Gulftainer picks up the Emirates Nature-WWF ‘Leaders of Change’ award for their pioneering role in sustainability and environment

Gulftainer picks up the Emirates Nature-WWF ‘Leaders of Change’ award for their pioneering role in sustainability and environment

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates – Gulftainer, the largest privately owned, independent port management and logistics company in the world, has been honoured with the Emirates Nature-WWF ‘Leaders of Change’ award at the VIP Pledge to ‘Go Beyond the Hour’ event, conducted lately. The ‘Go Beyond the Hour’ initiative called on key government and corporate entities to ambitiously look beyond Earth Hour and make a longer-term commitment to protecting the environment, championing conservation and preserving nature. The closed-door event in the UAE Pavilion attracted VIP guests and esteemed guest speakers including…

Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies, HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud Alsaud, Stresses the Importance of Strategic Collaboration in Building Sustainable Futures

Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies, HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud Alsaud, Stresses the Importance of Strategic Collaboration in Building Sustainable Futures

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates – HRH Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud Alsaud, the Secretary General of Alwaleed Philanthropies, chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, shared her perspective on the organisation’s local and global humanitarian aid efforts, as well as on her personal philanthropic journey, in an insightful conversation with Badr Jafar, Founder of the Cambridge University Centre for Strategic Philanthropy. HRH Princess Lamia expressed her view that philanthropists must embrace cross-sector collaboration, as well as collaboration with each other, if they are to create sustainable…

Heriot-Watt University Announces Winners of the Construction Sustainability Hackathon

Heriot-Watt University Announces Winners of the Construction Sustainability Hackathon

Hackathon invited individuals aged 16 – 24 to present sustainability challenges and solutions Five Winners presented with AED 15,000 worth of scholarships each 16 March 2022, Dubai, UAE: Heriot-Watt University announced the winners of the recently concluded Sustainability Hackathon that brought together students and experts to address sustainability challenges in construction and the overall built environment. Held at the UK Pavillion at Expo 2020, the hackathon witnessed 78 individual applicants who presented various ideas showcasing challenges in the built environment and the potential solutions. Ten entries made it to the…

The Ajman 6th International Environment Conference addresses the issue of sustainability for future urban developments

The Ajman 6th International Environment Conference addresses the issue of sustainability for future urban developments

Ajman, United Arab Emirates: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of the Emirate of Ajman and member of the UAE Supreme Council, the Ajman Municipality and Planning Department is organizing the Ajman 6th International Environment Conference.  Scheduled to take place from 28th to 29th of this March, at the Sheikh Zayed Convention and Exhibition Centre – this edition comes under the title: Towards 2071, to shape the future of environmental sustainability. The conference is divided into several topics, including the subject of sustainability…

Haber brings AI driven efficiency and sustainability accelerator to the MENA region

Haber brings AI driven efficiency and sustainability accelerator to the MENA region

Dubai, United Arab of Emirates: Haber, an India based AI start-up, steps into the MENA market with industry-transforming AI technology. It provides solutions that automate tedious manual processes such as sample collection, measurement, analysis and intervention at factories. With the economy booming and pacing up, AI is being introduced more into industries to achieve maximum efficiency. The process manufacturing industry has been no exception to this. There is a growing demand for reducing cumbersome and error-prone manual processes. Haber’s AI-based plug and play solution perfectly serves the needs of the…

GSN Hosts First Forum in 2 Years at Expo 2020

GSN Hosts First Forum in 2 Years at Expo 2020

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, welcomed members of the Global Sustainability Network (GSN), an organisation consisting of key representatives from multiple faith-based communities, the business sector, academia and civil society, to Expo 2020 Dubai. The delegation was visiting Dubai to attend the GSN conference, titled Countdown 2030, which took place at Expo 2020 from 26 to 28 January 2022. It was the first gathering of GSN members since lockdown was implemented globally in 2020. The…

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

Mohammed bin Rashid honours 10 Winners of 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AETOSWire): His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, presented awards to the 10 winners of the 2022 Zayed Sustainability Prize yesterday. The Prize’s Awards Ceremony coincided with the start of the 2022 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). The ceremony was also attended by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum congratulated winners across the five categories…

Kuwait Pavilion Marks 1 Million Visitors at Expo 2020

Kuwait Pavilion Marks 1 Million Visitors at Expo 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire): The Kuwait Pavilion is gleaming, after achieving an impressive milestone, in welcoming the one-millionth visitor to the pavilion, after only 2.5 months since the inauguration of the world Expo 2020 event in Dubai on October 1st, 2021. At the Pavilion, visitors get to experience the history of a nation as it struggles with the harsh desert environment, while at the same time grappling with and finding sustainable solutions for the masses. It is a symbolic journey, a struggle if you like, through the naturally hot…

SunMirror AG: Expanding the Team to Support the Execution of the Growth Strategy into Critical Raw Materials

SunMirror AG: Expanding the Team to Support the Execution of the Growth Strategy into Critical Raw Materials

ZUG, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– SunMirror AG (“SunMirror”, “the Company”; Vienna Stock Exchange: ROR1; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: ROR; ISIN CH0396131929) is pleased to announce experienced senior executives to join the SunMirror’s Leadership Team. SunMirror has appointed Ms. Flavia R. Sennhauser as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Roger Hermann who has been serving as Chief Financial Officer will continue to work as a senior executive in the Company. Ms. Sennhauser is proposed for election to join the Board of Directors at the 2021 Annual General Meeting on December 17, 2021. The Company has further…

Gulf Business Leaders and Ministers Gather at Expo2020 Dubai to Reinforce the Business Case for Governance and Sustainability

Gulf Business Leaders and Ministers Gather at Expo2020 Dubai to  Reinforce the Business Case for Governance and Sustainability

Pearl Initiative hosts leading regional dialogue at Expo2020 Dubai to endorse corporate governance role in advancing sustainable economic growth and diversification agendas Sharjah, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES –(AETOSWire) On the occasion of its 11th anniversary, the Pearl Initiative, the leading Gulf non-profit organisation promoting a corporate culture of accountability and transparency, hosted 37 CEOs of leading regional and international corporations along with UAE ministers at Expo2020 Dubai for its annual CEO Council meeting to discuss the increasingly important role of the private sector in realising national policy agendas. The distinguished gathering of…