Encouraging an engaging work culture under its social responsibility program
The top three winners with a group of participants
Kuwait, 19 July 2022: Burgan Bank organized its first bowling competition for employees. The event was organized as part of Burgan’s social responsibility and the employees engagement programs. The competition also highlights the Bank’s strong commitment to create an engaging work culture through various activities and initiatives.
The bowling competition took place on July 2, 2022 and served as a platform to foster the core values of community and teamwork among Burgan Bank employees. Bowling in general is a great sport to help improve focus and coordination skills – not to mention that an activity it helps boost employee morale, health and well-being. In order to increase the level of excitement and competitiveness, the participating employees’ families were also invited to take part in the competition and to cheer the teams on. At the end of the competition, prizes were awarded to the top three winners.
Speaking about the competition, Mrs. Reema AlAsbahi, Senior Manager of Internal Communication and Employee Engagement at Burgan Bank, said “This is our first bowling competition, but the Bank had previously organized many events to encourage and empower our employees to make healthier choices and have active lifestyles. This competition also reflects Burgan Bank’s strong commitment to promote initiatives that improve human capital development and employee morale and affinity, given the crucial role that plays in boosting employees’ job satisfaction and productivity.”
This first employees bowling competition comes as part of the internal component of Burgan Bank’s social responsibility program, which seeks to bring about positive developmental change that will strengthen the Bank’s internal culture and cement its core values. The program seeks to increase employee engagement by capitalizing on the latest trends and activities that are popular within the community – such as bowling.
Promoting sports and physical activity is a central pillar of Burgan Bank’s social responsibility program and will remain a core focus of all future plans, given the benefits sports have on both physical and mental health. The Bank will continue to invest heavily in implanting the various elements of its social responsibility program, which seeks to drive community development across many field and sectors.