Posted on September 24, 2019

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), a member of Qatar Foundation, has announced the sponsors for the 4th edition of Qatar Sustainability Week (QSW) 2019, which will be held from October 26 to November 2, 2019.

The week-long QGBC initiative will serve as a unique platform to promote Qatar’s sustainability vision, as well as engage the community through sustainability-oriented activities. QSW 2019 will further highlight the country’s contributions and progress towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The strength of QSW as a platform is driven by the active participation of stakeholders from both the private and public sectors. QSW provides a unique opportunity for various stakeholders to showcase their innovative solutions to the environmental challenges facing Qatar and the wider region and facilitate the delivery of the Qatar National Vision 2030 in line with the global sustainability agenda.

During this year’s Qatar Sustainability Week 2019, Alfardan Group will join for the first time as a ‘Diamond Sponsor’. Msheireb Properties, for the fourth consecutive year, will serve as the ‘Platinum Sponsor’ and Qatar National Bank (QNB) joins as ‘Gold Sponsor’ Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, Director, QGBC, said: “We greatly value the support and commitment from the partners and sponsors of Qatar Sustainability Week, and I’d like to take this opportunity to reaffirm their vital role in the continued success of the initiative, now in its fourth edition. We are proud to draw together so many diverse organizations and join our collective efforts towards achieving the nation’s sustainable development goals.”

Sara Fahad Alfardan, Communications & PR Manager, Alfardan Group, said: “Our nation’s sustainable future is a large-scale, long-term vision that requires the resolute commitment of all stakeholders involved. Alfardan Group has directed both efforts and investments into ensuring environmental responsibility is an integral part of our organizational ethos, projects, and community initiatives. We take immense pride in the many strides that we, our wise leadership and our partners have made in moving the needle on environmental sustainability in Qatar and beyond. With platforms like Qatar Sustainability Week, our collective efforts can only stretch higher and wider.”

Ali Al Kuwari, Acting CEO, Msheireb Properties, said: “It is our mission as a national real estate developer to build communities that enhance the way people live, work, and thrive, in alignment with the country’s 2030 vision. Sustainability, collaboration, and knowledge sharing are thus important to help us in achieving this objective. Qatar Sustainability Week is an ideal platform for this purpose and we look forward to an enlightening discussion.” Yousef Darwish, General Manager Group Communication, QNB, said:” Sustainability has become one of the most pressing topics that carries a long-term impact on our society today. At QNB, we recognize the significant positive contribution we can make to address various environmental and social challenges and are proud to be sponsoring Qatar Sustainability Week to highlight our commitment and further raise awareness with our employees and customers on the importance of sustainability issues.”

Other key sponsors of the week include Tadmur Holding, Facilities Management and Maintenance Company (FMM), Jotun Paints, Ateliers Artea, Elite Paper Recycling, and Contactless. QSW 2019 is expected to follow the continuing success of the initiative over the past three years. QSW 2018 drew an attendance of more than 30,000 members of the public and representatives of key governmental and private institutions, at 220 events by 125 partners in three cities.

To register or find out more about the events and activities taking place during QSW 2019, please visit: www.qatarsustainabilityweek.org.

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