CSR at Commercial Bank
Commercial Bank considers Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as an integral part of its operations, which is in line with Bank’s vision to be the best bank in Qatar and the Qatari bank of choice, as well as the National Vision 2030. The Bank implemented a comprehensive range of CSR programmes for Qatari society in 2016, both launching new initiatives and continuing existing one.
Commercial Bank was recognised by the Qatar Corporate Social Responsibility Network in the fourth edition of the National CSR report “Leaders’ Vision” published by Qatar University, for its active role in serving the community during the period 2013-2015.
The Bank also continues to sponsor the Qatar Masters Golf tournament, one of Qatar’s leading international sporting and social activities that the Bank has successfully supported since 1998.
Every year the Bank’s celebrates Garangao by distributing gifts to children at Hamad Hospital, Al Wakra Hospital and Best Buddies (under the umbrella of the Shafallah Centre). The Bank sponsored Qatar Red Crescent Society’s Ramadan Iftar programme in Al Wakrah and Al Khor, and distributed Iftar meals to labourers in the industrial area over three days. The Bank organised and shared an Iftar in honour of the residents of the Elderly Care Center (IHSAN).
The Bank organised a one-day blood donation drive in cooperation with Hamad Medical Corporation, and held a workshop for female employees in partnership with the Breast and Bowel Screening Programme of the Primary Health Care Corporation.
Commercial Bank celebrated Qatar National Day by arranging a wide range of traditional activities honouring Qatar’s rich cultural heritage, including a special traditional tent at Commercial Bank Plaza. The Bank supported a number of notable charities in 2016 including the fundraising campaign at Darb El Saai to support the Syrian people.