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WGES 2017: Region needs green bonds to fund renewable schemes, says bank project finance head

By: Imogen Lillywhite, ZAWYA Capital markets need to get involved in investing in green projects to meet the region’s renewable energy targets, according to a UAE banking head. Frank Beckers, head of project finance and advisory, First Abu Dhabi Bank, told delegates at the World Green Economy Summit in Dubai on Wednesday that while the region was leading the way …

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Furthering the Region’s Green Agenda

By H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, MD and CEO of Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and Chairman of World Green Economy Summit. Dubai, UAE – In April, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), a United Nations body, released its latest ‘Status of the Global Climate’ report, which detailed the string of climate …

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Middle East Region’s Largest Banking Technology Summit Will Get Underway In September

A month from now, the largest banking technology and innovation summit gets underway in the city. Organized by Expotrade, the sixth edition of the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit will be held on 5th and 6th September 2016 at Palazzo Versace, Dubai. Focusing on the latest banking techniques and innovations impacting the Middle East region’s banking sector, the summit will …

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation expands initiatives to strengthen knowledge role in region

In line with HH Sheikh Khalifa directive to mark Year of Reading in 2016. Dubai, April 28, 2016: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) – a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Global Initiatives – announced the expansion of its knowledge initiatives and projects to consolidate its efforts in the dissemination, transfer and localization of knowledge in the region. …

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The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation For Education Launches Three New Programs For Underserved Arab Youth Across the Region

Signing Ceremony with Leading Universities Was Held in the Presence of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation Becomes One of the Largest Privately Funded Education Initiatives in the World by Investing 1.1Billion USD The Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, one of the largest privately …

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Middle Eastern business leaders highlight business opportunities in the region

Middle Eastern business trends, innovation and entrepreneurship were the topics discussed by two of the region’s most savvy business leaders, in a Twitter discussion hosted by Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) last night. Media personality, and the first woman from Saudi Arabia to be appointed by the United Nations Development Program as a Goodwill Ambassador, Muna AbuSulayman, and managing director of …

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Ericsson appoints new heads of customer units within region Middle East & east Africa

Helen Henriksson appointed Ericsson’s Head of Customer Unit Egypt Mathias Johansson appointed Ericsson’s Head of Customer Unit East Africa Petter Järtby appointed Ericsson’s Head of Global Customer Unit Etisalat Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has appointed three new Heads of Customer Units in Region Middle East and East Africa to further strengthen market position and accelerate transformation and growth. As members of Ericsson’s …

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12th CSR & Sustainability Meetup “Career opportunities in Sustainability in the region”

During this event we will be focusing on career paths in green and sustainability field. Private companies, as well as the public sector, are more and more integrating sustainability issues in their actions and objectives. How is it possible to take part to these strategic changes? How to develop one’s career in green field? How to begin a career in …

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Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee Inaugurates Region’s First Open-Access Makers Space to Encourage the UAE’s Creative Talent of Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Artists

INNOVATOR Space open to all budding inventors and innovators age 13+ Located in Al Zeina, Abu Dhabi, INNOVATOR Space is easily accessible to residents across UAE Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC) officially opened the INNOVATOR Space on November 22, 2015. The Space opened Innovation Week activities in the country’s capital, and was attended by H.E. Major …

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Power Women of Arabia Debate gathers leaders to address evolution of women empowerment in the region

The Dubai Business Women Council and LEADERS Middle East magazine, host first debate to establish open grounds for talks on the current and future situation of women’s progress in the region. Dubai, UAE – The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), and Leaders Middle East magazine today hosted the first Power Women of Arabia Debate which welcomed distinguished participants and prominent …

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