AESG extends partnership with World Green Building Council to become MENA regional partner

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  • Date: 25-May-2023
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Oil & Gas
  • Country:UAE
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AESG extends partnership with World Green Building Council to become MENA regional partner

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – With the Middle East set to take centre stage in global discussions around sustainability when COP28 takes place in Dubai this year, awareness around the need to decarbonise the region’s building footprint is at an all-time high. In a bid to further its proactive support for this objective, AESG, a specialist consultancy, engineering and advisory firm, today extended its partnership with the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), a global action network that works with businesses, organisations and governments to deliver on the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs).

According to UNICEF, by 2050, almost half of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are projected to have population increases of at least 50% compared to their 2015 figures. This rise will mean a huge demand for buildings. Left unchecked, the environmental impact of this wave of construction activity could be significant.

AESG has played a key role in providing Net Zero consultancy services for a number of projects in the Middle East. The company has also had a firm and long-standing association with the WorldGBC as its CEO, Saeed Al Abbar, previously served as the Chairman of