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Engie first ambassador at Expo 2020 French Pavilion

DUBAI, February 11, 2019

Leading global energy and services group Engie will be the first ambassador of France’s Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai, showcasing its solutions for transforming energy use and its work towards more sustainable mobility.

To be held From October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021, the gala event will be themed “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, based around three interwoven topics: mobility, sustainability, opportunity.

During this world expo, the mission of the France’s Pavilion is to promote French heritage, with all its human, philosophical, artistic, cultural and entrepreneurial wealth, but also its science and technology.

A leader in the energy revolution and a flagship of French industrial excellence, Engie said throughout the 24 weeks, it will present the many technological innovations for sustainable cities and connected territories.

With digital as a driver, these solutions are revolutionising energy use, and working towards cleaner, connected, autonomous and shared mobility, it added.

With over 25 million visitors expected and 180 countries represented, 2020 Dubai will offer France a unique arena to showcase its vision of ecological and inclusive transition, said a top official.

"At a time when cities and territories are increasingly turning to zero-carbon, Engie is placing its know-how at the service of this transformation," remarked its CEO Isabelle Kocher.

"Thanks to our expertise in the production of low-carbon energy and sustainable mobility, we are offering citizens a better quality of life and helping them to reduce their carbon footprint," noted Kocher.

"We are proud to be associated with France’s Pavilion to highlight French industrial excellence and know-how in favour of more harmonious progress," she added.  

According to her, France’s Pavilion will relay the country’s public policy in terms of support for innovation and sustainable development.

"It will promote the technological innovations of private and public partners in the France’s Pavilion, by showcasing them in an educational and collaborative way. In this way, it will boost France’s industrial and touristic appeal," she stated.

Erik Linquier, the president of Cofrex (Compagnie Française des Expositions) and General Commissioner of France’s Pavilion, commented: "It is with great pride that we welcome an exemplary international group like Engie as our first Ambassador of France’s Pavilion."

"With its expertise and drive in innovation, we are setting out on a partnership of excellence that will promote French know-how along the line of the One Planet Summit," he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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