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Consumer behavior to play pivotal role in building a Green Economy

Sunday, 14 December 2014 11:18

Dubai, UAE: Consumer behavior will be pivotal in building a greener economy for Dubai, according to panelists at the third Green Leadership Series held by the Dubai Green Economy Partnership earlier this week.

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Building a Platform for Dubai’s Green Economy

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 09:28

As we progress the strategy to develop a green economy for sustainable development in the UAE, we need to focus on areas that pioneer sustainable development. Energy efficiency is one of the key pillars of a green economy, and an area which is increasingly drawing focus in Dubai. Ours is a unique city, unlike anywhere else in the world from a demographics and population standpoint; very few cities face the challenge of having to adapt their facilities and infrastructure to cyclical population changes.

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EnPark: A Unique Home Fostering Sustainable Business Operations

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 00:00

According to the World Wildlife Fund, the UAE’s carbon emissions reached 47.26 million units in 2012, which places the UAE as the third most prolific carbon emissions generator per capita on earth. This statistics represents our rapidly expanding community and a growing economy that requires significant levels of power to sustain the current level of activity. Steps are being taken to reduce the level of carbon we use and also to encourage conversation but it is a long journey.

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Keeping up with the ever-increasing demand for water

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 00:00

“It is estimated that nearly half of the world’s population is facing scarcity of water as demand continues to outstrip supply by 40 per cent” says United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon  . Experts warn that if this pattern continues, the situation may trigger another food shortage, significant inflation and lead to social imbalance.

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