The Sharjah Social Responsibility Award

 

About the Award

The Sharjah Social Responsibility Award, restricted to Sharjah, will be targeted to recognize organizations in all sectors “Public & Private” paying attention to the importance of improving their Corporate Social Responsibility performance since it is an opportunity to promote their activities, enhance their reputation, efficiency, productivity and success as leaders in achieving sustainability and to celebrate the important contributions that social responsibility practices make to our economy and society. The Sharjah Social Responsibility

Award divides into different assessment criteria:

  • Community: Engagement in awareness campaigns and push participation in all different aspects.

  • Charity: Engagement with local charity and offer support through a variety of collaborative means.

  • Volunteering: Business giving back to local community by engaging in meaningful activities and enriching community.

  • Workplace: Supportive work environment to develop full potential and opportunities (ex. sports initiatives, flexi-hours, health support).

  • Youth Employment in any sector: Engagement in work force to develop experience and create a wide range of opportunities.

Important Notes:

  • Filling this registration form does not bind the applicant to make submission, however a serious attempt at preparing the final submission document is expected.

  • Applicant is expected to submit the final submission document before the date specified by ShjSEEN Award. This document must reflect the applicant’s organization as it currently stands against the Award criteria.

  • Applicant must start as early as possible. Do not underestimate the time it takes to produce a good submission document.

  • Upon receipt of the submission document by shjSEEN Award team, the applicant will be entitled to further updates about the Award together with any other booklets, seminars, events and courses organized by shjSEEN Award.

List of Required Documents

  • Registration Form.

  • Applicant Organization Profile.

  • Applicant Organization organizational structure.

  • Valid copy of Applicant Trade License.

  • Valid copy of Applicant Membership

    (Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

  • Summary of achievements, activities and accomplishments.

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

  • Description of CSR project

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

  • CSR Project outcome impact on society

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

  • Future plans and further improvements

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

Writing Standards

  • Follow Format/ Margin sent.

  • No. of Pages in Submission Document: 35 Pgs. max.

  • Follow Heading and Sub-heading numeration.

  • Language: Arabic / English.

  • Font Size: 12

  • Font Type: Arial/ Times New Roman.

  • Dividers: Dividers do not count towards number of pages.

  • Front Cover

  • Standards for Charts and for Diagrams

  • Numbered Attachments.

Terms & Conditions

  • The applicant organization must be based in the emirate of Sharjah.

  • The applicant organization must have a valid license and a membership with Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry or a license from any of the Sharjah Free Zone Authorities.

  • The applicant organization must exceed two years of operation.

  • The applicant organization must have sound financial and legal standing.

  • The applicant organization has to choose only one domain for participation.

  • The applicant organization should abide by the award deadlines.

  • The winning applicant organization can re-participate again in the award after 2 cycles only.

  • Winners will be subject to wide media coverage after the award ceremony.

  • Winners may use the award logo for a maximum of three years after receiving the award.

  • The decision of the Board of Trustees regarding the selection of the winners is final

  • The applicant organization must give a short presentation of how they include Social Responsibility in their business plans and the benefits achieved plus a maximum of 250-word summary of why they believe they should win this award

How to Apply

  • The applicant organization can apply for the Sharjah Social Responsibility Award through our website www.shjseen.org.

  • The applicant organization will receive a confirmation email.

  • The shjSEEN Award Team will contact the applicant organization.

  • The applicant organization will be asked to send fully completed documents required to check for eligibility.

Benefits

  • A Free Chamber Membership Certificate for one year

  • 50% discount on fees of using the facilities of the World Trade Club in Sharjah Chamber

  • A free advertisement page in “Al Tijarah” magazine, issued by chamber.

  • Free participation “space” in any of the foreign exhibitions the chamber participates in. Ticket and accommodation for one representative might be covered for some exhibitions.

  • Special rates for advertising on Sharjah radio and TV

  • The usage of the shjSEEN logo designed for each Awards category winner for three years

  • Circulation of the list of winners among the VIP lists of government departments in Sharjah

  • Listing of the winning organizations on the Wall of Fame in the Chamber’s building and at the entrance of Sharjah Expo Exhibition Centre

  • Free usage of the chamber’s facilities, including any of the conference halls and training rooms for one day.

  • An opportunity to share the winner organization’s best practice during the Annual Master Class