Make MENAFN My Home Page
 
  Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UAE- Dubai to invest in carbon reduction  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 10/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!


(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The dubai green economy partnership held its second seminar to discuss the role of strategic partnerships in establishing and growing dubai?s own green economy.

established in may 2012 by shaikh hamdan bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum crown prince of dubai and chairman of dubai executive council the green economy partnership aims to make dubai a global gateway for green investment and trade by accelerating the transition of dubai to a green economy across local regional and international markets.

inspired by the long term national green economy strategy ‘green economy for sustainable development’ launched by his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai in 2012 the green economy partnership aims to develop and facilitate the long-term sustainable and green growth of dubai’s economy; establish dubai’s position in the growing global green economy value chain; and accelerate the adoption of green technologies products and services that are both economically feasible and ecologically viable.

chairman of the green economy partnership waleed salman evp of strategy and business development at dewa said: “the dubai integrated energy strategy 2030 aims to reduce energy consumption by 30 per cent and carbon emissions by over five million tonnes. collaboration such as the discussions in today’s session help bridge knowldge gaps and shape the agenda of future initiatives. for example following our inaugural event in october we established the region’s first world green economy summit the second of which will be held in dubai in april 2015 in association dewa and world climate.”

he added: “dubai’s success in reducing carbon emissions and developing sustainable economic growth will help shape the global climate action agenda that will next meet in paris in 2015.”

as the first multi-stakeholder partnership to promote the transition to a green and low-carbon economy in the middle east the green economy partnership is driven by global public-private partnerships collaboration and cross-sector participation which reflects stakeholders’ leadership and commitment to reduce carbon emissions in all activities from power and water to transportation and built environment.

executive director of tecom investments’ science cluster and founding member of the green economy partnership marwan abdulaziz said: “we are delighted to host the second green leadership series event for the green economy partnership. this event is unique in bringing together industry experts from across the sustainability sector to discuss how to further the uae’s green economy through identification of opportunities analysis of trends and private sector participation in shaping future policies.”

— business?khaleejtimes.com


 
 


Khaleej Times




Nigeria's Buhari warns off secessionist, ,8/22/2017 3:00:35 PM



(MENAFN) Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday he would stop secessionist activists spreading unrest, seeking to reassert his hold on power after returning from his second mission of ...


Mass flight cancellations in Hong Kong as Typhoon Hato approaches, ,8/22/2017 3:00:09 PM



(MENAFN - AFP) Widespread flight cancellations were set to bring chaos to Hong Kong's busy international airport as Typhoon Hato churns towards the city Tuesday. The weather observatory said the ...


Bel Group Launches The ‘Book of Dreams’ in Jordan, ,8/22/2017 2:57:34 PM



Bel Group announced the launch of its ‘Book of Dreams’ in Jordan, which is now available along with Jibnet Abou El Walad spreadable cheese packs. The Group will give 10% of the proceeds towards ...


Rami Khouri to NU-Q: You Are the Story of Tomorrow, ,8/22/2017 2:49:12 PM



With the administration and faculty in full academic regalia, Northwestern University in Qatar’s newest class was inducted into the University at its annual Convocation Ceremony, the first to be ...


Survey: 82 Percent of ITSM Professionals Believe Future IT Roles Will Become More Challenging, ,8/22/2017 2:48:39 PM



ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company and creators of ServiceDesk Plus, the IT service desk software used by more than 100,000 organizations worldwide, today announced the results of its ...


Media site down in Canada's Rebel, ,8/22/2017 2:42:01 PM



(MENAFN) A technology company banned directing traffic to its website, making it unapproachable to some users around the world on Monday as the site known for tirades against Muslims and refugees ...


BBC World Service launches first Pidgin service, ,8/22/2017 4:23:51 AM



(MENAFN - Somali Land Sun) Somalilandsun - On August 21st,launched as part of the biggest expansion of the World Service since the 1940s.BBC Pidgin the first African digital service will provide ...


Business World September 2017, ,8/22/2017 2:39:04 PM



Russell Bedford International, the global accounting and audit network, has released the September 2017 edition of its biannual Business World magazine. Business World delivers views and analysis ...


NRI investors should follow in the footsteps of the new Indian economic reforms: Century Financial Brokers, ,8/22/2017 2:37:37 PM



Century Financial Brokers L.L.C., one of the oldest and trusted financial services firms in the UAE, has called on non-resident Indians (NRIs) to take calculated, investment exposures, reminiscent ...


Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29, ,8/22/2017 2:24:09 AM



(MENAFN - NewsBytes) Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29 22 Aug 2017 In a rare instance, PM Modi is set to kick-start 9,500 road projects worth Rs. 27,000 crore in ...




 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Search News
Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help