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Retail firm gets Dubai Chamber CSR Label for 9th time

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Dubai-based Iraqi jewellery designer Ola Fadel with her friends.

Jamil Khan, Senior Reporter

The prestigious CSR Label recognised Union Coop’s efforts in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives for the 9th year in a row.

The Union Coop has been awarded the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label for the 9th consecutive year.


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This is a recognition of the retail pioneer’s distinguished efforts in the field of corporate social responsibility and its commitment to developing responsible practices, its role in supporting vital sectors through participation and organising community initiatives and environmental – friendly activities.

The announcement was made during an honouring ceremony that was organised virtually via the Internet in line with the precautionary and preventive measures, in the presence of several managers and employees of the Union Coop, as well as senior officials of other local institutions and companies.

Commenting on Union Coop’s 9th consecutive Dubai Chamber CSR Label honor, Dr. Suhail Al Bastaki – the Director of Happiness & Marketing Department said that community contribution makes the core of Union Coop’s belief system and winning the Dubai Chamber CSR Label for the 9th consecutive year demonstrates the performance of Union Coop as a National economic entity, which makes effective community contribution with high goals and tangible performance indicators to meet the aspirations of our kind and wise leadership.

 In another developmemnt, Dubai-based Iraqi jewelry designer Ola Fadel launched her brand, Auragems, at Galleria Mall Al Barsha.

The creative collection distinguished by their unique designs and the precious stones that adorn them in an attractive way to attract customers from all backgrounds. Talking to the media, she said “I was born with Iraqi roots, but raised in Vienna and later moved to Dubai when I was 21, which was when I found my passion again for fashion.

When I was little I used to make clothes for my Barbie’s and always had a fascination for clothing design. As I grew older, I started to surround myself with ambitious people and when I was spending a lot of time in Turkey I was driven to create my own designs with the fabrics I got from the market in Istanbul.” 

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