ADCB partakes in ENDPOVERTY 2015 Millennium Campaign

27 October 2009

Abu Dhabi, 27 October 2009: As part of its commitment to support the community it serves, ADCB announced its participation in the "Stand Up & Take Action"; UN ENDPOVERTY 2015 millennium campaign. The "Stand Up & Take Action" Challenge for 2009 aims to bring attention to the issue of extreme poverty and hunger. Launched in 2006, as part of the United Nations Millennium Campaign, Stand Up challenges are organized around the world by governments and NGOs and aim at getting civilians to stand up on designated dates in support of the UN Millennium Development goals.

The three days allocated for this year's challenge were October 16th, 17th and 18th 2009. On each day, most of ADCB staff from different departments and branches across the UAE have gathered and stood up to read the pledge to uphold the campaign and inspire people from around the world to take action in support of the Millennium Development Goals.

We, at ADCB, are proud to be part of this global initiative, through which we confirm our dedication and commitment to support the campaign's goals to offer a cross-cutting framework for reporting on issues of poverty, development, health, education, environment, trade and debt relief. ADCB's contribution is driven by our belief in the importance of our social responsibility towards the community we serve ", Mr. Ala'a Eraiqat, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank stated.