On the occasion of the International Breast Cancer Awareness month, Gulf International Bank will be lighting its building pink for the entire month of October 2015. Through this initiative, GIB would like to raise awareness of the importance of early detection of breast cancer, in support of Think Pink Bahrain.
GIB CEO Dr. Yahya Alyahya commented: “GIB is proud to support the Think Pink Bahrain national campaign by generating awareness of breast cancer early detection and timely treatment that directly contributes to saving lives.”
Julie Sprakel, Founder of Think Pink Bahrain expressed her appreciation for GIB’s support of this worthy cause.
This initiative falls under GIB’s new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme ‘WAGIB’ launched this year, which aims at supporting local communities.
GIB is owned by the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund being the major shareholder.
Gulf International Bank (GIB) is a pan-GCC universal bank that specializes in corporate and investment banking and has a growing retail footprint. In addition to its main subsidiaries, London-based Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd., and Riyadh-based GIB Capital LLC, it has branches in London, New York, Abu Dhabi, Dhahran, Riyadh and Jeddah with representative offices in Dubai and Beirut.