Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has announced that Tadmur Holding, a diversified Qatari conglomerate, is once again the official sponsor of Qatar Sustainability Awards 2018, the second year in a row that the company is sponsoring the awards.

Qatar Sustainability Awards is organised by QGBC, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF). It aims to recognise the efforts, commitment, and contributions of individuals and organisations that promote sustainable development and environmental protection in Qatar and beyond.

At least 24 categories were identified to cover areas eligible for the awards: green building, green hospitality, green service providers, building products and technologies, green research and sustainability initiatives. The awards are open to government, business, and non-profit organisations. Deadline for submission of applications is 27 September. A shortlist of candidates will be announced on 16 October following an expert jury review of nominations.

QGBC Director Engineer Meshal Al Shamari said the awards provide a wonderful opportunity for individuals and organisations in Qatar to gain recognition for efforts in sustainability and environmental protection.

No matter how big or how small the contribution, we would urge people to consider applying for an award. With the deadline fast approaching, the coming weeks represent the last chance to apply.’

Tadmur Holding CEO Dafer Hallawa said they are proud to partner with QGBC for the second year in Qatar Sustainability Week 2018.

We are honoured to be part of this mission to raise awareness for sustainable practices and innovations aligned with Qatar National Vision 2030.’

Tadmur Holding is a leading contributor in the development of infrastructure and construction in Qatar and a pioneer of green practices in the private sector. Through its contracting company, it has achieved great leaps in distinguishing itself locally for completing construction projects such as Qatar Airways’ premium terminal at Hamad International Airport, the Women’s Club at Aspire Zone, Qatar University’s library building, Qatar University’s Student Research Centre, HBKU Student Centre at Qatar Foundation and its unique Commercial Building ‘Evergreen’, which achieved LEED Gold certification.

Hallawa said they strongly encourage participation in this year’s event and to share in the efforts towards to a greener future in Qatar, as a legacy for future generations. Additional information about Qatar Sustainability Awards 2018 available on the QGBC website.  

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