In a historic achievement for Qatar's cultural legacy, the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA), and the Fire Station: Artist in Residence have secured top honours at the prestigious Green Apple Awards.
In a post on its social media pages, Qatar Museums announced that the three museums “received the “Green Apple Awards for Best Environmental Practices 2023” in the Carbon Management category, presented by The Green Organisation, UK”.
This esteemed international recognition comes as a testament to the relentless pursuit of sustainability within QM, marking an important moment in its journey towards environmental stewardship.
The Green Apple Awards are renowned worldwide for their acknowledgment of organisations that lead the way in eco-conscious practices. The accolade serves to spotlight initiatives that significantly reduce carbon footprint, paving the way for a more sustainable and greener future.
The Green Apple Environment Awards were established in 1994 with the aim of annually acknowledging, honouring, and advocating for the best environmental practices worldwide.
According to The Green Organisation, these awards cover improving environmental performance, promoting the efficient use of resources, enhancing the competitiveness of organisations, supporting the broader goals of sustainable development—including fostering social benefits through community and staff involvement—and aiding winners in reaping the rewards of their environmental endeavours.