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Qatar’s charities bring sustainability to the fore

RACA and GORD have signed a cooperation agreement to launch a series of green initiatives in the sector of charitable activities.

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GORD launches the new version of GSAS at the CGP Workshop, GSAS 2019 4th Edition

GORD has launched its fourth edition of Global Sustainability Assessment System titled GSAS 2019.

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Swift Deployment of MoU between GORD and KNPC commences in Kuwait

Oct 17,2016

Following the signing of the memorandum of understanding between the Kuwait National Petroleum Company and the Gulf Organisation for Research and Development to take significant steps in the areas of environmental issues and green buildings on 28th August, 2016; the initial events already commenced from 10th of October with GSAS implementation for the existing & new buildings at KNPC followed by CGP (Certified Green Professional) training for the KNPC staff from 11-13 October, 2016.

Thirty five professionals of Kuwait National Petroleum Company including engineers, architects, project managers and other disciplines attended the three-day workshop conducted by Dr. Essam Elsarrag at the Safir International Hotel, Kuwait. The audience appreciated the content and methodology of the workshop and termed it to be "really interactive and fruitful". 

Talking about the overwhelming response to the workshop, Lamyaa Yousef Ali Alkandari, Team Leader, R&T Coordination at KNPC commented "Various partner organisations in Kuwait have expressed their interest for their representatives to participate in the coming GSAS certificate process for the existing & new buildings at KNPC for knowledge sharing. Also, Kuwait Oil Company showed their interest to utilize KNPC MoU to extend GORD's services to their green buildings initiative.

Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) is the first performance-based system in the MENA region, developed for rating the green buildings and infrastructures. The primary objective of GSAS is to create a sustainable built environment, considering the specific needs and context of the region.


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Aug 25, 2019

GSAS projects database and Arabic website among newly introduced features of GORD’s website

GORD has launched the Arabic version of its website featuring technical manuals, industry news and research content.

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Jul 09, 2019

Qatar’s charities bring sustainability to the fore

RACA and GORD have signed a cooperation agreement to launch a series of green initiatives in the sector of charitable activities.

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Apr 18, 2019

GORD launches the new version of GSAS at the CGP Workshop, GSAS 2019 4th Edition

GORD has launched its fourth edition of Global Sustainability Assessment System titled GSAS 2019.

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Apr 10, 2019

GSAS to be adopted in Kuwait following a strategic partnership between GORD and NTEC

In collaboration with Kuwait’s NTEC, GORD will be facilitating the implementation of GSAS through its first Center of Excellence in Kuwait.

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Mar 27, 2019

AL BIDDA TOWER – HOME OF QATAR'S FOOTBALL FAMILY – ACHIEVES GSAS OPERATIONS PLATINUM CERTIFICATION

Al Bidda Tower, home for Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) is awarded the GSAS Operations Platinum certificate

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Mar 18, 2019

5th meeting of GCC Technical Subcommittee for Green Building Specifications in Kuwait

Chaired by the State of Qatar, Kuwaiti Public Authority for Industry (PAI) hosted the 5th meeting of GCC Technical Subcommittee for Green Building Specifications...

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Mar 14, 2019

Global Sustainability Academy organizes a workshop on GSAS-Operations certification

GSAS Operations certification aims to reduce the environmental impacts of existing buildings, to improve health and well-being

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Mar 07, 2019

32 professionals qualified for GSAS D&B CGP Certification

Throughout the three days, delegates learned about GSAS rating system, GSAS various certificates, and intensively tutored the GSAS-D&B

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