National Bank of Greece participates in CSR Conference of Al-Alam Al-Youm Newspaper
In the framework of Al Alam El Youm Newspaper's first annual CSR conference, a large number of banks’ representatives, companies, NGOs leaders and more than 800 attendees from the economic and financial sectors, which took place on Wednesday, 10th of May, at Semiramis InterContinental Hotel.
During the conference, National Bank of Greece - NBG Egypt was awarded for its continuous activities, support and participation in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. The Deputy Country Manager of NBG Egypt, Mr. Osama El Fangary has received this award from Mr. Gamal Anayat, Chairman of Al Alam Al Youm Newspaper and Mrs. Naglaa Zekri, the Newspaper’s Editor in Chief.
The first session of the conference discussed the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility, its impact on the sustainable development, its regulatory framework and the role of banks and the private sector in supporting the society to improve its economical conditions, at large.
While the second session discussed the role of civil society and NGOs in supporting the community and how to benefit from the CSR funds in achieving social developments, opening opportunities for training and employment and providing solutions for social imbalance areas.
The conference was held under the slogan "Together for a Better Future". The event was attended by a large number of banks’ heads, leaders and some of the Government Officials and was headed by Dr. Ghada Wali, Minister of Social Solidarity, which was the most prominent honored at the conference.