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Autodesk

How Autodesk is helping its customers in creating a sustainable future

Louay Dahmash, senior director at Autodesk, talks about the company’s vision to create real, meaningful impact with its technology and accelerate industry transformation

dnata

Dubai’s dnata to invest $100m in green operations in next two years

Earlier this year, dnata committed to reducing its waste to landfill by 20 per cent by 2024

Etihad

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad reduces carbon footprint by 56% between 2018-2021

Etihad aims to reach net zero emissions by 2050

Etihad

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad offers talabat users option to offset carbon emissions with every order

In partnership with CarbonClick, the project will offset each ride made by a talabat rider through Etihad Guest’s Miles on the Go programme

Sheikh Hamdan launches Dubai programme to enable drone transportation

The primary objective of the programme is to explore the use of drones in several sectors, including health, security, shipping and food

UAE’s bid to host COP28 receives backing from Asia Pacific Group

The endorsement came at the COP26 summit in Glasgow

Unit 2 of Barakah nuclear energy plant connects to UAE’s transmission grid

Unit 2 will add a further 1,400MW of clean electricity to the grid when at full capacity

Spotlight on Sharjah: Investing in sustainable cities is the way forward

Initiatives by the Sharjah government to increase economic activity as well as developing the city as a hub for culture and tourism, have truly boosted demand for upscale property

Why setting net-zero carbon standards is imperative for mitigating climate change

Adopting smart energy and building management systems can not only reduce carbon emissions, but also reduce electricity bills significantly

Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Crown Prince announces two massive green initiatives to combat climate change

The overall regional tree planting programme (with 50 billion trees) is claimed to be the largest reforestation programme in the world

BFL Group

UAE’s Brands For Less Group (BFL) to develop 958KW solar power project

The project will generate around 1,600,000 kWh of solar energy, reducing BFL’s carbon footprint by 700 metric tonnes

Rock-bottom solar prices trigger shift in UAE’s energy strategy

Lower solar prices may also spur the manufacturing of green hydrogen in the UAE

Saudi Arabia sends blue ammonia to Japan in world-first shipment

Japan will receive 40 tons of blue ammonia in the first shipment

Countries need to invest $55 trillion to reach emissions target

Building renewable power plants will take up a bulk of the estimated investment

Aramco joins Exxon, BP, Shell in starting to curb own emissions

Members of the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative pledged to reduce the carbon intensity of their operations to between 20 and 21 kilograms of carbon dioxide per barrel of crude equivalent by 2025

Energy innovation spend needs to triple by 2030 to hit climate goals

As much as 60 billion tons of emissions, about twice what the world spewed out in 2019, could be prevented if money is spent in these new markets

ENEC completes test for Unit 4 at Barakah nuclear power plant

ENEC is currently in the final stages of construction of units 2, 3 and 4 of the plant, while the overall construction of four units is more than 94 per cent complete