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Qatar Sustainability Summit

FIFA News: GORD to support delivery of Qatar’s carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup

Nov 04, 2019

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has signed an agreement with the Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD) to support the delivery of a carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup™ in 2022.

Qatar Sustainability Summit

Qatar Sustainability Summit stirs debates on policies, solutions and implementation of sustainability

Oct 29, 2019

Stimulating insightful discussions on sustainability, climate actions and carbon neutrality, Qatar Sustainability Summit (QSS) concluded on Monday, October 28, at St. Regis Doha.

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Key MoUs signed at Qatar Sustainability Summit

Oct 27, 2019

Key MoUs signed between GORD and Supreme Committee, UNESCO, Doha Bank and Terre Policy Centre at Qatar Sustainability Summit that opened in the presence of the Minister of Municipality and Environment.

Qatar Sustainability Summit

Destination Green Campaign, Sustainability Awards and live scribing among highlights of QSS

Nov 05, 2019

As the co-organizer of Qatar Sustainability Summit held on October 27 and 28, GORD launched Destination Green campaign – a novel initiative aimed at promoting sustainability in the region.

Testimonials

"There are always opportunities to lock beyond and outside the box which can improve the sustainability of the core businesses. But all this is only impossible if we develop the right talent… We the people have to be the change element that will help achieve the aspiration set forth in the Paris Agreement."

Hussain Al-Hijji
Vice President of R&D in Qatar Shell leading (QSRTC)

"Our collaboration with GORD for sustainability summit for the last two years is yet another step in our direction towards a sustainable future. Essentially, being a part of Qatar Sustainability Summit reflects our pursuit of sustainability that we share with GORD."

Abdulla Nasser Al-Naemi
Director General of Aspire Logistics

"We believe the Qatar Sustainability Summit is an important platform for stakeholders who are actively involved in various sustainable initiatives as we work towards a greener future for Qatar, the wider MENA region and beyond."

Yosouf Abdulrahman Saleh
Executive Director of QSTP

"The highlight of QSS for me was definitely the possibility to exchange thoughts and ideas on sustainable development in the region but also globally with other experienced and enthusiastic professionals from a wide variety of countries and backgrounds. Well done"

Clemens Ploechl
Managing Partner at Energy Changes Projektentwicklung Gmbh

"The amount of information and recommendations gathered from the summit and its sessions sets a roadmap for addressing the challenges of today and the future when it comes to sustainability, not only in Qatar, but for the entire MENA region."

Ahmed A. Al-Said
Park & Free Zone Management Director

"The Qatar Sustainability Summit offered extensive possibilities to network and connect with academic specialists, government officials and private industry representatives. The event is characterized by having a strong audience engagement from sustainability leaders based in the Middle East and throughout the world."

Dennis Alexandersen
International Business Development, BAUER Resources

"To help catalyze this regional energy transition, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has collaborated with GORD as the carbon market partner for Qatar Sustainability Summit."

Dirk Forrister
President & CEO of IETA

"QNRF’s sponsorship of the Sustainability Summit fits naturally with our commitment to a sustainable future for Qatar. It must be emphasized though that the Summit earned QNRF’s sponsorship in a fair competition at our Conference and Workshop Sponsorship Program (CWSP) initiative owing to the relevance and importance of the event and its content and organization."

Dr. Hisham M. Sabir
Director, Technical at QNRF

"We decided to join Qatar Sustainability Summit to not only promote our sustainable products but also support other such materials and services."

Eng. Khalid Saeed Alkaabi
Managing Director of Green Wall 3D Panels Factory

"It was invaluable to see the breadth of expertise and interest from scientists and engineers to policy-makers and industrialists outlining key challenges and approaches to sustainability both globally and for the region at Qatar Sustainability Summit."

Glen Mc Hall
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Professor

"We are committed to sustainability as a pivotal part of our corporate growth. It is in this context that Lulu Hypermarket partnered with GORD as ‘Green Retail Partner’ for Qatar Sustainability Summit 2019"

Mohamed Althaf
Director of Lulu Group International

"Qatar Sustainability Summit was an amazing event. I found the technical sessions very informative and we as Naufar are taking away a lot of information about new technologies and processes to implement and improve our own processes. The event offered the possibility to network with local and international professionals. "

Oliver Mortiz
Project Manager, Naufar

"Qatar Sustainability Summit was very well organized and had good quality presentations. In terms of audience caliber and overall value of the event, my experience was very positive. For me, the highlight was the awareness about the problems related to climate change issues."

Soteris Kalogirou
Prof. at Cyprus University of Technology

"I was very happy to participate in Qatar Sustainability Summit. The quality of technical presentations, calibre of the audience and the overall experience was highly satisfactory."

Prof. Tatiana Morosuk
Professor at the Technische Universität Berlin

"One of the most important takeaways from the Qatar Sustainability Summit is the regional and international image that the summit is shaping for itself, taking into account the caliber of the audience from all over the world and the regional perspective that is being seen in the type of regional sustainability projects and strategies. "

Rachid Rahim
Head of Aviation Environmental Protection

"Through our participation at Qatar Sustainability Summit, we strive to support awareness of the growing sustainable green building market in Qatar and the wider region."

Rick Stonier
Managing Director of GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

"Considering Al Ta’adhod Group’s corporate social responsibility towards economic and social development, environmental protection and educating wider communities about sustainability, we embarked on our partnership with GORD for Qatar Sustainability Summit."

Sheikh Faisal Bin Jassim Al-Thani
Chairman of Al Ta’adhod Group

"My overall experience was very positive, the audience caliber was high and there is a great attention to detail with all aspects of the event. For future events, it would be good to include some sessions on renewables, especially solar. I’m sure there are a lot of lessons to be learned from successfully deploying solar in other parts of the world that would be relevant to Qatar. "

Simon Henry
Director of Carbon Market Development at IETA

"Partnering for Qatar Sustainability Summit presents a great opportunity to showcase how any business can contribute to the nation’s sustainable development."

Soubhi Chebib
General Manager of GBM Qatar

"The Qatar Sustainability Summit provided one-of-a-kind opportunity for experts of different fields to gather and share their knowledge. The key words to note for me from the event were “Top Level Commitment” and “Behavioural Change” by each individual to contest climate change."

Syed Hassan Ahmed
Environmental and Sustainability Lead Qatar at Atkins

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