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The Emerging Sustainable City Opportunity

Not only is there much that cities can do to advance sustainable development, it is critical that they begin doing so.
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Last Chance! Win a Trip to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Write a 500-600 word story addressing the following question: “How can cities contribute to the advancement of sustainable development and address issues including…
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Interview: CEO Masdar on the Largest Offshore Wind Farm Ever Built

The London Array is interesting in its own right, but the involvement of the UAE's Masdar makes the project even more fascinating. Longtime…
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CSR In Emerging Markets: Making a Difference for Children in the Gulf Region

Triple Pundit launches our CSR in Emerging Markets series: we start today with the UAE.
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Shams One: Masdar’s Concentrated Solar Power Project

About 2 hours south west of the city of Abu Dhabi is the first phase of one of the largest concentrated solar power…
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Interview: Linda Macpherson, CH2MHill on Water Reuse

Among the key challenges is communicating effectively with people why water reuse is not only important, but desirable clean and safe. I had…
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Interview: Jacob Fontijne of DNV KEMA on Energy Efficiency

Rapid growth has begun to outstrip supplies of energy in the UAE and elsewhere in the region - a problem for sure, but…
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Why is Abu Dhabi Investing in Solar Energy?

One of the key take-a-ways from a vist to Abu Dhabi is how seriously the emirate is taking solar (and other renewable) energy.…
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Interview: Nawal Al-Hosany, Dir Sustainability for Masdar

This morning I had a chance to sit down with Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany, Masdar's Director of Sustainability for Masdar as well as the…
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Abu Dhabi’s Sustainability Week Launches

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week kicks off today. 3p's Nick Aster is attending and will report on the World Future Energy Summit and the…
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Abu Dhabi Blogging Competition: Two Winners!

The winning post was submitted by Dallas Blaney a professor of public and environmental affairs at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.…
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What is the Water-Energy Nexus?

Among the more serious issues in the sustainability conversation are those concerning resource scarcity and the insatiable global appetite for energy. Water, especially,…
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Engage: The Water-Energy Nexus Blogging Contest

As a lead-up to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, January 13-17, Masdar is sponsoring a blogging contest called “Engage: The Water-Energy Nexus.” The winner…
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Are Saudi Arabia and Qatar The New Titans of Solar?

Saudi Arabia claims it will invest $109 billion in order to generate 30% of its domestic energy needs by 2032, and Qatar is…
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National Bank of Abu Dhabi Meets Some Environmental Goals But Misses Others

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) wants to be the leading sustainable bank in the region. With 119 branches in the United…