• Publication date: September 23, 2014

Calling Regional youth… Are you an entrepreneur ready to start “Doing Good”? MBC Group Set to Launch Second Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Competition

Dubai, 23rd September 2014: MBC Group is proud to announce the second annual Doing Good competition. As part of MBC Hope, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm within MBC Group, Arab youth aged 18-35 are invited

Dubai, 23rd September 2014: MBC Group is proud to announce the second annual Doing Good competition. As part of MBC Hope, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm within MBC Group, Arab youth aged 18-35 are invited to partake in the initiative by submitting entries under any of the following categories: humanitarian causes, social entrepreneurship and start-ups, innovation and creativity or environment and energy.

 Last year’s inaugural event, which saw hundreds of entries, was a huge success according to the four judges who were responsible for each category: Dr. Moez El Shahdi, CEO and Co-founder of the Egyptian Food Bank, Mrs. Soraya Salti, INJAZ Al-Arab Regional Director-MENA, Dr. Oussama Al Rifahi, Executive Director of The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) and Dr. Majida Abouras, a member of the Board of Directors and Deputy Executive Director for The Saudi Environmental Society & Assistant Professor in the Microbiology and Biotechnology Department at King Abdulaziz University (KAU). These judges will again take to the panel this year and there is set to be even more emphasis placed on creating positive footprints within the region.

 

To enter the competition, participants need to create a video, conduct a study, write a research paper or produce a project that could be uploaded  to www.mbc.net/alamal. The deadline for submissions is 10th November 2014. There will be five winners in total, including the MBC Hope Outstanding Award winner, which will be announced early next year in January of 2015. MBC Group’s role is to continue to shed light on the winning projects, follow their progress and success, assure the winners reap results and benefits and go on to become role models and catalysts for other similar projects in the future.