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Al Rayyan Stadium achieves prestigious sustainability ratings

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

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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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Development of GSAS Infrastructure Scheme

Jul 28,2013

GORD is pleased to announce the development of its latest scheme “GSAS Infrastructure” which addresses issues related to large physical networks necessary for the functions of an industrialized nation including transportation, communications, waste management, energy, and water management.

The development of the scheme for infrastructure was based on a thorough review of all relevant guidelines and standards adopted world-wide such as CEEQUAL, PRESI, SSI, ISI, and other sustainable infrastructure initiatives.  The underlying basis of such systems were analyzed in order to build on existing best practices and select best approaches and proven successes from past and ongoing developments.

Without infrastructure, society would lack the necessary services and facilities that enable an economy to perform successfully.  By improving infrastructure systems and delivery methods, engineers, planners, designers, and society at large can reduce environmental impacts and benefit future generations by encouraging sustainable development. By introducing this new scheme, GSAS is currently addressing the built environment from a holistic approach tackling urbanization issues from micro and macro levels.


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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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Aug 31, 2020

Superior accomplishment by Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium, the fourth to receive GSAS certificates from GORD

Qatar's Al Bayt Stadium has received three prestigious sustainability awards from GORD.

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Aug 27, 2020

GORD introduces home-based GSAS CGP Examination System

Candidates can now take GSAS CGP exams online to complete their certification.

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Jul 27, 2020

Optimum dust control strategies implemented for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadiums

Qatar has adopted several dust mitigation measures for all the mega projects in the country, including the eight stadiums being used for the World Cup.

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Jul 15, 2020

FIFA News: Webinar on Sustainability at World Cup 2022 highlights the role of GSAS

Among key topics discussed at the webinar was the role played by GORD's GSAS in delivering a carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup.

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