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UOWD student interns honoured by DERC

Sunday, 25 September, 2005

UOWD student interns honoured by Dubai Ethics Resource Centre (DERC) for their case study of the Kanoo Group.

Thomas Alex (IT) and Saad Salahie (Commerce) were among seven students from UAE universities, selected for an internship this summer as part of DERCs Future Leader Programme. The students researched and documented examples of best practice in the corporate social responsibility programmes of local and regional companies.

Saad and Thomas interviewed directors at the Kanoo group as part of their study on how the group organises the recycling of water used to clean heavy machinery. Their study appears on DERC s website.

At the ceremony honouring the students and companies, HE Dr Anwar Gargash, DCCI Executive Board Member and Chairman of the Executive committee of DERC said that the students, by documenting regional best practices in corporate responsibility, have made a valuable contribution to DERCs research activity.

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