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The SR MENA project

The project on the uptake and use of ISO 26000 on social responsibility within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions was implemented from 2011 to 2014 and targeted eight pilot countries – Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Syria (currently suspended from ISO membership). It was funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

The project goal was to contribute to achieving sustainable development through effective integration of social responsibility principles and practices (ISO 26000) in the MENA region, using the national standards body (NSB) as the central pivot. This project sought to build local capacity on ISO 26000 and its application to help organizations embed social responsibility principles in their operations.

Some highlights of the project results are:

For further information on the project results please see Benefits in applying ISO 26000.

Learn more about ISO 26000.

Video: How are MENA countries using ISO 26000?

ISO SR MENA video introduction

Case studies from the ISO project to increase use and uptake of ISO 26000 in the SR MENA region.

SR Mena - Impact Study of the SR MENA project

This impact study has been developed to better understand the results of the SR MENA Project

Case studies of organizations in the SR MENA project

Organization Country Factsheet Case study Industry Language
CTTP Algeria Download Download Government French
NCA Rouiba Algeria Download Download Food and drink French
SASACE Algeria Download Download Packaging French
AUEED Egypt Download Download Non-governmental organization English
Cairo Chamber of Commerce Egypt Download Download Semi-governmental public organization English
Domina Coral Bay hotel Egypt Download Download Tourism English
Staff Development Center Iraq Download Download Governmental public agency English
State Company for Leather Industries Iraq Download Download Government / manufacturing English
Sunni Waqf Directorate Iraq Download Download Government organization English
RANGERS Jordan Download Download Government English
The Specialty Hospital Jordan Download Download Medical English
Water Authority of Jordan Jordan Download Download Government English
Al-Kawthar Secondary School Lebanon Download Download Education English
Banque Libano-Française Lebanon Download Download Banking English
Château Ksara Lebanon Download Download Manufacturing / food and drink English
Amendis Morocco Download Download Public services French
COCHEPA Morocco Download Download Packaging French
Colorado Morocco Download Download Constructions and materials French
Amen Bank Tunisia Download Download Banking French
Les Laboratoires SAIPH Tunisia Download Download Pharmaceutical French
STEG Tunisia Download Download Electricity / public services French