Thursday 23 September 2021

Engie’s environmental preservation efforts recognised

Engie, a global reference group in low-carbon energy and energy efficient solutions, has been honoured with a Gold award in the ‘Environmental Sustainability Programme – Large enterprise” category.    The firm also won a Silver and Bronze


Expo 2020 community art project to focus on sustainability

Expo 2020 Dubai has unveiled its community art project, known as Hammour House, at a preview attended by UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.   Hammour House will bring together fish


Dubai launches clinics for patients with post-Covid-19 symptoms

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has introduced post-Covid-19 clinics at two of its health centres. The clinics will take place on Tuesdays at Al Barsha Health Centre and Thursdays at Nad Al Hammar Health Centre.   The clinics are for patients with lingering sym


Aster DM Healthcare to serve world tourists at Expo 2020

Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest integrated healthcare provider network in GCC and India, is offering exclusive services to meet the overall healthcare needs of global tourists visiting Dubai for Expo 2020.      As a corporate partner of the Ind


Innovation in MedTech driving cost-effective care

According to the World Health Organisation, the global average life expectancy increased by more than six years between 2000 and 2019 while the population grew by more than one billion. This, combined with rising cases of health conditions associated with diabetes and obesity, are putting hea


WHO issues new guidelines for global air quality

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its new Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) providing clear evidence of the damage air pollution inflicts on human health, at even lower concentrations than previously understood. The guidelines recommend new air quality levels to p


LG plans to utilise over half a million tonnes of recycled plastic

LG Electronics (LG) has announced its goal to use almost 600,000 tonnes of recycled plastic by 2030 in a concerted effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the value chain.    The goal is a part of LG’s larger initiative to create a take-back ecos


Gastech for future proofing businesses in a net-zero world

Facing unprecedented demands to deliver wholesale decarbonisation of energy, the gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry is increasingly turning to advanced digital technologies. These include artificial intelligence (AI), big data and robotics to future proof businesses and ensure they thriv


Urgent call for commitment to climate action in tourism

In preparation for COP26, two information sessions were held on the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism.    The Declaration, developed by a collaborative group of leading organisations, is an urgent call for all stakeholders to commit to a deca


O&G should focus on net zero emissions: Al Tayer

The oil and gas (O&G) industry needs to take ownership of one of its greatest challenges, that is, the transition to net zero emissions, said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman, Dragon Oil.    An active participation and support by all is called for, con

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