UAE Spearheads Sustainable Business Initiatives on the Road to COP28 UAE
A two-day event tackling energy, green finance, sustainability and the three pillars of ESG
CCI France UAE, in collaboration with key stakeholders, organized the UAE-France Business Days event to address ESG and sustainability subjects, strengthening business links between the two countries. Under the theme of "Engage and Accelerate - on the path to COP28," the event brought together industry leaders, experts, and entrepreneurs to share insights on energy, green finance, sustainability, and the three pillars of ESG.
High-profile speakers, including H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade, H.E. Mariam Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment in the United Arab Emirates, and H.E. Olivier Becht, Minister for Foreign Trade, Attractiveness, and French Nationals Abroad, delivered keynote speeches, emphasizing the strong business cooperation between France and the UAE. COP28 UAE representatives also participated, highlighting the country's commitment to climate action as a pioneer in the region.
Panel discussions explored strategies for managing carbon emissions, achieving Net Zero, green energy solutions, and sustainability practices across sectors such as food, hospitality, finance, and cleantech. The event aimed to enhance the integration of sustainable financial models, promote the ESG agenda, and address the relevance of ESG principles in international business transactions.
The event showcased the shared commitment of the UAE and France towards sustainability, fostering a greener and more socially responsible future. Diamond sponsors Schneider Electric and TotalEnergies, along with gold and silver sponsors, contributed their expertise in green transition, providing practical solutions to achieve sustainable development goals.
CCI France UAE, a private organization representing over 500 members, is dedicated to strengthening Franco-Emirates relations and supporting French-based companies in the UAE. With its strategic alliances and extensive experience, CCI France UAE plays a vital role in promoting business networking opportunities and fostering growth within the French, Francophone, and Francophile business community in the Middle East.
The UAE-France Business Days event marks a significant milestone in deepening economic partnerships, advancing sustainability goals, and paving the way for collaborative initiatives leading up to COP28 UAE. The overwhelming response and participation demonstrate the collective commitment to building a sustainable and resilient future.
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