LG SETS GOAL TO UTILIZE MORE THAN HALF MILLION TONNES OF RECYCLED PLASTIC

LG SETS GOAL TO UTILIZE MORE THAN HALF MILLION TONNES OF RECYCLED PLASTIC

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES,  (AETOSWire): LG Electronics (LG) has announced its goal to use almost 600,000 tonnes of recycled plastic by 2030 in a concerted effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the value chain. The goal is a part of LG’s larger initiative to create a take-back ecosystem for electronic waste and increase the use of post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials in its consumer electronics and home appliance products. In 2020, LG utilized approximately 20,000 tonnes of recycled plastic in its products which it plans to increase more than tenfold…

SIRC, SABIC Join Hands to Realize Saudi Vision 2030

تعاون بين (سرك) و(سابك) لتحقيق أهداف الاقتصاد الدائري

SIRC, SABIC Join Hands to Realize Saudi Vision 2030 Objective of Circular Economy Volumes of Plastic Waste to be Converted into Chemical Recycled Feedstock SIRC is owned by Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world. Reinforcing the Saudi G20 Presidency’s commitment to Circular Carbon Economy (CCE), and Climate Change. Initiative will create thousands of new jobs in Saudi Arabia. SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company Saudi Investment Recycling Company (SIRC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), signed…

fight against climate change

مكافحة تغير المناخ عن طريق إعادة الاستخدام وإعادة التدوير

Reusing and recycling; individual and collective actions in the fight against climate change Ahead of COP26, representatives from Saudi Arabia and the UK government discussed climate change issues yesterday in an online roundtable hosted by the British Embassy in Riyadh Climate change is the biggest and most urgent challenge of our time. During a live forum hosted yesterday by the British Embassy in Riyadh, experts from private and public sectors and civil society discussed the challenge, strategies and actions that need to be taken, with a particular focus on plastic…

Dubai-born CAFU reveals drone technology with first-of-its-kind planting mechanism taking the one million Ghaf Tree Seed Project to the next level

Dubai-born CAFU reveals drone technology with first-of-its-kind planting mechanism taking the one million Ghaf Tree Seed Project to the next level

– Pioneering tech and car services company unveils drone technology & ground-breaking planting mechanism in the MENA region as it completes two rounds of desert planting – Announces strategic research partnership with UAE University to help scale the project to explore other native UAE seed types Dubai, UAE, March 16th, 2021: Months on from announcing the Sustainability Deal – Dubai-born CAFU has taken big strides in its strategy towards becoming carbon neutral, starting with the ground-breaking Ghaf Tree Seed Project to plant a million Ghaf seeds in the UAE desert…

Nakheel launches environmental awareness campaign  for communities across Dubai

“نخيل” تطلق حملة توعية بيئية في مجتمعاتها السكنية بدبي

Initiative kicks off 12 March with clean ups at Discovery Gardens and Jumeirah Village Circle Nakheel is embarking on a new environmental awareness campaign at its master developments across Dubai, starting with community clean ups at Discovery Gardens and Jumeirah Village Circle this weekend (Friday, 12 March). Nakheel Community Management has teamed up with Dubai-based neighbourhood social network Hayi and environmental management company Bee’ah for the initiative, which complements Nakheel’s regular waste management programme and forms part of the company’s ongoing calendar of community events. Residents are invited to join…

Ericsson: Smart home privacy: How to avoid ‘data paparazzi’

الخصوصية في المنازل الذكية: كيف يمكن تجنب تطفل “مصوري البيانات”

The paparazzi are known for often taking covert photographs of celebrities and selling them to tabloids or gossip magazines. In a similar vein, could the increasing number of smart, connected devices coming into our lives start acting like covert “data paparazzi”? And what can we do to avoid it? Find out here. Today, our devices collect and forward information to all sorts of external parties: our home security alarm provider, our electricity supplier, our fitness watch vendor, our car manufacturer, and so on. Smart assistants listen to our voice commands…

Exceptional achievements in 2020 despite coronavirus challenges

الصور كلها 1000

In support of the UAE’s sustainable economic development, Dubai Customs has been able to meet the challenges of the global economic recession arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. The year 2020 saw new pioneering achievements for Dubai Customs in terms development of Customs work processes and innovation of new solutions and initiatives to ensure the smooth flow of trade and mitigate the impacts of the global pandemic. This follows the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler…

EEG ends unprecedented 2020 with resolute afforestation efforts.

مجموعة عمل الإمارات للبيئة تزرع 2,000 شجرة

“For Our Emirates We Plant” oversees the planting of 2,000 trees planted in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah by 641 entities On the historic date 20.12.2020, Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) organised and conducted its annual tree planting campaign, “For Our Emirates We Plant”. This significant event was conducted at two locales in Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai. Under the patronage and presence of H. E. Engr. Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Bin Saqr Al-Qasimi, member of the Executive Council of the Government of Ras Al-Khaimah and Chairman of the Department of…

Volvo Cars invests in designing and developing electric motors in-house

شركة المشروعات التجارية تُعلن اعتماد شركة فولفو للسيارات

Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises – Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2020: Trading Enterprises, the exclusive distributor of Volvo cars in the UAE and part of Al-Futtaim Automotive announced today that Volvo Cars is making significant investments that allow for the in-house design and development of electric motors for the next generation of Volvo models, as the company continues to move towards becoming a fully electric car maker. The company today opened a brand-new electric motor lab in Shanghai, China, the latest addition to its global network of facilities for the development and…

Dubai Investments unveils flagship sustainability initiative; announces winners of the “Acting on Plastic” Universities Competition

دبي للاستثمار تعلن عن الفائزين

Heriot Watt University ranks First, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University Second and the American University of Sharjah ranked third respectively Dubai Investments PJSC, the leading, diversified Investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), has announced the winners of its flagship sustainability initiative, the “Acting on Plastic” Universities Competition 2020 that was launched in January this year. The Competition is one of Dubai Investments leading sustainability initiatives that fosters the Company’s commitment to its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) plan and aligns its directions with the UAE Vision 2021…