Sunday 4 December 2022

EAD, Modon sign MoU to team up on environmental issues

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Modon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on environmental initiatives to reduce air pollution, protect wildlife, marine life and natural resources.    This is in addition to deve


G42, Israel’s Sheba Medical Centre to team up on research

G42 Healthcare, a leading Abu Dhabi-based AI health-tech company, has announced a strategic collaboration with Israel-based Sheba Medical Centre, on joint research projects and clinical trials across UAE and Israel in the future.   G42 Healthcare will team up wi


Olayan Kimberly-Clark's Bahrain unit cuts water use

Askar Manufacturing Facility, run by Olayan Kimberly-Clark in Bahrain, has reduced its 2021 water footprint by 55 percent within a span of just three years.    The facility’s consistent reduction of freshwater consumption year on year has resulted in


DIB successfully prices $750m inaugural Sustainable Sukuk

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), rated A3 by Moody's and A by Fitch, has successfully priced its inaugural Sustainable Sukuk, a landmark $750 million 5-year senior issue with a profit rate of 5.493% per annum. The issue represents a spread of 155bps over 5-Year US Treasuries. 


Bain & Company acts on global sustainability imperative

Bain & Company is offering The Further Academy Programme, an accelerated and specialised, post-graduate-level global ESG training programme to upskill all its consultants across the firm worldwide. This will be the largest move of its kind within the top tier management consulting sector.


Saudi German Health to bring together nursing experts

Saudi German Health (SGH) Centre of Excellence for Continuing Nursing Education is all set to convene international nursing experts at the first-ever Saudi German Health International Nursing Conference from November 30 to December 1.    Themed ‘Trans


Health Matters and Bahrain Cancer Society partner up

Bahrain Cancer Society has partnered with Health Matters, part of Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions, to promote the aims of the Cancer Society.   The partnership was trialled by co-operation with the free to attend breast cancer awareness session held in October


Rebound Plastic Exchange to support GCC to combat waste

Rebound Plastic Exchange, a global B2B digital trading platform for recycled plastics, is ready to support GCC, which generates about 130 million tonnes of waste per annum, to achieve sustainable waste management.    Currently, it is estimated that it will


First-ever 100% rPET packaging during FIFA World Cup

Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Coca-Cola Middle East have announced the introduction of 100% recycled PET (rPET) bottles for Coca-Cola’s range of beverages across official FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 venues.   Aligning wit

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