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

Oct 27,2020

The first FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Sustainability Progress Report highlights the role of GORD's programs – Global Carbon Council (GCC) and Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS). In terms of design and construction of stadiums and linked facilities, GSAS certification system is guiding the achievement of energy conservation, water efficiency, waste minimization and recycling, occupant comfort and minimization of environmental impact of construction. To meet the requirements of delivering a carbon neutral tournament, GCC is providing a carbon exchange platform for the World Cup. "Carbon credits generated by projects registered with GCC will be one of the mechanisms used to offset unavoidable emissions related to the tournament and its preparations," states the progress report. 


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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 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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Sep 10, 2020

FIFA News: GSAS recognized for its role in bringing sustainable stadiums for FIFA World Cup 2022

A new report by Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy has endorsed GORD and GSAS.

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