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Masdar Unveils 2015 Sustainability Report

Masdar has released its 2015 Sustainability Report, documenting the renewable energy company’s sustainability milestones in the period October 2014 to September 2015. Masdar developed the report using the internationally recognised sustainability reporting framework from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), in accordance with the latest GRI G4 guidelines. The report discloses a wide variety of sustainability indicators, ranging from economic and …

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Emirates cuts through noise from global tech giants to become the UAE’s most positively perceived brand in 2015

Emirates is the most positively perceived brand amongst UAE residents according to the 2015 BestBrand Rankings, launched today by global market research company, YouGov. The BestBrand Rankings are compiled using YouGov’s flagship daily brand tracker BrandIndex which tracks over 400 brands in the UAE. Using BrandIndex’s Buzz score, which is calculated by asking consumers daily if they have ‘heard anything …

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African space policy adds new dimension for aid

By – Nick Ishmael Perkins – SciDev.Net With a billion people still in poverty, could rocket science be just what development needs? In October 2015, African science and education ministers adopted the continent’s first space policy. [1] The accompanying strategy is due to be ratified by heads of state at the African Union summit later this month. The hope among …

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Environment and Protected Areas Authority to showcase eco-tourism project at the World Future Energy Summit

As part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), which will run concurrently to the 2016 edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) from 18 – 21 January, Sharjah’s Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) has today announced that it will be using its participation to showcase its eco-tourism destination – the Wasit Wetland Centre. The EPAA is Sharjah’s dedicated …

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Zayed Future Energy Prize to Focus on Taking Sustainable Action

Prize to host a series of events at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Abu Dhabi – The Zayed Future Energy Prize will host a series of events during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), taking place January 16-23, to highlight how the prize’s growing community of winners, finalists and supporters are helping to turn the COP21 Paris climate agreement into action and …

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Dubai Parks and Resorts and Etisalat to create an integrated theme park experience using smart technology

Abu Dhabi: Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, and Etisalat announced their collaboration in creating the region’s first-of-its-kind integrated ‘smart’ theme park resort in the United Arab Emirates. Together, Dubai Parks and Resorts and Etisalat will leverage the capabilities of the UAE’s well-connected telecom infrastructure and digital technologies to not only create a distinctly interactive …

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CreaKids Early Learning Centre Officially Opened

The first centre in the Middle East from Norway’s finest childcare and education brand celebrates launch at grand opening fun day 10th January (Dubai, UAE) Norway’s international childcare and education brand, CreaKids, launched its first early learning centre in the Middle East at a grand opening day at the centre in Ibn Battuta Mall yesterday. In recognition of the brand’s …

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PHD named ‘Media Network of the Year’

Prestigious accolade bestowed both globally and regionally. Following a tremendous performance in 2015, in terms of both new business wins and agency growth, PHD has been named ‘Media Network of the Year’ by industry journal Campaign both in the MENA region and globally. Both accolades were bestowed in December. Campaign Middle East described PHD ‘s performance in MENA as unprecedented …

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TechAccess Joins Huawei Regional Partner Network

Agreement covers wide breadth of Huawei enterprise ICT solutions in multiple verticals across the GCC and beyond. Dubai, UAE – Huawei –a leading global ICT solutions provider–has announced a new partnership agreement with TechAccess–a leading regional Value Added IT distributor headquartered in Dubai, UAE. TechAccess (TA) is a well-known player in the IT distribution landscape in MENA and maintains a …

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The Internationalization of Academia

Why more and more students are considering exchange programs abroad Dr. Linda Angell, Director of International Exchange Programs, at American University of Sharjah (AUS) We are always bombarded with talk about globalization, and how the world is becoming a ‘global village’. This becomes truer by the day, particularly as technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace. With ever growing …

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