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Notes from the Networks – Green building growth in the MENA region...

Visionaries, thought-leaders and change-makers are demonstrating real green leadership across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The COP22 climate change conference, which was held in Morocco in November, and last month’s MENA Regional Network meeting in Dubai, are affirmation of this commitment and choice. But the seeds were sown back in 2010 during the WorldGBC Congress in Singapore, when Dr. Sadek Owainati and Jeff Wills from the Emirates GBC, together with myself from Jordan GBC and Issa Mohannadi from Qatar GBC, agreed to establish the MENA Regional Network. We believed the Network would increase the regional profile of Green Building Councils (GBCs), open the door for strong relationships with our governments, and help spread the movement into countries that do not yet have GBCs. Fast forward to 2017, and the network now has nine Green Building Councils,...

Full article: http://www.worldgbc.org/news-media/notes-networks-%E2%80%...

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