Monday , 24 September 2018

Tag Archives: Sustainability

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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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Honours Nine Sustainability Pioneers

Awards ceremony completes record year for Zayed Future Energy Prize. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today presented nine winners with the Zayed Future Energy Prize during the eighth awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi. In attendance were His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice …

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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2016 to Focus on Business Potential of Renewables and Sustainable Development

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces on stage at the 7th Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards Ceremony in 2015 Global decision …

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Soil project seeks to soak up excess carbon

By Tania Rabesandratana – SciDev.Net France is leading a worldwide push to increase the amount of carbon locked in soils through better farming practices. Supporters of an initiative launched at the COP 21 summit say this would limit global warming by removing carbon from the atmosphere, while also increasing the range and amount of food farmers produce by improving soil …

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Green Buildings and Sustainability Seminar at Ajman University

College of Engineering at Ajman University of Science and Technology held a seminar and dialogue on sustainability. The seminar was aptly titled “The impact of Green Buildings on Sustainability” and was presented by Mr. Subhi Qahawish, he is an expert architect in Green Architecture with long experience in Canada, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Palestine. He explained in his presentation the …

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Schneider Electric promotes sustainability credentials through sponsorship association with CNN International’s COP21 digital content

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is embarking on an advertising and branded content campaign exclusively on CNN International platforms to promote the company’s commitment to efficient and sustainable energy. The campaign for the global energy management and automation specialist coincides with landmark climate conference COP21 taking place in Paris in December 2015. To maximise the …

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Richer nations dominate sustainability science tie-ups

Sustainability science is becoming increasingly collaborative and global, a recent report found, but researchers say cooperation between scientists from the North and South remains scarce and unbalanced. Publication and citation data show that North-South collaboration has increased for all countries between 2009 and 2013, says Coralie Bos, a coauthor of the report Sustainability science in a global landscape, produced by …

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Saudi Xerox gives back to the community

Saudi Xerox is partnering with top NGOs to run initiatives across the Kingdom. Riyadh, KSA – Saudi Xerox , a joint venture between Olayan and Xerox Corp , the regional Business Services and Technology Provider, recently implemented a community and sustainability program that took part in three different regions of Saudi Arabia, in an effort to give back to the …

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Smart cities: Where to go?

-Monitor Deloitte: Smart cities market to reach US$1.5 trillion by 2020 In 2015 and beyond, the number and value of smart city initiatives will expand substantially, according to Monitor Deloitte’s new report “Smart cities, not just the sum of its parts”. The majority of new smart city projects globally will continue to be led by European cities and much of …

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Emirates Green Building Council strengthens UAE’s sustainable built environment with 9 years of path-breaking initiatives

• EmiratesGBC has been prime driver in facilitating UAE’s vision to be a global leader in sustainable built environments • EmiratesGBC has hosted numerous networking events to date attended by over thousands of professionals • New Board Advisory Committee with government representatives being set up in line with National Agenda Dubai – Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum …

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