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GORD welcomes leading Qatari organisations to be Sponsors of Sustainability Summit 2018

GORD welcomes leading Qatari organisations to be Sponsors of Sustainability Summit 2018

GORD, Qatari Diar Real Estate Company (QD) & Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) welcomes the top Qatari organisations namely Kahramaa and QNB as the Strategic Partners and Al-Ta’adhod Trading & Contracting Group / GREE as the Sustainability Partner of the Sustainability Summit 2018. Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO), Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) and Shell Qatar will be the Platinum Sponsors of the summit, which is scheduled to be held in Doha – Qatar on 23-24 October 2018. Qatar Airways has also come on board as the Exclusive Official Airline of the event.

Sustainability Summit is the annual leading sustainability event in the MENA region organized by GORD with Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and Qatari Diar as Host Sponsors. Every year practitioners, experts, regulators and researchers come together at this forum to discuss various topics on sustainability and climate change.

Welcoming the sponsors on board, Dr. Yousef Alhorr, Founding Chairman (GORD) said:

We are delighted to have the esteemed organisations as our partner to make possible this platform for sustainability and climate related discussions. The Summit is also a forum to acknowledge Qatar’s achievements in the field of sustainability where we celebrate remarkable projects and initiatives in presence of the international community of sustainability experts. The presence these organisations hosting this event with us will further enhance the sustainability contributions of the State of Qatar.

The summit offers international and regional perspective on climate change challenges and solutions for a low-carbon and climate-resilient future. It aims to drive innovation in the design of built environment, as well as promoting education and collaboration in the field, bringing to the fore the latest research and developments in sustainable building design. To learn more about the event, visit www.sustainabilitysummit.qa


KAHRAMAA has the privilege of being the sole transmission and distribution system owner and operator (TDSOO) for the electricity and water sector in Qatar.

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation “KAHRAMAA” was established in July 2000 in terms of Law # 10 to regulate and maintain the supply of electricity and water to customers. 

About QNB Group

Qatar National Bank (Q.P.S.C.) (QNB Group) was established in 1964 as the country’s first Qatari-owned commercial bank, with an ownership structure split between the Qatar Investment Authority (50%) and the remaining (50%) held by members of the public.

QNB Group has steadily grown to be the biggest bank in Qatar and the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa region. 

About Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF)

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) was established by Emiri decree (1) that was announced on the 1st January 2008 in order to develop a world-class sporting environment, enhance sports performance and contribute to producing elite local athletes with a comprehensive academic, athletic and mental education fit to compete in various local and global competitions. AZF also seeks to promote an active and healthy lifestyle among local community members and encourage the growth and development of the sports economy in Qatar to support the Human Development Pillar as outlined in the Qatar National Vision 2030. 

About Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA)

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is the official government body responsible for the planning, regulation, development and promotion of tourism in Qatar. Its mandate is to contribute to the diversification of the overall economy through tourism, while building up the role of the sector in the country’s future growth and social development. 

About Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO)

Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.P.J.S.C. is one of the world’s-largest and most successful producers of low-density polyethylene (LDPE). The Company produces a wide range of LDPE grades that are suitable for all thermoplastic processing techniques, which are used for various applications. 

About Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA)

Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) is an official governmental institution recognized internally and externally responsible for civil aviation affairs and participates in policy development at the regional and international levels through its internal departments & units, and international organizations & associations of which it is a member.

About Shell Qatar

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with an average of 94,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future.

Since 2006, Shell has invested over $20 billion in Qatar to build a highly material business. As the largest foreign investor in the country, and working closely with Qatar Petroleum, we are committed to deliver long term value for Qatar and Shell for decades to come. Today, the scope of Shell’s partnership with Qatar Petroleum covers key elements of the oil and gas business. 

About Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways is proud to be one of the youngest global airlines to serve all six continents and also, it is the world’s fastest-growing airline. We connect more than 150 destinations on the map every day, with a fleet of the latest-generation aircraft, and an unrivalled level of service from our home and hub, the Five-star airport, Hamad International Airport in Doha, the State of Qatar.

Since our launch in 1997, Qatar Airways has earned many awards and accolades, becoming one of an elite group of airlines worldwide to have earned a 5-star rating by Skytrax. Voted Airline of the Year by Skytrax in 2011, 2012, 2015 and most recently in 2017, Qatar Airways has won the confidence of the travelling public. 

About Al-Ta’adhod Trading & Contracting Group (GREE):
Al-Ta’adhod Trading & Contracting Group was established in 1999 as a specialized company in trade and construction. Since then, the company has been a group of agencies, including the recruitment of the world’s largest manufacturer of air conditioners (GREE). The success of Tawadid is due to the experience of the founders, senior management and employees over 20 years in this sector.