Qatar Centre for Voluntary Activities Signs MOU with Qatar Shell
Sep 09, 2015
The MoU aims to attract an increasing number of volunteers to participate in Qatar Shell Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives
Doha September 2015: The Qatar Centre For Voluntary Activities (QCFVA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar Shell, to encourage an increasing number of local volunteers to participate in Qatar Shell’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
The MoU aims to promote cooperation with civil society organizations, to train volunteers and provide them with the necessary skills to support each initiative.
The first of these collaborations will be for the ‘Enterprise Challenge Qatar’, an initiative that aims to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit among young people in Qatar, by enhancing their business knowledge and equipping them with valuable skills including team work and strategic thinking.
The MoU is expected to inspire more volunteer mentors to join the ‘Enterprise Challenge Qatar’ 2015.
The mentors will participate in a series of training sessions to equip them with the necessary skills to mentor and coach students on entrepreneurial business skills, as well as to enhance ethical business knowledge.
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Shell is the largest international investor in Qatar having invested USD 21 billion over the past decade. QatarEnergy and Shell have jointly delivered two of the largest energy projects in the world in Ras Laffan Industrial City. Pearl Gas to Liquids (GTL) is the world’s largest GTL plant and cements Qatar’s position as the GTL capital of the world. At an investment of up to USD19 billion it represents the largest single investment in the Shell Group’s global portfolio.
The Qatargas 4 Liquefied Natural Gas project (QE (70%) and Shell (30%) combines Shell’s global leadership in LNG with Qatar’s position as the world’s largest LNG supplier.
Shell has established a world-class research and development facility and a learning centre, the Qatar Shell Research & Technology Centre, at the Qatar Science & Technology Park. Shell has a financial commitment to invest up to USD100 million on programmes in support of energy and the environment at the Centre over a 10-year period.
Qatar Shell contributes to the objectives of the Qatar National Vision 2030 not only through our economic investments, but also through our investments in national talent and capability development, both internally through the professional development of our Qatari employees, and externally through our extensive Corporate Social Responsibility programme, positively impacting Qatar, in partnership with Qatari institutions.
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