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Key Dubai summit to discuss climate risk

DUBAI, May 26, 2022

The Arab Green Summit will bring together key government officials, key decision makers, policy makers from across all key sectors in the MENA region to discuss, innovate, collaborate, and set the path for climate action.
Climate risk is arguably the greatest risk facing humanity, with climate change defying nature’s eternal principles and increase our planet’s temperature. Nations are racing against time to reach the goals of Paris climate deal and transition to net zero by 2050.
The summit is being organised by Market Solutions Events Management under the patronage of the UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) from June 21-22 at Mövenpick Grand Al Bustan in Dubai, UAE. It is powered by Mashreq.
The event will see participation from various ministries and organisation such as MOCCAE, Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure (MOEI), Mashreq, Mastercard, Engie, Green Optima, PwC, Al Safwa Cement Company, SunMoney Solar Group, South Pole, and more
This summit will be hosting dignitaries including Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister, from MOCCAE, Yousif Ahmed Al Ali from Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Shaima AlAydarous from Ministry of Economy, Naseebah Almarzooqi from Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, Stephen Christian Severance JR from Masdar, Daxita Rajcoomar from Engie, Fatima Ahmed Al Kadhim from Sharjah Electricity, Water and Gas Authority, Mariam AlQubaisi from Etihad Aviation Group, Ahmed Samir Elbermbali from Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC), Adnan Merhaba from Arthur Little, Dina Storey from Expo 2020 Dubai and others. 
Commenting on the summit, Ahmed Abdelaal, Mashreq Group CEO, said: “The Arab Green Summit is an ideal platform to convene international and regional stakeholders to deliver unified consensus on addressing issues related to climate change. The principles of ESG have been embedded into our organization’s core value. Mashreq has several ESG wins across its global business portfolio and we are strong advocates for promoting sustainability at strategic, operational level and in the communities that we operate in. We are proud to participate with our peers at the Arab Green Summit.” 
On his part, Frederic Claux, Managing Director, Thermal and Supply AMEA, ENGIE, a summit participant, said: “As a regional leader in the transition to a low carbon-neutral economy, our work at ENGIE is shaped by our mission to help businesses decarbonize so that the region can successfully achieve its net-zero goals. TAGS is an ideal platform to bring together regional stakeholders from governments to businesses so that we can advance our common purpose to achieve a more resilient and sustainable economy and a better future for all.” --OGN


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