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Katara Towers to become the first hotel development with GSAS 5 Stars 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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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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VOLUME 1, ISSUE 4 OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2020
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Energy Transition

Qatar puts decarbonization at the core of new energy deal

By quantifying the greenhouse gas emissions generated by the project, the partnering entities aim to reduce emissions through carbon offsets. Read More

Qatar puts decarbonization at the core of new energy deal
Al Rayyan Stadium achieves high sustainability ratings Sports

Al Rayyan Stadium achieves high sustainability ratings

Qatar's Al Rayyan Stadium is now complete with sustainable design, construction, management and energy efficiency. Read More

Climate Change

10 simple ways to cut down your carbon footprint

Going green can be as simple as replacing a light bulb. Here are a few changes you can introduce today to save the climate. Read More

10 simple ways to cut down your carbon footprint
Carbon offsetting program launched for Qatar Airways Transportation

Carbon offsetting program launched for Qatar Airways

Passengers of Qatar Airways will now be able to offset the carbon emissions linked with their air travel. Read More

Recycling

Construction waste to be reclaimed from Qatar landfills

Qatar is working on plans to recycle 40 million tons of construction waste from landfill and convert it into usable building materials. Read More

Construction waste to be reclaimed from Qatar landfills
A 40km cycling path to promote sustainable commute Infrastructure

A 40km cycling path to promote sustainable commute

In a bid to encourage eco-friendly commute, Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has developed a 40km long cycling path. Read More

Waste Management

Qatar's commercial sector to manage waste at the source

Financial institutions, commercial complexes and shopping malls in Qatar will soon be enabled to separate and sort waste. Read More

Qatar's commercial sector to manage waste at the source
Promising growth on the horizon for eco-materials Built Environment

Promising growth on the horizon for eco-materials

The global market for green building materials is projected to reach USD425.4 billion at a CAGR of 8.6% by 2027. Read More

Green Businesses

45% increase in businesses leading on climate action

9,600+ companies disclosed their environmental impacts in 2020, while 46% more businesses made it to CDP’s annual “A List”. Read More

45% increase in businesses leading on climate action
Emissions Gap Report 2020: An Inflection Point
Industry Insights
Celebrities lead TED global call to act on climate crisis.
New sustainable public transport system to be in place before World Cup
Freeman calls for universal access to health and education
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