sustainability

Emirates Flight Catering reduces packaging waste by 750 tonnes a year
The company has replaced cardboard packaging with reusable crates to store and transport an average of 100,000 inflight meals daily.
Grandiose Supermarket brings sustainable supply chain to RAK
Ras Al Khaimah consumers to benefit from supermarket’s range of eco-friendly products
Agility invests US $18 million in green supply chain technologies
Agility committed to supporting start-ups that pioneer the sustainable supply chains of the future
Tristar seventh Sustainability Report launched
Tristar is promoting SDG No. 3 on Good Health and Well-being and No. 4 on Quality Education with its road safety awareness campaigns in the GCC and with its support to the education sector in South Sudan and Kenya, respectively.
Tristar encourages business leaders to support UN Sustainable Development Goals
Speaking at the UN Global Goals Workshop, organised by International Quality and Excellence Consultant Sunil Thawani, Mayne reiterated that business leaders must support the 10 Principles of the UN Global Compact (UNGC) ‘not just by lip service but by action.’
DP World head office in Jebel Ali achieves carbon neutrality
DP World’s global headquarters in Jebel Ali is now carbon neutral with regards to its consumption, as a result of installing solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on the building’s rooftop and car park.
DP World contracts SirajPower for JAFZA solar plant installation
SirajPower will deliver a first batch of 15 MW to DP World’s facilities in Dubai located at Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) and National Industries Park, with a 22-year lease agreement to help the company save its energy consumption.
Five leading port groups promote sustainability through mass-recycling initiative
Aluminium cans are one of the most recyclable waste items, while mobile phones are e-waste that contain many valuable resources as well as toxic components that can negatively impact both human health and the environment if disposed of improperly.
Drydocks World to retrofit Dubai shipyard to save AED1.4-million in energy costs
Etihad ESCO partners with Drydocks World to reduce energy consumption through retrofitting
Masdar City unveils first autonomous transport system
Abu Dhabi's flagship sustainable urban development plans to add fleet of seven Autonom Shuttles in 2019.
Agility carbon measurement tool certified by the Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust’s assurance allows Agility to demonstrate that its carbon reporting methodology and processes comply with the organization’s reporting guidance for transparency and accuracy.
Carlsberg Group redesigns packaging to be more environmentally friendly
The brewery group expects that by dispensing with shrink-wrapping in its can packs, up to 76 per cent of plastic can be saved – in absolute figures this amounts to around 1,000 tons per year, when fully rolled out.

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