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

Mar 16,2017

IJSBE is a peer reviewed open access journal that offers researchers the opportunity to upload or download latest studies absolutely free-of-cost and is supported by an Editorial Board of leading international experts in multi-disciplinary fields. GORD initiated this journal with the primary objective of disseminating knowledge and promoting research and innovation aimed at creating sustainable built environment that reduces resource consumption, combats environmental degradation and creates a better living environment through the reconciliation of the sustainability pillars.

The journal acknowledges pioneer research comprising review articles, policies as well as short communications. The scope of the journal covers topics related to urban connectivity, site, materials, indoor & outdoor environment, energy efficiency, renewable energy, HVAC systems, cultural & heritage, management & operations, and policies & regulations. IJSBE has achieved an effective spread of international authors reflecting a nice distribution of topics in their papers. 

Accordingly, the accumulated downloads reached to more than 600,000 by 2016 which corroborate most of the covered topics of IJSBE.

With the percentage of 40% and 30%, Asia and Europe maintain the highest number of downloads, followed by North America 14% and MENA 5% while Australia and Africa maintain 4%. India , United kingdom and United States have reached the highest average of downloads considering other 13 countries. The below diagram explains the countries by name in order:

GORD Institute's IJSBE is an open access journal to facilitate researchers, manufacturers, economists and governments in keeping abreast of new developments and join hands to explore alternative solutions to enhance the sustainable built environment.


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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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