NYSE Bell Sultan Al Jaber

COP28: UAE’s Dr Sultan Al Jaber rings NYSE bell to open trading on Wall Street

The COP28 President-designate urged the private sector to play an expansive role in ensuring the objectives of the Paris Agreement are met

Rana Abu Nemeh shares her insight on COP28

COP28: Lead the charge against climate change

It is estimated that COP28 will have participation from more than 80,000 delegates, including 140 heads of state and government

Shargiil Bashir - Headshot

Insights: How the UAE is setting the stage for an impactful COP28

With a target of $75bn in green financing for the period ranging from 2022-2030, FAB will be a strategic enabler of the UAE’s sustainable future


Will it be business as usual after COP27?

COP27 and COP28, being held in Egypt and the UAE respectively, place the Middle East at the centre in efforts against climate change. Here’s what the region can contribute towards building sustainable future


Framing sustainability success will help create impact where it matters most

From ESG reporting and finance to climate risk assessment, business leaders must recognise sustainability as a core element of their business strategy and plan accordingly

UAE Indonesia unveil MAC at COP27 Photo courtesy WAM

UAE, Indonesia announce Mangrove Alliance for Climate at COP27

The Mangrove Alliance for Climate seeks to scale up and accelerate the conservation and restoration of mangrove ecosystems for the benefit of communities worldwide

COP27 MoU Image courtesy WAM

UAE, Jordan, Israel sign MoU to advance clean energy and desalination projects

The countries signed a memorandum of understanding to support Project Prosperity at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Egypt

Saudi Arabia commits $2.5 bn for Middle East Green Initiative

Saudi Arabia commits $2.5bn for Middle East Green Initiative

The Middle East Green Initiative was launched by the Crown Prince last year as part of efforts to reduce regional carbon emissions

What happens after warming hits 1.5C? A guide to climate overshoot

What happens after warming hits 1.5C? A guide to climate overshoot

Prompted by the Paris Agreement, scientists in 2018 published a major report finding that an additional half-degree Celsius of warming considerably upped the odds of harsher climate impacts

COP27: “We meet at a critical time for our planet and our future generations,” says UAE President

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan emphasised the importance of international cooperation to tackle climate change for the sake of future generations

Ahmed Khashan, Schneider Electric

How Schneider Electric is transforming the renewable energy space

Gulf Business spoke to Ahmed Khashan, president, Gulf Countries of Schneider Electric on the company’s role in transforming the energy market both locally and globally

UAE President to attend COP27 in Egypt

The conference will welcome world leaders, heads of government, and representatives of international bodies and civil societies

Climate activists and world leaders head to Egypt for COP27

COP27 begins, world leaders arrive in Egypt

With more than 2000 speakers and over 40,000 participants, the event will oversee leaders and activists share ideas, solutions and innovative projects for climate action

PepsiCo Eugene Willemsen

Cover story: Eugene Willemsen, CEO – PepsiCo AMESA, shares the company’s “positive” outlook on sustainability

In an exclusive interview with Gulf Business ahead of COP27, Willemsen sheds light on how sustainability and regenerative agriculture initiatives are transforming the company’s operations in Africa, Middle East and South Asia, and why COP27 can help drive change

UAE - US sign strategic partnership to accelerate investement in clean energy, boost climate action_ photo courtesy WAM

UAE, US sign partnership to advance climate action goals, boost renewable energies

The two nations will collaborate to advance their net-zero goals and provide funding for sustainable energy projects in emerging economies

Etihad Airways, World energy to operate NetZero flight

Etihad Airways, World Energy collaborate to operate ‘NetZero’ flight

The flight, which will be operated by Etihad’s Boeing 787 Greenliner, will leverage SAF Book & Claim systems in partnership with World Energy to overcome SAF logistical and infrastructure challenges