Global property developer Emaar Properties has launched the Emaar Foundation that will serve as the group’s apex entity to drive corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives regionally and internationally.
The Emaar Foundation Board has been constituted with Ahmad Al Matrooshi, Managing Director of Emaar Properties as the entity’s Chairman.
With the objective of positioning Emaar as a global leader that inspires humanity through its CSR initiatives, Emaar Foundation is fully aligned to the company’s brand values of industry thought leadership and its commitment to making a tangible contribution to support the underprivileged.
As the one-stop nodal agency that manages all CSR activities of Emaar, the Foundation will also facilitate more effective communications outreach and establish social responsibility as a core value across all operations of Emaar.
Among the CSR activities undertaken by Emaar include, support to Dubai Cares, the philanthropic organisation working to improve children's access to quality primary education in developing countries; and to Dream for Future Africa Foundation, dedicated to providing opportunity and equity for those most in need in Africa.
Emaar also supports the United Nations - World Food Programme, the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger and promote autism awareness through a wide range of initiatives in Dubai in addition to extending support to Zayed University for its campaigns.