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WETEX & Dubai Solar Show present the latest developments, investments and technologies in energy, water, solar, environment and green development

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is organising the 21st Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and …

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Entrepreneurship in the Arab world: the opportunities, challenges, the stakeholders and the funding environment

Zawya has conducted a series of interviews with many stakeholders in the Arab entrepreneurship space to gauge their views on the opportunities and the challenges that they face. Governments across the Arab world have been spending money on consultants to set up incubators and other tools to help those with business ideas create new firms and scale them, as more …

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FireEye’s intelligence-led security assessment to identify risks in M&A target’s IT environment

FireEye, Inc., the leader in stopping today’s advanced cyberattacks, recently announced the launch of Mandiant® Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Risk Assessment, a service designed to help organizations in an M&A process to understand the acquisition target’s cybersecurity posture and risk profile, and address the cybersecurity risks. The new service has been launched with FireEye law firm partner Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw …

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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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DEWA’s smart app wins best m-Government Award in environment category

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has presented Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA ) with the Best m-Government Service Award in the environment category, to HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA . The award was announced on the third and final day of the Government Summit, which …

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Bringing the residents of UAE together – HSBC and the British Council celebrate stories and the environment in UAE

In the United Arab Emirates, English is the international language that helps all the residents in the country from diverse national backgrounds communicate with each other. Given the importance of the English language to the local environment, HSBC and the British Council joined forces to host a ‘Kids Read’ storytelling event revolving around the environment for over 200 children, teachers …

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DEWA urges customers to limit electricity usage between 12-6pm to protect the environment

Environmental Sustainability helps preserve natural resources for us all and for generations to come by making the most efficient use of our resources to ensure their sustainability and reduce damage to the environment. With global warming leading to climate change and the population set to grow to nine billion by 2050, sustaining the basic quality of life is increasingly becoming …

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Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture opened by he UAE Minister of Environment

Day One of GFIA also saw Keynote Speeches from Bill Gates via video, and Dr Mark Post, scientist behind world’s first lab burger. HE Rashid bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water, today inaugurated the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture. The Minister inaugurated the event on behalf of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister …

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Better land care may be worth US$1.4 trillion a year

By Lou Del Bello – SciDev.Net Better management of degraded lands could deliver up to US$1.4 trillion a year in increased crop production, says a report presented at the UN Convention to Combat Desertification conference in Windhoek, Namibia, last month (24 September). But it adds that much of the work on the economic valuation of such land in countries in …

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Measure and Communicate the Social and Environmental Impacts of your CSR Initiatives

CSE is proud to announce a new Sustainability round table to take place on the 13th March in Dubai. Leading Guest speakers from Majid Al Futtaim, BuildGreen, Dubai Quality Group will join CSE to discuss the fundamental topic of our days “How to Measure and Communicate the Social and Environmental Impacts of your Initiatives”. Gain invaluable insights upon all hot …

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