Dubai Carbon Centre to help DP World cut carbon
Dubai Carbon Centre will identify energy reduction opportunities.
DP World has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) to review its operations in the region.
The initial phase of the five year agreement will see DCCE review DP World practices, explore and identify energy reduction opportunities to implement in line with international standards. Agreed projects will have the potential to be applied across DP World’s global network.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, witnessed the signature of the MoU that was signed in DP World Headquarters in Dubai, attended by Ahmed Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Energy; Jamal Majid bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman of DP World and Mohammed Sharaf, DP World Group CEO.
The MoU was signed by Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, and Waleed Salman, Chairman of Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence.
Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence Chairman, Waleed Salman, said: “As a key pillar of Dubai’s economy we are delighted to partner with DP World in its efforts to promote sustainability and care for the environment in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Major companies have an important role to play and we look forward to working with DP World as part of this agreement.”
The DCCE is a consultant on sustainability, energy efficiency and carbon reduction in the UAE. It specialises in the design and incubation of greenhouse gas reduction measures. Services include emission reduction certification, carbon enhanced energy saving and performance contracting; carbon abatement strategies, green finance and investment.