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GORD launches EcoLab, Qatar’s first energy efficiency testing facility for ACs and home appliances

EcoLab is Qatar’s pioneering facility measuring energy efficiency and safety for air conditioners and home appliances.

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

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

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ABOUT US

GORD, a member of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, is a non-profit 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 Global Sustainability 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 (Global Sustainability Academy)

In addition, Global Carbon Council (GCC), 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

Our vision is to be the leading organization driving sustainability endeavors 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, promoting 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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