March 4, 2014

Qatar Foundation’s Education City Concept Wins Prestigious World CSR Congress Award

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Qatar Foundation.jpgQatar Foundation has won this year’s prestigious Sustainable Leadership Award at the World Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Congress, for its sustainable Education City Concept.

This accolade was awarded to Qatar Foundation at the Congress held in Mumbai last month. Considered by the Advisory Council as an enterprise actively catering to the adoption of sustainable living, the Education City Concept was regarded as an innovative method in which to permeate sustainable living across Qatari Society.

The World CSR Congress is an annual forum at which global leaders advocating the value of sustainable CSR, in regards to the future development of societies and nations, convene to acknowledge and discuss global corporate efforts.

Noting that this award is a notable achievement, with regards to Qatar Foundation’s ongoing effort to unlock human potential, Engineer Jassim Telefat, Group Executive Director of Qatar Foundation Capital Projects and Facilities Management, said, “Qatar Foundation seeks to support the country's development plan put forth in Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV). Therefore, the activities of all the centers and universities under its umbrella are built on the philosophy of advancing educational, scientific and community development.”

Eng Telefat added, “Qatar Foundation remains dedicated to the sustainable development of Qatar and its community. Equally as important are our continued efforts at Education City to raise awareness in the local community, especially among the youth, about green living.”

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