Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, has announced that the third edition of Qatar Sustainability Week (QSW) will take place from October 27 to November 3, 2018. The week-long event held under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, is designed to actively engage Qatar’s public and private sector organisations in a wide range of sustainability-oriented activities. The event also aims to promote engagement and foster a culture of environmental sustainability among residents and the wider community.
QSW 2018 will kick-off with one of the week’s most prominent events, the third edition of the Qatar Green Building Conference. Taking place from October 28-29, it will be held under the patronage of HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, vice chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation.
The two-day event, which will also include the Qatar Sustainability Awards ceremony on October 28, will bring together industry leaders and sustainability experts to address and showcase their innovative solutions to Qatar and the region’s most pressing environmental challenges. Meshal al-Shamari, director, QGBC, said, “We’re delighted to announce QSW for the third consecutive year. The main aim of QSW is to contribute towards our nation’s environmental protection and sustainable development goals. We’re looking forward to involving the entire community in this event, and strongly encourage the active participation from all community members as well as those from public and private sector organisations.”
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