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US$758mn Green Loan For World’s Largest Desalination Project in UAE

Taweelah Independent Water Project (IWP) has secured the first-ever ‘sustainable loan’ qualification for a water desalination project globally with Independent assessor Vigeo Eiris confirming that...
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New Policy Sees Ban Of Single-Use Plastic Bags in Abu Dhabi by 2021

In the first-of-its-kind policy decision, The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi has announced that it plans to make Abu Dhabi free of single-use plastic...
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Dalma Gas offshore facilities: ADNOC awards US$ 1.65bn construction contracts

Dalma Gas Project: ADNOC Awards US$ 1.65bn Construction Contracts

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded two contracts worth $1.65 billion (AED 6.06 billion) for the construction of offshore facilities for...
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AI To Boost Global GDP by $5.2 Trillion, Key to Sustainable Economy

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be the key enabling technology in achieving renewable energy and sustainability targets, and boost global gross domestic product (GDP) by...
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Aquarium of Truth

Splash steps up its sustainable fashion game with new campaign

Splash recently launched its 'Aquarium of Truth' campaign to create awareness on ocean conservation and emphasise on the adoption of sustainable business practices in...
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Region’s first biogas plant begins operations in Al Sinainah

First-of-its-kind in the region, Mazoon Diary’s biogas plant has begun operations in Al Sinainah in Oman. The switching-on ceremony for the plant was held...
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Mazda’s first battery EV set for a charged Tokyo Motor Show debut

Japanese automotive giant Mazda is all set to unveil its very first 100 per cent battery electric vehicle (EV) at the Tokyo Motor Show...
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Sustainable Travel Is Often a Contradiction

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Britain’s Prince Harry is urging tourists to be more eco-friendly – while at the same time flitting across Europe by private...
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Chanel, H&M Sign Pact to Curb Environmental Damage

(Bloomberg) -- Fashion giants including Nike, H&M, Armani and Chanel have signed onto an agreement intended to curb the apparel industry’s environmental impact. The...
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Many MENA coastal cities could be flooded if sea levels rise

Qatar-based Al-Attiyah Foundation’s recent Sustainability Digest sends out a bleak warning on climate change in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region saying...
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