AESG, ALEC, ADNOC KIZAD observe 50th Earth Day

Earth Day, which falls on 22 April annually, is a global movement that is observed in support of environmental protection

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UAE's governmental and non-governmental entities observed the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day across their social media channels, in view of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. 

Earth Day, which falls on 22 April annually, is a global movement that is observed in support of environmental protection. 

The theme for Earth Day 2020 was 'climate action'.

Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group took to social media to underline its sustainable efforts and responsible action.

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company reiterated its focus on its communities and our environment, as part of its response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The company further placed focus on its 2030 sustainability targets to build on its position as one of the least carbon-intensive companies in the world, by further reducing ghg intensity by 25%. In addition, the authority committed to limit its use of fresh water to under 0.5% of total water consumption. 

Abu Dhabi Investment Office observed Earth Day by sharing some of the ways the emirate is working to protect the world we live in.

Dubai-based contractor ALEC Building highlighted its efforts from waste management, solar energy, paperless projects to the complete ban of single-use plastic to create a sustaible impact.

Consolidated Contractors International Company reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability goals and the climate momentum.

Saeed Al Abbar, managing director of construction company AESG, who are signatories to the World Green Building Council’s ‘Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment’ said: "We are at a pivotal moment in human history, and the actions we take today will bear profound impact on the security and quality of life, of us, and our future generations.”

Kleindienst Group, which had banned microplastics on its Heart of Europe project, also took to social media to observe the event. 

Lastly, DP World shared that sustainability is at the heart of its values, and is evident through its efforts, from local clean-up initiatives and restoring wild habitats, to enabling major renewable energy projects,

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