Corporate Social Responsibility
Arif Habib Limited (AHL) is a firm believer in sustainable development. We try and achieve this by maximising profits through building strong relationships with partners, employees and shareholders, but at the same time giving back to the community as a whole. At AHL, we prioritise contribution towards the enrichment of the lives of our communities and the people of Pakistan. Corporate philanthropy and contribution towards noble social causes is a means to this, which allows us to give back to the people around us. As a responsible citizen of the business community, We are actively working with local bodies and authorities to find ways in which we can assist with various social programs and development projects.
In addition to this, we are focused on working towards the progression of our industry
and are constantly involved in corporate development initiatives. We believe the
cornerstone to success is constant development, and are committed to working
tirelessly on enhancing the development and advancement of events and projects that
directly result in the progress of the sector.
This year, AHL’s contribution held the key objective of promoting investment in Pakistan and gearing towards the development of our capital markets. Some of the initiatives either taken by us or having our involvement were:
• Shaping the Capital Market of Pakistan – PSX event in Peshawar
• The All About Family Investments – Dawn Lifestyles 2016
• A series of road shows promoting investments in Pakistan stock market
• The promotion of Pakistan’s case for re-classification into MSCI Emerging Markets
The Company has also contributed to the exchequer by paying an amount of PKR 150,422,041 in direct and indirect taxes during the year.