#Sustainability

Expo City Dubai unveils new attractions for visitors

Expo City Dubai unveils new attractions for visitors

The Stories of Nations exhibitions are located in the opportunity, mobility and sustainability districts

Data centres and sustainability Kevin Hagen is the VP - Environmental Social & Governance Strategy, Iron Mountain

Clean Energy: The key to economic and environmental resilience

As businesses face both mounting energy costs and pressure to conduct more sustainable operations, renewable energy should take centre stage as we fight to conserve our resources and economies

The UAE and France to jointly focus on decarbonisation of hta industries

UAE, France to jointly focus on decarbonisation of hard-to-abate industries

The bilateral initiative, which will officially launched during COP28, will focus on low-carbon hydrogen and sustainable fuel production and their respective value chains

Emirates operates demo flight with 100% SAF

Emirates Airline operates demo flight with 100% SAF

It is the first passenger airline in the world to operate a Boeing 777 powering a GE engine with 100 per cent SAF

Mohammad Al Falasi AVP Emirates Flight Catering

Interview: Mohammad Al Falasi, assistant vice president, Emirates Flight Catering

Emirates Flight Catering’s AVP tells us about the company’s diversification plans including private event catering, its focus on sustainability and the growing popularity of Emirati cuisine

Hub71 is Masdar City's official startup ecosystem partner

Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 named Masdar City’s official startup ecosystem partner

The entities will identify opportunities to collaborate in areas including mobility, food, health, and climate action

Emirates aircraft being fueled with SAF

UAE’s Emirates completes engine ground testing with 100% sustainable aviation fuel

The ground test results will pave the way for the airline’s first experimental test flight using 100 per cent SAF in one engine, which is due for take off this week

etihad to join Masdar, bp, Tadweer, ADNOC in study to explore SAF production in the UAE

Masdar, ADNOC, bp, Tadweer, Etihad to explore SAF production in UAE

The entities will jointly conduct a feasibility study for the region’s first project to produce sustainable aviation fuel using renewable hydrogen and municipal solid waste

Better benefits can give UAE firms an edge in global battle for talent

Better benefits can give UAE firms an edge in global battle for talent

Workplace savings, unemployment insurance, and education allowances are among the top benefits sought by employees

UAE President announces 2023 as ‘Year of Sustainability'

UAE President announces 2023 as ‘Year of Sustainability’

The announcement follows the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, which concluded on January 19

Power Letters 2023: Nasser Al Awadhi, chief executive officer, ADIB

Power Letters 2023: Nasser Al Awadhi, chief executive officer, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Continuous innovation, segment focus, digital excellence and sustainable future are the core tenets of our 2025 growth strategy

Etihad airways, Satavia sign contract

UAE’s Etihad, UK-based Satavia sign contrail management contract

Aircraft-generated condensation trails, or contrails, cause surface warming responsible for up to two-thirds of aviation’s climate impact

Masdar - SOCAR sign renewable energy agreements

UAE’s Masdar, Azerbaijan’s SOCAR to develop renewable energy projects

The agreements will help develop onshore wind and solar projects, and integrated offshore wind and green hydrogen projects, with a combined capacity of 4 gigawatts

Tech ology can help address food security challenges by Dr Ray O Johnson

Opinion: Technology can help address challenges impacting food security

The development and adoption of advanced technology is critical to averting negative impacts on our food systems

ADNOC trials tech to turn mineralise CO2

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week: ADNOC to trial tech that mineralises C02

The project, which is supported by Masdar and due to commence in Fujairah in January, will use 44.01’s prize-winning CCM technology to eliminate CO2 from the atmosphere

Y4S_Masdar photo courtesy YS4

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2023: Masdar’s Youth 4 Sustainability Hub starts on Jan 16

The Y4S Hub will include an ‘Out-of-Labs’ workshop, showcasing nine innovation projects developed by UAE-based university students

Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum 2023 @ADSW 2023

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week: Energy security, strategies take centre stage at Global Energy Forum

Organised by the Atlantic Council, the forum is being held in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure, ADNOC, Mubadala, TAQA, and Emirates Nuclear Energy Company

Aldar Properties launches net zero plan to decarbonise its business

Net zero goals: Here’s how Abu Dhabi’s Aldar aims to decarbonise its business

The plan includes a detailed roadmap to achieve Net Zero in Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 emissions by 2050

Dr Sultan Ahmed al Jaber COP28 president designate pic WAM

COP28 UAE: Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber named President-Designate

The UAE will host the annual climate summit at Expo City, Dubai, from November 30 – December 12

Aldar, Diamond Developers launch sales for The Sustainable City – Yas Island project

Construction of the project will commence in Q2 2023, with first handovers expected in Q4 2025

ADNOC allocates 1$5M towards low carbon solutions

ADNOC earmarks $15bn for low-carbon solutions and decarbonisation tech

The company will launch projects involving carbon capture, electrification and new CO2 absorption technology, and also enhance investments in hydrogen and renewables 

Right Farm X Waste lab (1)

UAE-based Right Farm, The Waste Lab partner to support sustainability

Right Farm and The Waste Lab will collaboratively work towards minimising and repurposing food wastage

Green living

Sustainability: 16 ideas for greener living

Begin the new year on a greener note, here are tips to help you get started

Construction

Building green: How the UAE’s construction sector is promoting sustainability

Real estate developers have rapidly embraced the concept of net-zero buildings and accelerated their transition to eco-friendly construction

FOOD

Top 5 ways restaurants can reduce waste and improve food safety

There are a couple of changes restaurants can implement that will not require any huge investment

Waste

Waste to value: A worthwhile opportunity for business

To reach sustainability targets of net zero, global supply chains would require critical restructuring in how we make things, from cement production to packaging

SME Story: Interview with Kate Brunette-Sireteanu, co-founder of Peace of Mind Products

While we all walk around wearing masks to protect ourselves from airborne particles, our youngsters had no added layer of resistance until we launched our VirusShield Stroller Cover

Packaging

Here’s what the future of packaging looks like

While the plastic industry struggles to close its circularity loop, there are other sustainable options available in the packaging industry

Sustainable transportation is going to be integral to cities down the road

With the rate of urbanisation ramping up, the demand for more sustainable and carbon-neutral options for mobility is also increasing