Brother Gulf, a vendor for home and business IT peripherals, was presented with the Corporate Social Responsibility Award by ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and the certification authority of the International Computer Driving License programme in the Gulf States and Iraq.
The award was given for Brother’s support for the recent ICDL Computer Summer Camp 2011 and also in recognition of the company’s continuing initiatives towards the improvement and development of computer skills of students coming from across the Middle East.
Thousands of students from around the Arabian Gulf region have benefited from the annual ICDL Computer Summer Camp, gaining computer skills that drive them to achieve academic excellence and integrate in today’s digital society.
“It is an honor to receive this distinction from the ICDL, which stands as a testament to our dedication towards the development of computer skills for today’s generation,” said Ranjit S Gurkar, General Manager, Printing and Solutions Division MENA Brother International.
Brother International Gulf is a subsidiary of Brother Group, Japan, and maintains headquarters for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, at the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai. ICDL is an integrated digital literacy programme recognised worldwide. The programme empowers individuals with the essential skills and knowledge of computer and practical use of common desktop applications.