The UAE’s developers are setting the pace for sustainable development in the Middle East and North Africa region, driving higher regional standards in the outdoor construction and design industry, said a leading consultant.
Sustainability is gaining momentum globally and areas in the region, such as the UAE, have the opportunity to be the flagship of sustainable development, said property expert JLL, which released its sustainability report on Sunday.
While GCC countries have grown strongly in recent years mainly due to high hydrocarbon prices and increased oil and gas output, sustainable development must be backed by large projects which diversify the economies, a report said.
The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has announced that registration is now open for those who wish to attend the Dubai Global Energy Forum.
This year’s forum runs from April 15 to 17 at the Dubai International Convention and
Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) recently launched its first 'green service station' in the Middle East at The Meadows neighbourhood in Emirates Hills, Dubai.
Among the innovative green initiatives at the station are advanced technolog
Leading global experts will be in Dubai to discuss the challenges for sustainable development in the Middle East region during a giant building and construction industry event to be held in November.
"The Green Build Congress," will be hel
The Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) has signed a co-operation agreement with Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) to promote sustainable development.
The agreement is aimed at driving the government's st
A call for incentives for the private sector, to adapt new, green technologies, was given at the Open Forum on Cities, organised as part of the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai.
Panellists unanimously called for
The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) made a call for the adoption of more environment-friendly best practices to help in the emirate’s ongoing efforts to achieve total sustainable development.
The chamber launched its Enviro
Qatars's Public Works Authority (Ashghal), has adopted the Qatar Sustainable Assessment System (QSAS) and the concept of sustainable developments in its public building projects.
Ashghal signed a MoU with Barwa & Qatari Diar Resear