"The UAE has amongst the highest Ecological Footprints per capita in the world"
"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
Helping 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.
The 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.
The 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.
The National| UAE : The Emirates Environmental Group will begin its 13th annual Clean Up UAE campaign on Saturday, with volunteers hoping to collect 114 tonnes of waste. Looking to beat last year’s record of 112 tonnes of waste, the campaign wants to encourage participants to volunteer on one of the day’s dedicated to helping the environment. .
Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/uae/environment/clean-up-uae-drive-begins-on-saturday
The National| UAE : Acwa Power, a Riyadh-based company, bid an unprecedented, and unsubsidised, 5.98 US cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) for the 100 megawatt (MW) phase, trumping the previous lows in Brazil and India at 8 and 9 cents. – The National Newspaper – 4th December 2014.
Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/business/energy/saudi-firm-outbids-rivals-for-second-phase-of-mohammed-bin-rashid-al-maktoum-solar-park
GulfNews: Abu Dhabi: Water and electricity tariff for both Emiratis and expatriates had been revised with effect from January 1, 2015, in an apparent move to minimise government subsidies.
Read more: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/government/abu-dhabi-revises-water-and-electricity-tariff-1.1411802