Dubai, UAE: The 8th World Green Economy Summit (WGES) was supported by 12 local and international sponsors, including Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) Group, Emirates Global Aluminium, Dragon Oil, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation ( Empower), Emirates NBD, National Bonds Corporation, Dubal Holding, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), Dubai Green Fund, Moro Hub (Data Hub Integrated Solutions LLC) and BMW.
The WGES was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai. It is organized by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) and the Supreme Energy Council of Dubai on September 28-29, 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Center.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Energy Council, MD&CEO of DEWA and Chairman of WGEOcongratulated the sponsors of the Summit, stressing the importance of strengthening international partnerships to address global challenges, support climate action, consolidate sustainability and accelerate the transition to a sustainable green economy to ensure a bright future for all.
“Thanks to the unlimited support of wise leadership and combined local and global efforts, the Summit has become an important global platform that brings together local and international personalities, including presidents and heads of government, numerous speakers, government officials , representatives of government organizations, media professionals, experts and academics. They exchange experiences and discuss effective strategies and solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation, carbon neutrality and related global ambitions,” said AlTayer.
“In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, at ENOC we are committed to investing in young people to achieve sustainable development in all our operations. As we play a crucial and dynamic role in the sustainable growth of our country’s economy, participating in conversations about climate change and supporting a world-class event such as the Global Green Economy Summit is a top priority. for the Group,” said HE Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of ENOC Group.
Emirates Global Aluminum
“Decarbonizing the global economy requires cooperation between nations and industries. Forums like the Global Green Economy Summit provide a platform for this cooperation to grow and prosper, and we look forward to forging new partnerships and strengthening existing ones. We also look forward to celebrating the successes we have already achieved, such as our cooperation with DEWA to make EGA the first company in the world to produce aluminum using the power of the sun,” said Abdulnasser Bin Kalban, CEO of Emirates Global Aluminum.
“Energy companies have played an important role in meeting global energy demand as economies have developed and populations have grown. Today, Dragon Oil, alongside the industry, is mobilizing to find solutions to global challenges such as climate change, population growth and urbanization, the uncertainties of political conflict and economic headwinds. We believe that the energy industry, using its experience and know-how accumulated over a century, as well as technological advances, will transform itself into a more efficient and cleaner industry and maintain its presence in the energy value chain,” said Ali Al Jarwan, CEO of Dragon Oil.
“The Global Green Economy Summit is a global strategic platform that brings together influential leaders and decision makers in the areas of supporting the green economy and promoting energy efficiency and conservation. . Empower, the largest district cooling service provider in the world, would like to continue to support and actively participate in this summit to translate its qualitative efforts at the pace of the fourth industrial revolution and its contributions in the field of green transformation and the use of digital technologies. and AI applications,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.
United Arab Emirates
“As a leading banking group in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, we are proud to be platinum sponsors of this year’s Global Green Economy Summit held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai It is imperative that businesses around the world work together to rapidly address today’s sustainable development challenges and The pursuit of effective ESG initiatives requires each of us to rethink how we can overcome new challenges, and events such as the WGES provide important opportunities for organizations to share their vision for change and prosperity. At Emirates NBD, we have a long history of integrating ESG into our core business practices.Through our continuous investment and effort, we are co ndefeated to achieve our short and long term sustainability aspirations, in line with those of the UAE government. We look forward to the summit and engaging in impactful conversations with other respective industry leaders,” said Ahmed Al Qassim, Group Head – Corporate and Institutional Banking at Emirates NBD.
National Bond Company
“We are excited to be part of the 2022 Global Green Economy Summit and look forward to engaging with like-minded partners who are passionate about green projects. As a Sharia-compliant organization, we strongly believe that all companies and sectors have a responsibility to build a strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) quotient. With a global platform like this, we have a real opportunity to find concrete solutions together and foster a deeper understanding of sustainability issues to encourage everyone to be custodians of change,” said Mohammed Qasim Al Ali, Group Managing Director, National Bonds Corporation.
“We are honored to be a sponsor of WGES 2022 as it aligns with our mission to promote the transition to a sustainable green economy. These platforms provide an opportunity for all stakeholders including policy makers, innovators, specialists and academics, to create a framework to accelerate the transition to ensure a sustainable and prosperous future for all. Dubal Holding has invested in promising projects to foster the advancement of sustainable technology and help achieve a circular economy at Dubai. We are confident that this summit will help us grow our portfolio of green investments,” said Ahmad Hamad Bin Fahad, CEO of Dubal Holding.
“I am pleased to welcome all participants and guests to the WGES, one of the world’s leading forums on the green economy. He supports the widespread acceptance and increased importance of green industrialization. The summit will bring together experts from the field of climate change, energy efficiency, performance contracting and financial institutions, providing an excellent opportunity to discuss effective strategies and solutions that will accelerate the transition to a sustainable green economy. Bringing expertise together under one roof at this event will allow us to find innovative solutions for clean and renewable energy projects that will support Dubai as a leading example of energy efficiency, regional and global levels, in line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Carbon Strategy 2050 will supply 100% of Dubai’s total electricity capacity from a clean energy source by 2050,” said Dr Waleed AlNuaimi, Acting CEO of Etihad ESCO.
Dubai Green Fund
“WGES provides an important platform for the Dubai Green Fund, the first impact investing platform launched by the Government of Dubai, to connect with the international and local community to discuss and identify opportunities for investment, green and sustainable technologies and solutions to support the transition to net zero in Dubai and around the world,” said Pinaki Aich, Managing Director of Dubai Green Fund.
“Moro Hub is happy to be part of the 8th WGES. We have always been committed to achieving sustainability, and our industry-leading solutions and services are designed to promote green efficiency. In line with the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims to transform Dubai into a global clean energy hub by 2050, at WGES we will leverage our presence by showcasing our carbon neutral cloud and data center services as well as proven and integrated smart cities. solutions that will enable governments and corporate clients to improve their operations and achieve their zero emissions goals. This collaboration with WGES is a strategic initiative that will accelerate the green economy and strengthen Dubai’s position as the green economy capital of the world,” said Mohammad Bin Sulaiman, CEO of Moro Hub.
Sustainable Transport Partner
“It is a great honor to join WGES as a sustainable transportation partner, with AGMC providing an award-winning fleet of BMW models to the prestigious attendees of this event. Sustainability is a key pillar of the BMW Group, and at AGMC we are delighted to participate in one of the world’s leading forums on the green economy.This summit presents an ideal platform to be part of a larger conversation on achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals while inspiring the next generation through creative thinking to advance our collective sustainability initiatives. We look forward to the opportunity to collaborate further with other leaders in global sustainability, as well as showcase developments within the sustainability industry. sustainable mobility solutions at this year’s Summit, as we collectively work to create a more sustainable future, guided by one and the green circular economy,” said Ayhan Olcer, CEO of BMW AGMC.
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