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DEWA chooses JAFZA to showcase projects

The CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has offered a review of its 2013 sustainability initiatives in its quest to become a “sustainable world-class utility”

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Sustainability breeds innovation

Innovation that comes from sustainable business models is proving to be a profitable route for many companies. Lorraine Bangera speaks to business leaders about the benefits of investing in the world’s future Many leading organisations today approach sustainability as a core business strategy. It may have started with small initiatives, like energy conservation, offering green [...]

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Sustainability in hospitality

Worldwide, the energy and environmental impact of the hospitality sector is huge as it relies heavily on built assets, is a major consumer of energy and water and generates considerable volumes of waste. The sector is thus greatly vulnerable to sustainability issues. BGreen and Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC) chaired a round table discussion on [...]

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Being a corporate hero

Paola Ferreira writes about the role of the private sector in mitigating climate change solution. Ferreira is a Policy Advisor at EWS-WWF, where she oversees and supports EWS-WWF’s policy analysis and development. With climate change as the pressing issue in the international arena, many businesses have realised the urgency to act and achieve transformative change. [...]

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A commitment to sustainability

Balancing people, planet and profit, Diversey outlines its expansive portfolio and the road ahead for sustainable operations across sectors Providing sustainable solutions is Diversey’s way to enhance health and safety, reduce environmental impact, and create profitable business growth for our customers. At Diversey, we believe that solutions that protect the environment are good business practice. [...]

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Sustainability Superlative

Dubai now holds the sobriquet of hosting the number one sustainable building in the world. Last month, The Change Initiative, UAE’s first eco-friendly marketplace was awarded the LEED Platinum certification. The sustainability venture obtained 107 points, breaking the previous record of 104 points, out of a maximum of 110 on the LEED sustainability guidelines. Lorraine [...]

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