DUBAI, 1 July 2014 – Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, announced today that it has been awarded with the prestigious CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry based on Nielsen’s continuing efforts towards corporate social responsibility. Nielsen is the first insights consultant to be awarded the CSR Label.
The Dubai Chamber CSR Label contributes towards building a more responsible and sustainable business community. The Label provides a free diagnostic framework that helps a company assess its current CSR contribution and to decide what more can be done. It is also a learning and development tool that helps companies to define and improve their CSR strategy, policies and management practices. The companies have their CSR initiatives and practices formally recognized when they get the label.
“We are honored to receive the Dubai Chamber CSR Label, as this recognition is a testament to the focus we place at Nielsen on giving back to the communities we work, live and serve in,” said Arslan Ashraf, Nielsen, Managing Director Arabian Peninsula. “It marks another great milestone in our Company’s long-standing commitment to social responsibility.”
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global information and measurement company with leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, television and other media measurement, online intelligence and mobile measurement. Nielsen has a presence in approximately 100 countries, with headquarters in New York, USA, and Diemen, the Netherlands. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com.
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