We are delighted to announce the successful conclusion of the 2nd Edition of The Arab Green Summit, held in Dubai, UAE from 13th to 14th June 2023. This prestigious event, organized by Market Solutions Events Management (MS Events) in collaboration with esteemed partners Masdar City, Dubai Airports, AD Ports Group, Kuwait Water Association, IFFCO, Ajman University, and RCREEE, centered around the theme “Taking Mena Sustainability To New Frontiers”.
Our heartfelt appreciation goes to our sponsors, including ESG Technology & Partners – GBM, silver sponsor – Turner & Townsend, networking sponsor – Snowflake, and exhibitor – Kiswa.
The Arab Green Summit brought together industry experts, thought leaders, and sustainability professionals, providing a platform to share insights, exchange best practices, and explore innovative solutions to address pressing sustainability challenges.
The inaugural day of the conference, on June 13th, began with an auspicious opening featuring insightful welcome remarks from Dr. Jagannathan Ramaswamy, Senior General Manager – Sustainability, Sobha Realty. The day unfolded with a series of captivating sessions, featuring distinguished VIP keynotes, thought-provoking speeches by industry leaders, enlightening panel discussions, and informative presentations delivered by esteemed experts in the field.
The event was inaugurated by Eng. Aisha Al Abdooli, Director of Green Development & Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, UAE, who delivered the opening keynote titled: “UAE’s vision 2050: The journey to a net-zero world – Challenges and Opportunities”. Eng. Aisha Al Abdooli’s profound insights set the stage for meaningful discussions on achieving a sustainable and net-zero future.
Other notable speakers included Joy Paul, Regional Leader – Analytics, AI, Risk & ESG, Gulf Business Machines, who delivered a VIP keynote on “Understanding the benefits of Green IT and sustainable practices,” and Sven Deckers, Director Strategy, Dubai Airports, who presented a thought leadership keynote on “Charting the Path to Sustainable Aviation: Dubai Airports’ Commitment and Plans.”
The Arab Green Summit showcased an impressive lineup of speakers, including Salwa Al Maflahi, Director – Sustainability & CSR, Aldar Properties; Matt Brown, Chief Sustainability Officer, Expo City Dubai; Chris Wan, Associate Director, Sustainability and CSR, Masdar City; Asli Erbas, IBM Sustainability Software Sales Lead; Noura Almaazmi, Acting Head of Technical System Development and Support, Dubai Municipality; Faiza ALHarthy, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Head, Oman Vision 2040 Implementation Unit; Lawrence Paramasivam, Senior Executive Director, Policy & Legal at Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM); Lindsey Malcolm, Associate Director and Sustainability Lead, Middle East Turner & Townsend; Dina Epifanova, Global Head of Sustainability, IFFCO Group; Taher Diab, Senior Director of Strategy & Planning at the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy; Venty Mulani, Sustainable Fixed Income Specialist from Bloomberg; and Eng. Hebah Abbas, Technical Advisor and Head of Sustainability Committee, Kuwait Water Association.
The Arab Green Summit served as a catalyst for inspiring discussions, fostering collaborations, and propelling sustainability and net-zero initiatives forward. By bringing together passionate professionals and visionary leaders, the summit provided a platform to explore sustainable solutions and pave the way for a greener, more resilient future.
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