• CSR Coaching

    CSR Coaching was established to assist professionals overcome CSR and Sustainability related challenges and excel in their professional career. Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility are becoming essential in every organization’s business strategy and culture and we have realized that Sustainability professionals require greater support to overcome day to day obstacles and achieve business and personal objectives.

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  •  23-26 May 2016 - Oman Energy & Water Exhibition and Conference

    The Oman Energy & Water Exhibition & Conference is an international event dedicated to the power generation, renewable and alternative energy and transmission and distribution, and water-related industries.

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  • 23 - 25 May 2016 - Recycling and Waste Management

    The Oman Waste & Environmental Services Exhibition and Conference is Oman’s largest environmental event.

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  • BIG 5 OUTDOOR DESIGN & BUILD SHOW

    23 - 25 May, 2016
    Dubai World Trade Centre
    ODBS is an established trade show for professionals specialising in urban development and infrastructure.

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  • FM EXPO 2016
    For the past nine years, FM EXPO has been attracting the region’s facilities management industry to come together to discuss trends, challenges and source solutions.
    Join us for our 10th anniversary and: • Research new products and services from in one compact location • Procure new products and services directly from providers • Meet more than 120 regional and international expert exhibitors • Gain practical knowledge from free to attend conference, seminars and workshops • Benefit from three specialist co-located events: Commercial Cleaning & Hygiene, Middle East Waste & Recycling and Elevators & Access Control
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  • Dubai Solar Show

    4-6 October 2016
    Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE
     

    a dedicated platform showcasing latest solar innovations and largest solar projects in region whilst building partnerships with all government and private sectors.

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  • 19-21 September 2016 - Intersolar Middle East

    Intersolar Middle East is the International Exhibition and Conference for the Solar Industry of the Middle East.

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GreenEmirates Green Business Platform in the Emirates

GreenEmirates Green Business Platform in the Emirates. GreenEmirates Initatives : Directory Events Energy Careers Sustainability Environment and the UAE Sustainability Business Network.

  • "The UAE has amongst the highest Ecological Footprints per capita in the world"

    EWS-WWF

  • "On land and in the sea, our forefathers lived and survived in this environment. They ... recognised the need to conserve it, to take from it only what they needed to live, and to preserve it for succeeding generations"  HH Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

  • 'A green economy for sustainable development'.

    Launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in January 2012

Green Marketing Services

Renewable EnergyHelping SME’s with green products or services to reach the right audience faster. Do you have a Green Event (Environmental, Sustainable or Clean Energy) that you would like to publicise in the UAE? Contact us for support.

 

Green Directory

Renewable EnergyThe aim is to provide an independent and comprehensive resource of the widest range of information on Green and Sustainable products, companies and events specifically focused on the United Arab Emirates.

 

Sustainability Business Network

Renewable EnergyThe goal of the Sustainability Business Network (SBN) is to promote collaboration between these organisations so that they in turn can provide truly comprehensive business solutions to their members and clients. SBN supports this collaboration and knowledge-sharing in three ways.

NEW YORK // The UAE has vowed to make the Paris Climate Agreement, signed by more than 170 countries at the United Nations, work.

The Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi, signed the pact on behalf of the UAE on Friday and later said the Paris Agreement, which was reached last December, sent a “united message".

He said: “The UAE is proud to be here today to send a united message to the world. We will make the Paris Agreement work, and we will work individually and collectively to find the best courses of climate action."

The Paris Agreement will govern climate action after 2020 and from next month, parties to the United Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will begin the process of determining fair and innovative ways to help countries reach their climate goals.

Dr Al Zeyoudi spoke of the UAE’s strategies to protect its environmental resources, especially in relation to water and marine environment conservation, and he also signed a deal with Morocco to enhance cooperation on climate change issues and address global sustainability challenges.

The UAE delegation at the UN included Razan Al Mubarak, secretary general of Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, who said: “Abu Dhabi has remained steadfast in its commitment to the development of its city and its people, and we remain dedicated to supporting this while protecting and preserving our natural heritage.

“We will remain an active, collaborative player in providing efficient access to reliable environmental data that will equip decision-makers with information that ensures that responsible, sustainable development is the way of our future."

Source: The National

 

Dubai: Dubai is giving building owners another motivation to shift to solar energy apart from helping Mother Earth — an environment award and a cash prize totalling $1 million (Dh3.67 million).

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) on Wednesday launched the third cycle of the Emirates Energy Award (EEA) 2016-2017 under the theme ‘Innovative Solutions for Clean Energy’. The council added a new category, ‘Connecting Solar Power to Buildings’, to encourage large and medium enterprises to choose solar in line with the Shams Dubai Initiative.

Shams Dubai (Arabic for ‘solar’) allows homeowners and building owners to install rooftop solar panels for their own use and supply surplus energy to offset their monthly bills. It was launched on March 15 last year.

“Through this award, we look to promote a culture of excellence, sustainability and innovation in energy management, as well as ensuring efficiency, boosting sustainable alternative clean energy sources,” Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, vice-chairman of the DSCE and president of the Emirates Energy Award.

“The award also works on activating the role of communities and raising awareness about conservation, as well as preserving the environment and natural resources,” he added.

The award, which is given every two years, recognises the efforts of private and government institutions in the UAE and Mena region in their drive to be more energy efficient through the use of clean or renewable energy.

Entries, whether from large-scale or small-scale entities, will be judged depending on their efficiency, creativity, and innovation, among other criteria. The project should be operational for at least one year to qualify. Entries can be submitted starting December 1 to February 1, 2017.

Taheb Diab, senior director, Strategy and Planning, Secretary-General of EEA, said this new category on connecting solar to buildings will boost residents’ interest in going solar. It has been a year since Shams Dubai was launched but public reception is yet to soar.

“Just like anywhere else in the world, solar is going to take time to pick up. It’s in the teething phase right now and the best candidates for this are the large-scale distributors, for example, Jebel Ali Zone, Dubai Airports, Emaar or Nakheel properties that can develop hundreds of villas. It just makes more sense when you have a collective approach,” Diab told Gulf News.

Diab said the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has received 20 applications for Shams Dubai, the majority of which are commercial entities, with a total estimated output of more than 12MW of power.

 

Emirates Energy Award (10 categories)

1) Energy Efficiency — Public Sector (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

2) Energy Efficiency — Private Sector (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

3) Large Energy Project (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

4) Small Energy Project (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

5) Connecting Solar Power to Buildings — Large Project (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

6) Connecting Solar Power to Buildings — Small Project (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

7) Energy and capacity Building (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

8) Research and Development (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

9) Young Professional Energy Award (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

10) Special Recognition Award (Gold, Siver, and Bronze)

Total cash prize: $1 million

For more information, visit: http://www.emiratesenergyaward.com/

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Earth Hour is a charitable organisation based out of Singapore. Our mission is uniting people to protect the planet. We are an open source movement organised by WWF and volunteer organisations worldwide.

Earth Hour was famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown to engage more than 172 countries and territories worldwide. Earth Hour 2016 is on 19 March 2016, 8:30 pm.

Earth Hour is more than an event. It is a movement that has achieved massive environmental impact, including legislation changes by harnessing the power of the crowd.

Join and support the event with us here: https://www.earthhour.org/