Sustainability

    DEWA organizes WETEX, Dubai Solar Show at Expo 2020 Dubai on 5th October

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced it will organize the 23rd Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) and Dubai Solar Show from 5th to 7th October 2021, at Expo 2020 Dubai. DEWA is the Official Sustainable Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, Government of Dubai reports. The announcement was made by Saeed Mohammed […]

    UAE strives to preserve the environment, which is a key pillar in the country’s progress

    A UAE newspaper has said that the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ move to launch “an unprecedented effort to heal the Earth”, a world awash in climate disruption and spiraling pollution, is truly praiseworthy, WAM reports. “This was done on the eve of World Environment Day,” said Gulf Today in an editorial on Monday. Kicking off […]

    “UAE national agenda is highly focussed on key topics” – Chairman of the Environment Agency

    The UAE’s environmental policies and initiatives have been playing a significant role in realising the country’s goals and meeting its international commitments, said H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), WAM reports. In a statement he made today to […]

    “A tanker rusts and can crack”: Greenpeace warns of the possibility of a disaster off the coast of Yemen

    The international environmental organization Greenpeace has called on the UN to take immediate action to prevent a possible environmental disaster off the coast of Yemen, where the abandoned FSO Safer tanker with 1.1 million barrels (140 thousand tons) of oil is moored. “The question is not if, the question is when. Moored six kilometers off […]

    Qatar Airways Group highlights environmental sustainability initiatives

    To mark World Environment Day, Qatar Airways Group is reinforcing its commitment to protect the planet by highlighting its key environmental sustainability initiatives. The company announced this move on its site. Qatar Airways Group is dedicated to environmental leadership across all of its entities, including airline, airport operations, aviation and catering services, retail outlets and […]

    UAE’s offer to host COP 28 is strong signal from oil producing country: Luxembourg minister

    The UAE’s offer to host the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Abu Dhabi in 2023, is “a bold move for one of the main oil and gas producing countries in the world,” according to a top Luxembourg official. In […]

    “Worst Marine Ecological Disaster”: explosion of the X-Press Pearl in Sri Lanka

    A cargo ship carrying chemicals caught fire and began to sink off the coast of Sri Lanka. As a result, microplastics and toxic chemicals have entered the Indian Ocean and the country’s beaches, NDTV reports. The container ship MV X-Press Pearl, registered in Singapore, carried several hundred tons of oil, 25 tons of nitric acid, […]

    Qatar officials aim to attract Environmental,  Social, and Corporate Governance sensitive investments

    Qatar based panelists shed light on the opportunities and challenges in the field of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance) across the GCC banking sector. During the ‘Banking on ESG’ webinar, they discussed whether it is a short-term phenomenon or will be here for long-term, The Peninsula Qatar reports In Qatar and the western region, […]

    Red Sea Development paves the way for green finance in Saudi Arabia, CFO says

    The Red Sea Development Co. is preparing the ground for green finance in Saudi Arabia, opening the door to a larger group of regional and global investors for the company, CFO Jay Rosen told Al Arabiya. Public Investment Fund-owned Red Sea finalized a 15-year SR14.12 billion ($3.76 billion) green loan facility with four Saudi banks […]

    Eco Souk and Elite Paper Recycling Factory sign Memorandum on environmental sustainability

    In an effort to reduce waste and its accumulation and damages to the environment and society, Eco Souk and Elite Paper Recycling Factory have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed in the presence of Laura Brennan, Eco Souk Managing Director and Catina Aghayan, Elite Paper Recycling Factory Business Strategy and Communication […]