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GSAS D&B 5-Star rating awarded to Qatar Foundation’s Education City Stadium

Qatar Foundation’s Education City Stadium is the first World Cup venue to receive GSAS Design & Build 5-Stars rating.

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GORD partners with EESL to deploy energy efficient solutions across Qatar

GORD and EESL will collaborate to provide Qatari stakeholders with solutions and technologies driving sustainability.

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GORD hosted Belgium Ambassador HE Mr. Christophe Payot

Apr 15,2015

His Excellency the Ambassador of Belgium Mr. Christophe Payot accompanied by a High-Level delegates from the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) Director – Middle East Operations, Dr. Walter J.R. Buydens, Business Development Manager, Mr. Arnoud Lust, and Expert, Mr. Stijn Verbeke, made a visit to GORD Headquarter in QSTP on April 14, 2015. The meeting was attended by GORD’s Founding Chairman, Dr. Yousef Alhorr, Director Research & Development, Dr. Esam Elsarrag, and Director of Marketing, Mr. Salah Alayoubi.

Dr. Yousef Alhorr expresses his sincere gratitude to His Excellency’s visit to GORD. Throughout the meeting, Dr. Alhorr emphasized GORD involvement locally & regionally in developing sustainability and green buildings standards, conducting applied research & engaging in education & outreach activities, he further commented: “We are pleased to join efforts with Belgium on a global level to enforce sustainability best practices within the construction industry.”

Both parties shared thoughts and ideas concerning mutual cooperation and their discussion have also included:
  •    Research collaboration on future projects.
  •    Sustainability education program for youth to promote sustainable & healthy living.
  •    Belgium opportunity to display patents at Techno-Hub.


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Jun 30, 2020

CNN News: Education City Stadium receives five stars from GORD's GSAS

The stadium is the first from Qatar 2022 to receive five stars from the Global Sustainability Assessment System.

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CNN News: Education City Stadium receives five stars from GORD's GSAS
Jun 22, 2020

GORD partners with EESL to deploy energy efficient solutions

GORD and EESL will collaborate to provide Qatari stakeholders with solutions and technologies driving sustainability.

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Jun 11, 2020

GORD to support the sustainable expansion of Hamad International Airport

GORD will be assisting HIA throughout its expansion in incorporating sustainability with the implementation of GSAS.

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Apr 12, 2020

GORD publishes first issue of Sustainability Pulse

GORD’s new quarterly e-Publication 'Sustainability Pulse' is aimed at empowering the sustainability community through key market intelligence.

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Mar 30, 2020

GORD introduces unprecedented business support measures to support the sustainability community amid COVID-19

The measures are meant to ensure business continuity and uninterrupted operations.

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Mar 03, 2020

Kuwait launches first Low Energy House in collaboration with GORD

Kuwait’s National Technology Enterprises Company has opened its first Low Energy House in collaboration with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare and GORD.

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Feb 29, 2020

Policy Update: New Requirement for GSAS Operations Service Provider License

All GSAS Operations Service Providers seeking new or renewal of their licenses must have at least one professional holding a valid GSAS Accredited Energy Auditor certificate.

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Feb 20, 2020

GORD and Dar Al Handasah Consultants co-organize GSAS workshops in Lebanon

Expanding its reach across the MENA region, GORD has concluded GSAS training sessions in Beirut, Lebanon.

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