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Qatar Foundation’s HQ awarded GSAS Gold Certificate for operating sustainably

2015 building at Education City receives GSAS certification, and represents an example of how to operate a ‘green’ building.

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Lekhwiya’s new development becomes the first district to achieve GSAS 4 Stars sustainability rating

Lekhwiya Camp in Duhail has emerged as Qatar’s first sustainable district with GSAS 4 Stars rating.

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GORD publishes first issue of Sustainability Pulse

Apr 12,2020

The Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD) has launched a new digital publication focused on bringing latest stories shaping the sustainability landscape in MENA and beyond. Titled ‘Sustainability Pulse’, the quarterly E-Newsletter has been conceived and designed for sustainability professionals as well as the wider community who share a common pursuit of preserving the environment and fighting climate change.

Encompassing a wide range of sustainability themes, the newsletter features stories, analysis, latest figures and insights on sustainable built environment, renewables and energy transition of industries, green businesses, conservation of earthly resources, transportation and mobility, finance and sustainability careers, etc.

What sets Sustainability Pulse apart is its exclusive focus on Qatar and the MENA region, making it a truly unique E-Publication designed to serve the sustainability community. With the first issue of the newsletter out earlier this month, the second edition of Sustainability Pulse is scheduled for publication by the end of Q2 2020.  

Click here to explore the first issue of Sustainability Pulse.

 

 


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Feb 25, 2021

Qatar Foundation’s HQ awarded GSAS Gold Certificate for operating sustainably

2015 building at Education City receives GSAS certification, and represents an example of how to operate a ‘green’ building.

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Feb 22, 2021

Lekhwiya’s new development becomes the first district to achieve GSAS 4 Stars sustainability rating

Lekhwiya Camp in Duhail has emerged as Qatar’s first sustainable district with GSAS 4 Stars rating.

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Feb 16, 2021

GSAS certification achieved by Kahramaa’s Water Quality Monitoring Laboratory

The Water Quality Monitoring Laboratory of the Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation "Kahramaa" is one of the latest projects certified by the GSAS.

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Nov 15, 2020

Katara Towers to become the first hotel with GSAS 5 Stars sustainability rating

GORD has awarded Katara Towers in Lusail Marina District with a provisional certificate for GSAS Design & Build 5 Stars rating.

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Nov 09, 2020

GORD trains stadiums operators and facility managers to ensure sustainable operations

Sustainability experts from GORD have concluded the GSAS Operations CGP Workshop held at Al Janoub Stadium.

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Oct 27, 2020

GCC and GSAS acknowledged in First Sustainability Progress Report for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 First Sustainability Progress Report highlights the role of GORD’s programs (GSAS and GCC).

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Oct 12, 2020

Al Rayyan Stadium achieves prestigious sustainability ratings

Qatar 2022 tournament venue highly rated by Gulf Organisation for Research & Development.

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Sep 29, 2020

World Cup News: Qatar on track to meet carbon neutral commitments for FIFA World Cup

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy is on track to achieve its commitment to deliver the first-ever carbon neutral FIFA World Cup.

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