Accelerating
Green Solutions
in MENA and Beyond

GSAS - Standardization & Certification
GORD Institute
GORD Academy
GORD Labs
GORD Advisory
Global Carbon Council
Global Accreditation Bureau

The Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD)

GORD, a member of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, is a non-profit organization spearheading MENA region’s sustainability milieu. Headquartered in Qatar Science and Technology Park, GORD drives the transformation of societies, industries and the built environment by influencing corporate ethos, fostering innovation and developing capacity to enable low-carbon sustainable growth for present and future generations.

GORD and UN SDGs

GORD targets multi-layer dimensions of sustainability paralleled with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.

GORD Sustainable Goals
NO Poverty - Sustainable Development Goals
Zero hunger - Sustainable Development Goals
Good health and well-being - SDGs
Quality Education - Sustainable Development Goals
Gender Equality - Sustainable Development Goals
Clean Water and Sanitation - SDGs
Zero hunger - Sustainable Development Goals
Affordable and Clean Energy - SDGs
Decent Work and Economic Growth - SDGs
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure - SDGs
Reduced Inequalities - SDGs
Sustainable Cities and Communities - SDGs
Responsible Consumption and Production - SDGs
Climate Action - SDGs
Life Below Water - SDGs
Life on Land - SDGs
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions - SDGs
Partnerships for the Goals - SDGs

GORD's Centers of Excellence & Affiliates

GORD's Centers of Excellence engage in research and development, standards setting, green buildings certification, capacity building, advisory and performance testing.

GSAS
Trust
GSAS Trust

GSAS Trust is an independent third-party entity responsible for awarding the green building rating certification called GSAS to projects. 

GORD
Institute
GORD Institute

GORD Institute is a research and development hub where GORD develops novel technologies that foster its vision for sustainable development in the built environment. 

GORD
Academy
GORD Academy

GORD Academy fosters capacity building of the region by delivering sustainability courses aimed at green building skills and decarbonization. 

GORD
Labs
GORD Labs

GORD LABS is a pioneering facility measuring energy efficiency and safety by offering high quality and reliable testing services in Qatar.

GORD
Advisory
GORD Advisory

GORD Advisory is GORD's latest center of excellence that is committed to helping organizations optimize their projects to reach environmental excellence.

Global
Carbon
Council
Global Carbon Council

Global Carbon Council (GCC) is MENA region's first voluntary carbon offsetting program with international reach. It facilitates global stakeholders in implementing climate actions.

Global
Accreditation Bureau
Global Accreditation Bureau

Global Accreditation Bureau is an independent legal entity that provides accreditation services to third-party conformity assessment bodies.

Discover our locations

GORD
Headquarter

Qatar Science and Technology Park,
Gharaffa, Doha, Qatar

 4141 5000
 info@gord.qa

GORD location

TechnoHub &
GORD Labs

Qatar Science and Technology Park,
Gharaffa, Doha, Qatar

 4141 5000
 info@gord.qa
 info@gordlabs.com

GORD Institute location

Al Thumama
Showcase Stadium

Al Thumama Stadium,
Thumama, Doha, Qatar

 4141 5000
 info@gord.qa

Al Thumama Showcase location

GCC & GAB
Headquarters

Amwal Tower, Building No. 58,
Floor No 15, Unit B, Aldafna, Doha, Qatar

 44254666 (GCC & GAB)
 operations@globalcarboncouncil.com
 info@gab.qa

GCC & GAB Headquarters