Best CSR Covid-19 Award
- Al Roomi: NIC wins a new global award to be added to its success records, within its social responsibility
- NIC’s concerns towards society, individuals, and Covid-19 pandemic requires collective efforts from all society segments
- NIC is always ready to help and support society institutions
- Clear proof of the continued success NIC has become accustomed to
National Investments Company (NIC) won a new global award “Best CSR Initiatives Towards Covid-19 Award” to be added to its success records, within its social responsibility towards society and individuals. This Award was given to NIC based on the classification issued by the Global Economics Company, in which it relied on standards and criteria based on a package of charitable activities carried out by the Company during the Covid-19 outbreak period.
Commenting on wining this award, Mrs. Ebtihaj Al Roomi, Senior Vice President – Marketing and Public Relations Department said that the CSR events launched by NIC during the period of Covid-19 spread were various and covered many social initiatives, including the Company’s cooperation with Al Najat Charitable Society to distribute the Ramadan food baskets during the holy month to the needy families. In addition, NIC distributed gifts to the people in Wataniya Resort quarantine to support them morally. Moreover, NIC sponsored certain prominent and annual activities, including caring for the people memorizing the Holy Quran for the year 2020.
Al Roomi said that the CSR activities organized by NIC every year reflect the images of social harmony and cohesion towards the lower income segments, adding that receiving this outstanding award is a clear proof of the continuous success achieved by the Company as a result of the effort of its work team that has extensive experience in the field of social responsibility, and based on the Company’s role in spreading the culture of social responsibility and awareness among all society members.
Al-Roomi pointed out that NIC has intensified its strategic efforts in the field of social responsibility as part of its annual program, as it focused on meeting the needs and requirements of people in need of support and subsidies as a matter of social solidarity and out of its national sense of social responsibility.
Al-Roomi said that the dangerous pandemic that Kuwait and the whole world are exposed to, makes private and public companies face a real test of their social responsibility towards the sufferings of a large segment of society, which requires them to stand shoulder to shoulder as one team working for the good and interest of our beloved country.
Al-Roumi added that NIC has achieved a qualitative leap in recent years in its social plans, as it considers this a duty dictated by its national sense to contribute to economic development, and as a form of giving back to the society that contributed to the development of its business and profits. Therefore, NIC focuses on the initiatives and projects that have a long-term impact on society in the areas of health, education, social and environmental development and awareness-raising.
Al-Roomi said that the Company’s activities in this concern continue its successes through achieving the desired goals by introducing concepts of environmental, social and economic sustainability, and thus developing human resources, observing safety and security standards, and various community participation.
Al-Roomi mentioned that NIC has a clear policy cares for social responsibility under the approach of sustainability stems from its strategy and mission, and includes programs and initiatives implemented throughout the year with a solid plan set from its commencement to be a true basis for socio-economic development includes all parties and for all circumstances.
In conclusion, Al-Roomi affirmed that NIC has always been proactive in taking all precautionary measures in light of these global circumstances, with the aim to maintain the Company’s business continuity, praying to God Almighty to raise this scourge and to protect and safeguard Kuwait, its people and the whole world from all harm.