The Sharjah Social Responsibility Award, restricted to Sharjah, recognizes organizations in both sectors “Public & Private” who adopted a systematic work plan focusing on major and fundamental CSR aspects as community, environment, workplace, and people of interest (stakeholders, investors, customers, suppliers).The organization interested in applying for the CSR Award must paying attention to the importance of improving their Corporate Social Responsibility performance since it is an opportunity to promote their activities, enhance their reputation, efficiency, productivity and success as leaders in achieving sustainability and to celebrate the important contributions that social responsibility practices make to our economy and society. The Sharjah Social Responsibility Award divides into different assessment criteria based on above mentioned aspects:
a) Society development practices: Engagement in awareness campaigns and push participation in all different aspects.
b) Charity and Humanitarian practices: Engagement with local charity and offer support through a variety of collaborative means,visits to hospitals or elderly nursing homes, etc.
c) Volunteering practices: giving back to local community by engaging in meaningful activities and enriching community.
d) Educational practices: as providing summer training courses to university students to help develop their work skills.
a) Acquire global and international certificates and licenses in the field of CSR such as ISO
b) Environment protection related awareness campaigns
a. Offer job vacancies in different fields
b. Youth employment and engagement in work force to develop experience and create a wide range of opportunities.
c. Framed training and development programs for employees
d. Rewards and promotions given to employees
e. Increase performance indicators and productivity of employees by offering flexi- work hours, nursing hours, health insurance, and giving other personal permissions and leaves.
a. Adopt a direct communication system to get feedback and exchange thoughts and suggestions by having scheduled meetings and gatherings
b. Have a call center or customer relations/service
c. Official presence on website and social media platforms
d. Transform organization’s services to electronic (through website)and make available in all branches.
The organization wishing to apply must meet the following terms and conditions: