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Thursday, 8 December 2022

Shoutout to MENA’s gold champions and emerging startups

There’s quite a few rounds of applause due today:

  • Egypt’s Health Care Authority, Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health, Lebanon’s Bellevue Medical Center, and KSA’s Almoosa Specialist Hospital all received the Gold Champion accolade in the ‘Visionary Leadership in Healthcare Sustainability’ category as part of the Arab Healthcare Climate Challenge. (Statement)
  • Omani start-up 44.01 was awarded the USD 1.2 mn Prince of Wales' Earthshot Prize in the Fix Our Climate category in recognition of their carbon mineralization tech which extracts carbon from the atmosphere and petrifies it. (BBC)
  • Etihad Airways received the Centre for Aviation’s “environmental sustainability innovation of the year” and Business Traveler USA’s “best airline for sustainability 2022” awards for its efforts to bolster decarbonization, waste management and the protection of biodiversity through its sustainability program. (Zawya)
  • Aluminium Bahrain received two awards for sustainable investments — the Gold Green World Award and Green World Leader of 2022 — during the Green Apple Awards ceremony in London. (Statement)

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