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Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort and MBK Hotels and Tourism Co. Ltd. bring Better

Bangkok–12 Jan–Dusit Thani Krabi Better Living : Organic Plant Project In keeping with a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility, and its “Better Living: Organic Plant Project”, MBK Hotels and Tourism Co. Ltd., a major division of MBK Group, has united with Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort to offer support to Klong Muong School, located close to the resort. We firmly believe that children are the future for this project, and, on 15th December 2017, company management visited the school…

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New exec partner at law firm

Law firm DWF has appointed a new executive partner in its Birmingham office. Jon Stevens, who is a partner in the firm’s tax team, will be responsible for driving forward the practice’s business objectives through employee engagement and service delivery as well as leading the office’s corporate social responsibility work in the local community. Mr Stevens has more than 17 years of experience advising on tax matters ranging across all disciplines with particular interest in real estate transactions and corporate…

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Shell: Towards Bridging The Manpower Gap

The N1.03-billion e-library in Port Harcourt. The Niger Delta communities have over the years agitated for integrated strategy to secure the sustainable development of the region. From the colonial era to date, indicators of agitation for concerted and inclusive development have always coalesced and converged in ways that sometimes, paint the colour of non-violence and occasionally, violent militancy.The most potent testimonies of the non-violent approach are the various pre-independence minority conferences, culminating in the Henry Willinks Commission Report of 1958,…

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Dana Listed as Top 50 Brands in 2017

Dana Air Nigerian domestic carrier, Dana Air has been listed as one of the top 50 brands in 2017. The airline was chosen for its innovations, corporate social responsibility, inimitable customer service and online engagement. Spokesman of the airline, Kingsley Ezenwa said Dana Air, which is a subsidiary of the Dana Group of companies, has made the list for the third time consecutively. The listing was announced at the Brands Nigeria Leadership Forum held recently in Lagos.According to the Chief…

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What 2017 search trends tell us about the current job market

Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE With a new year just begun, many of us are prepping to change jobs or even get on a new career path altogether. And if history is any indicator, we’re going to start researching opportunities and submitting our resumes pronto. Job search site Monster noted that January is the busiest month for job hunting, with January 4 being the top day in 2017 (in 2016 it was January 6). What sort of vocations are we…

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Relevant bodies urged to take over gravel road – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News

The poor condition of the road leading to the village. KUCHING: The residents of Kampung Bradau in Siburan, near here, are appealing to the relevant authorities to take over the gravel road leading to their village. Crying foul over what they describe as an unending ‘road of potholes and puddles’ leading to their village, the residents said the company which operates a quarry there has failed to carry out its corporate social responsibility (CSR) on many occasions. One resident, who…

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BCX CEO to join iamtheCODE as board advisor

Newly appointed board advisor of iamtheCODE and BCX CEO Ian Russell. Digital African movement iamtheCODE has appointed BCX CEO Ian Russel as a board advisor. Established in 2016, iamtheCODE is global movement that mobilises governments, business and investors to support young women in STEAMD (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Design), through learning how to code, creative learning and cracking problems. The movement’s main aim is to ensure that 1 million women and girls have equal access to affordable and…

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Ghana to participate in Regional Energy Summit

Mr Boakye Agyarko,Energy Minister. Ghana will participate in Regional Energy Co-operation Summit 2018 slated for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, from January 24 to 25. The summit will establish the roadmap for sustainable electricity trade in ECOWAS’ booming gas and energy markets. The Ministry of Energy together with the Energy Commission of Ghana, Electricity Company of Ghana and GridCo, the Ministry of Energy will be in attendance at ministerial level alongside their distinguished counterparts from Burkina Faso, Mali and Nigeria to present…

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8% increase in corporate spending on CSR

Corporates have spent Rs.70.5 bn, an increase of 8% compared to the previous year on CSR (corporate social responsibility)initiatives. This puts the CSR spend at 98% of the prescribed spend – based on the Act, The S&P BSE 100 companies were required to spend Rs.72.0 bn on CSR, according to a recent report released by IiAS, a proxy advisory firm. The report says companies spent 1.9% of their three-year average profits, PSUs met the 2% target spend. However, the actual…

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This village controls half of Kenya’s economy

Investment banker Jimnah Mbaru (left) insurance magnate Benson Wairegi (centre) and Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi In the 1930s, a bunch of poverty-stricken boys from Rwathia village in Kangema, Murang’a County, walked to Nairobi with nothing but tattered clothes and a burning dream to find that elusive thing called mbeca (money). Little did they know that they would make tonnes of it. Eighty years on, the value of property owned by the Rwathia businessmen in Nairobi, Thika, Murang’a and other…

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Guardian Newspaper Nigeria – Mind Builders marks 20th anniversary | Nigerian Bulletin

Pupils of Mind Builders School, Ikeja during their first assembly after the Christmas and New Year holidays. All is now set for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Mind Builders School, Lagos. According to a programme of activities released by the Chairman, Anniversary Committee, Mr. Olatunde Opeyemi, the anniversary will commence with a Founder’s Day thanksgiving service at the school’s Central Business District (CBD), Ikeja branch tomorrow. Themed “Celebrating 20 years of God’s Grace, Mercies and Faithfulness,” the service…

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Cheers Erupt for NYC’s Suit Against Fossil Fuel Giants and for Divestment

By Andrea Germanos Climate advocates hailed what they say is a “watershed” moment on Wednesday following two announcements by New York City: that the city would seek to divest its pension funds from fossil fuels within five years, and that it filed suit against give five fossil fuel giants for their role in driving the climate crisis. “This is a first-in-the-nation step to protect our future and our planet—for this generation and the next,” said Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. Stringer…

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NDOLA CLEAN UP KICKS OFF – ZNBC

The provincial administration in Ndola on the Copperbelt province has intensified the cleaning of the Central business district in all the 10 districts. The cleaning exercise which requires a total of 2.3 million Kwacha will kick start on Thursday around 04:00hrs in Ndola. And provincial minister Bowman Lusambo in the company of the permanent secretary Bright Nundwe, Ndola district commissioner George Chisulo and the provincial medical director went on a fundraising exercise in the central business district where they raised…

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Pact to restore heritage site

The MoU-signing ceremony in Dibrugarh on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos Dibrugarh: A memorandum of understanding was signed on Wednesday between Oil India Limited and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (Intach) for the renovation of the Dr John Berry White Medical School here. Dibrugarh deputy commissioner Laya Madduri said, “We plan to complete the renovation and restoration of the medical school within 15 months. An amount of Rs 2.01 crore will be provided by Oil India…

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Delta energy and Nerias investments commit to fight Cholera

Delta Energy Zambia Limited and Nerias Investments Limited are Zambian companies. Whilst our primary concern is to ensure that we play our part in Zambia’s business development agenda, we are not lost to the equally important role of participating in Corporate Social Responsibility programmes, especially at a time such as this, when we have seen an unprecedented outbreak of cholera affecting many communities across the country. We recognise that the costs borne by the health care system to manage an…

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Fane Valley backs mental health initiative

Fane Valley has kicked off a new partnership with leading college St. Ciaran’s and have come together to help support the Ballygawley school during a recent Action Mental Health – Personal Resilience workshop and breakfast morning for staff. Fane Valley is one of Ireland’s most progressive agri-food businesses founded over 114 years ago and is still a 100 percent farmer owned farmers’ co-operative with interests in red and dry-aged meats, porridge oats and breakfast cereal, feed compounding, agricultural supplies, livestock…

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