du wins International Green Apple Award
du receives award for its LEED Platinum certified shop in Fujairah
du has been awarded the International Green Apple Award by The Green Organisation for ‘build environment and architectural heritage,’ for its du Shop in Fujairah City Centre - the first retail outlet in the UAE to be LEED Platinum certified.
“It is an honour to have received this recognition from the prestigious Green Apple Awards,” said Abdulhadi Alalyak, vice president of asset management for du.
“Our green retail concept is a step towards a more sustainable future for our company and our nation, and we are very proud that it has received such positive accolades from sustainability leaders.”
Alalyak received the award from noted anti-racism campaigner, Doreen Lawrence, OBE, at a ceremony conducted in the UK.
The Green Apple Environment Awards, launched in 1994, is one of the most popular environmental campaigns in the world.