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Alpen Capital and Bank Sarasin-Alpen awarded the CSR Label by the Dubai Chamber

UAE, 1st May 2012

Alpen Capital and Bank Sarasin-Alpen were recognized with the Dubai Chamber CSR label for their best in class practices in the areas of sustainability and CSR impacting employees, clients, community and the environment. Both organisations also have long standing partnerships with charity organisations and NGO's such as Dubai Cares, UNICEF and Emirates Environmental Group and support them in their efforts towards a better future. They also engage their employees to practice responsible behavior and encourage them to actively volunteer in several community and environmental initiatives.

Rohit Walia, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO received the CSR label recognition from H.E Hamad Buamim, Director General of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry for both organisations at an awards ceremony held yesterday.

Rohit Walia, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Alpen Capital and Bank Sarasin-Alpen Group "We are delighted to be awarded with the Dubai Chamber CSR Label. We place great importance on CSR and sustainability and I believe that all organisations irrespective of their size should give back to the community that they live and work in.

The Dubai Chamber CSR Label has been designed to provide a diagnostic framework, learning and development tool that will help to refine and improve CSR strategy, policies and practice in the UAE. It provides a clear voluntary standard for CSR implementation in Dubai and elsewhere in the UAE; reviews, evaluates and gives feedback on companies' CSR strategy and actions, and provides the ability for companies to communicate better with stakeholders about their CSR commitment and practice.

View the gallery of photos taken during the event below: