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Under the theme ‘Industry Convergence: Accelerating Sustainable Development’, Abu Dhabi
Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2019 gathered to explore how industries are responding to the digital
transformation underway in the global economy, which in turn is giving rise to new opportunities to
address global sustainability challenges. With this in mind, Masdar has produced the Future of
Sustainability whitepaper report – in partnership with The National – based on information provided by
students, individuals, companies and governmental organisations actively driving sustainability-related
innovation across the planet.

03 FEB 2019
Tech Trends

Masdar and Daewoo E&C partner to develop low energy sustainable desalination technologies

Masdar has signed a strategic agreement with global infrastructure and energy development company Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. to support the commercialization of low-energy reverse osmosis seawater desalination plants in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

16 JAN 2018
Clean Energy

The Global Clean Water Desalination Alliance – H20 minus CO2, launches in Paris during COP21

With water security becoming one of the most imposing long-term challenges for many countries, the Global Clean Water Alliance – H2O minus CO2 launches in Paris as a collaborative global climate initiative and one of the key components to the Lima Paris Action Plan. The Alliance has an initial group of more than 80 signatories and was officially ratified on 26 November 26 2015.

04 DEC 2015
Clean Energy

UAE Delegation Advances Water Security Debate at 7th World Water Forum

The UAE concluded its participation in the 7th World Water Forum alongside 30,000 international government leaders, industry experts and policy makers. The Forum, held in the Republic of Korea from April 12th to the 17th, focused on addressing the increasing global water security challenge.

19 APR 2015
Clean Energy

UAE Delegation Briefs International Media on Country’s Water Initiatives at 7th World Water Forum

Representatives from the United Arab Emirates’ delegation to the 7th World Water Forum in the Republic of Korea briefed international media on the vital water challenges the UAE faces and how the country is addressing the issue through a mix of policy, innovation and technology solutions.

15 APR 2015
Clean Energy

UAE Delegation to Shape Conversation on Future Water Security at World Water Forum in South Korea

Critical issues around the use and conservation of water will take centre stage at the 7th World Water Forum, to be held in South Korea, where a high level delegation from the United Arab Emirates, led by His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, will help shape the conversation on future water security and stimulate tangible actions to alleviate water scarcity.

11 APR 2015
Strategic Platforms

UAE Urges Nations to Unite and Act to Ensure Global Water Security

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 7th World Water Forum in the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Dr Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Chairman of Masdar called on nations to unite and commit to tangible actions aimed at addressing water scarcity challenges and ensuring global water security.

11 APR 2015
Clean Energy
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