Green courses for Dubai's work force
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, January 23 - 2013 at 12:49
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Dubai steps up the efforts in building a green economy by launching a series of capability training workshops in the first half of 2013 to boost 'green' knowledge in the region. The capacity building Initiative will bring international best-practices and local know-how to the UAE to prepare business staff for a changing business environment.
According to the DCCE, a range of topics around sustainable business parctices including carbon foot printing and management, energy and resource efficient operation and renewable energy will be covered.
This announcement was made prior to the DSCE releasing the results of the Dubai-wide Greenhouse Gas Inventory and emission reduction potential and strategy on 31st January 2013.
"These programmes are designed to practically educate senior managers on legislation and policy that will affect organisations as well as practical tools and methodologies that can be applied across the corporate value chain," Mr. Waleed Salman, Chairman of the DCCE, said.
Delegates will be certified carbon or efficiency managers by the DCCE and the courses are endorsed by The Supreme Council of Energy, The International Green Awards, EWS-WWF. The content complies with the global standard ISO 14064 and the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol in accordance with the IPCC guidelines and prepares for reporting through the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and Global Reporting Initiate (GRI).
The first course will take place on March 7th in the Pullman Hotel Mall of the Emirates and will cover the methodologies, data gathering and calculation of an entity's footprint, the baseline for the development of any sustainability strategy. It is open to all interested corporations.
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