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UN announces worldwide search for exceptional Young Leaders to drive implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Young Leaders programme places a spotlight on young people between the ages of 18-30 from around the world, and across many different issues, who are leading positive change towards a sustainable future The United Nations announced on Saturday that it was seeking applications for its second class of Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals–exceptional young people who are …

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RTA names Al Qusais Bus Depot “Most Sustainable in Water Consumption”

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently honoured Al Qusais Bus Depot by naming it: The Most Sustainable Bus Depot in terms of optimizing water consumption by as much 11 per cent. The award is a result of a series of initiatives rolled out by RTA’s Public Transport Agency with a view to saving water consumption, and realizing RTA’s …

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WETEX 2016 to display sustainable solutions, clean energy and sustainable development technologies

The Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2016) has shifted from an exhibition to show products of energy, water and the environment to an annual strategic platform to launch new technologies and major projects that shape the scene of the energy sector around the world. WETEX is organised under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, …

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Space data holds the key to a sustainable future

By Giorgia Scaturro – SciDev.Net Better information on the planet’s ecosystems and how they are changing can feed into policy and development, and vastly reduce the risks posed by natural disasters. In our globalising world, the havoc wreaked by climate change and environmental challenges in one place can have impacts much further afield — harvest losses in Kenya can ramp …

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du’s commitment to building sustainable business recognised with CSR Label from Dubai Chamber

Highest ever benchmarking score of 88.68% sees du receive the award for the third time du is the only telecom operator in the UAE in the region to be awarded this label Telco uses commitment to support growth amongst other companies in the UAE du is proud to announce that it has been awarded the CSR Label from Dubai Chamber …

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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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Microsoft qatar chief: Technology powers successful and sustainable CSR outreach in Qatar

Microsoft Qatar was the official Technology Sponsor of CSR Qatar 2015 – the third edition of Qatar’s flagship CSR innovation and issues summit – which was held last week under the patronage of the Ministry of Economy and Commerce. Speaking on a first introductory panel at Qatar CSR Summit 2015 on Tuesday, Lana Khalaf; Public Sector Lead at Microsoft praised …

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Abu Dhabi University launches Center of Excellence in Smart, Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Cities

Houses 3 scientific research centers. As it continues its pursuit of international academic accreditation, Abu Dhabi University diligently works to boost it scientific and applied research agenda, and generate research outputs that contribute to the UAE’s national development, as evident by its recent announcement of launching the “Centre of Excellence in Smart, Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Cities”. With a dedicated budget …

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Pioneering management education is the key for sustainable healthcare

INSEAD and the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust further equips leaders for the challenging demands of healthcare Abu Dhabi, March 18, 2015- INSEAD, the leading international business school in partnership with the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust, recently conducted the “Middle East Healthcare Leadership Programme”. The programme, which is in its eighth consecutive year, is designed to develop …

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Jeddah is the region’s most environmentally sustainable city, says new index

The 2015 inaugural ARCADIS Sustainable Cities Index examines 50 cities’ performances based on People, Planet and Profit to estimate its sustainability Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 9 February 2015: Jeddah is the most environmentally sustainable city in the Middle East, according to the inaugural Sustainable Cities Index from ARCADIS, the leading global natural and build asset design and consultancy firm. The Index, …

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