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Masdar on track to become one of world’s largest renewable energy companies

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar, one of the world’s leading clean energy companies, has announced that it has nearly doubled its clean energy capacity and CO2 displacement in the space of two years, and is on track to fulfill its ambition of becoming one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies by 2030.

18 MAY 2023
4 min

Carbon Intensive Industries Call for Financing to Support Decarbonization

Executives from ‘hard-to-abate’ industries have called for increased financing to support decarbonization efforts, following the release of a landmark report that outlines less than a third believe they have adequate budgets to do so, and over half have not yet set net-zero targets.

27 FEB 2023
5 min

Africa Primed to Become Global Green Hydrogen Leader, Landmark Masdar Report Finds

Africa could capture as much as 10 percent of the global green hydrogen market, helping to create up to 3.7 million jobs and adding as much as US$120 billion to the continent’s gross domestic product (GDP), according to a landmark report issued jointly by Masdar and its Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) platform on the sidelines of the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27).

11 NOV 2022
Clean Energy

Renewables accounted for 81% of 2021 capacity additions, IRENA says

Renewable energy maintained its growth momentum in 2021 despite global uncertainties, accounting for 81 percent of total capacity expansion last year, according to the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

18 APR 2022
Clean Energy

Act now to halve emissions by 2030, says IPCC

A reduction in the growth rate of global greenhouse gas emissions provides a short window of opportunity to limit the maximum temperature increase to 1.5°C (2.7°F) by 2025, and avoid the more catastrophic effects of climate change, scientists have stated in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

11 APR 2022

ADSW Summit white paper sets out pathway to Net Zero

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the sustainability platform hosted by Masdar, has produced a white paper highlighting some of the key findings from the ADSW Summit 2022, held in January. The Journey to Net Zero reflects the key themes of the event: Global Collaboration & Leadership, Innovation and Technology, and Sustainable Finance.

06 APR 2022

Masdar partners with Harvard Business Review to research ESG adoption

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, hosted by Masdar, partnered with Harvard Business Review to conduct survey-led research into issues around the adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and try to understand just how businesses are implementing ESG strategies.

04 APR 2022

Masdar strengthens support for global climate action with 40% boost in clean energy capacity

Masdar is continuing to strengthen its support for global climate action, with the capacity of its clean energy project portfolio rising 40 percent in 2021.

21 MAR 2022

Accelerate action on climate change before time runs out to secure our future, IPCC warns

Human-induced climate change is already causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature, affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, and time is running out to prevent its most serious consequences, according to scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, released this week.

04 MAR 2022
Clean Energy

Human activity ‘unequivocally’ causing climate change – and we can still influence it, IPCC says in latest report

Human activities are ‘unequivocally’ the cause of the climate crisis, according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world’s leading authority on climate science.

09 NOV 2021
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