Tag: UAE

    Sustainable fashion is not a trend; it’s a necessity, says e-commerce platform chief

    For many, sustainable fashion is an interest or trend. For the founders of the global sustainable e-commerce platform Plain Tiger, it’s a necessity, Arab News states. In the middle of the night, Oliver Baillie woke up in his new home in South Africa to find strange men in his house. He began thrashing, worried it […]

    A major Arabian Gulf oil producer tries to burnish its climate credentials
    04 Dec 2021

    Trying to attract investors and retain customers, the United Arab Emirates says it will step up its efforts to cut emissions. Let’s read more in the NY Times article. *** He is the chief executive of a major polluter, but Sultan Al Jaber is likely to be well received and maybe even congratulated when he […]

    GCC countries need to identify consumers for big green energy investments: Indian oil minister
    02 Dec 2021

    The world is still going to “need large amounts of fossil fuels” for a while yet, the minister added. Countries in the Arabian Gulf have made big bets on green energy, but India’s oil minister says questions still need to asked as to who the consumer will be, Oil and gas Middle East states. “GCC […]

    Bayanat to showcase smart city solutions at Abu Dhabi summit

    Bayanat for Mapping and Surveying Service, a fast-growing UAE-based geospatial, data analytics and AI company, showcased its smart city solutions at a key event in Abu Dhabi which was attended by 400 specialists, experts, strategists and policy makers, GDNonline reports. The 2nd Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit began on November 23, bringing together more than […]

    DHL Global Forwarding and CFC Fert/Evergrow sign MoU

    DHL Global Forwarding and CFC Fert/Evergrow have partnered to develop exclusive logistics solutions for the latter, covering all aspects of the company’s logistics needs across the globe in line with their growth plans, GDNonline reports. DHL Global Forwarding will manage all logistical movements, as well as import requirements across CFC Fert/Evergrow ’s operations globally. In […]

    Sustainability is a top priority for business leaders across Mideast

    Middle East business leaders and decision-makers consider environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives to be a top business priority, focusing on energy management and occupant safety and well-being, GDNonline states. According to a survey commissioned by Honeywell on building sustainability and energy management, more than 300 business leaders and decision-makers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia […]

    Middle East hospitality project pushes the boundaries of sustainable construction

    From forest fires and landslides to desertification and flooding, the effects of climate change increasingly are manifesting in all manner of destructive ways, laying waste to animal and plant habitats and vulnerable rural communities. But urban areas are not immune to the risks either, and, as such, they too are being forced to adapt. The […]

    WGEO receives Observer Status from the UNFCCC at COP26
    30 Nov 2021

    In a new global achievement for the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO), Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of WGEO, has received the Observer Status on behalf of the Organization, from United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) during the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), held recently in Glasgow, UK. Al Tayer received […]

    EGA, GE to develop a roadmap to decarbonize EGA’s gas turbines
    30 Nov 2021

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) and GE Gas Power (NYSE: GE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a roadmap to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the operation of EGA’s existing GE natural gas turbines by exploring hydrogen as a fuel, as well as carbon capture, utilization, and storage solutions. The MoU was signed by […]

    UAE students tasked to design Future of Transportation

    Teams of undergraduates in the UAE have been thrown the challenge to come up with new ideas to develop the country’s transportation infrastructure of the future.  University teams from across the UAE will conceptualize hyperloop portals, plan optimum routes and design associated infrastructure to connect the ports of Jebel Ali, Dubai and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, […]