KUWAIT: As part of its corporate social responsibility and corporate sustainability strategy, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) supports the Kuwait Dive Team project to protect coral reefs in a number of Kuwaiti islands. The project includes installing mooring buoys to prevent boaters from using anchors in this fragile environment. The project covered four important marine locations in Kuwait including Jaber Al-Kuwait Reserves, Along the north and mid coast of Bnaider and Khairan.
NBK Public Relations Senior Manager, Talal Al-Turki, said: “The environment is a major priority for NBK. Protecting and preserving the environment are pivotal elements of our Social commitment for the aim of realizing overall sustainability in Kuwait.” Al Turki added: “NBK is proud to join Kuwait Dive Team in these initiatives to clean up and preserve the marine environment of the Kuwait Bay, which is one of the main drivers of the national economy.”
“NBK is committed to promoting the adoption of socially impactful and accountable practices in Kuwait. This initiative is in-line with our directive to raise awareness on the best practices of social responsibility as well as increase awareness to reduce harm and preserve the environment,” he noted. NBK is keen on supporting programs that serve the community and spread awareness in efforts to keep the environment safe and clean.
NBK remains the largest contributor to society. NBK confirmed its commitment to corporate social responsibility through its tireless community development efforts. The Kuwait diving team has been participating in the protection and rehabilitation of Kuwait’s aquatic world through a host of activities that runs the spectrum of positive interaction with the environment.