Mapei backs Masdar’s ‘green’ portal
Abu Dhabi, April 2, 2011
Mapei, a global building products leader, will be included in ‘The Future Build’ initiative, a new green building materials portal from Masdar City, a planned city project in Abu Dhabi.
The Future Build portal helps construction industry professionals source environmentally- friendly products to meet the objectives of their green projects, a statement said.
“Our inclusion in The Future Build portal reaffirms our long standing commitment to the environment and our efforts in developing a wide range of environmentally responsible and sustainable products that cater to the evolving needs of our customers,” said Vincent Robinson, specification consultant, Mapei UAE.
“Being a manufacturer of more than 150 LEED-compliant products, we believe that our listing on this one-of-a-kind portal will greatly benefit the region’s construction industry players seeking to source sustainable products.”
Alan Frost, director at Masdar City, said: “Mapei has a proven track record in offering products that are sustainable and environmentally friendly, which is what we look for in organisations before we list them in The Future Build portal.”
“We believe that this portal, besides being a trusted tool for construction sector professionals, will also contribute to underlining the importance of adopting sustainable construction practices across the UAE,” he added.
The Future Build is an innovative portal that provides the latest green building news in addition to sustainable procurement, supply chain consulting and training services, the statement said.
It provides the suppliers of green building products a platform where they can bring their products to the attention of construction industry, it added. – TradeArabia News Service