As part of its corporate social responsibility, Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz” has launched an internal donation campaign from its Board of Directors and Employees for the benefit of the Syrian people. The donations would be channeled through humanitarian organizations officially approved by the State of Kuwait. The contributions will be collected at Markaz between September 8th – 15th, 2015.
Alrazi Al-Budaiwi, Assistant Vice President - Media and Communications, Markaz said: “It is in times of hardship that our true humanity is best manifested. Today, the Syrian people are undergoing one of the cruelest moments in the recent history of our region that cannot be surpassed except if we mobilize as nations, institutions and countries to extend humanitarian aid to Syrian people”.
Al-Budaiwi Added: “In support of our sisters and brothers in Syria, Markaz invited its employees to contribute and donate for this cause. The contributions collected during the campaign period will be forwarded to approved humanitarian organizations rendering support to the effected people”.It is worth mentioning that Markaz has adopted a Corporate Citizenship strategy, which encompasses the company’s economic and social responsibilities, is built upon three pillars, namely 1) Human capacity building; 2) Adapting our broader business environment to the best practices of investment and corporate governance; and 3) Introducing principals of good governance in the public sector.
Photo: Alrazi AlBudaiwi, AVP – Media and Communication, Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”
About Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz”
Established in 1974, Kuwait Financial Centre K.P.S.C “Markaz” is one of the leading asset management and investment banking institutions in the Arabian Gulf Region with total assets under management of over KD 1.10 billion as of June 30th, 2015. Markaz was listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) in 1997.
For further information, please contact:Osama Al Musallam
Senior Communications Officer
Media & Communications Department
Kuwait Financial Centre S.A.K. "Markaz"
Tel: +965 2224 8000 ext 1819
Dir: +965 2224 8075
Fax: +965 2241 4499
Email: [email protected]