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“Dimensions of Social Equity” Seminar

The Faculty of Business Management at the University of Balamand in collaboration with SEPT organized a conference addressing the Corporate Social Responsibility from the viewpoint of social equity, in the presence of the British Ambassador to Lebanon Mr. Hugo Shorter, who planted a tree along with Dr. Nasr in front of the Faculty of Business & Management building.

In his speech, Mr. Shorter emphasized the importance of the role of higher education institutions in advancing the social and environmental responsibility on the business agenda.

For his part, Dean of the Faculty of Business and management, Dr. Karim Nasr stressed the importance of the transnational exchange of experience and the cooperation between academia and civil society organizations adding that “social equity is a core value” in the developing of societies.

In turn, President of SEPT, Mr. Pierre El-Haddad highlighted the role of corporate social responsibility in the economic, environmental and social sustainability stressing the role of his NGO in advocating corporate social responsibility. The seminar was also attended by Dr. Zahida Darwiche Jabbour, general director of the Lebanese National Commission of the Unesco, Dr. Manal Abdelsamad Najd of the VAT directorate, and Mr. Ziad Samaha of IUCN. ​
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