Al Hilal Bank bags “Best CSR in Islamic Banking UAE” Award by CPI Financial

Sunday 21 January 2018
Abu Dhabi - MENA Herald:

Al Hilal Bank was awarded the “Best CSR in Islamic Banking UAE” Award for its Child Safety CSR Campaign by CPI Financial, a leading financial publication in the Middle East. Alex Coelho, CEO of Al Hilal Bank received the award on behalf of the bank from Saleh Al Akrabi, Chairman CPI Financial and CEO DIFC Property Management.

The Islamic Business & Finance Awards 2017 ceremony was held at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai and was attended by more than 20 senior Islamic bankers and financiers from across the MENA region.

Alex Coelho said: “We are honored that our Child Safety campaign is being recognized by the Islamic Business & Finance Awards 2017;  we take CSR very seriously as we believe it is our responsibility to play an active role in the community and we want to promote a safer child safety culture in the UAE. This award is a testament to our hard work and we hope our Child Safety initiative will continue to spark positive change in the country.”

The CSR program focuses on multiple aspects of Child safety starting with Car Seats, CPR trainings and general awareness campaigns on Car Suffocation, Texting and Driving, Tailgating, Pool Safety and Food Choking Hazards. The program kicked off with the Child Safety campaign last August; so far over 150 car seats have been distributed to newborns.

Ever since their establishment in 2005, the Islamic Business and Finance Awards have helped advance the International growth of the Islamic Financial Sector. With Islamic Financial experts shortlisting financial institutions across a variety of categories, approximately 28,000 votes were cast across 49 voted-for categories in the online poll this year

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