Abu Dhabi: Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and du, a subsidiary of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), have partnered signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that marks the beginning of a pioneering partnership that aims to leverage cutting-edge technologies to enhance more than 20 established sustainability initiatives.
This strategic alliance will provide comprehensive support for the implementation of these initiatives, focusing on raising environmental awareness and encouraging individuals to adopt sustainable and eco-friendly practices. By establishing a clear framework for coordination and cooperation, the MoU sets the stage for the two entities to work together towards their shared objectives of enhancing environmental communication and awareness, particularly in relation to the pressing issue of climate change.
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Dr. Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri, Secretary-General of EAD, stated that “We are pleased to enhance cooperation in the technology field between EAD and du, as part of the UAE’s ambitious vision to achieve sustainable development. This became evident with the declaration by President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan that 2023 is the ‘Year of Sustainability.’ Similarly, the UAE’s hosting of COP 28 this year coincides with our continuous endeavours to raise awareness and disseminate information related to environmental issues, climate change and sustainability.”
Meanwhile, Mr. Fahad Al Hassawi, CEO of du, quoted that, “At du, sustainability is at the heart of our business, and the partnership with the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi is perfectly aligned with our commitment to contributing to a sustainable future, and we are excited to benefit from our expertise in technological development and communications to contribute to making the UAE more sustainable.”
Through this partnership, EAD and du envision a future where technology plays a pivotal role in addressing environmental challenges and promoting sustainable development. By harnessing their respective strengths and fostering collaboration, they aim to make a lasting impact on the environmental landscape in Abu Dhabi.