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en.v and ACK Sign a Strategic Partnership to Address Social & Environmental Awareness in Kuwait

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Environmental Health J E 4
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Kuwait 15the June 2010: The en.v Initiative (en.v) an organization dedicated to social responsibility in the Arab world is announcing a strategic partnership with the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK). This strategic partnership will seek to support the research and development of individuals and organizations in Kuwait in the areas of education environment culture and general welfare. The Partnership As an educational establishment ACK is a strong advocate of innovation and creativity among the youth sector - with a particular focus on participating in programs that enhance and encourage their potential. ACK has entered into this agreement with en.v to further create engaging outlets for their student body to actively partake in social development activities – with a particular focus on key environmental concerns in Kuwait such as waste management marine conservation and terrestrial preservation. Through this partnership both entities will strive to promote environmental responsibility among the youth population that will communicate into the adaptation of responsible lifestyles. Professor Vishi Karri the President of ACK speaks fondly of this partnership. “It is important to get the programs and the passion behind our initiatives to the wider community. I see there is a significant synergy between the vision of en.v and ACK in bringing this to fruition. We hope the partnership will address much needed social ecological and broader environmental awareness to both students and staff on campus. We are excited at this prospect and look forward to a wonderful journey.” Furthermore for 2010 en.v has taken a strategic decision to host REUSE (its annual exposition to promote eco-friendly living) on ACK’s campus. In its fourth year REUSE 4.0 will serve as an opportunity for non-profit organizations companies professionals and aspiring creative talents to showcase their accomplishments in the fields of social responsibility and sustainability via a dynamic range of mediums and interactive activities with the student body and general public. Zahed Al Sultan Managing Partner and CEO of en.v emphasized that "Unlocking a budding society’s hidden potential is a significant undertaking.” “Fueled by passion and the backing of a dedicated team equips you with the vigor to push forward. We are enthused by ACK’s commitment and shared vision for addressing social change. This partnership sets the stage for something very special...” Sultan concluded. In the coming years en.v through its various resources and ever developing network will adopt a multi-lateral action plan that will group and gather together individuals organizations and corporations with similar goals of philanthropy sustainability and development towards achieving a unified ideal of social progress. Since its inception over two years ago en.v (a subsidiary of El Boutique Creative Group www.elboutique.com) has sought to raise awareness for key social and environmental challenges facing the Arab world today and promote responsible living within our respective communities. Ultimately en.v aspires to nurture the development of a new kind of citizen in the Arab world – one who is alert aware and conscious of the effects his or her decisions and actions have on society at large and on the environment as a whole. About en.v en.v (a subsidiary of El Boutique Creative Group www.elboutique.com) is an initiative dedicated to social responsibility in the Arab world. en.v’s primary objective is to seek out public sector bodies private sector and civil society organizations in the region document their efforts and create interactivity between them towards developing a more thought-conscious society. Using formats that are appealing to the masses en.v strives to develop mediums that entities can utilize as platforms for communicating their social efforts and engaging their respective stakeholder communities.Join en.v online: www.envearth.com . Join the en.v Facebook Fan Page here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/env/265809271796. Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/env_initiative About ACK The ACK is the first private college to offer both vocational and degree-level qualifications in Kuwait. Operating under the vision of the college Chairman Mr. Abdullah Abdulmohsen Al-Sharhan “Enabling Human Potential Within a Culture of Care” students of the ACK are advantaged by studying the best vocational courses with the finest Australian and international training staff in a caring and supportive educational environment.
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