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QGBC ANNOUNCE TADMUR HOLDING AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE QATAR SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

Publication Date:
18/09/18 1:10 PM
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Tadmur Holding sponsors the awards for the second year running


Doha, Qatar, 17th September 2018: Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has announced Tadmur Holding, a diversified Qatari conglomerate, as the official sponsor of the Qatar Sustainability Awards 2018. It is the second year in a row that Tadmur Holding has sponsored the awards.

Qatar Sustainability Awards is organised by Qatar Green Buildings Council (QGBC), which is a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF). It aims to recognise the efforts, commitment, and contributions of individuals and organisations in furthering sustainable development and environmental protection in Qatar and beyond.

There are 24 categories in the areas of green building, green hospitality, green service providers, building products and technologies, green research and sustainability initiatives.

The awards are open to government, business, and non-profit organisations. The deadline for applications for the Qatar Sustainability Awards is 27th September 2018.
A shortlist of the candidates will be announced on 16th October following an expert jury review of the nominations.

Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, Director, QGBC, said: “Qatar Sustainability Awards is a wonderful opportunity for individuals and organisations in Qatar to gain recognition for efforts in sustainability and environmental protection.

“No matter how big or how small the contribution, we would urge people to consider applying for an award. With the deadline fast approaching, the coming weeks represent the last chance to apply.”

Tadmur Holding CEO, Dafer Hallawa, said: “Tadmur Holding is proud to partner for the second year with QGBC in Qatar Sustainability Week-2018. We praise and join this honorable mission to raise awareness for sustainable practices and innovations aligned with Qatar National Vision 2030.”

Hallawa continued: “Tadmur Holding is a leading contributor to the development of infrastructure & construction in Qatar and a pioneer of green practices in the private sector. Through its contracting company, it has achieved great leaps in distinguishing itself locally for completing construction projects such as Qatar Airways’ premium terminal at Doha International Airport, Women’s Club at Aspire Zone, Qatar University’s library building, Qatar University’s Student Research Center, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Student Center at Qatar Foundation plus its unique Commercial Building “Evergreen”, which achieved LEED Gold certification. We strongly encourage to participate in this year’s event and to share all initiatives and efforts towards to a greener future in Qatar as our best legacy for future generations".


Additional information about the Qatar Sustainability Awards 2018 is available on the QGBC website: www.qatargbc.org/outreach/awards.