DCCE and Emaar sign green deal

Emaar Properties, the global developer of iconic projects, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, or MoU, with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence, or DCCE, established under the guidance of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy to provide advisory and carbon aggregation services, to launch a strategic collaboration for promoting greenhouse gas reductions in the various lifestyle communities of Emaar in Dubai.

By (Staff Report)

Published: Fri 26 Oct 2012, 10:51 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 2:49 PM

This was on the sidelines of the World Energy Forum in Dubai.

Ahmad Al Matrooshi, managing director, Emaar Properties, and Waleed Salman, chairman of DCCE, signed the Memorandum of Understanding. The signing ceremony was attended by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Dr Harold Hyun-Suk Oh, President & Chairman of World Energy Forum and Najib Zafarani, Secretary General, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, and several senior officials.

Al Tayer said: “We strongly encourage private sector initiative in energy management not only as part of the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, but also to allow a more participatory approach that includes all stakeholders.”

As per the MoU, Emaar mandates DCCE to identify and explore projects that can result in energy savings and waste reduction across its residential and commercial projects in the city.


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