LEBANON RELIEF PROGRAMME- Chalhoub Group
6 September 2020
United, we inspire and make an mpact.
“I stand with Lebanon and all the families impacted. I take this moment to thank all of our employees who have generously contributed to the relief programme we’ve put together to stand by the Lebanese people in their time of need. We have united as one to spread hope and once again, we proved that we are part of a wonderful community.”
CEO – Chalhoub Group
Dubai, 6th of the September 2020:
Following the massive explosion in Beirut on August 4th, the Chalhoub Group has been moving fast to provide as much relief as possible for the emergency needs on the ground through the collection of funds, in-kinds and volunteering.
The Group has been following the evolving situation closely and ensuring proper courses of due diligence is taken to support the right channels who can offer the greatest impact.
After careful assessment, Chalhoub Group confirmed a donation of over USD 1.2 million to support through several programmes that will be monitored at every phase of their implementation.
The Group will support 3 phases of the crisis management. The first phase will focus on immediate relief efforts specifically in regards to medical emergency needs as well as medico-social support. The second phase of disaster management will look at supporting the recovery and rehabilitation of buildings and infrastructure. Finally, once the urgent needs are addresses, the third phase will start, and it will focus on community development projects which is a long- term effort to reinstate resilience within the communities.
Chalhoub Impact is the name of Chalhoub Group community giving strategy, which focuses on fostering Education, protecting the Environment and providing Humanitarian relief. Every year Chalhoub Impact organise over 100 different initiatives across the region (Gift of Giving, Tree Planting, Hope for Cancer Patients, University partnerships, Beach Clean-Up, etc.), and always count on the participation of the employees to create a positive impact.
Group Head of Sustainable Engagement Florence.Bulte@chalhoub.com
+971 4 804 5870
The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East since 1955. As an expert in retail, distribution and marketing services based in Dubai, the Group has become a major player in the beauty, fashion and gift sectors regionally.
By blending its Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury, the Chalhoub Group is building brands in the region, by offering service excellence to all its partners and a unique experience to its customers. The Group is moving fast from a traditional distributor and retailer for luxury in the Middle East to a hybrid retailer bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.
With a growing workforce of more than 12,000 people, in 14 countries, as well as operating over 700 retail stores, the Group’s success is attributed to its most valued asset: highly skilled and dedicated teams. Professionalism and passion are what fuel the Chalhoub Group’s competitive edge in today’s market.
By being committed to implementing further sustainable practices into their business, the Chalhoub Group is a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community, signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles and was awarded its seventh CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, please visit:
PR Manager, Corporate Communications Lea.Maalouf@chalhoub.com
+ 971 54 7167770