Tagged with: corporate Save the Children Genel Energy donates $1m to Save the Children AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. 27 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 13 January 2014 | News Genel Energy plc has donated $1 million to Save the Children to supports its work with Syrian refugees who have fled to the Kurdistan Regional Governorate in Iraq.The donation comes as the refugees struggle with cold weather and recent snow storms. There are 200,000 Syrian refugees in this part of Iraq.Genel Energy plc has headquarters in London and offices in Ankara and Erbil. It is the largest independent oil producer and the largest holder of reserves in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.The company is working with the Kurdistan Oil and Gas Humanitarian Initiative to co-ordinate and maximise the industry’s response to the refugee situation, including matching every dollar pledged by companies. It consists of members of the Kurdistan Ministry of Natural Resources, the UNHCR and a number of NGOs.
British Airways has been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons. Andthe well-publicised industrial unrest at the company this month is yet anotherblow to the self-proclaimed ‘nation’s favourite airline’. Strike threats, staffdissatisfaction, huge cost-cutting measures and a sickness absence bill of £60mall add up to a company in crisis. But why does it find itself in this mess? Alack of a clear people strategy when first privatised in the 1980s could be oneof the reasons. Turn to page 3 for one leading people expert’s view. Related posts:No related photos. Was BA chaos caused by rush to privatisation?On 24 Aug 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article