Why are we unique?

Providing the Gulf Region with a local, credible and independent organisation that has international and regional expertise and combines global best practices with locally relevant imperatives.

•    Gulf Region focus,
•    Competitiveness-drive,
•    Non-profit independent organisation,
•    Created by business, for business,
•    Strategic partnership with the United Nations Global Compact,
•    Established in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Partnerships.

6 Years of Fostering Corporate Governance in the Gulf Region

  • 10 Regional Insight Reports
    10
    Regional Insight Reports
  • 70 Roundtable Forums across the Region
    70
    Roundtable Forums across the Region
  • 6,253 University Students Reached Through our Workshops and Case Study Competitions
    6,253
    University Students Reached Through our Workshops and Case Study Competitions
  • 5,869 Business Leader Participants in our Forums
    5,869
    Business Leader Participants in our Forums
  • 28 Universities Engaged across the Gulf Region
    28
    Universities Engaged across the Gulf Region
  • 205 High Level Regional and and International Speakers
    205
    High Level Regional and and International Speakers

Our evolution

  • November 2016
    November 2016

    Pearl Initiative Honours HRH The Prince of Wales with ‘Champion of Sustainability’ Award.

  • October 2016
    October 2016

    The launch of the Business Pledge for business leaders in the gulf region, click here.

  • October 2016
    October 2016

    2016 Gulf Business Leaders Survey on SDGs

  • October 2016
    October 2016

    Pearl Initiative & United Nations Global Compact Second Regional Forum "Sustainability in Action: Business and the UN Global Goals".

  • May 2016
    May 2016

    "Implementation of Integrity Related Policies" Student Case Study Competition, Bahrain.

  • April 2016
    April 2016

    Finance Leaders First Circle of Practice Meeting, click here for more information.