The award for Global Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Premium was presented at the first CSR Business Excellence Awards 2012, organised by the National Forum for Environment and Health.
The award recognized Etihad Airways’ on-going commitment to incorporating ethical values, complying with legal requirements, and respecting individuals, communities and the environment. This was achieved through outstanding, innovative and world-class services and projects implemented in 2010-2011.
Accepting the award on behalf of the airline, Etihad Airways Area General Manager for Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, Amer Khan, said: “Corporate and individual philanthropy is an important part of Etihad Airways’ CSR strategy. InPakistan, our CSR programs focus on human development and economic empowerment to support underprivileged communities in the country.”
Etihad Airways’ CSR initiatives inPakistanduring 2011 included ongoing flood relief support for HRH The Prince of Wales’ Pakistan Recovery Fund, flying the Special Olympics team to the world games, and more recently, sponsoring the Oscar winning documentary “Saving Face”.