Tag: Sustainability

Masdar City supports local tech start-ups

Masdar City supports local tech start-ups

Small businesses and start-ups focusing on technology, sustainability and the digital economy now have a new home in Abu Dhabi. Tech Park, located at Masdar City, will host companies receiving funding from the start-up accelerator Catalyst, launched to support organisations …

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Why you need to live responsibly and save resources

Why you need to live responsibly and save resources

Following National Environment Day on 4th February, the UAE has stressed the need for us to live responsibly in order to preserve resources for future generations.  Emirates Nature and World Wide Fund for Nature (Emirates Nature-WWF) – a non-profit organisation …

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Here’s what you need to do to reduce your plastic waste

Here’s what you need to do to reduce your plastic waste

Every single minute, a million plastic bottles are purchased globally. By 2021, that figure is expected to increase by 20 percent. It’s with this in mind that two eco-conscious UAE residents have developed a plan to repurpose plastic bottles for …

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Why you need to be more sustainable this festive season

Why you need to be more sustainable this festive season

It’s the most wasteful time of the year, so we’ve gathered all the tips to help you have a more eco-friendly – but no less merry – holiday season. When Bing Crosby sang about dreaming of a white Christmas back …

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Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

The young generation is set to play a pivotal role in helping the UAE achieve its future goals according to the initiatives announced to celebrate International Youth Day. Launched by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu …

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Save the world and eat great food at the same time

Save the world and eat great food at the same time

Urban RetrEAT – the homegrown food hub in Yas Mall that showcases local brands – is to reward diners who do their part in protecting the environment. Throughout August, anyone who brings their own container, plate, cup or flask will …

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This pioneering new project is really cool

This pioneering new project is really cool

A company in the UAE has its sights on Earth’s southernmost continent to help replenish the country’s water supply.  After revealing details about the UAE Iceberg Project last year, Abu Dhabi-based National Advisor Bureau Limited has announced the launch of …

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How you can eat more sustainably in the city?

How you can eat more sustainably in the city?

Eating out is up there as one of the most popular expat pastimes in the capital, but is our love for food sustainable? We look at how you can be the main ingredient in making a change in the UAE’s …

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How is the UAE inspiring young people to love the environment?

How is the UAE inspiring young people to love the environment?

An Abu Dhabi teen is calling on more young people to take action for the environment as the future custodians of our world. Alongside teammates Varun Velavan, Ayan Deep Hazra and Akash Hegde, 17-year-old Nisarg Shah from Abu Dhabi Indian …

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Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

The UAE community is a key driver in achieving current and future environmental goals on a national level, according to a new sustainability survey. Released by the Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF), the 2017 Annual Report highlights …

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