Mr Jamal Al-Jamal: We are very pleased with this award, which is given to us at Qatar University, the academic edifice that we are proud of
In recognition of its efforts and initiatives in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility, Qatar Social Responsibility Network had honoured QIIB as one of the 2018 CSR leaders during a ceremony held at the Qatar University in the presence of HE Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul Wahid al- Hammadi.
Heads of government and non-government bodies and institutions, and diplomats were among the dignitaries who attended the event.
Mr. Omar Abdul Aziz al-Meer, QIIB Head (Business Development) received a commemorative shield from the President of Qatar University, Dr. Hassan Rashid Al-Derham.
Commenting on QIIB being honoured at Qatar University, QIIB Deputy Chief Executive Officer Mr. Jamal al-Jamal said, “We are very pleased with this award, which is given to us at Qatar University, the academic edifice that we are proud of and from where many generations have graduated and contributed to our country’s development and advancement under the leadership of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani".
He said, "We meet our Corporate Social Responsibility based on the standards that are focused on serving our country and people. We believe that efforts to gain profitability are important. But at the same time, supporting non-profit activities that serve the community is worthy of all efforts. We believe that corporate social responsibility is not a mere slogan, but something that has to be put into practice. It opens wide horizons for the development of societies and creates constructive and effective cooperation among the various parties capable of participating in the overall development of the society".
Al-Jamal noted, “We took numerous CSR initiatives and supported education as well as many medical, social, sports, cultural and charitable activities. We also helped train, place and empower Qatari staff in the most important positions in the Bank, particularly at the higher management level, as part of a broader vision that focuses on national capacity enhancement and to participate in achieving Qatar National Vision 2030”.
"The vital role we play in serving our community involves provision of integrated banking services that meet the requirements of different segments, based on fair terms and conditions. We are also working hard to develop Islamic banking and support small and medium-sized enterprises, which is a key driver in national economic development.”
The Deputy CEO noted that: “The effective partnerships established between QIIB and different institutions, companies and associations have borne fruits. Profitable institutions now have a better understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility and a greater involvement therein, which will eventually lead to quantitative and qualitative results that will help achieve the goals of CSR programs”.
Al-Jamal expressed QIIB’s thanks and appreciation to Qatar Social Responsibility Network and Qatar University for honouring the bank for its role in serving the society.
He affirmed that QIIB will continue to play its role and enhance its initiatives in various fields related to Corporate Social Responsibility for the benefit of the country at large.