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GORD Chairs the GCC Technical Committee for Green Buildings Standardization

The meeting took place in Doha on March 21 to 22, 2017 with the participation of countries from the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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GORD's International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment well received in the scientific community

IJSBE is a peer reviewed open access journal that offers researchers the opportunity to upload or download latest studies

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ABOUT US

GORD, a member of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, is a non-profit governmental organization established at Qatar Science and Technology Park.

GORD joins the global effort to meet the present needs without compromising the rights of the future generations. We are committed to contribute to the sustainable development of the MENA region.

GORD’s Centers of Excellence, GSAS Trust, GORD Institute, and GORD Academy, focus on promoting sustainability best practices through:

  • Developing sustainability and green buildings standards (GSAS Trust)
  • Conducting multi-disciplinary applied research (GORD Institute)
  • Engaging in education and outreach activities (GORD Academy)

In addition, Gulf Carbon Trust (GCT), is dedicated to facilitate the climate actions and carbon management in Qatar and the region for a greener, cleaner and safer world.

Moreover, Gulf Green Mark (GGM), the first GCC and MENA region Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Scheme, is dedicated to promote the products and materials for the construction industry with the declared environmental footprints over their life cycle.


CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE

Rapid economic development and urbanization growth across many regions are making the world vulnerable to unsustainable consumerism, lifestyle changes, and environmental degradation. Various environmental challenges are threatening our existence, as well as existence of future generations.

The battle against pollution, resource depletion and carbon emissions is being fought on many global fronts, and GORD’s battleground is the ‘built environment’.

The Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (GORD) established in 2009, led by a team of highly skilled, and multi-disciplinary committed experts, is proud of its leadership in the sustainability drive of the built environment.

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vision, mission & core values

OUR VISION

GORD is leading the sustainability drive and climate actions in MENA region, by addressing the global challenges in the regional context.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to promote best practices on sustainability through development and implementation of standards and guidelines, fostering innovation and research and building capacity through education and outreach activities.

OUR CORE VALUES

Our core values are collaboration, commitment, excellence, innovation, integrity, social responsibility, and transparency.

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