"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 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 United Arab Emirates has announced a fresh investment collaboration for renewable energy projects. France will join the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide low-cost finance to renewable energy projects in developing countries across the world. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and France’s L’Agence Francaise de Developpement will jointly study project proposals and extend financial support to suitable projects. The deal was announced during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2015.
Read more: http://cleantechnica.com/2015/01/25/uae-france-announce-partnership-jointly-fund-renewable-energy-projects/
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