"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
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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 tallest tower in the world – Burj Khalifa – has been added to the portfolio of acclaimed clients being serviced by Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading award-winning fully integrated environment and waste management company. A highly competitive tendering process saw Bee’ah awarded a five-year contract to introduce recycling logistics, create sustainability awareness amongst the tenants and residents, and to provide integrated waste management services to the prestigious landmark building, leading to a more sustainable platform for the upcoming World Expo 2020 which will be held in Dubai.
As part of Masdar’s Innovation Week activities, Masdar, BP and Masdar Institute launched The Catalyst, the region’s first technology startup accelerator focused on sustainability and clean tech. The Catalyst, which is supported by $5 million in funding from BP, will help startups accelerate their business through funding, training and mentorship.
Dubai doubled the capacity of the second phase of the solar park from 100MW to 200MW after receiving the lowest ever recorded cost for solar power in a tender won by Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power and Spain's TSK.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, or Dewa, will start accepting expressions of interest for the third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park at the end of September.