envoNEWS | Middle East | October
Written by EnvoPAP team
11th November 2020
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As the Middle East continues to be an important economic region in the world, awareness of sustainability has steadily increased. This monthly edition provides you with more locally-focused updates within the Middle East, so that you can remain easily up to date with changes in sustainable initiatives.
Qatar National Vision 2030
Qatar’s National Vision aims that – by 2030 – Qatar becomes an advanced society capable of sustaining its development and providing a high standard of living for its people. Qatar’s National Vision defines the long-term goals for the country and provides a framework in which national strategies and implementation plans can be developed.
The Implementation of Qatar's National Vision 2030 stands as the main driving force behind Qatar's Sustainability Week 2020.
Oman leads among Middle East sustainable expat countries
Oman has taken the lead among Middle East countries in the Expat Sustainable Living Index 2020, issued by German network InterNations. A ranking collated on the basis of exploring foreign opinions about the best sustainable living destinations through a survey of availability of goods, sustainability services, as well as local government support towards environment protection policies.
Sustainable innovation and human happiness to drive post-COVID growth in Middle East cities
Published on UN World Cities Day, the HSBC City Reports on Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Dubai, Istanbul and Riyadh stress the need for city and business leaders to use the COVID-19 pandemic as a catalyst for more diversified, more digitised, cleaner and greener cities