Emirates Foundation renews its partnership with Occidental for three years

  • HE Ahmad Taleb Al Shamsi: “This partnership represents a guarantee of cooperation and integration with the private sector”
  • Vicki Hollub: “The Emirates Foundation’s strategy and its programs are in line with Occidental’s vision and social role in the UAE”

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Emirates Foundation and Occidental have announced the renewal of their partnership for the next three years with a commitment to continuously empower members of the UAE community in the areas of volunteerism, capacity building and the promotion of behaviors and positive social norms.

As part of this partnership and as part of its commitment to empowering and encouraging members of the community, Occidental supports the various initiatives and programs of the Emirates Foundation.

Occidental’s long-term partnership with the Emirates Foundation dates back to the launch of the Emirates Foundation in 2005 at the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, may God the protected. , because this partnership is part of Occidental’s vision of social responsibility.

On this occasion, His Excellency Ahmed Taleb Al Shamsi, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Foundation said: “This partnership between Emirates Foundation and Occidental represents a guarantee of cooperation and integration with the private sector, and its renewal for the next three years. reflects the strong bond of cooperation between the two parties, thanks to which we have achieved a set of important objectives for us and for society.

His Excellency added, “In renewing this partnership, we seek to continue to deliver initiatives that help support the country’s growth, prosperity, development and strengthen its position globally.”

While Vicki Hollub, Managing Director of Occidental Petroleum, said: “Today we are renewing our partnership with the Emirates Foundation, one of the most important national foundations in the United Arab Emirates, whose work and strategies are in line with our vision and social role. We are proud of this cooperation and look forward to achieving our common goals in the coming period.

As part of this partnership, the Emirates Foundation and Occidental are cooperating on a set of programs that contribute to a positive impact on UAE society, based on three important pillars: volunteerism, the promotion of its culture and the development of the capacities of the people. community members to promote positive social values ​​among different segments of society.

It is worth mentioning that this partnership has existed for more than 17 years, during which both parties have achieved a set of distinguished goals and successes that reflect the importance of integration between the public and private sectors.


About Emirates Foundation:

The Emirates Foundation was launched on April 12, 2005 at the initiative of the President of the United Arab Emirates His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It is chaired by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates.

Emirates Foundation is a national organization established to facilitate publicly and privately funded initiatives to unite social responsibility across the United Arab Emirates, implementing research-based programs that meet the country’s social needs. sustainable community development.

The Foundation works with public and private sector partners to achieve national goals, address society’s most pressing challenges, and in the development of national skills through smart, socially-driven, data-driven digital platforms. .


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