Africa Finance Corporation: Three steps for Africa to combat climate change

Africa Finance Corporation: Three steps for Africa to combat climate change

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– With hopes for countering global warming pinned on progress at the upcoming COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, a new report from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, sets out the continent’s stance by balancing the need for emissions reduction with critical development imperatives. The report, Roadmap to Africa’s COP: A Pragmatic Path to Net Zero, is set within a context where Africa has borne the brunt of the most devastating impacts of climate change, while contributing little to global emissions. This low…

first renewable energy project goes live in the UAE

أمازون تطلق أول مشاريعها للطاقة المتجددة في الإمارات

Amazon’s MENA sustainability roadmap delivers momentum towards The Climate Pledge goal; first renewable energy project goes live in the UAE The roadmap supports Amazon’s global goal to be net-zero carbon by 2040 DXB3 solar rooftop in Dubai South is projected to reduce CO2 emissions by 2,500 tonnes each year Amazon today launched its first solar rooftop in the UAE, the first step on its sustainability roadmap across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as part of its global commitment to sustainability. Amazon’s MENA operations are working hard in…

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Vaccinates 7.7 Million Farm Animals in 2020

التغير المناخي والبيئة تُحصن 7.7 مليون حيوان في 2020

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Vaccinates 7.7 Million Farm Animals in 2020 The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) today announced that it has vaccinated 7,717,000 sheep, goats, and other cattle against highly contagious diseases that caused economic losses in 2020. This figure represents a noticeable 20 percent increase over 2019, despite the movement restrictions in 2020 due to COVID-19 precautionary measures. Notably, MOCCAE runs a year-long animal vaccination drive in collaboration with key local authorities, as part of the free veterinary services it offers to livestock breeders…

One Month Countdown to Close of Zayed Sustainability Prize 2022 Submissions

One Month Countdown to Close of Zayed Sustainability Prize 2022 Submissions

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,[ AETOS Wire ]: With one month to go until the 6th of May submissions deadline, the Zayed Sustainability Prize, the UAE’s pioneering global award for rewarding impact, innovation, and inspiration, has today issued a final call to small-to-medium sized enterprises, non-profit organisations and high schools, around the world, to submit their entries for the 2022 edition. Inspired by the sustainable development and humanitarian legacy of the UAE’s founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Prize is now in its 14th submissions cycle after officially opening…

Euromonitor webinar assesses prospects for global travel and tourism

يورومونيتور إنترناشيونال تقيم ندوة عبر الإنترنت

 Euromonitor International – the leading market research firm – will host a webinar with WTM Global to discuss the prospects for the global travel and tourism market. Called ‘Travel Industry Update with Euromonitor 2021’, the webinar will feature Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel and Tourism Research at Euromonitor International. The virtual event will take place on 25th March, 2021, starting at 6pm GST (2pm GMT) on WTM Global Hub [www.hub.wtm.com] With almost 25 years of experience at Euromonitor International, Bremner is a regular commentator on trends for World Travel Market. She…

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…

The Kindergarten Starters to become GEMS Legacy School   offering all-through K-12 provision

“الروضة الابتدائية” تتحول إلى مدرسة شاملة لجميع المراحل

The Kindergarten Starters to become GEMS Legacy School offering all-through K-12 provision  ·      Grade 6 to be introduced from April 2021 with further grades added year-on-year ·      Robotics, AI, space and financial literacy among exciting new programmes offered ·      Collaborative, project-based learning at centre of students’ educational experience The Kindergarten Starters has been approved to become an all-through school from the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year, serving students from kindergarten all the way up to Grade 12. As a result, the school will be renamed GEMS Legacy School, reflecting…

UAE’s ‘Rubber World Industry’ Launches Dh90 Million Eco-friendly HVAC

شركة رابر وورلد للصناعة تعمل في مجال تصنيع وتوريد منتجات التدفئة والتهوية

UAE’s ‘Rubber World Industry’ Launches Dh90 Million Eco-friendly HVAC, MEP production unit M/s Rubber World Industry, 28 years leadling manufacturer and supplier of the HVAC and MEP products and accessories in the UAE, today launched ‘United Air-Conditioning’, a specialized company with an investment of Dh90 Million ($25 Million) into a production plant in Al Jurf industrial area, Ajman, to meet the growing demand of its environmentally friendly products. The new manufacturing unit, spanning over 10,000 m2 area, is part of the company’s expansion plans backed by the rising demand for…

Volvo Cars to be fully electric by 2030

Volvo Cars to be fully electric by 2030

Al-Futtaim’s Trading Enterprises – Volvo announced today Volvo Cars commitment to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030. By then, the company intends to only sell fully electric cars and phase out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids. The company’s transition towards becoming a fully electric car maker is part of its ambitious climate plan, which seeks to consistently reduce the life cycle carbon footprint per car through concrete…

Ambassador of the French Republic to the UAE Visits DIHAD Conference and Exhibition in Dubai Today

“ديهاد” يختتم دورته السابعة عشر بنجاح

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian & Charity Establishment Donates 1 Million Dirhams towards Tuition Fees  The Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition- DIHAD, successfully concluded today after 3 days of highly enriching and productive discussions on the most urgent issues facing the continent of Africa, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The top humanitarian gathering in Dubai under the theme ‘Aid and Coronavirus, a Focus on Africa’, focused on ways to address various key issues and seek innovative ways to address and resolve them. In…