketing & CSR Department at SEDCO Holding. This was a part of the "Lunch & Learn” program that aims to raise awareness and knowledge on the different aspects of investment for all individuals in our group.

أقمنا في #سدكو_القابضة ندوة بمسمى "تتزوج من روبوت؟" لتعزيز الثقافة الرقمية من قبل عبدالرحمن الترجمان رئيس قسم التسويق والمسؤولية الإجتماعية في سدكو القابضة، وكان ذلك من ضمن برنامج ‪غدوة وندوة الهادف على نشر السلسلات التوعوية المختلفة وزيادة ثقافة أفراد المجموعة. 
#lunchandlearn
  • “Coffee is a language in itself” – Jackie Chan
Meet Owais Basulouh, the Polyglot.
We are #passionate, we are the #PeopleOfSEDCO
#SEDCOHolding #SEDCO #COFFEEWEEK #WEEKOFCOFFEE
  • SEDCO Holding’s CEO Hasan AlJabri, spoke at the World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2019 held in Dubai. He stressed the significance of ethical and socially conscious investing.
“Prudent Ethical Investing not only brings economic benefits, but also significantly contributes to environment-friendly initiatives and business operations thereby driving the expansion of the green economy.” AlJabri added.

سلّط حسن الجابري، الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة سدكو القابضة، الضوء على أهمية الاستثمار الأخلاقي المسؤول والوعي الاجتماعي، وذلك خلال الجلسة التي عقدت تحت عنوان "التمويل والاستثمارات الخضراء" ضمن فعاليات الدورة السادسة للقمة العالمية للاقتصاد الأخضر (WGES) المنعقدة في دبي.
أضاف الجابري قائلاً "لا يجلب الاستثمار الأخلاقي المسؤول منافع اقتصادية فحسب، بل يسهم أيضًا بشكل كبير في المبادرات الصديقة للبيئة والعمليات التجارية ، مما يؤدي إلى توسيع الاقتصاد الأخضر".
  • كجزء من جهودنا المستمرة لزيادة التآلف بين الموظفين، اجتمعنا في #سدكو_القابضة لمشاهدة فيلم ولد ملكًا يوم الخميس الماضي بحضور رئيس مجلس الإدارة والرئيس التنفيذي.

As part of our continuous efforts in inducing synergy between employees, we gathered to watch Born a King last Thursday with the attendance of the Chairman and the CEO.