Wednesday 4 October 2023

SFME announces Bank ABC as a Lead Partner for 2nd edition

Sustainability Forum Middle East (SFME) has announced Bank ABC as a Lead Partner for its upcoming second edition set for January 9, 2024 in Bahrain.   This year’s Forum, promoting regional decarbonation, will focus on “Achieving Net Zero – Path


COP28 programme to aid Mena SMEs employ net-zero strategies

The COP28 Presidency, in collaboration with the SME Climate Hub and We Mean Business Coalition, has launched a programme to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Mena implement net-zero strategies.    COP28 & SME Climate Hub for Mena (Middle


Eurovent Middle East launches HVACR Leadership Academy

Eurovent Middle East has launched its new HVACR Leadership Academy, an open platform to bundle course programmes for the professional development of HVACR Technicians and Engineers. This is considered a critical missing link between technology and energy savings in the fight for lower greenho


‘Sustainability’ is the new flavour on all Jazeera Airways flights

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low-cost carrier, recently introduced sustainable food service ware on all flights across its network of 64 destinations. By changing from plastic cutlery to 100% biodegradable spoons, forks, knives and napkins, Jazeera reduces 300 kg of plastic


Almana Hospitals plans to expand its reach to Riyadh

Almana Group of Hospitals, the pioneering healthcare provider in the Eastern Region, has unveiled plans to expand to Riyadh in partnership with Dar International Consultancy, HDR Middle East and ARC Design.    This move of establishing a 300-bed multi-speci


IATA symposium seeks actions to hit net zero by 2050

The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) inaugural World Sustainability Symposium (WSS) opened in Madrid with a focus on actions needed to achieve the aviation industry’s commitment to net zero CO2 emissions by 2050. “Air travel demand shows that we all wa


EGA achieves another summer of zero heat-related illnesses

Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas, has achieved zero heat-related illnesses for the second summer in a row.   Heat-related illness is a hazard for anyone working outside in the UAE summer, and can be fatal i


Emirates Steel Arkan showcases decarbonisation at Adipec

Emirates Steel Arkan (ESA), a leading steel and building materials manufacturer, is showcasing its pioneering strides in decarbonisation and the integration of cutting-edge technologies at Adipec 2023.    The group is also the official sponsor of the Adipec


DP World wins Gold for rooftop solar power programme

DP World, a leading provider of global end-to-end supply chain solutions, was awarded Gold in the Environmental Sustainability Programme category at the Gulf Sustainability Awards 2023 for its Solar Power Programme.    DP World’s Solar Power Programme


Johnson Controls, EGBC to study indoor air quality in schools

Schools in the UAE will soon have more options to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) thanks to an innovative Memorandum of Understanding between Johnson Controls and Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC).   The MoU outlines a joint commitment to the research and

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