What's New
VOLUME 2, ISSUE 1 JANUARY – MARCH 2021
Gulf states survey: consumer awareness of sustainability
Carbon Neutrality

Global Carbon Council approved by ICAO's CORSIA

With CORSIA's approval, Qatar-based Global Carbon Council is now listed among eight international programs that are eligible to supply carbon credits to international airlines. Read More

Global Carbon Council approved by ICAO's CORSIA
UNESCO to enhance Qatar’s sustainability endeavors Green Businesses

UNESCO to enhance Qatar’s sustainability endeavors

Through UNESCO’s Holistic Program, entities behind green initiatives across Qatar will work together to create a greater impact. Read More

Energy Transition

Qatar's energy giant eyes decarbonization

With plans to capture more than 7 million tons of CO2 annually, Qatar Petroleum's latest sustainability strategy aims to reduce significant amounts of GHG emissions by 2030. Read More

Qatar's energy giant eyes decarbonization
Qatar launches first-of-its-kind encyclopedia of plants Biodiverse Environment

Qatar launches first-of-its-kind encyclopedia of plants

Benefiting from 7 years of research, the Encyclopedia of Native & Non-Native Plants in Eastern Arabia comprises 6 volumes about 800 plant species. Read More

Food Security

UN 2021 report hints at looming food security crisis

Food Waste Index Report 2021 reveals that in 2019 alone, 931 million tons of food was wasted. That's about 17% of all food available at consumer level. Read More

UN 2021 report hints at looming food security crisis
First GSAS certified district in Qatar reaches completion Green Buildings

First GSAS certified district in Qatar reaches completion

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

Climate Change

Carbon markets continued their upward swing in 2020

Showing 20% growth, global carbon markets’ value in 2020 reached a record USD277 billion, according to Refinitiv. Read More

Carbon markets continued their upward swing in 2020
Gulf countries prioritize water and wastewater projects Earthly Resources

Gulf countries prioritize water and wastewater projects

As the Gulf region's water demand is expected to rise by 62% by 2025, USD80 billion worth of projects are planned or in progress. Read More

Waste Management

Ways to dispose of electronic waste in Qatar

Not sure how to responsibly and safely dispose of your worn-out home appliances? There are some local companies that can help. Read More

Ways to dispose of electronic waste in Qatar
How we can restore a better way of life after the pandemic
Industry Insights
MME urges public to cut food waste
Emissions Gap Report 2020
World risks ‘collapse of everything’ without strong climate action, Attenborough warns Security Council
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