Pursuing a collaborative framework

Abdulrahman Salim Al Hatmi, Group CEO, ASYAD talks about the Sultanate of Oman Logistics Strategy 2040 and its efforts in achieving the enshrined goals.  Mayank Singh reports What is ASYAD’s mandate and vision as Oman’s leading logistics group and what has been achieved in pursuance of these objectives? ASYAD has two primary mandates; the first is […]

Enhanced customer centricity

Emilio Pera, Partner and Head of Audit, KPMG in the Lower Gulf shares his thoughts on Oman and GCC’s banking sector. An OER report What has been the impact on the banking sector in the GCC region due to the changes in the regional and global political, economic and technological dynamics? Overall, it looks like […]

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Enhanced value proposition

Hanaa Al Hinai, DGM - Private Banking and Retail Banking Products Development, Retail and Private Banking Division, Ahlibank shares her thoughts on the bank’s premium banking offering and differentiation. Mayank Singh reports Can you share details of Ahlibank premium banking? What kind of products and services are offered to customers? Ahlibank has always been on […]

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Driven by social conscience

PDO aims to design and deliver projects that meet immediate social needs, are sustainable and offer the opportunity for the communities to help themselves As the leading exploration and production company in the Sultanate, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) delivers the majority of the country’s crude oil production and natural gas supply, generating a significant portion […]

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Investing in people, sustainability

Shell Development Oman’s social investment and business choices harness a steadfast commitment to a lower-carbon future delivered through long-term sustainable programmes With sustainability firmly locked in its core ethos, Shell Development Oman works with governments, academics and industry specialists, and partner with companies and organisations to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. “We share […]

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Pioneering sustainable social investment

Oman LNG’s social investment programmes cover the entire Sultanate with more than 6000 projects – ranging from education to healthcare to preserving the environment and road safety Oman LNG invests 1.5 per cent net income after tax (NIAT) to contribute to sustainable social development programmes. To further strengthen its robust corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts […]

Effecting positive changes

Through strategic partnerships with the government and private sector entities, Bank Muscat has touched the lives of thousands of individuals, positively impacting the local communities The sustainability and CSR strategy pursued by Bank Muscat is focused on long-term benefits to the community and the nation. As the leading financial institution in the Sultanate, Bank Muscat […]

Business with a social mission

Omantel has played a pioneering role in digitising as well as enhancing the efficiency of several vital sectors in the country. The company’s CSR initiatives have been immensely helpful in empowering several segments of society Contributing to the socioeconomic development of the Sultanate has always been high on agenda for Omantel. As part of its […]

Empowering people

Eshraqa, the social development arm of Khimji Ramdas, envisions local people achieving their full potential by establishing an environment conducive to improved creativity, productivity and well-being Khimji Ramdas (KR) has had the privilege of supporting Oman’s development and investing in the socioeconomic prosperity of local communities for around 150 years. The KR Group stands strong […]

Spurring innovation

The GlassPoint Innovation Spur offers a fully-fledged mentorship and incubation programme connecting young Omani innovators and aspiring entrepreneurs with experienced industry experts In line with global trends, renewable energy has made headway in Oman in recent years. With an abundance of sunshine, the Sultanate has identified solar energy as a rational choice of use moving […]