Emirates Green Building Council and Royal Danish Consulate General join hands to promote sustainability
Date: 20-03-2019
The Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, has signed a Programme of Cooperation (POC) agreement with the Royal Danish Consulate General to further advocate environmental sustainability in the UAE. 
The Royal Danish Consulate General and EmiratesGBC will cooperate on initiatives, programmes and events to promote green buildings as well as drive sustainability as an essential part of social and economic development in the UAE. The strategic partnership will also establish a platform for the two entities to share their network of members, partners and organisations to enable greater awareness and swift adoption of green building principals within the entire building supply chain.
The POC between EmiratesGBC and The Royal Danish Consulate General reiterates the Council’s leading role in advancing toward a net zero carbon-built environment in the UAE and the region in line with World Green Building Council’s net zero targets and Paris Agreement goals. EmiratesGBC regularly hosts and participates in multinational events, conferences and forums. It has also developed a suite of activities, inclusive of networking events, technical workshops, focus days and facilitated training based around specific issues related to the builtenvironment that meet the needs of its members, of the UAE community and the wider Middle East.