Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is a global initiative championed by the UAE and its clean energy powerhouse Masdar, to accelerate sustainable development and advance economic, social, and environmental progress.

Established in 2008, ADSW provides a global platform for all who have a stake in the future of our planet. ADSW brings together leaders from across governments, the private sector and civil society, to discuss and engage on bold climate action and the innovations that will ensure a sustainable world for future generations.

ADSW strengthens international collaboration and cross-sector partnerships to accelerate climate action, and catalyzes action by bringing together thousands of international climate change and sustainability leaders, including heads of state, ministers, policy experts, civil society members and business leaders.

ADSW features a series of globally-significant events, which includes the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly, the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum, the ADSW Summit, the Green Hydrogen Summit, the World Future Energy Summit, the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum, Youth 4 Sustainability Hub, Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER) Annual Forum, Innovate, the Zayed Sustainability Prize Forum, Food Tech Challenge and The Festival at Masdar City.

ADSW in 2023:




countries represented


speakers from around the world

ADSW Live provides a virtual experience that is available all year round. Watch over 250 sessions live and on-demand right now.


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