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Welcome to GORD
Crafting a green legacy
The Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (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 targets all relevant dimensions of sustainability and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. In line with Qatar National Vision 2030, GORD is committed to accelerating sustainability solutions in MENA and beyond.

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

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Developing sustainability and green buildings standards
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GORD Institute

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Conducting multidisciplinary applied research
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GORD Academy

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Engaging in education and outreach activities
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GSAS Advisory

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Providing advisory to address climate change
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GORD Labs

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Promoting energy efficiency with advanced testing solutions

GORD's affiliate, Global Carbon Council (GCC) facilitates climate actions and carbon management. It is the first and only global voluntary GHG Offsetting Program representing MENA region. GORD's International Green Mark (IGM), the region's first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Scheme, is dedicated to provides an effective approach to improve the quality of the environment and encourage sustainable management of resources.