CSR Guidelines for the Financial Sector - page 52

CSRGUIDELINES FOR THE FINANCIAL SECTOR
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• Raise the aspirations of young people by providing rolemodels throughmentorship programs
•Host a visit for young people to your organization to learn about work in action
• Provide information about your organisation, which can be used in teachingmaterials
Trainingand
education for
local
People
• Provideworkplace visits andwork placements for local people
•Offer long and short-termwork experience placements to young people
Local Employment
Opportunities
In consideringwere and how to select investments in the communities, and based onwhat premises tomake such
decisions, the financial institutions in our CSR Survey replied as follows:
What would interest you to invest inaCSR initiative?
Community engagement inKingdom of Saudi Arabia
A stakeholder engagement was undertaken in KINGDOMOF SAUDI ARABIA in the financial sector several years ago
that provided guidelines onwhat the stakeholder needsmay be. Thesemay be summarized as follows:
-When respondents were asked to identify themost important social causes for Saudi society, unemployment
remained the key issue to be addressed (83%).
- Job opportunities for the physically challenged (65%), orphan support (63%) and encouraging entrepreneurship
(63%) are considered immediate issues to be tackled.
- Although basic education for children, women’s issues and human rights fall very low on the awareness radar,
these issues are identified amongst the top 10 social causes for Saudi society today.
AdHoc
No. of people impacted
No. of people impacted
Degree and area of impact
Geographical Area or influence
4%
16%
64%
68%
52%
80%
70%
60%
50%
40%
30%
20%
10% 0%
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