ADSW: Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

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Date(s) - 15/01/2019
7:15 am - 9:30 am

Centro Capital Centre - (next to Adnec)


Dear Members and Friends,

The BeNeLux Business Council and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Abu Dhabi are proud to invite you to a thought leadership event during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) with the following guests-speakers:

Gus Schellekens, Partner (Climate Change & Sustainability Services) of Ernst & Young, and BeNeLux Business Council Board member will talk about understanding and managing the interactions between water, energy and food. EY has recently completed a series of reports for the Dutch Embassies in the GCC looking at the practical relationships between water energy and food for the region. The Report looks in detail at the existing initiatives that are already being undertaken by the Government and private sector the challenges that exist, and the opportunities and priorities for projects and other developments that need to be completed in years to come.

Xavier Joseph, Head of Concessions & Assets at BESIX will discuss this Belgian company’s joint venture project in Dubai to build the world’s largest energy-from-waste plant. The Dubai Municipality awareded this prestigious project to BESIX and partner, Hitahi Zosen Inova, in January 2018 as part of the Dubai Municiapality strategic plan to become one of the world’s most sustainable and smart cities.

Take this opportunity to glean valuable insights into the needs and business drivers of UAE clients like these. There will be plenty of time for networking while enjoying breakfast.

50 AED for members
250 AED for non-members

Follow this link to register.