Thursday 1 December 2022

Mowreq, YesHealth to build KSA’s largest indoor vertical farm

Agtech companies, Mowreq and YesHealth Group have initiated a joint venture to develop a network of indoor vertical farms throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) at a cost of SR100 million ($28 million). The project is backed by Saudi venture capital and funds.  


Experts discuss treatment guidelines for rare respiratory diseases

More than 110 pulmonologists, rheumatologists and radiologists and three international speakers focused on the latest scientific guidelines to improve the clinical outcomes for patients living with rare respiratory conditions at a Dubai event.    Organised


StanChart launches Islamic Sustainable Account in UAE

Standard Chartered has launched the Islamic Sustainable Account (SA) in the UAE. This new product, offered to large corporates, provides clients with the opportunity to embed sustainability into their cash management whilst maintaining daily access to their cash for critical liquidity managem


EAD and FAO join to revive the pearl industry in Abu Dhabi

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has partnered with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in a joint effort to revive the heritage and traditions of the Emirate’s pearl industry. The ‘Abu Dhabi Pearls’ project involves sustainably fa


Dar launches action plan for net zero future in Mena region

Leading international design firm Dar Al Handasah Consultants Shair and Partners has launched a research-backed action plan that countries in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) can follow for decarbonising three key sectors – the built environment, transportation, and water and ene


e& launches FutureNow Sustainability Call

UAE telecom major e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group) has launched its collaborative initiative -- the FutureNow Sustainability Call as part of the group’s overarching FutureNow campaign from e& enterprise. The global technology conglomerate is inviting technology and dig


Pepsi unveils 100% recycled plastic Diet Pepsi bottles in Kuwait

Consumers in Kuwait will now be able to enjoy Diet Pepsi in 100% recycled plastic bottles, as PepsiCo continues its expansion of sustainable packaging alternatives in the GCC.   Pepsi is the first beverage brand in Kuwait to introduce locally manufactured, 100%


ADSCC performs 'region’s first stem cell transplant'

Doctors at Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Centre (ADSCC), part of PureHealth Group, have performed the region’s first successful bone marrow transplant on a patient suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS).    The significant achievement in bone marrow transplant


UAE among the fittest countries in world: report

The UAE is among the fittest countries in the world, with a physical index score of 65.4 compared to a global average of 60, said Cigna Insurance Middle East (CIME), a leading global health services company, in a new report. Over the last four years, UAE’s physical index ha


EAD, Modon sign MoU to team up on environmental issues

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Modon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on environmental initiatives to reduce air pollution, protect wildlife, marine life and natural resources.    This is in addition to deve

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