The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global Outreach

The Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 20by2020 Humanitarian Initiative Rebranded to Beyond2020 for Continuous Global Outreach

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  Following the widespread success of the 20by2020 initiative in helping deliver vital sustainable solutions to vulnerable communities around the world, the Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced the transformation of the 20by2020 initiative into Beyond2020, establishing it as a flagship platform of the Prize for continuous global outreach. Beyond2020 represents the second phase of the initiative, which is led by the Zayed Sustainability Prize in partnership with various leading local and international organisations and has, since its launch in December 2019, reached 8 countries across the…

20by2020 Improves the Lives of Thousands of Fishermen and their Families in Indonesia

20by2020 Improves the Lives of Thousands of Fishermen and their Families in Indonesia

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, The UAE-led humanitarian initiative, 20by2020, continues to extend sustainable solutions to various parts of the world with the latest deployment in Pulau Laut Selatan – South Kalimantan, Indonesia.  The objective of this deployment is to provide 20,700 people from a large fishermen community with improved energy access through off-grid solar lighting. Pulau Laut Selatan is in the Kota Baru Regency (Borneo), where a quarter of the population still live in the dark, and most households earn their living by fishing. 3,600 solar lanterns and 1,000…

20by2020 Improves Water Quality in Rural Communities of Madagascar

20by2020 Improves Water Quality in Rural Communities of Madagascar

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, To help tackle the prevailing challenge of access to potable water in remote communities of Madagascar, the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative; 20by2020, recently installed ‘Safe Water Cube’ fountains across five rural areas of the East African country, with the aim of improving the quality of life for approximately 8,500 people on a daily basis The Safe Water Cube fountains are based on a filtration technology for surface waters, and were developed by the Agir Ensemble Association, a prominent France-based non-profit organisation and the 2019 Zayed Sustainability…

Zayed Sustainability Prize Partners with BNP Paribas on the 20by2020 Initiative

Zayed Sustainability Prize Partners with BNP Paribas on the 20by2020 Initiative

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates– (AETOSWire)- The UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020, has entered into a strategic partnership with BNP Paribas, a leading European bank with presence in 71 markets worldwide, making it the first international private company to support the global initiative. BNP Paribas has been operating in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region for over 40 years in the fields of corporate and institutional banking and international financial services. As part of the agreement, BNP Paribas will support the upcoming 20by2020 deployments in Bangladesh, Cost Rica, and Indonesia,…

UAE’s 20by2020 Initiative Brings Life-Changing Water Solution to Thousands in Cambodian Villages

UAE’s 20by2020 Initiative Brings Life-Changing Water Solution to Thousands in Cambodian Villages

 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire) – Thousands of people across three Cambodian villages can now live safer, healthier lives following the deployment of new water purifying technology as part of the Zayed Sustainability Prize’s UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020. After the most recent installation of solar powered light systems in vulnerable communities in Egypt and Jordan, the initiative has progressed with five water fountains, benefiting the 4,400 residents of the Chhnok Trou, Kampong Phrah and Ses Salab villages. Due to the instalment of the water ultra-filtration solution, organised by the…

UAE’s 20by2020 Initiative Lights Up Remote Community in Egypt

UAE’s 20by2020 Initiative Lights Up Remote Community in Egypt

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire) – The Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced that solar-powered lighting solutions developed by one of its previous winners have been installed in the Egyptian village of Habisha, in the Asyut Governorate – as the latest deployment from the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020. With an aim to improve standards of living and create a host of new prospects for residents of the community, more than 50 high-performance energy-efficient LED lights have been fixed on the main street of the village— which are expected to benefit…

UAE’s 20by2020 Initiative Lights Up Remote Community in Egypt

UAE’s 20by2020 Initiative Lights Up Remote Community in Egypt

Sustainable lighting solutions to enhance community infrastructure – bringing a range of social, economic, and environmental benefits  The Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced that solar-powered lighting solutions developed by one of its previous winners have been installed in the Egyptian village of Habisha, in the Asyut Governorate – as the latest deployment from the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020. With an aim to improve standards of living and create a host of new prospects for residents of the community, more than 50 high-performance energy-efficient LED lights have been fixed on the…

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Launches Abu Dhabi Exports Office

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), announced the launch of the Abu Dhabi Exports Office (ADEX). Established by ADFD, ADEX aims to support the national economy and enhance its competitiveness through the provision of financing and guarantees to overseas buyers from the public and private sectors seeking to import goods and services from the UAE. ADEX also aspires to contribute to…